HBO Canada smash hit available now for repeated binge viewing on
multiple platforms, including TMN GO
TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Hodor! A record number of
Canadians caught the third season of Game of Thrones, which drew to a riveting conclusion last night on HBO Canada, a multiplex of Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada).
The third season of Game of Thrones, notable for toddler dragons, lost limbs and a nightmare wedding, was
the most-watched series to date on HBO Canada, besting the previous
high-water mark held by Game of Thrones Season 2. Game of Thrones Season 3 has also broken all series viewership records for The Movie
Network and Movie Central.
Last Sunday's finale, written by showrunners David Benioff and D.B.
Weiss, saw Joffrey challenge Tywin, Dany win the hearts of the
Yunkai'i, a return to the scene of the already legendary "Red Wedding,"
and intriguing developments from Dragonstone and the Iron Islands. The
Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning series has been renewed by HBO for a fourth season.
This complex series rewards multiple viewings and all 10 episodes are
now available for repeat consumption across multiple platforms:
In Eastern Canada, Game of Thrones Season 3 is available in High Definition on HBO Canada HD; on TMN
GO/HBO Canada GO, on HBO Canada OnDemand and on HBO Canada OnLine.
In Western Canada, Game of Thrones Season 3 is available in High
Definition on HBO Canada HD; on demand, via mobile and online with
participating service providers.
HBO Canada is a multiplex channel offered by Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern
Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada). HBO
Canada brings Canadians the current slate of signature dramatic
programs for which HBO is known, together with new and
never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials,
sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO's
extensive library - all in an uncut and commercial-free environment.
HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO Canada HD and
programming is accessible via mobile, on demand and online where
available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com.
The Movie Network is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. (TSX : ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's
largest media companies. It operates several of the country's most
popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising
and interactive media properties. Astral plays a central role in
community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and
advertisers. To learn more about Astral, visit astral.com.
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B), a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a
market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets
in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing
and children's animation. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
For access to The Movie Network's media room or Movie Central's press
site, please visit http://press.astral.com or http://mediacentre.corusent.com.
SOURCE: The Movie Network
For further information:
The Movie Network (Eastern Canada)
Movie Central (Western Canada)