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Internet freaks out after HBO GO crashes during 'True Detective' finale

No spoilers ahead -- proceed at will.
By Aileen Graef   |   March 10, 2014 at 1:40 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- Fans of the thriller True Detective were disappointed when HBO's streaming service crashed on Sunday during the much anticipated finale of the hit show.

Nervously twitching and wired fans on the East Coast logged onto the HBO GO streaming service at 9 p.m. only to be faced with a spinning circle on a black screen. The streaming service, which is only available by subscription, login, and password, apparently just had too many users logging in a once.

HBO GO recognized the problem and send a tweet saying they were addressing the issue.


"HBO NO GO" as it was affectionately dubbed, had Twitter abuzz with everyone who was trying to watch.



The people who watched the finale on television had no problem and the episode remains on HBO On Demand. The show stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson and had the second highest premiere rating for an HBO show with 2.3 million viewers, following Boardwalk Empire with 4.8 million viewers in 2010.

[USA Today]

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