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‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

By Mike Fossum April 8, 2014

When the season four premiere of HBO’s fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones aired on Sunday night, a record 6.6 million viewers tuned in legally. Another million-plus viewers pirated the episode, setting another record. Jeff Bewkes, CEO of Time Warner, which …

HBO Go Now Features Chromecast Support HBO Go Now Features Chromecast Support

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Comcast Is Now Offering an Internet/HBO Bundle Comcast Is Now Offering an Internet/HBO Bundle
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People want to pay for HBO Go, this is an established fact. Many people, however, don’t want to pay for the expensive cable packages that are required to access HBO Go. All they want is a standalone HBO Go service …

Netflix's CFO Has a Suggestion for HBO Netflix's CFO Has a Suggestion for HBO
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Game of Thrones is the most pirated show on TV – and it has more to do with it than just great characters, amazing set design, and Khaleesi’s boobs. HBO does not offer a standalone streaming service. Sure, they have …

3 Reasons Why Mr. Show Isn't On HBO GO 3 Reasons Why Mr. Show Isn't On HBO GO

HBO GO has a lot of great HBO shows that have appeared on the network from over the years, but there are certainly some notable titles left out. Perhaps the most notable of all is Mr. Show, the sketch comedy …

Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN

Apple announced today that HBO Go and WatchESPN are now available for Apple TV. “HBO GO and WatchESPN are some of the most popular iOS apps and are sure to be huge hits on Apple TV,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s …

Jimmy Wales Not A Fan Of HBO's Distribution Jimmy Wales Not A Fan Of HBO's Distribution

Like many people on the Internet, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is a fan of Game of Thrones. He’s not the biggest fan of how the show is distributed, however. Wales is frequently active on Quora, where someone asked him if …

Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon

Fans of HBO programming have called on the network to make a standalone streaming service for quite a while now. The initial response from the network said it was impossible, but a little hope came in March when the network’s …

Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S. Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S.

On Monday, Netflix released their Q1 2013 earnings report and in it they boasted gains of 2.03 million domestic subscribers. This is important for two reasons. First, it boosts their total domestic subscriber base to 29.17 million, continuing a steady …

Is HBO Bringing Live Streaming Sports to HBO GO? Is HBO Bringing Live Streaming Sports to HBO GO?

Is live streaming sports (read: boxing) coming to HBO GO? According to HBO Sports head Ken Hershman, yes. But HBO leadership aren’t all in the same boat, and another exec isn’t ready to spill the beans on any such project. …

HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? Maybe HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? Maybe

There is a lot of awesome content coming from HBO. The venerable premium cable network has produced some of the best shows to ever grace the small screen (The Wire, The Sopranos), and currently produces some of the most interesting …

HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay

As of right now, you should be able to stream HBO GO to your television through Apple TV. But you don’t have an actual app with which to do it…yet. What you can do is stream HBO GO to your …

HBO Go Coming to Apple TV [REPORT] HBO Go Coming to Apple TV [REPORT]

Starting some time this year, you may have another incentive to go out and grab an Apple TV box. According to Bloomberg, two people familiar with the plans say that Apple is in negotiations to add HBO Go, HBO’s streaming …

Netflix Is Now in Sweden, More Nordic Support Coming Netflix Is Now in Sweden, More Nordic Support Coming
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Good news, residents of Sweden. As promised earlier this year, Netflix Instant is finally available in your country. Netflix announced their big expansion into Scandinavia back in August, saying that their streaming service would come to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and …

HBO Nordic to Come Pre-installed on Samsung Products HBO Nordic to Come Pre-installed on Samsung Products

Yesterday, we told you that Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark) was about to be the first major market to get a standalone HBO streaming service – which is pretty damn cool if you happen to live in one of …

HBO Taps Scandinavia for Standalone Streaming Plans HBO Taps Scandinavia for Standalone Streaming Plans
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Hey everyone, listen up; it appears that HBO has finally caved and are going through with plans to launch a standalone, non-cable-subscription-requiring streaming service. Oh, in Europe, you say? Well son of a Dothraki whore…. It’s true. According to Variety, …

HBO: Cord Cutters, We Don't Want Your Money...Yet HBO: Cord Cutters, We Don't Want Your Money...Yet
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Yesterday, we told you about a new site called TakeMyMoneyHBO that promoted a simple message: Those of us that don’t have cable subscriptions want to be able to watch HBO programming, and we will gladly pay for it. The site’s …