ason. In addition, Warner Bros. licenses its U.S. programming in approximately 190 countries at December 31, 2015. Warner Bros. is expanding and diversifying the genres and types of television programming it produces as well as the buyers of its programming domestically, and is also focused on expanding its international television production business through its global network of local production companies in 16 international territories. As of December 31, 2015, Warner Bros.’ content library consists of approximately 75,000 hours of programming, including approximately 7,000 feature films and 5,000 television programs. Warner Bros.’ portfolio of brands includes DC Entertainment’s brands (DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine), as well as the Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera brands. DC Comics’ characters include such iconic characters as Batman, the Flash, Green Arrow, Superman and Wonder Woman, while Warner Bros.’ other characters include Harry Potter, Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo and Tom and Jerry, among many others. Warner Bros. is focused on expanding its brands and characters across all its businesses, from film to television programming and the videogames it produces. Warner Bros. has developed global franchise properties from its brands and featuring its characters, including film franchises, such as the Batman and Harry Potter series and The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies, and it is focused on extending its existing global film franchises. Warner Bros. plans to release at least 10 films based on the DC Entertainment universe of characters from 2016 through 2020, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad in 2016, three LEGO-branded films beginning in 2017, and three films in partnership with J.K. Rowling based on the world of Harry Potter from 2016 through 2020, beginning with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in 2016. Warner Bros. is also focused on creating new global film franchises and in 2015 announced plans to release three films centered on Godzilla and King Kong in partnership with Legendary Pictures and a new film franchise based on the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons in partnership with Hasbro. In television, eight series based on DC Entertainment characters (including Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Gotham and Supergirl) are airing on broadcast and cable television during the 2015-2016 television season. In 2015, Warner Bros. announced the launch of DC Super Hero Girls, a consumer product and digital content partnership with Mattel centered on iconic female DC Entertainment characters, such as Supergirl and Wonder Woman and in February 2016 announced that Turner’s Boomerang network would be the broadcast partner for DC Super Hero Girls. In addition, Warner Bros. continued its successful LEGO relationship in 2015 with the release of the toys-to-life videogame, LEGO: Dimensions. Television Warner Bros. engages in the global television production and distribution business. Warner Bros. is focused on maintaining its leadership position in producing primetime series for the U.S. broadcast networks (including The CW broadcast network (The CW)) while increasing production of original series for basic cable networks (including expanding its collaboration with Turner), premium pay television services (including HBO) and SVOD and other OTT services. Warner Bros. is also focused on expanding its international local television production business by using its global network of local production companies. Warner Bros. is actively collaborating with Turner to significantly expand their global kids businesses. In June 2015, Warner Bros. and Turner announced a strategic partnership to produce and distribute worldwide approximately 450 half-hour episodes of original animated programming across the Cartoon Network and Boomerang networks. This partnership is intended to drive the success of these networks and foster broader global exposure for Warner Bros.’ existing franchises while also helping launch new long-term franchises. In February 2016, Warner Bros. and Boomerang announced that Boomerang would be the exclusive broadcast partner for DC Super Hero G
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