Category: hbo

Mayweather-McGregor & HBO’s GoT: More Streaming Snafus

It was another bad night for live streaming fans. Well, actually, last night made two bad nights in a row. On Saturday, both the UFC and Showtime streaming apps for the Mayweather-McGregor boxing match suffered several knockdowns, forcing battered subscribers to crawl to their favorite social media sites to register complaints. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only

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Report: HBO Close to 3.5M Online Subscribers

HBO now has nearly 3.5 million subscribers via online streaming services, including its own HBO Now, reports The Financial Times. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The newspaper does not break out the numbers, but HBO is available through live streamers DIRECTV Now, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and Hulu. In addition, HBO Now is available as

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Comcast Offers Free Preview Of HBO

Comcast today is beginning a free, seven-day preview of HBO and Cinemax for its video subscribers. Update: If HBO is not showing up on your live channels, check for HBO programming on your Xfinity On Demand service. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The free preview will include the season seven debut of Game of Thrones,

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Hulu Close to HBO Deal, New York Post Says

HBO is in ‘late stage talks’ to provide content for Hulu, the New York Post reports today. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Hulu, which offers a subscription Video on Demand service as well as a live TV plan, already offers Showtime. But the addition of HBO’s live channel, and on-demand library, would make the company

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Would AT&T Cut Game of Thrones to 20 Minutes?

News and Analysis Can you imagine HBO’s Game of Thrones being sliced like the centerpiece of a Red Wedding and served in 20-minute episodes? Click Amazon: See today’s top-selling TVs! AT&T’s Randall Stephenson can. In fact, the telco chief told a J.P. Morgan conference today that it could happen if his company is permitted to takeover

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HBO to Amazon: Say Bye, Bye to The Sopranos

Amazon’s exclusive streaming deal with HBO, including shows such as The Sopranos and The Wire, will expire next year, HBO chief Richard Plepler yesterday told analysts in a conference call after Time Warner’s first quarter earnings report. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Since May 21, 2014, Amazon Prime members have been able to watch previous seasons of

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DIRECTV, Dish to Hold Free HBO Preview

DIRECTV, Dish and AT&T’s U-verse TV service this weekend will hold a free preview of HBO and Cinemax to help promote the final season of HBO’s The Leftovers and a new original HBO movie starring Oprah Winfrey. Update: Sling TV and Frontier are also offering the free preview.  The free preview will run from Friday, April

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DIRECTV Now Offers Free HBO to New Customers

News and Analysis DIRECTV Now is now offering a free year of HBO with its two most expensive packages, ‘Go Big,’ which offers more than 100 channels for $60 a month, and ‘Gotta Have It,’ which features 120 channels for $70 a month. Click: Thousands of Blu-ray movies and shows for under $10 each. The

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Why DIRECTV Now Is Giving Away Free HBO

News Analysis DIRECTV Now is giving away a free year of HBO to any subscriber who signed up before March 6, reports The Verge. The deal, which was communicated this week to customers via an e-mail, comes with “no strings attached,” says the live streaming service. Normally, DIRECTV Now charges $5 a month for HBO,

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