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First teaser for Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is here

First teaser for Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is here

We've known for a long time that HBO is working on a Game of Thrones prequel series called House of the Dragon, but today, we're getting our first look at it. HBO has released the first teaser trailer for House of the Dragon, showing us some brief and somewhat vague glimpses from the show. Unfortunately, this new teaser wasn't accompanied by a premiere date, so it looks like we're going to have to wait longer for that.

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HBO Max is getting a big three-part DC Comics documentary series

HBO Max is getting a big three-part DC Comics documentary series

WarnerMedia's HBO Max streaming service will soon be home to a big three-part documentary series detailing the history and cultural impacts of DC Comics, as well as the comic book company's origins and how it has changed over the past several decades. The new docu-series will come from Leslie Iwerks, the director behind the 2007 documentary The Pixar Story.

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HBO Max lures in new subscribers by cutting its premium price in half

HBO Max lures in new subscribers by cutting its premium price in half

HBO Max, one of the largest streaming services on the market, is luring in new and returning subscribers by slashing the cost of its premium plan for up to half a year. The price decrease makes the premium plan cheaper than the ad-based plan, at least during the promotion, giving subscribers access to new theatrical movies from Warner Bros., HBO originals, and more.

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HBO Max orders Dead Boy Detectives pilot, but a series isn’t guaranteed

HBO Max orders Dead Boy Detectives pilot, but a series isn’t guaranteed

WarnerMedia has ordered a pilot episode of Dead Boy Detectives based on the DC Comics characters created by popular author Neil Gaiman. As the name suggests, the story revolves around two dead individuals who hang around Earth investigating crimes rather than moving on to the afterlife.

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Cricket mobile customers get HBO Max perk, but you need the right plan

Cricket mobile customers get HBO Max perk, but you need the right plan

Prepaid carrier Cricket Wireless has announced a new perk that is typically only available to postpaid mobile customers: free access to a major streaming service. The new HBO Max perk will be available to some Cricket subscribers starting tomorrow, August 20, though it only includes the ad-supported video streaming plan.

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HBO Max podcasts expand with Batman and other scripted audio shows

HBO Max podcasts expand with Batman and other scripted audio shows

HBO Max has big plans for its podcast, with parent company WarnerMedia announcing an expansion that includes original, scripted podcast shows. Thus far, the company has focused on companion podcasts for its hit shows like Chernobyl; the upcoming content will differ, instead offering listeners original scripted shows in audio format.

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HBO returns to Dish after three long years and it’s joined by HBO Max

HBO returns to Dish after three long years and it’s joined by HBO Max

Dish Network finally offers HBO again around three years after booting it off its platform. The premium network's return is due to a new deal between Dish and WarnerMedia. There have been some big changes with HBO since the carriage deal between the two companies ran out in October 2018, including the launch of HBO Max and AT&T's decision to spin off WarnerMedia as a standalone entertainment company.

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HBO Max 2022 movie plans detailed: Pandemic influence is here to stay

HBO Max 2022 movie plans detailed: Pandemic influence is here to stay

The pandemic disrupted the movie industry in a big way and it looks like its influence is here to stay. WarnerMedia has revealed that several Warner Bros movies will be released on its HBO Max streaming service the same day they're released in theaters next year, a sort of continuation of its hybrid movie launch strategy deployed in 2021.

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John Wick 4 and The Matrix 4 were meant to launch together: Where are they now?

John Wick 4 and The Matrix 4 were meant to launch together: Where are they now?

Last we checked with the two next major Keanu Reeves movies, John Wick 4 and The Matrix 4, we were discussing how their paired launch was changed. On May 21, 2021, The Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 were supposed to launch one next to the other, both in theaters on the same day. Now the movies are in very different points in production, with release dates now approximately 5 months apart.

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The Conjuring 3 HBO Max premiere is only available to certain subscribers

The Conjuring 3 HBO Max premiere is only available to certain subscribers

Tomorrow, June 4, will bring the premiere of hotly anticipated and previously delayed supernatural horror movie The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. The movie is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, which is sticking with its hybrid theater/streaming launch approach for 2021. If you still don't feel comfortable heading to the theaters, you'll instead be able to watch the show with an HBO Max subscription.

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HBO Max ad-supported tier finally launches: What to know

HBO Max ad-supported tier finally launches: What to know

Warner Media today launched an ad-supported subscription tier for its streaming service, HBO Max. This ad-supported tier has been in the works for quite some time, and now that it's here, it allows people to subsidize their subscription cost by injecting ads into the content they watch. As you might imagine, there are a few provisos that go along with the less expensive ad-supported tier, but with HBO promising fewer ads-per-hour than its competitors, it isn't all bad news.

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Anker Nebula may finally make Android TV too cheap to ignore

Anker Nebula may finally make Android TV too cheap to ignore

The year 2021 may finally be the year that Google made their smart TV platform too affordable to avoid. The Google Chromecast with Google TV is already $50 - a highly reasonable price for what it delivers. But Anker is the sort of company that's positioned to deliver just-good-enough products at low-as-possible prices. With the Anker Nebula 4K Streaming Dongle, the company may get that Google TV experience - starting with an Android TV experience - down to a price that can compete with Amazon's Fire TV.

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