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HBO Max offers free in-app episodes

HBO Max is offering potential new subscribers in the US the opportunity to watch select episodes of some of the platform’s programming in-app before they sign up. The in-app offering is an extension of the sampling opportunities available via and more recently, through Snapchat’s HBO Max Snap Mini, which allows Snapchatters to watch free […]

August 4, 2021

Free HBO Max content on Snapchat

Snapchat users in the US can, effective immediately, watch select episodes of HBO Max programming virtually alongside their friends for free through Snap Minis, Snap’s platform for shared experiences on Snapchat, including the first episode of the new Max Original, Gossip Girl. The HBO Max Mini launches instantly in Snapchat with no installation required, offers […]

July 21, 2021By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max rolls out in LatAm, Caribbean

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max has rolled out in 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, marking the streaming platform’s first launch outside of the US and kicking off its global expansion. HBO Max has made a commitment to produce 100 local originals in Latin America over the next two years, in addition to offering subscribers […]

June 30, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Friends: The Reunion is Sky One’s most watched show ever

Friends: The Reunion has broken viewing records for Sky One with 5.3 million watching the long-awaited cast reunion.  The one-off special, available exclusively on Sky and streaming service NOW in the UK and Ireland, pulled in the biggest ever audience in the channel’s history. The special was also one of the most-watched piece of content […]

June 11, 2021By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max launches in LatAm on June 29

HBO Max, the WarnerMedia SVoD platform, will launch in 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean starting June 29th, with a collection of curated titles from across WarnerMedia’s catalogue and slate of original series and movies, Max Originals, plus live sports in Brazil and Mexico later this year. “Our launch in Latin America and […]

May 27, 2021

Game of Thrones prequel on Sky/NOW in 2022

Sky has released the first official images from the upcoming drama series, House of the Dragon. Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the fantasy series, which is set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen. House of the Dragon recently began production and will debut on […]

May 6, 2021By Nik Roseveare

HBO celebrates The Iron Anniversary

The HBO series Game of Thrones was one of the largest events in television history, culminating in 45 million viewers in the US, distribution in 207 territories around the world. This April, to mark the 10th anniversary of the hit series’ premiere, HBO has launched The Iron Anniversary, a month-long celebration to commemorate the series, […]

April 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max adds customisable profile image feature

HBO Max has launched a new feature that allows users to customise their profile images, either by uploading a photo of their own – a first for a streaming service claims WarnerMedia –  or by choosing an avatar from a selection of more than 120 iconic characters. “With the launch of customisable profile images and […]

March 24, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Survey: 33% Brits use streaming to combat loneliness

Research by Uswitch, the comparison and switching service, has uncovered that a third (33 per cent) of people said streaming online TV helped them to feel less lonely over the past year, with 43 per cent saying they’ve binged an entire series in a single day. A quarter (26 per cent) said they now exclusively […]

February 23, 2021

Williams talks sustainability on WaterBear Network

WaterBear Network has released Episode 2 of their original interview series The Bear Hug starring ‘WaterBear Leader’ actress, activist and filmmaker Maisie Willaims. Hosted by WaterBear’s Head of Strategy Sam Sutaria, the episode covers Willaims’ reflections on her early success “it was really hard to deal with at the beginning. It obviously made me very […]

January 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare