Game of Thrones


Nat Geo hires HBO exec amid changes

Mars network National Geographic Partners (NGP) has named HBO’s Chris Spencer as executive vice president of creative as they continue to “reinvigorate” its global brand. In the newly created role, Spencer will report to National Geographic Global Network’s CEO, Courteney Monroe. He will oversee the premium marketing creative strategy and execution for the NGP portfolio. […]

Amedia becomes ‘home of HBO’ in new deal

Russian free and pay TV broadcaster Amedia has signed a new deal with HBO giving it the exclusive Russian rights to first-run HBO shows and HBO’s programming library for the first time. The new deal makes Amedia’s pay TV service Amedia Premium HD, consisting of Amedia Premium and Amedia Hit channels and SVOD service Amediateka, […]

GOT creators re-team with HBO for Confederate

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are set to reteam with HBO for new series Confederate, an alt-history original drama series. Confederate will be written by Benioff and Weiss, who will also act as executive producers on the series. The show chronicles events leading to the third American Civil War. It takes […]

Game of Thrones smashes HBO ratings record

Ratings for Game of Thrones’s season seven opener on US premium pay channel HBO proved linear event programming is still alive and well. The show took 10.1 million linear viewers, well above the previous 8.9 million record set for the season six debut episode in 2015, and a massive 16.1 million overall. This makes it […]

Viewpoint: Game of Thrones and the art of the modern opener

With the latest season of HBO’s Game of Thrones almost upon us, the first thing many fans will be anticipating is the show’s opening credits. Such is the power of the modern opener that, regardless of whether you’ve been bitten by the GOT bug, you’ll certainly be aware the series boasts an Emmy-winning title sequence […]

In-demand chart: Germany (July 3-9, 2017)

Germany’s latest demand chart features returning favourites as well as new star players on its lists. A range of returning shows have had impact on the charts, with Game of Thrones (GOT), House of Cards and Orange is the New Black all reaching top spots in Germany this week. Surprisingly, GOT does not feature in the […]

Game of Thrones writer preps new HBO show

Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin will act as executive producer for the show Who Fears Death, which is in early development with HBO. The new series has been confirmed by the author of the original novel, Nnedi Okorafor. Who Fears Death is based around a fictionalised post-apocalyptic future version of Sudan, where the light-skinned […]

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 […]

In-demand chart: Eastern Europe (June 19-25, 2017)

Two shows clearly stand out from the crowd in Central and Eastern Europe right now. Netflix’s teen mystery romp 13 Reasons Why and HBO drama Game of Thrones consistently beat off the competition last week across the region, our exclusive data from six key CEE territories reveals. 13 Reasons Why tops charts our digital charts […]

Canal+ drama Belfer tops Polish demand list

A local Canal+ drama is the most in-demand series in Poland, according to exclusive new stats. Belfer took more than 1.3 million more average demand expressions than the second-placed Pretty Little Liars last week, the latest TBI-Parrot Analytics In-demand charts reveal. The seriesis a crime drama for pay TV operator Canal+. Its 6.45 million demands […]

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