So, HBO and Apple just announced that the channel’s streaming service called HBO Now will be an exclusive for Apple devices, for the first three months. This coincides with the airing of Game of Thrones this year. To distract people from such a cutthroat deal between the two giants, they also released a new trailer for the upcoming fifth season of the show.
Check it out.
While announcing the deal, HBO’s chief executive Richard Plepler even managed to slip in a mafia quote.
‘”Deals with our distributors are never easy, but to quote from ‘Godfather II,’ ‘This is the business we’ve chosen,’ ” Mr. Plepler said . “Our position to our partners is: Work with us. We want to help you grow your businesses.”‘