Netflix and HBO cleaned up at last night’s Primetime Emmys

Netflix and HBO cleaned up at last night’s Primetime Emmys

 Hulu made Emmys history last night by becoming the first streaming service to win an Emmy for Best Drama (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), but it was Netflix that actually took home more awards at last night’s event. That’s not surprising, given how nominations Netflix earned this year – with 91 Emmy nods, it had come close to doubling its Emmy presence from 2016,… Read More

Game of Thrones will spawn its own finale multiverse to avoid spoilers

Game of Thrones will spawn its own finale multiverse to avoid spoilers

 HBO isn’t leaving anything to chance when it comes to spoiler potential for its climactic Game of Thrones finale: The network will be shooting multiple endings for Season 8, the show’s next and final season (via Mashable).
The idea is simple – if no one, including the cast and crew, know which ending is the ‘real’ one, then it should make it very difficult to spoil. Read More

AT&T expands free HBO to both its unlimited wireless plans

AT&T expands free HBO to both its unlimited wireless plans

 AT&T announced this morning it’s adding free HBO to all customers on its unlimited wireless plans, including both Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice. The carrier in April had offered free HBO only to those on Unlimited Plus – its premium tier – but today’s move brings the network to the Unlimited Choice plan as well. Currently, AT&T’s Unlimited Choice… Read More

HBO NOW’s app has pulled in $19 million since the “Game of Thrones” premiere

HBO NOW’s app has pulled in $19 million since the “Game of Thrones” premiere

 The “Game of Thrones” effect is in full force for HBO NOW, the premium network’s streaming service for cord cutters. According to new data from app intelligence firm App Annie, the iOS and Android versions of the HBO NOW mobile app have together generated $19 million in U.S. revenue for the two months containing the airing of “Game of Thrones” Season 7, as of… Read More




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