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WarnerMedia continues HBO Asia originals push with drug trafficking docuseries

WarnerMedia has commissioned a new HBO Asia Original documentary series exploring the region’s illicit narcotics industry for the regional HBO GO streaming service. Produced by Singapore-based IFA Media, the 3 x 60-minute docuseries, Traffickers: Inside The Golden Triangle, will debut on the streamer on 23 July, and will follow the demise of three infamous drug kingpins […]

WarnerMedia expands HBO Asia’s originals push with Thailand-set drama

WarnerMedia’s HBO Asia has started production on its third original series, this time an eight-part drama from Thailand. Forbidden follows four friends who unleash a curse after they travel from Bangkok to a remote village in the mountains for a funeral of one of the group’s estranged father. The Thai-language mystery series is being directed by filmmaker […]

WarnerMedia to shutter HBO Go as HBO Max takes centre stage

WarnerMedia is to shut down its HBO Go mobile app in the US as it seeks to simplify a complex line-up of streaming offerings to focus attention on HBO Max. HBO said that it was now in a position to “implement some significant changes to our app offering in the US” following the launch of […]

WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max originals in Asia via channels & HBO Go

WarnerMedia is rolling out at least 15 originals commissioned by its recently launched US SVOD HBO Max in Asia, via the company’s channel portfolio and its pre-existing streamer HBO Go. The programming slate, which WarnerMedia said had been curated “to suit the taste of Asian audiences”, includes comedy and drama series such as Anna Kendrick-starring […]

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 […]

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