Digi platforms drive HBO spring shows to new heights
Almost 40% of viewers watched Game of Thrones, season six, via OTT platforms, with HBO Go and HBO Now up a combined 91% from last season.
HBO’s hottest hits coming to Canada’s CraveTV
Bell Media has struck a deal to acquire all-platform rights to HBO content in Canada, including SVOD rights for first-run programming.
Netflix announces Narcos premiere date
The 10-episode series, about the pursuit of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, will premiere worldwide on Aug. 28.
Streaming service HBO Now set for April launch on Apple TV
Upon launch, users will be able to subscribe to HBO Now via an app for iOS devices or watch it directly on Apple TV.
HBO’s OTT plans prompt Netflix response
What kind of fight should Netflix prepare for? The acquisition strategy of HBO Nordic might give the streaming giant a taste of what’s to come, execs say.
Tricon signs deal with Google Play
The agreement includes the production company’s original series, as well as the scripted and unscripted formats it distributes.
Game of Thrones’ Pedro Pascal to star in Netflix’s Narcos
Pascal will play the real-life DEA agent who hunted down notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar in the Netflix original series, debuting next year.