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HBO unveils free 500-hour streaming plan, incl ‘Sopranos’ & ‘The Wire’

US cabler HBO is making almost 500 hours of programming free to stream for a limited time via its HBO Now and HBO Go on demand services as a gesture of goodwill to people stuck at home – effective immediately. This is the first time that HBO has made this volume of content available outside […]

HBO Go finds new home with 3BB in Thailand

HBO GO will move to a new home in Thailand later this month, as both a standalone service and as part of a broadband bundle with operator 3BB. Subscribers to WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks and Triple T Broadband’s (3BB) service will have access to the HBO channel and its content via the HBO GO app as […]

HBO Nordic greenlights first Norwegian original

HBO Nordic has greenlit its first original Norwegian series Beforeigners, created by Anne Bjørnstad and Eilif Skodvin, the screenwriter duo behind Lilyhammer. Described as a “playful, funny, crime story”, Beforeigners brings back entities from the Stone Age, Viking era and late 19th Century to the modern world and no one quite understands why. Beforeigners will […]

HBO completes European OTT rollout with Poland launch

HBO now offers direct-to-consumer services across its entire HBO Europe footprint, after launching HBO GO in Poland. HBO said that all 17 countries under the HBO Europe umbrella now offer subscribers a full HBO over-the-top service, with the company operating a total of three regional OTT services in Europe. HBO GO is now available across […]

HBO launching five originals in Asia

HBO Asia has revealed three new original series and two original films upcoming in the region as it celebrates in 25th birthday. The originals include Folklore, a 6×60 horror anthology taking place across Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Singaporean film maker Eric Khoo is creator and showrunner, with Joko Anwar (Indonesia), Ho Yuhang (Malaysia), Lee […]

HBO expands SVOD service in Europe

HBO Go has launched as a direct-to-consumer service in four central European countries. The premium programmer’s streaming service is available from today without a separate pay TV subscription in Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. HBO said that HBO Go would continue to be available through local distribution partners. However, consumers in the four […]

HBO Asia to release first true crime original

HBO Asia is set to release its first true crime original documentary The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors on November 26 exclusively on HBO. Produced in association with Star India, the doc examines the story of a double murder of a teenage girl and her family’s household servant in Noida, India. In English and Hindi with […]

‘SVOD to dominate free’ in Lat Am

Subscription VOD services will continue to dominate free OTT offers in Latin America, according to new research. Digital TV Research predicts SVOD will contribute 62% of regional revenues from OTT television episodes and movies in 19 Latin American territories to 2022. This equates to US$2.86 billion of a US$4.6 billion total. The overall picture for […]

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 […]

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