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Look Out Spotify – Amazon Launches Audio Streaming Service ‘Prime Music’

Amazon is tipping it toe into the saturated online music streaming business by launching ‘Prime Music’ – its own service that will be available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime. It launched on Thursday (June...

Game Of Thrones Vs. The Sopranos: Is Popularity Indicative Of Quality?

The inevitable news that Game of Thrones surpassed The Sopranos as HBO’s most ‘popular’ show arrived, rather pertinently, via a Tweet. "Raise a glass of Arbor gold. #GameofThrones is the most popular series in @HBO...

In Development: The Top 10 Shows You're Going To Want To Look Out For

Since Netflix gained prominence as a fully independent broadcaster in its own right, the doors have been flung open to a hugely varied selection of original programming. Netflix original series Orange Is The New Black...

John Oliver Rallies The Internet Trolls To Give The Fcc Hell

John Oliver is using his position as satirical-sideways-swiper for good, it would seem. His latest target is the FCC and ‘net neutrality’, and he addressed them in a rousing, 13-minute-long segment from his new-ish HBO...

Christian Bale's Representative Dismisses True Detective Rumours

Representatives for Christian Bale have dismissed rumours suggesting the actor is set to take over as a lead on the second series of hit crime drama True Detective.The Dark Knight Rises star had reportedly been...

Lily Allen Cites Light Incest As Reason For Turning Down Game Of Thrones - Fair Enough

Many were baffled when it turned out Lily Allen didn’t want to act in Game of Thrones. Everybody wants to act in Game of Thrones, it’s Game of Thrones, people probably said. But when you...

Dave Grohl Scores His Own Tv Series

Rocker Dave Grohl has scored his own Tv series - he'll front a new show about America's most famous recording studios.The Foo Fighters frontman will host and produce the as-yet-untitled programme for America's Hbo network....

Anna Paquin And Stephen Moyer Enter Producing Deal With Hbo

Actress Anna Paquin and husband Stephen Moyer have signed a new production deal with America's Hbo network.The real-life couple's seventh and final season of True Blood will kick off on 22 June (14), but they...

Woah, Hbo Just Renewed Lisa Kudrow's 'The Comeback'

Lisa Kudrow is making her latest comeback in, uh, The Comeback. The show that aired for 13 episodes on HBO in 2005 will be back for a six-episode run this fall, according to The Wrap....

Lisa Kudrow's The Comeback To Return After Almost A Decade

Lisa Kudrow is set to reprise her role in cult Tv favourite The Comeback when it returns for a limited run after nearly a decade off the air.The former Friends actress starred in the mockumentary-style...

"Game Of Thrones" Season 4 Episode 5 Recap: "Last Of His Name"

We’re halfway through Game of Thrones season 4, and last night’s episode, titled “First of His Name” was your standard midway filler. Not much happened, although some important information was revealed and some crucial minor...

The Simpsons: So, Who's Going To Die In Upcoming 'Yellow Wedding'?

The Simpsons are reverting to a trick increasingly adopted by TV shows nowadays: killing major characters off. Game of Thrones have a roundabout cull every so often to keep the masses enthralled (don’t kill me...

Netflix Cable Companies - It's Now Even Easier To Watch Netflix

At the risk of sounding like official paid editorial for the popular streaming service, the Netflix cable companies making it into a ‘real TV channel’ have now made it so easy to find their content,...

How Did Amazon Beat Netflix To The Sopranos, The Wire, Girls?

Customers of streaming service Amazon Prime probably treated themselves to a little dance on Thursday, when it was announced that the company had signed a deal with HBO to stream the likes of The Sopranos,...

Once A "Little-known British Standup", John Oliver Hits Hbo With 'Last Week Tonight'

John Oliver’s ascendance has been startling. He only moved to New York 8 years ago, and between becoming best friends with Ricky Gervais, starring as Prof. Ian Duncan on NBC's ‘Community’ and ‘corresponding’ on Comedy...

