HBO UK has signed a deal with blinkbox to make its TV shows available to watch instantly via the digital movie service.
For the first time, blinkbox customers in the UK can buy the second seasons of Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire via blinkbox and ahead of their DVD and Blu-ray release. HBO shows on blinkbox are available on a pay-as-you-go basis as individual episodes or seasons.
Colin Smith, Director, International Digital Distribution for HBO said: "We are delighted to partner with blinkbox and to offer a wide variety of award-winning premium content to fans in the UK with a number of titles available on an EST basis for the very first time."
blinkbox CEO Michael Comish added: "This partnership with HBO is huge news for blinkbox and our customers. Anyone wanting to watch the second seasons of Game of Thrones or Boardwalk Empire will have to wait to watch them on DVD—we've got them right now on blinkbox."
HBO shows on blinkbox can be viewed on a PC, Mac, Smart devices (TV, Blu-Ray players, set-top boxes), iPad, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
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