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Trailblazing Hbo To Launch Streaming Video Service In 2015

By Michael West | 16th October 2014

Ever keen to get involved in forward-thinking, innovative television, HBO has announced it will launch a streaming video service in 2015 that will not require users to have a cable or satellite subscription. Essentially, it...

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Hbo Announces Launch Of Online Streaming Service Next Year

By Ed Biggs | 16th October 2014

Television network HBO have announced that they are to launch a stand-alone online streaming service from next year. The network unveiled the potentially game-changing move on Wednesday.Michelle Fairley, a cast member of HBO's 'Game of...

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Rachel Mcadams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th September 2014

Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the...

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Creative Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 [Pictures]

By Lenny Barksdale | 19th August 2014

The stars stepped out onto the red carpet for one of the glitziest ceremonies of awards season: the Creative Primetime Emmys.Having previously won for NBC's political drama 'The West Wing' as White House press secretary...

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David Simon And Hbo Get Busy Once More: 'Show Me A Hero' Announced

By Jack de Aguilar | 31st July 2014

The beautiful union that is David Simon and HBO is to reoccur with ‘Show Me A Hero’. The man behind critically acclaimed hits like The Wire and Treme is writing the 6-part miniseries which will...

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Dave Goldblatt - A Facebook Employee - Is The Guy Who Paid $20k To Be In 'Game Of Thrones' And Die

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th June 2014

George R.R. Martin promised that he’d write in and gruesomely kill a new character And the winner of that competition was Dave Goldblatt, a product specialist who reigns from San Francisco. The Facebook employee...

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

By Michael West | 12th June 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th June 2014

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...

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

By George Percival | 3rd June 2014

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...

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John Oliver Rallies The Internet Trolls To Give The Fcc Hell

By Jack de Aguilar | 2nd June 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th May 2014

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...

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

By Michael West | 6th May 2014

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....

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

By Sophie Miskiw | 5th May 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th April 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th April 2014

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,...

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

By Michael West | 25th April 2014

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,...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th April 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th April 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd April 2014

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...

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

By Sophie Miskiw | 17th April 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th April 2014

‘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 –...

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

By Michael West | 15th April 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th April 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th March 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th March 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th March 2014

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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'True Detective' Literally Breaks Hbo As Users Scramble To Watch Finale

By Michael West | 10th March 2014

HBO Go's live streaming servers could give no more on Sunday evening (March 9, 2014), such was the demand for the finale episode of 'True Detective'. Nic Pizzolatto's acclaimed crime-drama series has gained a huge...

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'True Detective': Matthew Mcconaughey Delved Deep Into The 'Four Rust Cohles'

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th March 2014

True Detective spans 17 years, follows the relationship of two men working on a ritualistic murder case and features one of the most complex, haunting and intriguing characters in TV’s recent history: Rust Cohle, played...

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True Detective Fans: Cary Fukunaga Has A New Project On The Cards

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th February 2014

Fans of HBO’s True Detective will want to pay attention, as the show’s director, Cary Fukunaga – who was in charge for all eight episodes of the Louisiana drama – is at the centre of...

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The UK Falls For An Ephemeral 'True Detective'

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th February 2014

While U.S audiences enjoyed episode 6 of HBO’s True Detective last night, Sky Atlantic aired the first on Saturday (Feb 22) as British viewers got a taste of Rust’s enigmatic ponderings as opposed to Martin’s...

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