Home Box Office announced today that it is collaborating with Google TV to offer HBO GO, its online video destination for authenticated HBO subscribers featuring over 600 hours of HBO programming, on Google’s newest platform. Google TV brings the best of TV together with the best of the web in one seamless, entertainment experience. With Google TV, consumers will be able to search across TV, the web and applications to find what they want to watch.
HBO GO will be showcased in the Spotlight section of Google TV, along with other selections of the best websites that have already been optimized for television. HBO subscribers of distributors that carry HBO GO and with access to Google TV will be able to watch all of the dynamic content HBO GO has to offer through a device of their choosing, including the biggest and brightest screen in the home. Featuring award-winning original films, miniseries and series, to comedy, sports and documentaries that are updated continuously, HBO GO also includes exclusive bonus materials, soundtracks and cast information.
For more information about HBO GO on this platform as well as all the other great features of Google TV, visit http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/here-comes-google-tv.html. Devices running Google TV will be available this month from Sony (an Internet TV and Blu-Ray player) and Logitech (a companion box).
Home Box Office, Inc. is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., providing two 24-hour pay television services – HBO® and Cinemax® – to approximately 41 million U.S. subscribers. The services offer the most popular subscription video-on-demand products, HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On DemandSM as well as HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, HD feeds and multiplex channels. Internationally, HBO branded television networks, along with the subscription video-on- demand products HBO On Demand and HBO Mobile®, bring HBO services to over 60 countries. HBO programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.