FandangoNOW today announced a new relationship with HBO Home Entertainment to make HBO®’s award-winning content available for purchase via digital download on FandangoNOW. Individual episodes and seasons of HBO content will join FandangoNOW’s robust collection of 40,000 new release and catalog movies and TV shows. FandangoNOW is distributed on an install base of more than 100 million devices, including Smart TVs, over-the-top (OTT) streaming players, video game systems, iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets, and online at FandangoNOW.com.
Starting today, FandangoNOW customers will be able to purchase individual episodes and seasons of premium HBO content, including:
• Smash hit drama series Game of Thrones and The Sopranos
• Comedy series Girls, Divorce and Insecure
• Epic limited series and mini-series The Night Of and Band of Brothers
“HBO is synonymous with high-quality programming,” says Adam Rockmore, Chief Marketing Officer, FandangoNOW. “By selling HBO’s original content, including award-winning series like Game of Thrones and more in the coming months, FandangoNOW continues to expand the breadth and scope of quality entertainment available to its customers to enjoy anytime and from anywhere.”
“Fandango is a leader in the category for their ability to market to entertainment enthusiasts through their digital network,” says Sofia Chang, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Distribution, HBO. “This partnership allows us to expand our EST offering to HBO fans across a wide variety of devices.”
More programs will launch in the coming weeks and months, including Ballers, Silicon Valley, Veep, True Detective, The Newsroom and many more.
FandangoNOW is a premium on-demand video service and part of Fandango, the nation’s leading digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, theatrical ticketing, movie trailers, original content and home entertainment. FandangoNOW offers more than 40,000 new release and catalog movies, next-day TV shows, and an extensive library of 4K and HDR titles, to buy or rent — no subscription required. The service curates entertainment options for every occasion and provides Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer scores to help consumers with their viewing decisions. With an install base of more than 100 million devices, including Smart TVs from Samsung, LG and VIZIO; over-the-top (OTT) streaming players including Roku and Chromecast; Xbox One video game system; iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets; and online at FandangoNOW.com, consumers can watch movies and TV shows on FandangoNOW anytime, anywhere, whether at home or on the go.
About HBO Home Entertainment®
HBO Home Entertainment develops, distributes and markets an extensive array of critically-acclaimed and groundbreaking programs in three formats—Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD—throughout the world. Releases include the global hit Game of Thrones®, the #1 selling TV on DVD/Blu-ray title in major territories throughout the world over the past four years, in addition to current hits and classic favorites including True Detective®, Girls®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City® True Blood®, The Wire® and Entourage®. The company’s catalog contains hundreds of titles including multiple Emmy® Award-winning mini-series The Pacific® and Band of Brothers®, which holds the record through 2014 as the all-time best selling TV on DVD/Blu-ray title in the US; provocative programs from HBO Documentary Films including The Jinx: The Life & Deaths of Robert Durst and The Case Against 8; innovative movies from HBO Films including Game Change and The Normal Heart; hit Cinemax® original series including BansheeSM and Strike Back®; and comedy specials featuring stand-up performers like Bill Maher and Billy Crystal. Launched in 1984, HBO Home Entertainment has offices in New York, London and Toronto. The company’s releases are sold in more than 70 territories around the world and are digitally distributed on a transactional basis across an expanding number of territories and platforms.