Frame: the TV series “Game of thrones”
The Chinese company Tencent, which owns the rights to the show “Game of thrones” and other programs of the American channel HBO, leaving the fans without the final episode of the series. About it writes The Wall Street journal.
The company canceled the show the day of the release of the latest series, may 20. The reason was problems with the signal, but HBO denied it and said that any problems with the data transfer was not. According to representatives of TV channel, such decision was accepted from-for a ban on Chinese authorities to broadcast against the backdrop of worsening trade relations between China and the United States.
Trade relations between the US and China in may 2019 has deteriorated against the backdrop of tightening trade restrictions. The U.S. increased its duties on imports from China in the amount of $ 200 billion, China introduced in response to the tariffs on American goods worth $ 60 billion.
“Game of thrones” came out on HBO in April 2011. The literary basis of the show was the series of books “a Song of ice and fire” writer George RR Martin. In may it became known that more than a million fans of the show demanded to reshoot the eighth season of the Saga. At the same time, the fifth series last season broke the record of the series and was recognized as the most viewed episode.
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