HBO Made the Right Call Icing Naomi Watts’ Game of Thrones Prequel

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HBO has cancelled a hotly anticipated Game of Thrones prequel starring Naomi Watts. This may prove to be the right call for a nervous network dealing with the fallout from GoT’s polarizing final season. The network just ordered 10 episodes of “House of the Dragon” to ensure mainstream appeal and help it survive the upcoming … Read more

Can Jeff Zucker Navigate Streaming Content Wars While Sparring with President Trump?

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Jeff Zucker, the current president of CNN, is now the frontrunner to become the chief executive of WarnerMedia. WarnerMedia is owned by AT&T and houses HBO, CNN, Warner Bros., and Turner Broadcasting. AT&T acquired the companies in 2018 during a $102 billion takeover of Time Warner, which it renamed WarnerMedia. HBO Max to Rival Netflix, … Read more

Antonio Brown Patriots Departure Confirms He Is Ricky Jerret From Ballers

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Antonio Brown’s behavior is drawing comparisons on Twitter with a famously eccentric wide receiver. Rather than another member of the NFL, it is Ricky Jerret, John David Washington‘s famous character from HBO’s Ballers. By loading the tweet, you agree to Twitter’s privacy policy.Learn more Load tweet Always unblock Twitter Tweets Antonio Brown Goes Full Ricky … Read more

Millions to Miss Work After GoT Finale. Here’s Why Economy Will Survive

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By CCN.com: The “Game of Thrones” finale is coming. Just two days away, the resolution of a show that has captivated the world is a big deal. According to a recent survey, some 10.7 million Americans will avoid going to work on Sunday and Monday due to events in Westeros. To suggest this will trigger … Read more

Game of Thrones: What it Would Cost HBO to Remake the S8 Dumpster Fire

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By CCN.com: As HBO subscribers heaved a collective sigh of disappointment following the latest episode in Game of Thrones’ final season trainwreck, it became clear what diehard fans have suspected since the end of season 6 – the writers have run out of ideas. Season 8 is so awful that more than 600,000 diehard fans … Read more

[Spoilers!] Game of Thrones’ Cost to Kill Each Major Character in Bloody Battle of Winterfell

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By CCN.com: Game of Thrones broke new records again with Sunday night’s bloody Battle of Winterfell episode, The Long Night. It was the longest battle scene ever broadcast on TV or film (yes, longer than the Battle of Helm’s Deep in Lord of the Rings). And we lost some huge names from the GoT universe.  … Read more

HBO’s Silicon Valley Digs at ICO Mania in Latest Crypto-Themed Episode

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HBO’s Silicon Valley is doing its part to usher in ICOs to the mainstream, as evidenced by the latest episode, which was entitled “Initial Coin Offering.” The series, whose show opening includes a shot of US bitcoin exchange Coinbase in the corporate landscape, is all in, with fictional decentralized internet startup Pied Piper opting to pursue … Read more

HBO’s Silicon Valley Gives Nod to Bitcoin in Opening Title Intro

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It’s about time the network gave bitcoin a cameo in its tech-fueled hit comedy series. Silicon Valley, which is a show that is roughly based on co-creator Mike Judge’s time in the Valley during the eighties, added the logo of US-bitcoin exchange Coinbase to the intro, which seems to have a Jetsons vibe going for … Read more