HBO Blazes Trail with Buzzfeed Talk, Playstation News

17 Jan 2014 - By TW Staff

(Above: Peter Lauria (L), BuzzFeed Business Editor, talks with HBO CEO Richard Plepler at the inaugural expansion of "BuzzFeed Brews.")

Last night, HBO Chief Executive Officer Richard Plepler was the first guest on the newly expanded "BuzzFeed Brews," a multi-platform forum through a partnership between BuzzFeed and CBS This Morning.

BuzzFeed Business Editor Peter Lauria talked with Plepler about HBO's business strategy, trends with digital and streaming video, and the future of the TV industry in front of a live audience at The Ainsworth in New York City. The interview was streamed live on BuzzFeed and featured today on CBS This Morning.

While discussing HBO's constant drive for innovation, Plepler announced another first from HBO: the launch of HBO GO on Sony's PlayStation 3, with the service coming soon to PlayStation 4 (read more on the PlayStation blog).

Watch the full "BuzzFeed Brews" interview with Richard Plepler below (skip ahead to 9:10 for the beginning of the interview).