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Game of Thrones prequel details include ambitious premiere date

Game of Thrones prequel details include ambitious premiere date

One of the anticipated Game of Thrones prequel shows, House of the Dragon, is still in the pipeline for an eventual launch on HBO. In a recent interview, the network's president of programming Casey Bloys provided a few details on the plan, including its anticipated premiere date in 2022. The show will be set around 300 years before the events we see in Game of Thrones.

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HBO Max streaming service orders Snow Crash TV show adaptation

HBO Max streaming service orders Snow Crash TV show adaptation

HBO Max has ordered a television series adaptation of Neal Stephenson's novel Snow Crash, it has been announced. The science fiction novel was published in 1992; the book earned ample critical praise and helped catapult Stephenson's career as a sci-fi writer. The television series based on the book is being developed by Paramount TV -- it'll be a streaming exclusive.

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Episodes of Rick and Morty, Friends, Big Bang Theory licensing through 2028

Episodes of Rick and Morty, Friends, Big Bang Theory licensing through 2028

If you're looking for episodes of Rick and Morty in the near future, you won't be amongst the unlucky masses with just one option. If you're looking for a show like The Office, for example, you've likely been watching on Netflix for the past few years - but soon you'll have to head elsewhere. The same is true of many Disney TV shows and movies, including Marvel Comics movies and Star Wars movies - all of which are now on Disney+. But Cartoon Network, the folks who run the license show when it comes to Rick and Morty, do not seem to be taking the bait when it comes to the whole "exclusive" deal other networks are attempting to score.

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HBO’s new giveaway involves cardboard boxes made for privacy

HBO’s new giveaway involves cardboard boxes made for privacy

HBO seems to feel bad for the people forced to live in close proximity with other human beings, hence the unveiling of HBO Box. This new product -- which is only being made available in the form of a giveaway -- is exactly what it sounds like: a large cardboard box. The HBO Box is big enough to put over the upper half of your body, allowing you to watch your favorite shows in peace.

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HBO Max is launching May 2020, here are the details you need to know

HBO Max is launching May 2020, here are the details you need to know

The video streaming industry is already a crowded and highly competitive space but it's about to get even more competitive and a bit more confusing. In about two weeks, the much-rumored and long-awaited Disney+ will finally launch and 6 months after that, a new streaming service will launch under the HBO brand. That said, HBO Max is actually an AT&T product, which is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to this rather unusual streaming service.

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Game of Thrones Prequel cancelled (or one of them, anyway)

Game of Thrones Prequel cancelled (or one of them, anyway)

It would appear that the bonkers very, very early prequel to the Game of Thrones franchise is a no-go. Variety confirmed with unnamed sources that the prequel that would've otherwise starred Naomi Watts will not be moving forward - or at least the pilot will not be moving forward. And the most hardcore novel-only fans of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series let loose a metaphorical collective sigh of relief.

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Adventure Time returns with four streaming specials on HBO Max

Adventure Time returns with four streaming specials on HBO Max

Hit animated kids show Adventure Time will return in the form of four specials on the streaming service HBO Max, Cartoon Network has announced. Each special will be an hour-long movie from Cartoon Network Studios; the first two are expected to arrive next year. The company has already released titles and other info about the specials.

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All Studio Ghibli movies streaming with HBO Max in 2020

All Studio Ghibli movies streaming with HBO Max in 2020

Studio Ghibli made some of the most memorably anime movies in history - and their streaming rights have just been acquired by HBO Max. This is different from the regular old HBO, and does not necessarily mean that people with subscriptions to HBO Now or access to HBO GO will have access to the full Studio Ghibli collection of media. Let's take a peek at what they've made public so far.

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The Boondocks will return with new seasons on HBO Max

The Boondocks will return with new seasons on HBO Max

HBO Max has announced plans to offer another two new seasons of The Boondocks, an animated sitcom that aired from 2005 to 2014. The new episodes will be made available exclusively on the upcoming HBO Max video service starting next year. The show's creator Aaron McGruder will return to the series as showrunner for the upcoming new seasons.

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HBO’s Watchmen series finally gets a release date and new teaser

HBO’s Watchmen series finally gets a release date and new teaser

HBO ordered a pilot episode for a Watchmen TV series from Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof in 2017, something that resulted in a full first season order in summer 2018. At the time it announced its plans to launch an original Watchmen series, HBO said the show would premiere in 2019 but didn't provide many details beyond that. Fast-forward to a tweet published today and we finally have a release date.

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HBO’s new website lets anyone watch favorite episodes for free

HBO’s new website lets anyone watch favorite episodes for free

Forget trailers, HBO has a new clever way to lure in potential subscribers: full free episodes paired with praise for the shows originating from social media. The idea is that existing HBO customers have watched a number of shows from the premium network and have, in many cases, praise for at least a few of them. By highlighting that praise and offering a free episode to go with it, people who don't currently have an HBO subscription may decide to subscribe.

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Game of Thrones nets 32 Emmy nominations despite controversial final season

Game of Thrones nets 32 Emmy nominations despite controversial final season

Reactions to Game of Thrones' short final season were definitely mixed, but the people in charge of determining Emmy nominations apparently loved it. The show has been nominated for a record-breaking 32 Primetime Emmy awards for this year's show. Whether or not it'll actually win all or even some of the awards it's nominated for is another thing entirely, but even steeped in controversy, it seems that Game of Thrones is a beast that cannot be stopped.

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