Hulu adds HBO & Cinemax

HBO and its sister channel, Cinemax, are now available on US video-on-demand service Hulu. Beginning today, HBO series such as Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and Ballers will be offered for US$14.99 a month, with Cinemax shows including The Knick and Banshee coming at a cost of US$9.99. The content will be offered live and […]

‘HBO, Netflix lead Amazon in digital originals’

Demand for key original series from HBO Now and Netflix far out-strips that for Amazon Prime Instant Video shows internationally, according to new research. Parrot Analytics’s study of the UK, US and Australian markets showed HBO’s Game of Thrones is by far the most demanded originally-produced series from an SVOD provider. The results were reached […]

Spike inks $7 Bucks deal with The Rock

US cable net Spike has struck a development deal with $7 Bucks, the US prodco run by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Dany Garcia. The Viacom net and $7 Bucks will make big live events, specials, sports shows and initiatives surrounding US troops and veterans. Johnson said: “Over the next year and beyond we’re going […]