HBO NOW – Celebrate the ’Stache: 22 HBO Moustaches for Movember

Movember-4From Al Swearengen’s 1870s business man moustache to Rust Cohle’s trucker ‘stache, HBO NOW has created a collection of episodes and programs featuring the most iconic moustaches in HBO history as part of the Movember Foundation’s annual Movember campaign, which helps encourage men to live happier, healthier, and longer lives through investing in four key areas: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health, and physical inactivity. Celebrate the ’Stache: 22 HBO Moustaches for Movember is available on HBO NOW today and features moustaches made famous in hit HBO programming including Deadwood, True Detective, Game of Thrones, Flight of the Conchords, VEEP, The Wire, Six Feet Under, Bored to Death and Sex and the City, among other hit series and films. Subscribers can check out the full collection starting November 2, and a 30-day free trial of HBO NOW will be available to new subscribers throughout the month.

The Movember campaign challenges men to grow and women to support the moustache or make a commitment to get active and MOVE for the 30 days of November. HBO fans can get in on the action by tweeting and posting pictures of their favorite moustaches from HBO shows or even growing a moustache to look like one their favorite characters. The @HBONOWTwitter handle will be on the look-out for the best ‘staches all month, sharing Movember-themed content and elevating fans’ posts.

In addition to the Movember Collection on HBO NOW, HBO will also make a contribution to the Movember Foundation and challenge its employees worldwide to help spread awareness for men’s health by either growing their moustaches or joining the MOVE efforts.

The Movember Foundation is the leading global charity raising funds and awareness for men’s health, raising over $650 million and funding 1,000 programs in 21 countries to date. Men and women sign up atMovember.com, and choose to grow, give or MOVE. Men start Movember 1st clean-shaven and grow only a moustache for the month, or men and women can commit to MOVE every day during Movember. After signing up to grow or MOVE, participants get friends, family, or colleagues to donate to their efforts to change the face of men’s health.

Celebrate the ’Stache: 22 HBO Moustaches for Movember features the following iconic characters:

Movember-3Al Swearengen from Deadwood

Movember-6Adam Sackler from Girls

Movember-8Bert/Bertha Hagenbeck in Carnivale

BK from No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Bob Black from Behind the Candelabra

Charlotte York from Sex and the City

Clay Davis from The Wire

Dom Basaluzzo from Looking

Frank Harlow from Big Love  

Movember-4Jemaine and Bret from Flight of the Conchords

Keith Charles from Six Feet Under

Movember-7Larry David from Curb Your Enthusiasm

Louis Greene from Bored to Death

Movember-2Mike McClintock from Veep

Monty Beragon from Mildred Pierce

Mr. Pfister from Family Tree

Nick Wasicsko from Show Me a Hero

Patsy de la Serda from Getting On

Movember-9Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish from Game of Thrones

Ray Velcoro from True Detective Season 2

Richard Harrow from Boardwalk Empire

Movember-1Rust Cohle from True Detective Season 1

HBO NOW Available to Apple and Optimum Online Customers Today! Find out how to sign up!

HBONow_iOS_1024Home Box Office announced today that HBO NOWSM – the network’s highly anticipated standalone premium streaming service – is available starting today, providing audiences with instant access to HBO’s acclaimed programming. To subscribe, consumers only need the internet. HBO NOW is available directly through Apple or Optimum Online for a monthly subscription of $14.99. Customers who sign up for HBO NOW in April will enjoy a 30 day introductory free trial period.

Just in time for the premiere of the fifth season of Game of Thrones on Sunday, April 12, HBO NOW subscribers will have access to every episode of every season of the best series programming, more of the biggest and latest Hollywood hit movies, original HBO Films, groundbreaking documentaries, sports, and comedy and music specials.

Similar to HBO GO, HBO NOW will offer more than 2,000 titles online. This includes current critically acclaimed series like Game of Thrones®, True Detective®, Silicon Valley®, Girls®, Veep®, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver®, and The Leftovers®, as well as classics like The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, True Blood®, The Wire® and Deadwood®In addition, HBO NOW subscribers will have instant access to more Hollywood hits like Divergent, X-MEN: Days of Future Past, Neighbors, Godzilla and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. HBO continues to be in discussions with its existing network of distributors and new digital partners to offer HBO NOW.

Subscribing to HBO NOW Through Apple

STEP 1: Apple customers can subscribe to HBO NOW by downloading the app on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch or directly on Apple TV using their iTunes account.

STEP 2: Customers purchase an HBO NOW subscription directly in-app through Apple for $14.99 per month, following the limited time, introductory 30 day free trial period.

STEP 3: Upon registering with Apple, subscribers will set up HBO NOW login credentials, enabling them to watch their favorite HBO programming on their iOS devices as well as on HBONOW.com via PC or Mac.

Subscribing to HBO NOW Through Optimum Online

STEP 1: Cablevision’s Optimum Online customers can purchase an HBO NOW subscription by ordering the service online atOptimum.net/HBONOW or by calling 866-262-9329 for $14.99 per month, following the limited time, introductory 30 day free trial period.

