And, as Toby had expected since he keeps his eye on Apple rumors, HBO and Apple have just announced HBO Now, a standalone service for $15/month, starting in April which just so happens to be when Game of Thrones starts airing entirely coincidentally I am sure.
Even if we have to commit to a year, instead of being able to get it for the three months of GoT, about $30/month for TV down from about $100, with the occasional TV series like Star Wars: Rebels that we'll have to buy via iTunes.
I can deal.
ETA: I think the real tipping point was discovering that QI, which had FINALLY started on BBC America, was also available on Hulu. :)
*That we cared about. I watch some HGTV shows that I can easily give up. Netflix also just started adding some DIY and HGTV shows, so I can get my fix there.
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