Hbo/bbc Pick Up J.k Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' For Miniseries

The BBC and HBO are involved in making a miniseries based on J.K Rowling’s first book for adults, ‘The Casual Vacancy’. In December 2012, the BBC announced that it would be adapting the book for...

Things Just Got Serious: Amazon Instant Video Lands The Sopranos, The Wire

Anyone excited enough by the fact Amazon have acquired HBO shows to add to their streaming roster has probably already indulged on The Sopranos and The Wire. But they’ll probably convince a few of their...

Matt Bomer Wed Partner The Year Before He 'Came Out'

Actor Matt Bomer has revealed he and his partner have been married for three years in a new magazine interview.The Magic Mike star 'came out' at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards in 2012 and now...

Who Was The Mastermind Behind Game Of Thrones' Purple Wedding?

MULTIPLE SPOILERS ALERTYikes, GoT fans! Was Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones even more shocking that the Red Wedding? Well, probably not for those that have the read the books, but for the rest...

Can 'Game Of Thrones' Get Any Bigger? Alex Graves Says It Already Has

‘Game of Thrones’ is a cultural phenomenon, whatever you think of the qualities it does or doesn’t possess. HBO’s fantasy drama is as widely watched as any of the big-hitters of the past decade –...

'Games Of Thrones' Season 4 Episode 2 Breaks Torrent Records. Big Time.

Games of Thrones season 4 episode 2 - The Lion and the Rose - broke torrent records for most people simultaneously sharing a file through BitTorrent, attracting more than 193,000 downloads on the evening that...

Actress Hit With Breach Of Contract Lawsuit For Refusing To Star In Nude Scene

Actress Anne Greene has been hit with a breach of contract lawsuit by producers of U.S. Tv series Femme Fatales after she refused to appear fully nude in sex scenes for the show.In 2012, Greene...

'Game Of Thrones' Gets First Multi Season Pick Up Following Huge Season 4 Bow

Ratings behemoth Game of Thrones has been handed a further two seasons as HBO build upon the success of their popular fantasy drama. Following the first episode of season 4, which garnered 6.6m viewers, seasons...

Game Of Thrones Fans Crash Hbo Website

An online streaming website for U.S. Tv network Hbo crashed on Sunday night (06Apr14) after fans flocked to watch the Game Of Thrones season premiere.Fans hoping to see the season four opener of the fantasy...

Ricky Gervais Planning Spoof David Brent Documentary

British comic Ricky Gervais is hoping to bring his most famous character, David Brent, back to the screen for a spoof documentary.The star reprised his role as the cringeworthy office manager last year (13) for...

Lisa Kudrow's Short-lived Sitcom To Make A Comeback

Executives at America's Hbo network are reportedly in talks with Lisa Kudrow to resurrect her short-lived sitcom The Comeback.The former Friends actress starred in the mockumentary-style comedy in 2005, but the series was cancelled after...

Emilia Clarke Danced To Land Game Of Thrones Role

Actress Emilia Clarke had to enlist some unusual talents to help her land the role of dragon queen Daenerys Targaryen in Game Of Thrones.The nervous 26 year old was so eager to please Tv executives...

Games Of Thrones' Kristian Nairn Was Waiting For Someone To Ask About His Sexuality

Kristian Nairn – known to Game of Thrones fans as Hodor - has opened up about his sexuality. He’s gay. But instead of keeping it a secret (and why should he?), Nairn was simply waiting...

True Detective Finale: Pizzolatto's Thoughts, Critical Reaction And Season 2 Hints

For a show constantly shrouded in metaphysical ideology, True Detective’s finale was delightfully simple. What started as cops v bad guys quickly turned into Cohle v Marty, Cohle & Marty v cops, Cohle v Cohle...

Hbo Go... Stopped. True Detective Finale Breaks Online Player

It doesn’t take a true detective to work out why HBO GO stopped working last night. The Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson-starring drama culminated with the finale as angry fans tried to navigate the cable...

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