Post Tagged with: "HBO"

HBO Chief Downplays Binge Viewing; Says Turner, Warner Bros. Content Could Join HBO Now
/ April 29, 2015 3:09 pm
HBO Chief Downplays Binge Viewing; Says Turner, Warner Bros. Content Could Join HBO Now

Variety reports "HBO CEO Richard Plepler said he was pleased with the reception the premium channel’s new standalone service had received since launching in April, but declined to provide any subscription data.". Read More

Transformers, G.I. Joe, Other Hasbro Animated Series Storm Vimeo On Demand
/ April 28, 2015 3:24 pm
Transformers, G.I. Joe, Other Hasbro Animated Series Storm Vimeo On Demand

Deadline reports "It’s the latest programming deal for Vimeo’s relatively new on-demand unit as it tries to move beyond the shadow of giant competitor YouTube with more original and distinctive properties that are available for rent or sale. Earlier this month, its first original series, High Maintenance, was bought by HBO, with an order for six new episodes and plans to make the previous 19 episodes available on demand there.". Read More

Cablevision Has A Deal With Hulu, But Won’t Say What It Entails
/ April 28, 2015 3:06 pm
Cablevision Has A Deal With Hulu, But Won’t Say What It Entails

Deadline reports "That could be a big deal if, say, Cablevision offers Hulu Plus as a subscription TV service like HBO or Showtime. It could be a big nothing if the cable operator just plans to market Hulu Plus, the $7.99 a month service available to anyone online." . Read More

HBO acquires Vimeo’s first original series ‘High Maintenance’
/ April 20, 2015 11:09 am
HBO acquires Vimeo’s first original series ‘High Maintenance’

VentureBeat reports "HBO just “acquired” Vimeo’s first original series. Back in 2013 a web series called High Maintenance went viral. A year later, Vimeo announced an intriguing move: it commissioned a new series of that show, and released it under a pay-to-stream model." . Read More

Sling TV Stumbles During HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” Premiere, As Customers Report Roku App Issues
/ April 13, 2015 11:38 am
Sling TV Stumbles During HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” Premiere, As Customers Report Roku App Issues

TechCrunch reports "Cord cutters who have been considering switching to Dish Network’s streaming service Sling TVmay be having second thoughts as of this morning. The company, which offers a $20 per month bundle of TV channels you can watch over the internet in addition to various add-on packages, was earlier this month forced to apologize after an outage interrupted some viewers’ ability to watch the Final Four games of the men’s college basketball tournament." . Read More

Will the Game of Thrones Premiere Be Spoiled by Periscope Pirating?
/ April 8, 2015 11:08 am
Will the Game of Thrones Premiere Be Spoiled by Periscope Pirating?

AdWeek reports "Game of Thrones fans are counting down the days until April 12, when HBO's fantasy drama returns for its fifth season. To tune in, they'll flip to HBO on TV, watch HBO Go on their laptops or tablets, or fire up the just-launched standalone service HBO Now." . Read More

Dish’s Sling TV Sets HBO Launch Date, Along with Upgrade to Meet Heavy Demand
/ April 8, 2015 11:03 am
Dish’s Sling TV Sets HBO Launch Date, Along with Upgrade to Meet Heavy Demand

Variety reports "Sling TV, Dish Network’s over-the-top Internet streaming service, will add HBO — for an additional $15 per month — by Saturday, April 11. And the company claims it’s now ready for the masses." . Read More

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