France’s Orange Re-ups HBO Deal


PARIS: Orange Cinéma Series (OCS) has renewed its content agreement with HBO, giving it exclusive rights to shows such as Girls and Game of Thrones for France.

The deal, which has been in place since 2008, allows Orange to carry HBO programs on its Orange Cinema Series (OCS) package, which is available on a number of pay-TV platforms. OCS’s package of five thematic channels will continue to broadcast HBO programs 24 hours after their U.S. debut. This includes True Blood, Boardwalk Empire, The Newsroom, Veep and older titles such as The Sopranos and The Wire.