We’ve still got a few months left before all of our favorite HBO shows return to television, but at least we’re getting some pretty fantastic trailers in the meantime. We got a preview of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in January, the full Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer last week, and now our first look at Silicon Valley Season 2 this Friday. More →
HBO has always been a cut above the competition, but the network really outdid itself with Game of Thrones. The big-budget fantasy series based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series quickly became one of HBO’s most popular shows ever, and its fifth season is easily its most highly anticipated season yet.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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.