Post Tagged with: "HBO"

Rebecca Creskoff Joins HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ As New Regular
/ October 23, 2014 10:31 am
Rebecca Creskoff Joins HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ As New Regular

Deadline reports "On the second season of Silicon Valley, a comic look at the modern-day high-tech gold rush through the prism of a startup company, Creskoff will play Laurie Bream, an executive at the company. " . Read More

HBO, CBS OTT Service Underline Video Shifts: Fitch
/ October 20, 2014 11:59 am
HBO, CBS OTT Service Underline Video Shifts: Fitch

Multichannel News reports “Although HBO’s announcement of a stand-alone OTT service next year is in keeping with its overriding strategy to leverage its content and production capabilities and boost monetization opportunities within the evolving consumer ecosystem, Fitch Ratings doesn’t believe the gambit will have much influence on the premium network in the short term.” . Read More

HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler Announces HBO to Offer a Stand-Alone HBO Streaming Service in 2015
/ October 15, 2014 12:03 pm
HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler Announces HBO to Offer a Stand-Alone HBO Streaming Service in 2015

HBO reports "Speaking at the Time Warner Inc. Investor Meeting today, Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, HBO, announced that the company will offer a stand-alone HBO streaming service in 2015. ". Read More

HBO Will Broadcast Beyonce and Jay Z’s ‘On The Run’ Concert Special
/ July 11, 2014 11:11 am
HBO Will Broadcast Beyonce and Jay Z’s ‘On The Run’ Concert Special

Mashable reports “Beyonce and HBO are just as much of an item as she is with Jay Z. So it should be no surprise that the premium cable network will host the power couple's On the Run tour concert special sometime in September. HBO announced Thursday that it will tape the concert special during the Paris leg of the pair's tour on Sept. 12 and 13 inside the Stade de France venue.”. Read More

Amazon Introduces Free, Ad-Supported TV Episodes to iOS with HBO Content
/ June 24, 2014 6:01 pm
Amazon Introduces Free, Ad-Supported TV Episodes to iOS with HBO Content

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has launched Instant Video application on iOS that includes free episodes for selected TV shows, which are supported by advertisements. This is certainly not the first time Amazon has distributed free, ad-supported episodes. The company currently provides this feature on Kindle Fire devices and on the Roku, where it might be discovered by way of browsing the “First Free Episode” carousel from the TV or Video section. . Read More

Vivoom Brings Visual Effects to New Social Video App
/ December 27, 2013 10:55 am
Vivoom Brings Visual Effects to New Social Video App

AllThingsD reports that Vivoom rolled out its new social video app today. The app is different from other social video apps by integrating innovative features like visual effects. The company behind the app is Gen Arts, which is a prominent supplier of visual effects to TV and motion picture studios, like Disney, HBO and ESPN. . Read More

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Netflix Crosses 40 Million Subscribers Mark in 41 Countries
/ October 22, 2013 4:22 pm
Netflix Crosses 40 Million Subscribers Mark in 41 Countries

VentureBeat reports that in the Q3 2013 report released by the company today, Netflix reported that it has 40.3 million subscribers coming from 41 different countries. Netflix has seen considerable success as of late being awarded an Emmy for its first time original TV series "House of Cards." . Read More

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