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THE 2017 ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

THE 2017 ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

Once again a class of exciting honorees took to the stage to expect the accolades of the R&R Hall of Fame’s honor and to give a few tunes. A good time was had by all including those who caught it on HBO. The 32nd annual ceremony and concert were held once again at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NYC, on April 7th. HBO’s cameras were there to cover the action and packaged it up for the masses – or at least HBO subscribers. It debuted on the main channel and the sites on 04.29. Here is a brief reminder that it is still available to view and some highlights. First is a reminder of the inductees and their presenters. Electric Light...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

The next set of Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been set as has the event & concert. We announce this, of course, because yearly HBO airs the proceedings in an edited package within a month of the live event. Here in an official but brief press release of the details: Cleveland (December 20, 2016) – The names of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 2017 Inductees have been released. They are:  Performer Category: Joan Baez Electric Light Orchestra Journey Pearl Jam Tupac Shakur Yes Award for Musical Excellence: Nile Rodgers The 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by...

Andy Sandberg Offers Another HBO ‘Mockumentary’

Andy Sandberg Offers Another HBO ‘Mockumentary’

Evidently, 7 DAYS OF HELL was a success for HBO and Andy Samberg. We failed to mention that another mockumentary special is in the works from Andy Samberg and company. They first served up some fun-time satire with their take on Wimbledon level tennis and now focus on doping in the world of professional cycling. That’s right, they are poking fun at Lance Armstrong. The comedy bit is entitled TOUR DE PHARMACY and will race through the sport of cycling (like it did with tennis) and also play absurd with a doping scandal surrounding one of the athletes. Samberg will serve as producer and star of the work which will include appearances by...

HBO Is Gearing Up for More Comedy Including from Tracey Ullman

HBO Is Gearing Up for More Comedy Including from Tracey Ullman

HBO was always a host for the comedic talents of so many performers over the years. It is an innumerable amount. There was always showcases like STANDING ROOM ONLY, ON LOCATION, HALF-HOUR COMEDY throughout the years. Then there was the specials featuring the likes of George Carlin, Eddie Murphy, and Robin Williams & on and on. The tradition continues in 2016 with new specials sketch comedy and stand-up. Below is an official press release highlighting the laughs to come including the return of Brit Tracey Ullman to HBO.        HBO CONFIRMS LINEUP OF COMEDY PROGRAMMING FOR UPCOMING MONTHS,  INCLUDING SOLO STAND-UP SPECIALS...

HBO Comedy Special – QUINCY JONES: BURNING THE LIGHT Review

HBO Comedy Special – QUINCY JONES: BURNING THE LIGHT Review

Dealing with comedy is always subjective but here is this writer’s thoughts on the Quincy Jones comedy special that debuted Thursday, June 02 at 10:00pm and I hope you don’t want to punch me right in the face when I’m done. Hold up, let me say that it was funny and an entertaining treat on an otherwise boring Thursday night, but it was flawed. Upon watching the comic’s hour I checked many of a review only to discover no one had anything negative to say. What? Was I missing something? After further pondering I deduced that I didn’t think so. All I’m saying is that as comics go he needed a little polishing is all. Listen, I...

2016 ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY Review

2016 ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY Review

Once again Rock & Roll we salute you! Back on April 8 of this year in the Barkley Center in Brooklyn, NYC an assembled mass of artists, their families and fans gathered to honor the latest set of inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. That even was filmed and aired on HBO on April 30. If you missed it you can find it on HBO’s streaming sites under the Documentary heading. Here now is a look back at the inductees and the ceremony. First let’s remind everyone of the honored this year. They are Deep Purple, Steve Miller, N. W. A., Chicago, Cheap Trick and Bert Burns. Those re mighty big industry talents right there. This writer...

How to Stream Beyonce’s Lemonade Online

How to Stream Beyonce’s Lemonade Online

Beyonce is a huge force in today’s music world. She’s part of a power couple that includes Jay-Z, another huge force that has made various programming with HBO. We’re just HBO fans here at HBOWatch so we’re as enamoured with Queen B as much as you are. This latest installment from Beyonce aired on HBO and was called Lemonade. There are a few different legitimate ways to stream the visual album online but you may find the answers below a bit frustrating. Let’s go through some of them. Is Lemonade on HBO Go or HBO Now? Oddly enough, Lemonade isn’t on HBO Go or HBO Now. It would seem that Beyonce wanted to...

Beyonce Teases Us & HBO with LEMONADE

Beyonce Teases Us & HBO with LEMONADE

She has done it again. Beyonce is grabbing attention with another surprise event on HBO. It is titled LEMONADE and it hits the screen on Saturday, April 23 at 9:00pm. But what is it? It is clearly whatever she damn well wants it to be. The 21-second tease that dropped first a few days ago only offered the news of her arrival and had her sporting a tight hair weave and fur. Her face isn’t shown in the shot, but everyone knows who it is. Come on, isn’t she the only one who can interrupt the schedule and claim whatever time slot she wants on the network?  At any rate, all we get out of her is “What am I going to do, love? What am I going...

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