Switch to Marathon Weekends on HBO Defined

Make weekends larger than life with ‘Marathon Weekends’ on HBO Defined. 100% ad-free

HBO Defined brings about the best of entertainment for its viewers. The 100% ad-free entertainment channel is all set to make your weekends even more exciting and entertaining. Marathon weekends are yet another beautiful surprise by HBO Defined. Best of HBO Originals episodes will telecast without any breaks. Catch all your favorite shows in one go without any wait for the next episode and eagerness to know the secrets of the plot.

The first series coming up on HBO Defined Marathon Weekends will be Rome Season 2, scheduled for September 19–20, 12 PM onwards. The series is considered to be one of the finest creations coming from John Milius, William J. MacDonald and Bruno Heller. The series has a sprawling ensemble of cast with some of the breathtaking moments in the script.

Rome has a storyline covering a major landscape of the struggle of power, the transition from republic to empire, the fight of pride and honor, etc. It also intervenes fictional characters with the historical events and figures. The direction has clearly mastered the art of storytelling and keeps you entangled throughout the series. The British historical drama beautifully showcased the civil war and the wars of conquest from the aristocratic viewpoint of Julius Caesar, his family, his adopted successor Octavian Augustus, their political allies and adversaries, and also from the politically naive viewpoint of two common men, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, the soldiers who have suddenly got into an identity crisis because of the changes happening in the political setup of Rome.

Rome is not just a TV series, but an experience of awesomeness for its viewers. So what are you waiting for? Get all set on the couch with popcorn and soft drinks this September 19–20. 12 PM onwards, Rome is all set to thrill your senses and leave you bewitched with its 100% ad-free back to back telecast.

Coming up next in the race of HBO Defined ‘marathon weekend’ is The Knick created by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring the Academy Award and Emmy nominee Clive Owen taking the lead as prolific Dr. John Thackery. The support cast includes Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Chris Sullivan, etc. The story revolves around the New York’s Knickerbocker hospital, where Dr. Thackery, the most celebrated surgeon pioneers a few discoveries and innovations in the field of medicines. Though, Knickerbocker Hospital emerges as a groundbreaking place known for saving lives in an era of the high mortality rate and zero antibiotics, Dr. Thackery has some dark secrets of his drug addictions and a few medical malpractices. The series also the issues of racism with Dr. Algernon Edwards, a Harvard-educated, European-trained black surgeon struggling for recognition and respect in an all-white hospital.

This Medical Drama has captured the medical challenges and discoveries of the twentieth century in the most immaculate detailing with some of the finest performances coming from actors and directors. There are many moments which will leave you awestruck during the series. So get your friends and family ready, The Knick is coming 100% ad-free to blow you off your feet on September 26–27, Saturday-Sunday. 12 PM onwards.

Don’t forget to enjoy these amazing series on HBO Defined, 100% ad-free

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