Best New TV Shows 2015

28 new sci-fi, fantasy and other TV shows to geek out over in 2015

By on January 20, 2015 at 4:32 PM.

28 new sci-fi, fantasy and other TV shows to geek out over in 2015

Last year was a great year for television, and for streaming replacements for television as well, but 2015 is already shaping up to be even better — especially if you’re a geek. Geek TV has officially gone mainstream and 2015 is going to be packed full of sci-fi shows, fantasy shows, comics-based shows and all sorts of other programming that would definitely not have been considered cool a few short years ago.

But what are the most exciting new TV and streaming series you should be getting ready to geek out over this year? More →

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Last Week Tonight Season 2

‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ returns to HBO on February 8th

By on January 9, 2015 at 10:00 PM.

‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ returns to HBO on February 8th

Fans of John Oliver’s take on the late night talk show won’t have to wait much longer for his return. As revealed in a promo on Friday, the second season of Last Week Tonight will debut on February 8th at 11 p.m. ET. And in case you were worried that HBO might mess with the formula, the trailer makes it very clear that season 2 will be “more of basically the same.” More →

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Game of Thrones Season 5

HBO reveals Game of Thrones, Veep premiere dates

By on January 9, 2015 at 9:25 AM.

HBO reveals Game of Thrones, Veep premiere dates

After nearly a year of waiting, we finally know when we’ll be returning to Westeros. HBO announced on Thursday that the fifth season of Game of Thrones will premiere on April 12th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The fifth season will adapt portions of the fourth and fifth books in the series. More →

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Game of Thrones in Theaters

Watch Game of Thrones in IMAX theaters starting on January 23rd

By on January 6, 2015 at 1:50 PM.

Watch Game of Thrones in IMAX theaters starting on January 23rd

What better way to celebrate one of the biggest TV cultural phenomenons of the decade than by blowing it up on the big screen? According to Variety, that’s exactly what HBO and IMAX plan on doing later this month. From January 23rd – 29th, over 150 theaters will screen the final two episodes of season 4 and an exclusive trailer for season 5 of Game of Thrones. More →

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Game of Thrones Most Pirated Show

Game of Thrones was once again the most pirated show of the year

By on December 29, 2014 at 8:30 PM.

Game of Thrones was once again the most pirated show of the year

Pirates just can’t get enough of HBO’s fantasy smash hit. TorrentFreak reports that Game of Thrones was the most downloaded TV show of the year, making this the third year in a row that the show has taken the top spot. The season finale alone was downloaded more than 8 million times from BitTorrent, putting it leagues ahead of the next most popular downloads. More →

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HBO Online Streaming Service Launch Date

New report reveals when HBO’s cable-killing streaming service is set to launch

By on December 9, 2014 at 1:45 PM.

New report reveals when HBO’s cable-killing streaming service is set to launch

Although HBO announced that it’s planning on launching a standalone online streaming service next year, details about its official plans for the service have been scant… until now. Fortune reports that HBO is working overtime to make sure its standalone streaming service will be ready to launch this coming April, which not coincidentally will be when the fifth season of Game of Thrones makes its premiere. More →

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Game Of Thrones Season 5

Video: The first teaser for Game Of Thrones Season 5 is finally here

By on November 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

Video: The first teaser for Game Of Thrones Season 5 is finally here

We still have a few months to go before the hotly anticipated fifth season of Game Of Thrones premieres, but HBO is already starting to get fans excited for the Spring 2015 premiere of season 5. On Tuesday afternoon, the official Game Of Thrones Twitter account posted a short video to Twitter along with a cryptic message. “The raven brings #TheSight. Receive the power at: ThreeEyedRaven.com,” the tweet read. The linked website allows users to sign up for updates delivered via SMS or on Twitter, but no other information was provided.

The Game Of Thrones Season 5 teaser video that accompanied the tweet is embedded below. More →

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Game of Thrones Video Game Trailer

Telltale’s first Game of Thrones video game trailer will give you the chills

By on November 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM.

Telltale’s first Game of Thrones video game trailer will give you the chills

Very few TV shows in the past decade have attracted as large and diverse of an audience as Game of Thrones, so it’s not surprising that video game developers would want to take advantage of the popularity of the brand. Sadly, not many have found success, but Telltale Games wants to turn that trend around. More →

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What Westeros Should Really Look Like On Game of Thrones

This is what the Westeros should really look like on HBO’s Game of Thrones

By on October 30, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

This is what the Westeros should really look like on HBO’s Game of Thrones

As much as George R.R. Martin appreciates what HBO has done for his stories, he still thinks its portrayal of the scenery in the Game of Thrones series is wrong, or at the very least not what he personally envisioned. That’s why he spoke at 92Y in Manhattan on Sunday about his new book The World of Ice & Fire that chronicles the history of Westeros and what everything should look like.

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George R.R. Martin Iron Throne Detail

Game of Thrones’ most iconic prop should be even more massive than what you see on HBO

By on October 28, 2014 at 1:39 PM.

Game of Thrones’ most iconic prop should be even more massive than what you see on HBO

One of the most iconic parts of HBO’s Game of Thrones — besides nudity and brutality — is the Iron Throne that the king sits upon when ruling Westeros. Although it looks impressive on your television set, George R.R. Martin says it’s all wrong.

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John Oliver Vs Sugar Industry

Video: John Oliver humorously shames us for our addiction to sugar

By on October 27, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

Video: John Oliver humorously shames us for our addiction to sugar

There’s a very strange event in America that happens every day: A consumer can pick up their insulin to treat their Diabetes, and on their way out they can grab a gallon of candy with a magazine about celebrities behaving badly. On Sunday night, John Oliver decided to show us just how bad sugar really is. Spoiler Alert: It’s pretty bad.

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Comcast HBO Online Streaming

Comcast thinks HBO may have just made a huge mistake

By on October 24, 2014 at 1:34 PM.

Comcast thinks HBO may have just made a huge mistake

Surprise: Comcast isn’t overly enthusiastic about HBO’s plan to offer a standalone streaming service that will appeal to cord cutters. Barron’s notes that during an earnings call this week, Comcast EVP and NBC CEO Steve Burke was asked for his take on HBO’s decision to offer a standalone streaming option starting next year. As you might expect, Burke downplayed its significance and even suggested that HBO might come to regret breaking itself away from the bundle in the future. More →

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HBO Online Streaming Pricing

Here’s how much HBO may charge for its streaming-only service

By on October 17, 2014 at 1:55 PM.

Here’s how much HBO may charge for its streaming-only service

HBO wants to compete with Netflix in a lot of ways, but one of those ways probably won’t be pricing. The Information’s sources claim that HBO will charge at least $15 per month for its standalone streaming service, which will match what subscribers pay per month to get HBO as part of their cable bundles. More →

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