Netflix stock plummeted by about $115 per share after reporting third-quarter results that missed expectations. It also followed an announcement earlier in the day that HBO Go will be available to people without a pay-TV subscription starting next year.
“My sister’s ex-boyfriend’s cousin’s cat’s.”
On the company’s second-quarter earnings call, CEO Jeff Bewkes acknowledged that HBO GO has stiff competition in Netflix — and that the former will likely take a page from Netflix’s book in the future.
Nope, no, never in the history of the ever.
Steamy Romances is a category?
Sunday night HBO Go was having widespread technical problems as an overwhelming amount of people tried to watch the True Detective finale and fans took to Twitter to fret. No spoilers.
Reed Hastings, when asked for his thoughts on HBO’s view that it doesn’t mind users sharing HBO Go passwords, joked that his rival Richard Plepler’s password was “Netflix Bitch.”
“We’re in the business of creating addicts,” he said. Richard Plepler joined BuzzFeed Business editor Peter Lauria for a BuzzFeed Brews session in New York.
Ha! Heh? Hmmm. Also: What happens when you run into an OkCupid human offline? And using your ex’s HBO Go password.
A quick office poll. Seems like HBO might have a problem here!
This one goes all the way to the top.
Have you ever wondered why HBO doesn’t offer a standalone online subscription? This is why.
Why are we still trapped by the limits of our TiVos? There’s no reason anymore that we can’t watch whatever, whenever.