News tagged with hbo

Time Warner boosts annual guidance

Time Warner is raising its guidance for the full year, boosted by a tax settlement and better-than-expected third-quarter results driven by strong subscription revenue from its Turner and HBO units.

Nov 05, 2014
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HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

(AP)—No cable? No problem. Viewers longing to watch "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its ...

Oct 15, 2014
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Amazon Prime wins streaming deal with HBO

Amazon scored a deal Wednesday to distribute old shows from premium cable TV channel HBO to its monthly Prime subscribers, landing a blow on rival Netflix in the streaming video battle.

Apr 23, 2014
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Time Warner 2Q net income jumps 87 pct

Time Warner, owner of HBO, CNN, and Warner Bros., says its second-quarter net income jumped 87 percent, boosted by better results at its film and TV businesses.

Aug 07, 2013
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There's more than one way to connect

It's not enough these days to wonder what to watch on your TV; a growing question for many is how to watch. Just like any device in your life, TVs can now connect to the Internet. This lets you grab shows from the Internet ...

May 28, 2013
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How to stop illegal downloads

Pay TV's Game of Thrones' phenomenal paid download and on-screen ratings success sets an example all entertainment companies should follow, if they want to slow illegal downloads of their shows.

Apr 15, 2013
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HBO gives Silicon Valley the royal treatment

As HBO adapts its television empire to the digital age, it's rolling out the red carpet to Silicon Valley. The pay TV network put on showy "Game of Thrones" season premiere parties last week in Silicon Valley and Seattle, ...

Mar 29, 2013
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Comcast, NBCUniversal get behind zeebox app

(AP)—Comcast Corp. and its NBCUniversal subsidiary are taking a stake in zeebox, the maker of a so-called "second screen" app that people can fiddle with on mobile devices while they watch TV.

Sep 27, 2012
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Gaps in Netflix's online library likely to persist

(AP) -- Peruse Netflix's catalog of DVDs, and you'll find just about any movie or TV series you want. Look for many of the same titles in Netflix's Internet video library, and prepare to be exasperated.

Apr 09, 2012
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HBO stops selling DVDs to Netflix

(AP) -- HBO fired a shot across Netflix's bow this week, confirming it will no longer sell discounted DVDs of hit shows like "Boardwalk Empire" to the subscription video service.

Jan 05, 2012
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