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Topic: Hbo

HBO Is Replying to 3-Year-Old Tweets From People Who Wanted HBO Now Back Then

Better late than never

A delayed response, but a welcome one. HBO has taken the time to reply to tweets from 2012 this week from people who wanted a standalone HBO subscription service back then—something…

Twitch, HBO Partner to Promote 'Silicon Valley'

Turning livestreaming into a marketing opportunity

Silicon Valley is hoping it can get tech and video game nerds to unite, with a little help from streaming video platform Twitch. To promote the second season of the HBO…

Church of Scientology Buys Promoted Tweets to Battle HBO's 'Going Clear'

Claims interest at 'an all-time high'

An HBO documentary that's critical of the Church of Scientology—Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief—had Twitter buzzing last night. The terms "Going Clear" and "Scientology" were both national…

The Breakout Hit Outlander Is Finally Attracting Women to Starz

A new twist for the male-leaning network

Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base. Starz has its own budding hit…

4 TV Shows That Have Awesomely Come to Life at SXSW

Networks highlight their programs in experiential ways

It's not just interactive technologies, film and music at the South by Southwest festival on March 13 through March 21. Several TV brands came to Austin and devised experiential activations…

4 Warnings for Those Trying to Make the Next Jinx or Serial

It's a new golden age for true crime, but the old-school pulp won't cut it

This weekend, HBO won one of those queasy victories available only to true-crime documentarians and war-crime prosecutors at The Hague. The subject of the network's multi-part documentary series The Jinx: The…

Take a Tour of HBO's Pretty Awesome SXSWesteros Game of Thrones Activation [Video]

Think Fruit Ninja on steroids

Austin is swarming with interesting and weird activations at this year's South by Southwest. And HBO's Game of Thrones experience, cleverly named "SXSWesteros," is a particular standout.  HBO teamed up with design…

At Launch, HBO's New Streaming Service Will Only Be Available on Apple Devices

Debuts at $15 a month, in time for Game of Thrones

Apple TV is going to be the only way to watch HBO's cord-cutter-friendly streaming service, at least when the service launches. HBO Now will debut at the beginning of April, according…

Bobby Flay Isn't a Fan of Food Bloggers Trading Snark for Clicks

The Food Network star says NYT still reigns supreme for reviews

Specs Who Bobby Flay Age 50 Claim to fame Chef (restaurants include Gato, Bar Americain and Mesa Grill); host of Food Network series such as Beat Bobby Flay, All-Star Academy and Bobby Flay's…

The Not-So-Funny State of TV Comedy

These are grim times for the sitcom, but networks remain optimistic

Over the past dozen years of taping Two and a Half Men on Stage 26 on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., Jon Cryer had grown to dread the…

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