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Amazon snags HBO shows with exclusive deal

Amazon has struck an exclusive licensing deal with HBO and will carry a raft of the premium cabler’s shows on its Fire and Prime Instant TV services. HBO has its own TV everywhere service, HBO Go, but the Amazon deal gives it access to catalogue HBO series including The Sopranos (below right), Six Feet under, […]

HBO orders more True Blood

Premium US cable network HBO has ordered another season of vampire drama True Blood. The new, seventh, season will launch next summer. The show, which was created by Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) and based on the Charlaine Harris novels, launched in 2008. “True Blood remains a signature show for HBO, and a true phenomenon […]

Caleb Weinstein resurfaces at Amazon

Having left Discovery this summer, Caleb Weinstein has taken a role at Amazon in the US, TBI understands. Weinstein oversaw a raft of channel launches in a stint lasting five and a half years at the factual and entertainment channel operator. Before the channels role, he ran Discovery’s international programme sales and consumer products business. […]

HBO tipped to make Indian formats after Eros deal

HBO Asia and Indian movie producer and distributor Eros International have joined forces and will launch two channels together in India: HBO Defined and HBO Hits. Analysts said they expect the deal to clear the way for Indian versions of hit HBO shows. Patrick Yau from finance house Peel Hunt noted: “As part of the […]