All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘HBO’

Bran Stark Makes A Comeback In Season 6 Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

It’s that time of the year again to swoon over adultery, murder, and nudity. The new season of Game of Thrones is upon us and Season 5 absentee Bran Stark is making his much-anticipated comeback. After taking a long hiatus since the Season 4 finale of Game of Thrones, the youngest remaining member of the House Stark has been confirmed …

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Shailene Woodley Officially Cast In HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’

HBO insiders have just revealed the third main character of its latest and much-anticipated television series: actress Shailene Woodley. The series is entitled Big Little Lies, which is adapted from the Liane Moriarty-penned bestselling novel of the same name. The plot revolves around three women whose children attend the same kindergarten. Their school interactions result in a friendship that develops …

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Nicole Kidman Confirms Addition of Shailene Woodley to HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ With Reese Witherspoon

Nicole Kidman has confirmed the addition of Shailene Woodley to HBO’s Big Little Lies, which also stars Reese Witherspoon. Kidman announced that the Divergent star is joining HBO limited series at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. Sources told the Hollywood Reporter that Woodley’s deal is near finalized and is is expected to close next week. HBO, however, did not confirm …

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Amanda Peet Makes Out With Husband And Another Man At 2015 Emmys

The recently held 2015 Emmys has been a wonderful night for the Game of Thrones family. The TV show won 12 awards including the award for Outstanding Drama Series — the biggest award of the night. Red lip, strong brows, top knot, LBD. Amanda Peet is one classic beauty. #Emmys pic.twitter.com/RFiiC2qm85 — NewBeauty Magazine (@NewBeauty) September 20, 2015 Game of …

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Maisie Williams On Her First Onscreen Sex Scene: ‘Awkward’

The Game of Thrones star, Maisie Williams, describes her first onscreen sex scene as “awkward.” The 18-year-old star is trying to do a more mature role with her newest indie film The Falling. But despite being part of the hit series Game of Thrones, the actress felt rather self-conscious, she told Vulture. .@Maisie_Williams reveals why filming her first sex scene …

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Sesame Street Heads to HBO in Five-Year Deal

Sesame Street Heads to HBO in Five-Year Deal

The iconic Sesame Street, which has aired on PBS for 45 years, is moving to HBO. Don’t worry – you won’t have to subscribe to HBO to watch Sesame Street. But HBO will be the first place it airs, and the broadcasting company gets a nine-month window. HBO and Sesame Workshop have just announced a five-year deal that will give …

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Olivia Wilde Has A New Baby Bump

Olivia Wilde is sporting a new baby bump just a little over a year after giving birth to her son, Otis, with Jason Sudeikis. However, Olivia Wilde isn’t expecting in real life. The prosthetic bump is all for her latest role. Olivia Wilde is starring in the new HBO drama, Vinyl. The show, set in 70’s-era New York, stars Olivia …

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Amanda Peet Defends ‘Game Of Thrones’ Despite Show’s Brutal Rape Scenes

The 5th season of Game of Thrones has drawn plenty of controversy, from rape, bloody battles, torture and sexism. Now, the wife of GOT producer David Benioff, Amanda Peet, speaks out in the defense of the show. What caused the fans to accuse the show of sexism was the brutal rape of Sansa Stark, played by Sophie Turner, and Cersei …

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Ballers, The Brink Series Premieres Now Available on Facebook

Facebook is trying its damnedest to catch up to YouTube when it comes to being a video powerhouse, and it’s gaining ground. Now, the company has made a high-profile partnership with HBO to get more people watching video on the site. In an exclusive deal, Facebook users are now able to watch the series premieres of two HBO shows – …

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Stannis Baratheon: ‘She Weighed the Same As a Duck’ [Spoilers]

Stannis Baratheon let that witch burn his daughter. Game of Thrones fans used to be divided into two categories: those who had read the books, and those who had only seen the HBO series. Nowadays, fans seem to have a further division. The “TV-only” segment seems to have a subset of folks who have evidently not watched the entire series, …

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Amy Schumer Viral Success Rewarded with New HBO Special

Amy Schumer is on fire. The outspoken comedienne has been taking it to the sexist men who have dominated her industry since the dawn of open mic nights. And people have been listening. Using her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer as a platform, the saucy minx has tackled topics related to how females are treated with a fervor. Her …

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Showtime’s Streaming Service Launching ‘In the Coming Months’

Still no hard timeline for CBS’s rollout of its HBO Now-like standalone streaming platform for Showtime, but it shouldn’t be too much longer. CBS head Les Moonves had that much to say in a recent earnings call. From CBS Communications’ Dana McClintock: Moonves on #CBSEarnings call: We’re “looking forward to rolling out our new Showtime over-the-top service in the coming …

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HBO Is Going After Bars Hosting Game of Thrones Parties

If you live in a town with a good bar or brewery, it’s likely that come 9pm on Sunday, it’s packed with people gearing up for the new episode of Game of Thrones. Public viewing parties of popular shows have taken off in recent years – people sharing beers and tears over shows like Games of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and …

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HBO Is Mad at Periscope over Game of Thrones Streams

HBO isn’t happy with Periscope, Twitter’s live-broadcasting app. The company has sent takedown notices, following reports that users were live-streaming the season five premiere of Game of Thrones for their followers to see. “We are aware of Periscope and have sent takedown notices,” an HBO spokeswoman said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “In general, we feel developers should …

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Game of Thrones Leak Fails to Keep Show from Setting Viewing Record

