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Apple reportedly wants to sell subscriptions to HBO, Showtime and more premium channels for $9.99 a pop

Apple is expected to reveal separate subscription services for TV and news content during a special event on Monday. Apple wants to sell subscriptions to premium cable channels like HBO, Showtime, and Starz for $9.99 each on its new TV app, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Though the Apple TV has been exclusive to Apple devices for sometime, the company has reportedly been in negotiations to bring the Apple TV app to more streaming devices, like Roku and smart TVs. Apple's i...


Barbra Streisand apologises for comments on Michael Jackson's accusers

Singer, 76, condemned for remarks on alleged sexual abuseSaid of Jackson: ‘His sexual needs were his sexual needs’Barbra Streisand has apologised over her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse, saying she should have chosen her words more carefully and that she admires the accusers for “speaking their truth”.Streisand had been strongly criticized for her comments about two men who accused Jackson of sexual abuse in the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland. C...
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These Game of Thrones Sneakers Aren’t Suitable for the Long Winter, But They Look Great

When preparing footwear in Westeros, one has to consider the weather. Is winter coming? If so, a nice pair of tennis shoes might not be the way to go. Even so, who doesn’t love some nice tennis shoes?Read more...
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HBO Greenlights New Perry Mason Series With Tim Van Patten Directing

HBO Greenlights New Perry Mason Series With Tim Van Patten Directing HBO is joining forces once again with one of the company’s longtime collaborators Tim Van Patten in the director’s chair, according to Deadline. Production has begun on Perry Mason, which will be a limited series for the premium cable network. The upcoming series will reimagine the character of Perry Mason from Erle Stanley Gardner’s series of novels. Starting in 1933, Gardner published a number of fiction books about Mason,...
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‘Perry Mason’ Starring Matthew Rhys Scores Series Order at HBO, Tim Van Patten to Direct

The Team Downey-produced “Perry Mason” limited series has been picked up at HBO. The series will be set in 1932 Los Angeles. Based on characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner, this limited series follows the origins of American fiction’s most legendary criminal defense lawyer (Matthew Rhys). When a child kidnapping case breaks down his door, […]
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HBO’s Reaction to Trump’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Campaign

Everyone wants a piece of the “Game of Thrones” lemon cake. From Bud Light to Red Bull the world of Westeros is open to a lot of brand partnerships, unless you’re using that iconic typeface to push a political agenda. In November of 2018 President Donald Trump unveiled a “Thrones” inspired poster with the words […]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Game of Thrones, HBO, Twitter


‘Leaving Neverland’ Lawsuit Proves to Be a Judicial Hot Potato

The Michael Jackson estate sued HBO last month for airing the documentary “Leaving Neverland,” which accuses the late King of Pop of serial child sexual abuse. Since then, the case has had a difficult time finding a judge to handle it. Three federal judges have recused themselves in the last week, citing potential financial conflicts […]
Tags: News, HBO, Leaving Neverland, Michael Jackson


Deadwood: The Movie

Open the canned peaches because Al Swearengen, Seth Bullock, and the rest of your Deadwood favorites are back on May 31 in Deadwood: The Movie. Here’s a tease: Swearengen: You ever think, Bullock, of not going straight at a thing? … Bullock: No. I’m in 1000%. For more on the movie’s action/plot, read Tim’s post from December. Tags: Deadwood   HBO   TV   movies   trailers   video [Author: Jason Kottke]
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HBO’s Deadwood movie rustles up a trailer and a release date

This spring, HBO's long-awaited Deadwood movie will explore what happened 10 years after the events of HBO's award-winning drama, giving the series a finale 13 years after the show was canceled. The post HBO’s Deadwood movie rustles up a trailer and a release date appeared first on Digital Trends.
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5 New ‘Game of Thrones’ Collaborations Coming in Time for the Final Season

Some of the biggest lifestyle brands in the world are jumping on the “Game of Thrones” bandwagon this spring, hoping to capitalize on the fandom and popularity of the HBO hit, as it enters its eighth and final season. From sneakers to spirits, these officially-licensed collaborations extend the characters and colors of the show beyond […]
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‘Deadwood’ Movie Trailer Reveals Tense New Footage, Confirms May Premiere Date

Alright, I guess it’s time to admit the Deadwood movie is really, finally happening. There’s even a new trailer! And a premiere date! I never thought this day would come. HBO’s new film will reunite almost the entire original cast of the Shakespearian Western for one last hurrah, thirteen years after the series was cancelled. The movie premieres this May. Watch the Deadwood movie trailer below. Dead Movie Trailer "It’d be a pity not to recognize what’s at stake." #Deadwood: The Movie prem...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Western, South Dakota, Movie Trailers, Tony, Deadwood, David Milch, Milch, Casey Bloys, TV To Film Adaptation, HBO Programming, Bloys, Deadwood movie, Keone Young, Jade Pettyjohn Deadwood


