Our 15 Biggest Moments of 2015
Here's a look at the episodes, specials and events that defined our year. Relive the moments on HBO NOW: http://itsh.bo/hbonow
- •Comedy Special: "7 Days in Hell"A spandex-clad spectacle full of big hair and bigger egos, this must-see mockumentary stars SNL alum Andy Samberg and Game of Thrones icon Kit Harington.
- •Silicon Valley: "Two Days of the Condor"The season 2 finale culminates in 2015's most exciting urine-related livestream. Plus, the lawsuit between Pied Piper and Hooli comes to a dramatic conclusion.
- •Ballers: "Move the Chains"In this third episode of the series, the crew epitomizes the Ballers lifestyle in two words: Yacht. Party.
- •The Leftovers: "Axis Mundi"The Season 2 premiere of The Leftovers welcomes viewers to the town of Miracle, introduces powerhouse Regina King as Erika Murphy and ushers in a fresh start for the Garveys.
- •Girls: "Home Birth"New lives begin- metaphorically and literally- in the Season 4 finale of Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow's comedy.
- •Documentary: "Citizenfour"Laura Poitras' documentary, which chronicles Edward Snowden as he made global headlines, earned both an Oscar and an Emmy Award.
- •Veep: "Election Night"The Season 4 finale of five-time Emmy Award-winner Veep channels the thrills and chills of a national election.
- •Game of Thrones: "Hardhome"The year's most resonant "Come at me, bro," came at the hands of the Night King to Jon Snow.
- •Comedy Special: "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo"If you saw Trainwreck this year, you already know...Amy Schumer is hilarious. She brought her unique voice to her first HBO comedy special. "Amy was as good as anybody who's at the Apollo this year," says the special's director Chris Rock. "She's that good." We agree.
- •HBO Boxing: "Mayweather vs. Pacquiao"Although some claimed the hype exceeded the fight, there's no disputing that Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao was an epic match-up years in the making that was- and is- worth watching.
- •Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: "April 5, 2015"John Oliver goes to the ends of the earth (well, Russia) to bring you Edward Snowden's take on government surveillance.
- •Documentary: "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief"Deemed "jaw-dropping" by New York Magazine, Alex Gibney's documentary takes you deep inside the Church of Scientology.
- •VICE Special Report: "Fixing the System"For the first time in history, a sitting president visited a federal prison and sat down with inmates.
- •The Jinx: "Chapter 6: What the Hell Did I Do?""I'm hard pressed at the moment to think of a more stunning, breathtaking, Did-That-Just-Happen?/That-did-NOT-just-happen! finish in my TV viewing life," said Jeff Jensen in Entertainment Weekly of the documentary series' shocking conclusion.
- •Game of Thrones: "Mother's Mercy"#ForTheWatch. Enough said.