HBO Upping Pay-TV Sampler on Blu-ray30 Apr, 2015 By: Erik Gruenwedel
HBO May 1 is updating the HBO Sampler on select Blu-ray Disc box sets. The sampler enables consumers with Internet-connected BD players to watch full episodes of HBO and Cinemax original series without an HBO subscription. The updated sampler affords access to recent season premiere episodes from season five of “Game of Thrones,” season four of “Veep,” season two of “Silicon Valley,” and the premiere episode of Cinemax series “The Knick.”
Eligible box sets include Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season, Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season, True Blood: The Complete Sixth Season, True Blood: The Complete Seventh Season, Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season, Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season, The Newsroom: The Complete Second Season and True Detective.
“For the first time we’ll be sampling episodes from the current seasons of a few of our hit shows,” said an HBO representative.