‘Deadwood’ Movie Drops First Trailer, Premiere Date (Watch)

HBO is taking fans back to Deadwood. Nearly 13 years after the hit Western series ended, HBO Films has released the first look at “Deadwood: The Movie.” The film will premiere on the network on May 31. Series regulars Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker and John Hawkes will reprise their roles in the film, […]
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'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke survived 2 aneurysms between seasons of hit show

In an essay for The New Yorker, "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke opened up about surviving two aneurysms between seasons of the HBO hit.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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HBO hides six Iron Thrones

“The next one is in The North.” This phrase has captivated Game of Thrones fans since yesterday’s announcement that the first of six Iron Thrones HBO is hiding around the world — ahead of the premiere of the final season on April 14 — has been found. Two men found the first throne in the ancient woodland forest of Puzzlewood in England, and for their efforts, HBO rewarded the pair with a crown resembling that of the late King Robert Baratheon in season one. The children of the forest’s true...
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Comcast Unveils $5-a-Month Streaming Service Xfinity Flex

Comcast announced a $5-a-month streaming video service Thursday called Xfinity Flex, an offering that aggregates on-demand video from your subscriptions like Netflix Amazon Prime Video and HBO, as well as offering free ad-supported shows to watch and options to rent and buy programming. From a report: It essentially replicates some of the features of a cable service but delivers over the internet rather than... well, cable. But it won't have live channels or DVR, and it won't let you watch a liv...
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The First Official Deadwood: The Movie Teaser is Here

The first official Deadwood: The Movie teaser is here Just in time for the 15th anniversary of the Deadwood premiere, we now have our first look at Deadwood: The Movie. The highly-anticipated series picks up 13 years after the acclaimed Western series went off the air, with stars Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant back in the saddle. You can check out the teaser in the post below! This all-new, original movie based on David Milch’s acclaimed, Emmy-winning HBO series of the same name which debu...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, South Dakota, Timothy Olyphant, Ian Mcshane, Deadwood, David Milch, Milch, Deadwood: The Movie, Movie Teasers, Seth Bullock Olyphant, Jeffrey Jones Deadwood


Netflix's original TV shows and movies dominate its new spending, but still only represent a small percentage of its catalog

Netflix's original programming in the US increased from 4% of the service's content in December 2016 to 11% in December 2018. Netflix has been focusing more on original content and less on licensing deals as more companies jump into the streaming war. Amazon and Hulu have a majority of licensed content, while HBO Now/Go has the biggest percentage of original content (relative to licensed). As the streaming wars heat up and more companies set plans for their own platforms, Netflix has focused ...
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Netflix's original TV shows and movies still only represent 11% of its catalog, but are dominating its new spending

Netflix's original programming in the US increased from 4% of the service's content in December 2016 to 11% in December 2018. Netflix has been focusing more on original content and less on licensing deals as more companies jump into the streaming war. Amazon and Hulu have a majority of licensed content, while HBO Now/Go has the biggest percentage of original content (relative to licensed). As the streaming wars heat up and more companies set plans for their own platforms, Netflix has focused ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Office, Disney, US, Trends, Netflix, New York Times, Barclays, Hulu, AT T, Netflix Amazon, Ampere Analysis, WarnerMedia, Lottie Towler, Friends Even NBCUniversal


Netflix's original TV shows and movies dominate its new spending but still represent only a small percentage of its catalog

Netflix's original programming in the US increased from 4% of the service's content in December 2016 to 11% in December 2018. Netflix has been focusing more on original content and less on licensing deals as more companies jump into the streaming wars. Amazon and Hulu each have a majority of licensed content, while HBO Now/Go has the biggest percentage of original content relative to licensed. As the streaming wars heat up and more companies set plans for their own platforms, Netflix has focu...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Disney, US, Trends, Netflix, New York Times, Barclays, Hulu, AT T, Netflix Amazon, Ampere Analysis, Jumpshot, WarnerMedia, Lottie Towler, Friends Even NBCUniversal


Emilia Clarke Reveals She Nearly Died of a Brain Aneurysm in Early ‘Game of Thrones’ Days

“Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke revealed that she suffered from two brain aneurysms that nearly took her life in the early years of the blockbuster HBO series. Clarke spoke about her health scare for the first time in a personal essay published in the New Yorker on Thursday morning. Just before she assumed her […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Clarke, Game Of Thrones, Emilia Clarke


