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That Major Game Of Thrones Leak Led To A New World Piracy Record

2.2 million illegal downloads in 12 hours: That’s the piracy world record the latest Game of Thrones episode set last week.


John Oliver Is Coming To Australia For A Stand-Up Comedy Tour

Now that John Oliver’s show, Last Week Tonight, is harder to see than ever in Australia thanks to a HBO geoblock, it’s the perfect time for the comedian to jet into Australia for a few stand-up comedy shows. Here’s how you can get tickets.


What Sound Provokes A Pavlovian Reaction In You?

A fascinating examination of the HBO “static sound” in Playboy got us thinking about the sounds we hear that trigger a conditioned response. HBO’s now-famous static primes the brain to expect the start of a show immediately thereafter. What other noise gets you going?


HBO Now Is Killing Australian Accounts

Bad news, VPN-ers: HBO doesn’t want your money. The service has started emailing people who are using the new HBO Now streaming service outside of the US to tell them they’re about to be booted.


Here's Everything You Need To Know Before Game Of Thrones Season 5

Game of Thrones is coming back for Season 5 this Sunday, April 12. Do you remember everything that happened in seasons 1 through 4? Probably not since you probably don’t even know how to pronounce all the character’s names. Catch up with everything you need to remember before the premiere in the video below


Game Of Thrones Author George R R Martin Is Working On Sci-Fi

Game of Thrones might be HBO’s hottest property and it has author George R R Martin to thank (as well as an amazing crew and ensemble cast). It appears the cable network is keen to get more out of Martin beyond his fantasy works, with reports suggesting the writer is cooking up a science fiction series for it.


HBO's Standalone Streaming Service Won't Be Available In Australia

When HBO announced it would release a stand-alone streaming service a few weeks ago, we raised our collective hopes that it would come to Australia rather than just be a US-exclusive. Sadly, our hopes have been dashed: it’s only going to be available to customers in the US.


Jamie Lannister And Brienne Of Tarth On Filming Game Of Thrones Season 4

Game of Thrones‘ fifth season is less than two months away, and if you’re looking for a way to pass the time you’ll be pleased to hear that the last season has just hit store shelves on DVD and Blu-ray. If you haven’t watched it yet, get on board! To celebrate the release, two of the show’s most interesting characters have shared a few thoughts on the filming and future of the hit series. Spoiler warning!


The IMAX Trailer For Game Of Thrones Is Pretty Epic

Video: In the lead-up to the next season of Game Of Thrones, HBO has remastered the final two episodes of season four to play in IMAX. There’s a bit of a hype trailer for it now up on YouTube, and it looks awesome.


Season 5 Of Game Of Thrones Premieres April 12

We now know when the next season of Game Of Thrones will hit TV screens — in the US, at least. Hey, it’s only three (long, grueling, painful) months away!