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GET MORE® ON HBO GO® AND HBO CONNECT
– Season 5 Finale Bonus Scene Teasing Season 6 Now Available on HBO GO®
With Enhanced Elements Exclusive to the Interactive Viewing Experience –
– Alan Ball Hosts Live Q&A on HBO Connect Today at 2pm ET –
New York, NY, August 27, 2012 – Season 5 of HBO’s smash-hit series® came to a dramatic end on HBO last night but fans needn’t shed a tear for their favorite vampire, shapeshifter, werewolf or townie. HBO GO® injects fun into the season finale with a bonus scene teasing season 6 appearing at the end of the last episode with additional, exclusive elements available through HBO GO’s interactive viewing experience.
The extended scene, written by creator and executive producer Alan Ball, is available now at HBOGO.com or via the HBO GO app. In addition, Ball will be conducting alive Q&A on the network’s dedicated social site, HBO Connect, today at 2pm ET (http://connect.hbo.com/events/true-blood/live-q-alan-ball/), to talk about the scene and field additional questions from fans. To view a promo for the experience and bonus scene on HBO GO visit: http://youtu.be/M0M_bBMxBfs.
“fans love to interact with the show and each other,” said Ball. “I’m excited to give them something extra to talk about even after the season 5 finale credits roll.”
The HBO GO interactive viewing experience,which features exclusive enhancements to the True Blood bonus scene, allows audiences to engage with original features created exclusively for the service by watching full-length episodes of the series alongside never-before-seen bonus content. The True Blood interactive viewing experience for HBO GO can be accessed online or via the HBO GO iPad® app, featuring special enhancements designed exclusively for the device.
HBO GO can also be accessed via the HBO GO app on Apple’s iPhone® and iPod®, Amazon’s Kindle Fire and numerous smart phones using Google’s Android™ operating system, as well as platforms such as Xbox 360®, Samsung Smart TV™ and Roku® – and is free of charge to HBO subscribers through participating television providers.