HBO switches to streaming-solely evaluate coverage beginning proper now

HBO switches to streaming-only review policy starting right now

HBO is making an attempt tremendous arduous to dislodge Recreation of Thrones’ crown because the “most pirated TV present” of recent occasions. It lately launched HBO Now, a non-cable-based mostly streaming service, and as we speak the corporate introduced it might cease offering reviewers with DVDs containing episodes of its exhibits previous to their air dates. As an alternative, HBO will give reviewers early entry to those episodes by way of a safe streaming service. The streaming coverage begins this week with three new episodes of Veep, nevertheless it was spurred by a current Thronesian leak: In April, 4 unaired Recreation of Thrones episodes discovered their method on-line, all of them reportedly linked to a evaluate DVD. “Amazingly sufficient, it wasn’t till only recently that a DVD was leaked on-line,” HBO EVP of Company Communications Quentin Schaffer stated in an e-mail to reviewers.

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