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HBO to Offer Up 'Defiant Ones’ for Binge Viewing

HBO will make all four episodes of its documentary series The Defiant Ones available on the network’s digital streaming platforms beginning July 9.

The series, which will run on HBO over four consecutive nights beginning July 9, will be available on HBO Go and HBO Now as well as HBO On Demand, said network officials.

The Defiant Ones chronicles the story of the decades long musical and business partnership between Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, and will feature interviews with Bono, David Geffen, Eminem, Nas, Stevie Nicks, Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube, Gwen Stefani, Jon Landau, Tom Petty, Trent Reznor, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Springsteen, Diddy and will.i.am.

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.