Game of Thrones

Sky Germany going day and date with HBO

Sky Germany will start launching HBO series on the same day they go out on the premium cabler’s domestic service. The day and date movestarts with the new, fifth, season of Game of Thrones on April 12, but will extend to all upcoming HBO series. The initiative means that new seasons of Veep, True Detective […]

Game of Thrones tops illegal sharing list

New research into illegal sharing shows that over the course of one week a raft of top scripted series were being shared by 3.7 million users around the world via the peer-to-peer BitTorrent network. Anti-piracy tech firm Ceg Tek conducted the research ahead of the Cable Show, the cable industry trade show that is taking […]

OCS partners with Viaccess-Orca on second-screen Game of Thrones app

Orange Cinema Series (OCS) in France is partnering with Viaccess-Orca on an immersive second-screen app for the fourth season of popular drama series Game of Thrones. For the app, OSC is using Viaccess-Orca’s DEEP platform, which automatically generates content about Game of Thrones in a digital magazine format. “In today’s multiscreen world, subscribers are increasingly […]

Blinkbox gets Game of Thrones boost

Tesco-owned video-on-demand store Blinkbox said it saw a 632% year-on-year increase in revenues on Monday after it added season three of HBO drama Game of Thrones to its service.  The revenue lift came as the latest Game of Thrones series went live on the service months ahead of its DVD and Blu-ray release, with a […]

Sky Deutschland sees millionth view for Game of Thrones on Go

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has seen over one million views for HBO series Game of Thrones on its Sky Go TV anywhere service since April. Sky Deutschland is currently showing new episodes from the third season of the show in synchronised and English versions on its Sky Atlantic HD channel.