Saturday, December 7, 2019

HBO winter 2019 For your consideration billboards...

Watchmen season 1 Drop-dead fantastic FYC billboard
Yesterday streaming giant Netflix got to show off their array of For your consideration billboards and today it's the turn of HBO, with another cohesive winter awards campaign for the premium cabler's comedies and dramas.

Fist up is this "drop-dead fantastic" ad creative for HBO's Watchmen superhero series starring Regina King as the masked 'Sister Night'.
Watchmen 2019 FYC billboard
The series is a reimagined continuation of the original DC Comics source material and 2009 Watchmen movie, replacing the foreboding Cold War threat of nuclear war with the oppressive threat of white supremacy.

This impactful FYC billboard was snapped watching over Sepulveda Boulevard on November 22, 2019.
Big Little Lies season 2 HBO FYC billboard
Originally billed as a limited series, HBO's adaptation of Liane Moriarty's 2014 novel, Big Little Lies, returned for a sophomore season and added more star power to its impressive ensemble cast.
Giant Big Little Lies season 2 HBO FYC billboard
Triple Oscar winner Meryl Streep came to Monterey, California, to mix things up for Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz after the coverup of the death of Alexander Skarsgård's abusive husband 'Perry' last season.
Big Little Lies season 2 FYC billboard
These 'For your consideration' billboards which came in different sizes, landscape and large, were photographed along Sunset Boulevard from November 18 to November 23, 2019.
Big Little Lies season 2 FYC billboard
With four Golden Globes, two SAG Awards, a Critics Choice Award and eight Emmys already in the bag for the first season, can history repeat itself this winter awards season?
Euphoria season 1 HBO FYC billboard
Sam Levinson's freshman drama Euphoria is also hoping to score some nominations for HBO and its star, Zendaya, this month also.
Euphoria 2019 HBO FYC billboard
This FYC billboard for the high school drama series about sex, drugs and violence was spotted along Sepulveda Boulevard on November 23, 2019.
Chernobyl Masterful TV HBO FYC billboard
The nuclear reactor meltdown limited series Chernobyl cleaned up at the Emmys this September with ten awards, but can the mini-series based on the 1986 disaster continue to impress critics this winter awards season?
Chernobyl HBO FYC billboard
This "Masterful television" FYC billboard was captured along Pico Boulevard on November 22, 2019.
Giant Succession season 2 HBO FYC billboard
Another series getting some super-sized sport from HBO this awards season was the second season of Succession.
Succession season 2 HBO FYC billboard
Just how many people consider the acclaimed family media empire drama "The best show on TV"?
Giant Succession season 2 HBO FYC billboard
These FYC billboards were photographed along the Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Boulevard on November 21, 2019, and the following day.
Succession season 2 FYC billboard
HBO was also taking over the walls of the Whisky A Go-Go club along the Sunset Strip this past month to show off its collection of shows, including Chernobyl, Barry, Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, Euphoria and Succession.
Winter 2019 HBO FYC billboards Whisky A Go-Go
Winter 2019 HBO FYC billboards
Winter 2019 HBO FYC billboards Whisky A Go-Go
Another limited series getting showcased in the city skyline this year was the Gaza war drama, Our Boys.
Our Boys 2019 HBO consideration billboard
This "Powerful" FYC billboard was photographed along West Hollywood's Sunset Strip on November 19, 2019.
Our Boys 2019 HBO FYC billboard
On a lighter note, HBO was also promoting some of its popular comedies this month, including the sophomore season of the dark hitman comedy, Barry.
Barry HBO FYC Audaciously original billboard
The Bill Hader comedy was nominated for three Golden Globes last year, so let's see if this FYC billboard spotted along the Sunset Strip on November 21, 2019, can help garner some nods this season.
Barry season 2 HBO FYC billboard
Also in the world of comedy, the political satire Veep came to an end this year with its seventh and final season.

Fleabag stole the comedy crown at the Emmys this September, but can Julia Louis-Dreyfus go out with a bang this winter?
Giant Veep final season HBO FYC billboard
These billboards for "TV's greatest comedy" were spotted along Santa Monica Boulevard and the Sunset Strip from November 21 to November 24, 2019.
Veep final season 7 FYC billboard
At this year's Emmys, HBO took home 37 trophies out of a record-breaking 137 nominations, so let's see what this winter awards season holds.

And if you like all these consideration ads, make sure you also compare them to HBO's winter 2018 FYC billboards.
Giant Veep season 7 HBO FYC billboard
UPDATED: Here's also a FYC billboard for the British flashforward drama, Years and Years, a truly scary vision of the future in Britain.
Years and Years series premiere billboard
The series premiere billboard was snapped above Santa Monica Boulevard on July 1, whilst the FYC "A Masterpiece" billboard was spotted along Sunset Boulevard on December 9, 2019.
Years and Years HBO FYC billboard
Here's also a FYC billboard for the adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials snapped along Fairfax Avenue on December 9, 2019.
His Dark Materials 2019 FYC billboard
Plus a HBO FYC billboard for Game of Thrones final season spotted along L.A.'s 3rd Street the same day.
Game of Thrones final season FYC billboard
UPDATED: Here's also some giant-sized support for the fantasy series based on George R. R. Martin's novels, snapped eastbound along the Sunset Strip on December 16, 2019.
Game of Thrones winter 2019 FYC billboard
Plus a smaller ad spotted along Pico Boulevard the same day, even if Kit Harington is the only actor Lucy enough to be nominated for Golden Globe this season.
Game of Thrones winter 2019 FYC billboard
Whilst here's a super-sized billboard for Chernobyl captured westbound along the Sunset Strip on December 15, 2019, which is nominated for four Golden Globes.
Giant Chernobyl 2019 FYC billboard
UPDATED: With a shorter winter awards season this year it looks like HBO has decided to focus on its Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, with the results to be announced on January 19, 2020.
Peter Dinklage Game of Thrones SAG Awards billboard
The final season of Game of Thrones scored three nods, for Peter Dinklage, Outstanding Cast Ensemble and Best Stunt Ensemble.
Game of Thrones season 8 SAG Awards billboard
Mahershala Ali was recognised for his role in the third season of the crime anthology series, True Detective.
Mahershala Ali True Detective SAG Awards billboard
And HBO's dark comedy Barry garnered nominations for its star Bill Hader and its Ensemble Cast.
Barry season 2 SAG Awards nominee billboard
Plus the sophomore season of Big Little Lies also received a nomination for its Outstanding Ensemble Cast.

All these nominee billboards were spied along Highland Avenue, Melrose Avenue and Sunset Boulevard on January 4, 2020. Daily Billboard is sure these won't be the last SAG Awards nominee billboards that appear in the coming weeks.
Big Little Lies season 2 SAG Awards nominee billboard
UPDATED: Here's also another Game of Thrones SAG Awards nominee billboard snapped in better lighting along Pico Boulevard on January 10, 2020.
Game of Thrones final season SAG Awards billboard
Plus a nominee billboard shining a spotlight on Emily Watson in Chernobyl, spotted along Sepulveda Boulevard the same day.
Emily Watson Chernobyl SAG Awards billboard
And here's also a SAG Award nominee billboard for Jared Harris from Chernobyl, spied along Robertson Boulevard the next day.
Jared Harris Chernobyl SAG Awards billboard

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