Louis CK to supply HBO present as DRM-free obtain, chip away at cable content material offers
With sure exceptions, HBO has developed a fame for being protecting of the place and the way its content material goes digital. That makes Louis CK’s plans for a 2013 comedy particular a slight jolt to the system, despite the fact that it isn’t his first digital launch linked to the channel. Whereas HBO will get a primary crack at airing the present, which can be recorded throughout Louis’ ongoing tour, the comic now plans to publish the manufacturing on-line a couple of months afterwards utilizing the identical profitable formulation that has turn into his calling card: $5, no DRM and no area restrictions. The providing does not overhaul the business, nevertheless it undoubtedly wrests management from the community as quickly because the obtain hyperlink goes stay. Consider Louis as making a small crack in cable TV’s content material wall.