China's Tencent partners with HBO for TV show streaming, AsiaOne Showbiz News

November 25, 2014 1:16 PM

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BEIJING - Chinese Internet firm Tencent Holdings Ltd is partnering with Time Warner Inc's HBO network to stream its TV shows, which are known for their provocative content and may draw scrutiny from the country's authorities.

Tencent will be the exclusive online provider of HBO series such as "Game of Thrones" - which features gore, nudity, and incest - "True Detective" and "Boardwalk Empire", China's top social network and gaming firm, said on Tuesday.

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