Comcast to sell streaming-TV bundle for internet customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is launching an aggregated bundle of existing streaming-TV apps for $5 a month. The new service, “Flex,” available March 26, brings together apps that customers already pay for, like Netflix, Amazon’s video or HBO, and free services like YouTube, Pluto and Tubi, and lets users search for TV shows and […]
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Infinite Elizabeth Holmes

Last night I saw HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company/cult, Theranos. It's very good and surprisingly unsettling. Here's an infinitely looping GIF of Ms. Holmes looking at you.
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Here’s what’s new on HBO and what’s leaving in April 2019

Whether you're a cable lifer or a staunch cord cutter, there's never been a better time to get down with premium TV. April 2019 brings Game of Thrones season 8, BlacKkKlansman, and Crazy Rich Asians to HBO. The post Here’s what’s new on HBO and what’s leaving in April 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Hbo, Trends, Home Theater, Hbo Now, Movies & TV, BlacKkKlansman


All the Time Warner power players who have been ousted or resigned since AT&T bought the company for $85 billion

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down this week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion — taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
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From surprise resignations to a sex scandal, WarnerMedia's leadership has undergone a major shakeup since AT&T took over

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down this week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion — taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
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Epic Games CEO says Apex Legends hasn’t made a dent in Fortnite

In the wake of Apex Legends, which has briskly grown to 50 million players, many have wondered whether Fortnite has felt the impact. But Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney told GamesBeat that Apex hasn’t really made a dent. Without being asked about Apex Legends, Sweeney said “an Apex Legends worth” of players have come over to Fortnite. “We’re very close to hitting 250 million Fortnite players,” said Sweeney. “Since Apex Legends came out, we’ve gained an Apex Legends worth of Fortnite players, which...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Hbo, Entertainment, Tech, EA, Netflix, Fifa, Epic Games, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Electronic Arts, Apex, Battle Royale, GamesBeat


Satellite giants Dish and DirecTV are taking wildly different pricing approaches to streaming. Here's what it says about the future of live digital TV.

Sling TV and DirecTV Now are taking opposite approaches to OTT growth. DirecT V Now increased its prices, which could cause it to lose half its sub scribers this year, while Sling is ratcheting up promotions to attract new customers. The differences in approach reveal the fundamental differences between the two companies and the future of live digital TV. After competing head to head for years, Sling TV and DirecTV Now, the two biggest digital live TV services by subscribers are taking opposi...
Tags: Google, Hbo, Abc, Youtube, US, Trends, Comcast, Sony, Cbs, Hulu, Viacom, Macquarie, AT T, Frost Sullivan, Alan Wolk, DirecTV


Game of Thrones Season 8 Poster Fuses Dragons with the Iron Throne

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Game of Thrones season 8 poster fuses dragons with the Iron Throne HBO has released a new Game of Thrones Season 8 poster that blends Daenerys’ dragons with the iconic Iron Throne. Check out the full poster now in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping ...
Tags: Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, TV News, Game Of Thrones, Clarkson, Naomi Watts, Emilia Clarke, Jessica Jones, Westeros, David Benioff, Daenerys, Bryan Cogman, Weiss Carolyn Strauss Frank Doelger, Bernadette Caulfield


Steve Zaillian to Write and Direct Tom Ripley Series

Steve Zaillian to write and direct Tom Ripley series Exciting news on the entertainment front as Deadline is reporting that Academy-Award winning writer Steve Zaillian is set to write and direct a series based on Patricia Highsmith’s crime novel Tom Ripley series. The trade notes that the yet-to-be-titled show will get a straight-to-series deal once a network picks it up. WME is currently shopping it. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {};...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Drama, Patricia Highsmith, Thriller, John Malkovich, Dennis Hopper, Serial Killer, Zurich, Tom Ripley, Ripley, Wong Kar, Alain Delon, Highsmith, Bobby Fischer


‘Sopranos’ Prequel Cast Adds ‘Hamilton’ Star Leslie Odom Jr.

What’s that? You thought casting on the Sopranos prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark was over and done with? Think again! Leslie Odom Jr., who won a Tony award for playing Aaron Burr in Hamilton, is the latest name to climb aboard the movie. As has been the case for most of the casting surrounding this film, Odom Jr.’s role is being kept a secret. More on the Sopranos prequel movie cast below. Deadline broke the news about Leslie Odom Jr. joining The Many Saints of Newark cast. The actor...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Casting, Chase, David Chase, James Gandolfini, Newark, Hamilton, Michael, Tony, Sopranos, Christopher, Michael Imperioli, Odom, Tony Soprano, Aaron Burr