STEP 2: After purchasing their HBO NOW subscription, Optimum Online customers can access the service by downloading the HBO NOW app on their Apple TV or iOS device or by going to HBONOW.com. Customers then select “Optimum” from the drop down menu of providers and sign in using their Optimum username and password.

STEP 3: Upon registering with Optimum, subscribers will set up HBO NOW login credentials, enabling them to watch their favorite HBO programming on their Apple TV or iOS devices as well as on HBONOW.com via PC or Mac.

HBO NOW Will Be Available to Cablevision’s Optimum Online Internet Customers

HBONow_iOS_1024Last week, HBO and Apple announced their partnership with the new service, HBO NOW. For the first time, you won’t have to have a cable subscription to get HBO, but if you are an internet subscriber to Cablevision’s Optimum Online, you can get it too. How this will be available is yet to be determined, but seems pretty obvious that it’ll work like HBO GO does now, and you’ll login with your Cablevision password. The price (which has yet to be determined, but will probably be $14.99/month) will likely be tacked onto your monthly internet bill.  Read More →

In Case You Missed It: News & Trailers of the Week 3.13.13

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News

Disney Announces ‘Frozen 2′ is Coming!

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XLrator Media Acquires ‘Tokyo Tribe’ For North American Distribution!

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Production Begins on ‘Code of Honor’ Starring Steven Seagal

Ben Foster Cast in Da Vinci Code Sequel ‘Inferno’

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Stiller and Wilson Officially Announce ‘Zoolander 2′ at Paris Fashion Week!

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Trailers, Features & Photos

New Featurette For the Upcoming ‘Furious 7′ Released

Pictures from The World Premiere of ‘Insurgent’ in London Last Night

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First Look at Matthew McConaughey in ‘The Free State of Jones’

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New Poster and Episode Description Released for Upcoming ‘Flash’ Return

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New Trailer for Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ is Here!

Trailer for ‘San Andreas’ Starring Dwayne Johnson Released!

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New Trailer for Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’ Has Been Released

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New Trailer for ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ on Netflix Features More of Vincent D’Onofrio!

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HBO Now Announced at Live Apple Event – To Launch in Early April

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Home Box Office announced today the name of its standalone premium streaming service – HBO NOW– and that the service will launch this April, bringing the highly anticipated new product to audiences in time for the fifth season of Game of Thrones.  HBO and Apple also announced that for the first time an HBO subscription will be made available directly to Apple customers through HBO NOW.

I’m currently checking to see if multiple devices are able to be used at the same time. I’ll keep you posted! [UPDATED] 3 simultaneous streams! http://youtu.be/tQEhY_MJk9M

HBO NOW provides instant access to HBO’s acclaimed programming.  Watch every episode of every season of the best series programming, more of the biggest and latest Hollywood hit movies, original HBO Films, groundbreaking documentaries, sports and comedy and music specials.  To subscribe to the streaming service HBO NOW, consumers only need the internet.

Apple will give viewers the ability to enjoy HBO programming via HBO NOW. Upon launch, customers can subscribe using the HBO NOW app on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, or directly on Apple TV for instant access. Users can purchase HBO NOW directly in-app for $14.99 a month. Upon registering, subscribers will also be able to watch at HBONOW.com.  HBO will offer a 30 day introductory free trial period to new HBO NOW customers who sign up through Apple in April.

HBO continues to be in discussions with its existing network of distributors and new digital partners to offer HBO NOW.  At launch, HBO NOW will be available on iOS devices and on PCs.

“HBO NOW is the next phase of innovation at HBO,” said Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, HBO.  “With this new partnership, a natural evolution for the network, we have access to millions of Apple customers who are used to getting their favorite apps immediately.  Now, they can do the same with an HBO subscription.”

“HBO NOW offers a new generation of HBO fans many of the best TV programs in the world without a cable or satellite subscription,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “Now, with the same simplicity as buying an app, customers can subscribe to HBO NOW and instantly start viewing their favorite HBO programs as they air – this is huge.”

Similar to HBO GO, HBO NOW will offer more than 2,000 titles online. This includes current critically acclaimed series like Game of Thrones®, True Detective®, Silicon Valley®, Girls®, Veep® and The Leftovers®, as well as classics like The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, True Blood®, The Wire® and Deadwood®.

Highly-anticipated upcoming original programs like Westworld, the drama series starring Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris and Evan Rachel Wood; The Brink, the dark comedy series starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins; the new season of the Emmy®-winning True Detective with Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell and Rachel McAdams; and HBO Films’ Bessie, starring Queen Latifah, will become available on HBO NOW as they air on HBO.

In addition, HBO NOW will showcase Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, named “best of 2014” on many critics’ lists; VICE, the Emmy®-winning, cutting-edge news magazine series hosted by Shane Smith; HBO Sports documentaries, series and World Championship Boxing events; and groundbreaking documentary programming like Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst and the Oscar®-winning Citizenfour.