A day before HBO was set to air the highly-anticipated premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones, the first four episodes from said season leaked online. Of course, the prompted a huge dilemma among the show’s ardent fans. On one hand, the weekly anticipation is part of the fun of the show – and who wants to blast …

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HBO Is Now on Sling TV, Just in Time for Game of Thrones

Cordcutters rejoice. If you’re looking for a (legal) way to watch Sunday night’s Game of Thrones premiere, you now have another option. Last week Dish’s live TV platform Sling TV announced that it would soon be offering HBO to subscribers of its basic package – for an extra $15 per month. Today is the day. HBO is now live on …

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Watch Paulie Walnuts Take the ‘Take My Money, HBO’ Guy’s Money

Frustrated with the fact that his only options to watch HBO involved ponying up god knows how much for a cable subscription or piracy, a guy named Jake Caputo launched an internet campaign called Take My Money, HBO. In short, all he asked HBO to do was to please, for the love of god, offer a standalone streaming service so …

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HBO NOW is Now Available on Apple Devices

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or an Apple TV, a reliable internet connection, and $15 per month to spare, you can now access HBO. HBO NOW, the cable subscription-free streaming service first announced in March at Apple’s Watch event, is now live. You should be able to download the app from the App Store, although some people are reporting …

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Silicon Valley Premieres Four Days Early on Twitch

April 12th is going to be a good day, as both Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley return to HBO’s lineup. And if you’re really impatient, you can watch the season premiere of the latter a few days early. On April 8th at 3pm EST Amazon’s live-streaming gaming platform Twitch will host a Q&A with the cast and then show …

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HBO Is Ready to Take Everyone’s Money Now

Someone on HBO’s social media team should get a raise. Back in 2012, an online campaign called “Take My Money HBO” went viral. The entire purpose of said campaign was to show HBO that people had an interest – more like a fervent desire – in a standalone HBO streaming service. If HBO would just free itself from the iron …

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HBO Comes to Sling TV, Giving Cordcutters Another Option

It doesn’t appear that Apple has totally cornered the cable-free HBO market after all. Dish’s Sling TV has announced that HBO is coming to the subscription-based live TV service, making it the first and only internet TV platform to offer live HBO. Sling TV customers who sign up for HBO will get the one live HBO channel, as well as …

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Leah Remini Thanks HBO For New Investigative Documentary On Scientology, Church Calls Her ‘Self-Absorbed’

Former Scientologist actress Leah Remini sent out a heartfelt thanks to HBO filmmakers for their work in making the investigative documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. Remini made headlines after her high-profile exit from the Church of Scientology in July 2013. According to a statement released during her departure, the main reason she left the religious sect …

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Showtime to Launch a Standalone Streaming Service, Too

Not to be outdone by those clowns over at HBO, Showtime will also offer some sort of cable-free, standalone streaming service. That’s according to CBS head Les Moonves, who made the announcement at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference. He said that we can expect it in “the not-too-distant future,” but didn’t provide a solid timeframe. …

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Game of Thrones Will Air Simultaneously Across the World

When you sit down to watch the new season of Game of Thrones each week this Spring, you’ll truly be watching with the entire world – at least those who don’t mind staying/getting up at odd hours to catch the HBO hit. HBO has announced that it will simulcast each episode of the fifth season worldwide – in over 170 …

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HBO Now: Apple Exclusive, $15 a Month, Launching in April

Rumor had it that HBO’s long-awaited standalone streaming service, thought to be called HBO Now, could launch as an exclusive partnership with Apple. Today, that was confirmed at Apple’s “Spring Forward” event. See you in April, @iTunesTV @AppStore #HBONOW pic.twitter.com/aS7o1Zkrxu — HBO (@HBO) March 9, 2015 Apple announced that HBO Now would be coming exclusively to Apple devices – Apple …

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HBO Now? $15 Streaming Service Launching in Early April – Report

Today, the International Business Times brings us another report claiming that HBO’s new standalone (read: cable-free) streaming platform will launch in April. But this report comes with a name attached. Apparently, the new service will be called “HBO Now” and will cost $15 a month, which is comparable to how much cable subscribers currently pay to tack on HBO. Apparently, …

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HBO GO Comes to the PS4, Finally

Almost a year to the day after HBO GO came to the PS3, it’s finally coming to the PS4. It wasn’t already on there, you ask. No. No, it wasn’t. HBO GO is notoriously slow to arrive on new consoles and other streaming hardware. It didn’t launch on the Xbox One until November of last year. And it didn’t land …

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HBO Star Steals Parents’ HBO GO Password Just Like You Do

Mark Duplass, creator and star of the new and well-received HBO series Togetherness is just like you. He also steals borrows someone else’s HBO GO password to watch Game of Thrones. Duplass stopped by Watch What Happens Live and had this response to a caller’s question about cool perks of having a deal with Netflix. “You get to these wonderful …

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‘Marlboro Mascot’ Yields a Funny Google Search Result Thanks to John Oliver

If you search for “Marlboro Mascot’ right now in Google, the first result you’ll see is an cartoon diseased lung smoking a cigarette. That’s Jeff, and according to HBO’s John Oliver, he should be the new Marlboro mascot. Oliver spent Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight skewering Marlboro, along with various other players in the big tobacco game. At …

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Silicon Valley Season 2 Gets a Great New Promo

If it were’t for Game of Thrones, April 12 would be all about Silicon Valley. For HBO, and really for anyone who loves TV, April 12 is that day we’re all waiting for, when both Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley will have their new season premieres. Last week, the internet was abuzz with the epic two-minute GoT trailer, and …

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