HBO GO Crashes During ‘True Detective’ Finale, Fans Are Not Amused

True Detective Outage on HBO GO

The finale of True Detectives on HBO was supposed to be a fun event for subscribers of the network, instead, the company’s digital service, HBO GO, failed, leaving thousands of fans to vent their frustration on Twitter.

The HBO GO platform typically airs shows in real-time, allowing users to login and watch. Unfortunately, the popularity of the show caused the software to fail at the start of the 9 p.m. East Coast stream.

Immediately following out outage the official Twitter account for HBO GO sent out the following tweet:

Fans reacted to the outage exactly how we would expect fans to react:

And of course someone had to use the outage to attack ObamaCare:

Our Favorite HBO GO Outage Tweet

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James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.


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