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'Game of Thrones' Crashes HBO's Streaming Service Deadline

HBO’s streaming service, HBO GO, continues to have a difficult time with in-demand shows, after the premiere of the “Game of Thrones” fourth season crashed the service Sunday, reports Deadline.com.

The problem is the second this year for HBO GO, which crashed during the finale of “True Detective.” HBO GO’s Twitter account confirmed the technical trouble, which caused customers to complain online.

“Looks like there’s trouble in the realm. Apologies for the inconvenience. We’ll be providing updates, so please stay tuned. #GameofThrones,” the account tweeted. Later it posted: “Having trouble accessing @HBO GO? Send a raven. @GameOfThrones will be available soon on HBO On Demand with some cable providers.”

After the problems streaming “True Detective,” Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said that the company was investing in the service: “That’s good news for those of you that tried to watch 'True Detective' last week … we want to make HBO GO stronger.”

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