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Naomi Watts-led 'GoT' prequel scrapped

The untitled prequel's ensemble cast included Watts, Miranda Richardson, Joshua Whitehouse, and Marquis Rodrigez. It was said to focus on the "Age of Heroes", thousands of years before the events of 'GoT', and the first-ever battle between man and White Walker, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter.

Oct 30, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

HBO dominates 2019 Emmy Awards

HBO has emerged as the network with most wins at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.

Sep 23, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

'Game of Thrones' finale sets viewership record

The rest were viewers who watched an encore presentation, or who streamed the show with the HBO Go or HBO Now apps.

May 21, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

HBO fires back at Trump for Game of Thrones inspired tweet

Last November, HBO had opposed Trump's decision to play on a "Game of Thrones" catchphrase using the same serif typeface.

Apr 19, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

'Game Of Thrones' reunion confirmed

Also, the reunion episode will be out only after the release of the final season.

Nov 29, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Boxing: HBO quitting the business after 45 years

HBO burst onto the boxing scene in 1973 when it broadcast George Foreman`s knockout of heavyweight champion Joe Frazier

Sep 28, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

You can now visit 'Game of Thrones' sets!

Mark your calendars already- the gates open next year!

Sep 26, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

China blocks HBO over John Oliver's video on Xi Jinping and Winnie the Pooh

The Chinese President apparently hates being compared to Winnie the Pooh. And Oliver wouldn't stop doing it.

Jun 26, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Game of Thrones season 7 pirated over 1 billion times

The seventh season of  'Game of Thrones' has been illegally downloaded or streamed more than 1 billion times, according to a report.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

HBO offered 'bounty' to hackers: report

HBO offered a reward of $250,000 in response to a data breach at the television group that produces "Game of Thrones," according to a report from a leaked memo.

Aug 11, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

HBO offers $250,000 as ''bounty payment'' to hackers: Variety

The hackers behind HBO`s recent data breach have leaked an email in which the U.S. cable channel offered them $250,000 as a "bounty payment," Hollywood trade paper Variety reported on Thursday.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon to star in new TV series

'Friends' siblings Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are all set to co-star in a new TV series.

Jul 28, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Game of Thrones season 7 premiere: 'Winter is coming' leaves fans excited, crashes website

HBO's one of the most watched and highly anticipated television show 'Game Of Thrones' season 7 premiere got fans so much excited that the official website crashed as soon as it was online due to a heavy surge in traffic, reportedly. 

Jul 18, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

Ryan Reynolds wants a role in 'Game Of Thrones'

The popularity of "Game of Thrones" is such that every actor wants to be a part of it.

Jun 15, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

'Deadwood' coming back as film

HBO has confirmed that "very preliminary discussions" are going on to restore the "Deadwood" series and turn it into a film.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

A wild west drama series 'Untamed' in the pipeline?

HBO is reportedly developing a new Western drama series "Untamed", which will explore the outlaw rural frontier.

Jul 29, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

Hillary Clinton to visit Hollywood for fundraiser

 US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be here on June 19 for a fundraising swing.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

A miniseries from "The Wire" creator set to start in August

"Show Me a Hero", a miniseries by creator David Simon ("The Wire") and director Paul Haggis, will debut on HBO TV network on August 16. Based on Lisa Belkin's non-fiction book of the same name, "Show Me a Hero", set in an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, will explore the tensions of race, home and community through the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats, activists and ordinary citizens in Yonkers, NY.

May 22, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Manny Pacquiao

Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. A fraud and want their money back, and then some. 

May 19, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Glitches hit Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view

Customers of U.S. cable companies took to social media on Saturday to report problems ordering the pay-per-view (PPV) for the boxing megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which was expected to smash records.

May 03, 2015, 12:39 PM IST