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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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Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Leaks, Watch It Before It’s Inevitably Taken Down

I’d say this has about as much of a chance of survival as a George R.R. Martin wedding attendee, but it’s up for now – so watch it while you can. The full two-minute trailer for the upcoming season five of HBO’s Game of Thrones has made its way to YouTube. Its shaky recording no doubt indicates it was taken …

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