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HBO Now is Available… Now

HBO Now is Available… Now

Today is one of the most important days in HBO’s history.  For decades now, HBO has been a premium cable channel, available via a traditional subscription and access to a coaxial cable in your living room wall.  A few years back HBO launched HBO Go, a streaming app that allows you to watch HBO shows on the go.  But there was just one problem: you still needed a traditional cable package from a corporation like Comcast, Time Warner Cable or DISH Network.  Not a problem for everyone but for some, it was everything. Effective immediately, the game has changed forever.  HBO Now, the new streaming service similar to HBO Go is available...

What’s On: HBO Schedule For April 2015

What’s On: HBO Schedule For April 2015

Yay! It is finally here. Aren’t you glad? Okay, I was thinking spring, but the majority of you were probably thinking GAME OF THRONES. It is April and that means both events are upon us and a whole lot more. The lineup is full of comedy, drama, social commentary, documentaries and even a miniseries. So without any further delay it is time for a look at what is on HBO in April 2015.     Originals: A fresh batch of shows are at the forefront on Sunday nights this month as we see the season premieres of GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY and VEEP.  GAME OF THRONES begins its ten episode fifth season SUNDAY, APRIL 12 at 9:00pm ET...

First FULL Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer (Updated)

First FULL Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer (Updated)

Alright, HBO enough teasing. Tonight was a big night for the Home Box Office with Game of Thrones premiering in IMAX theaters for the first time for ANY TV show.  HBO took the opportunity to debut the first full trailer for the upcoming 5th season of Game of Thrones which premieres April 12th.  The official video isn’t out yet but it looks like someone at that IMAX screening picked up the video. Here’s what we’re got so far: What do you think, Game of Thrones fans?  Can you wait for the new season to begin?  Leave a comment below with your own theories on what you just...

Hard Knocks 2015 Potential Teams

Hard Knocks 2015 Potential Teams

Football season is approaching its zenith of competition over the next several weeks but with the end of the regular season, speculation has already begun over which team will be featured in the annual late summer series Hard Knocks.  In years past the show has featured teams with stars in transition trying to break through to the next level and compete with the best in the league.  Last season the Atlanta Falcons were featured coming off of a 4-12 season with zero star power.  In recent years teams are featured not because they want to take advantage of the added publicity but due to contractual obligations with the NFL.  The teams...

Game of Thrones Season 4 DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Game of Thrones Season 4 DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Remember that feeling you got when you had that special thing before all of your friends?  Maybe it was a Nintendo 64, maybe it was a Ken Griffey Jr Upper Deck Rookie Card or maybe it was your favorite show on VHS.  Well, here at the offices of HBOWatch, we’re feeling just that way this time of year.  We’ve got our hands on Game of Thrones Season 4 on DVD 3 weeks before any of the masses will see it on store shelves.  And yes, it was worth the wait.  Let’s get this out of the way first thing: you should buy this right now. PACKAGING Want the rest of the scoop?  Keep reading. Well, here’s what the discs look...

Updated – “Its A Holy Shit Moment”…VICE Season 3 Debuts March 06, 2015

Updated – “Its A Holy Shit Moment”…VICE Season 3 Debuts March 06, 2015

Update – If you haven’t been watching VICE than what the hell is wrong with you! HBO still has not released a Press Release regarding the upcoming third season, but we do have a video clip with Shane Smith to share. I’m all over this, but you know that. I hope you are also, or at least you should be. Peace. The following brief information comes from VICE.com, not from HBO. A forthcoming official Press Release from HBO will be updated to this post when it becomes available. For now – just watch this! As VICE states –  …this time around the show will feature on-the-ground reporting from the most...

True Blood Season 7 Series Finale: Thank You

True Blood Season 7 Series Finale: Thank You

Dear friends, readers, Truebies, haters, etc., welcome to the final review of the series finale of “True Blood.” We are honored to have you here. Through some special HBO Watch magic, we  – Rhiannon Kavity, Tamara “The Taminator” Winfrey, MJ Snow, and me, VL Vanderveer – were able to, as a group, give you our honest opinions of all that went down last night in Bon Temps. Are you ready? Let the magic begin. When “True Blood” first came on television in 2008, it was something very, very different than anyone had seen before. Around this time, Stephenie Meyer was just publishing Twilight, a four...

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