Posted on April 14, 2011
"Winter is coming soon to HBO" as one of the DISH Network deals of the weekend will be a free preview of HBO including Sunday's series premiere of 'Game of Thrones' at 10pm, channel 300. The HBO free preview weekend, exclusive to DISH Network subscribers, will begin Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17 - just in time for the highly anticipated series premiere of 'Game of Thrones' based on the best selling novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R.R. Martin. In a recent article from Today.com at MSNBC, HBO President, Sue Naegle commented on the exciting upcoming HBO series: "I was a giant freak for 'A Song of Ice and Fire. This is smart, sexy and delicious. In my mind, you can’t help falling in love with Princess Daenerys, who is a powerful, fierce role model.” HBO hopes to hook viewers into it's new series, alongside other high-budget series that have been produced on Starz and Showtime. Luckily, the free preview weekend provided by DISH Network will give viewers the opportunity to take a look at HBO's latest original series project. Other shows and movies DISH customers can enjoy this weekend include: Lottery Ticket,'Real Time with Bill Maher,' and 'Mildred Pierce.' You also won't want to miss 'Fight Week' on HBO, showcasing Andre Berto vs. Victor Ortiz in the ring, followed by Khan vs. McCloskey. To learn more about DISH Network specials and programming packages, visit authorized retailer DISH Systems online or call 866-989-3474. Enjoy a preview of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' below. Which HBO shows are you most looking forward to watching this weekend? Will you add 'Game of Thrones' to your list of must-watch shows?