We knew the Season 1 finale of True Detective would be bringing in a lot of viewers, as HBO has been teasing that the episode would reveal the identity of “The Yellow King” ritualistic serial killer. But what HBO apparently didn’t anticipate is that the popularity of this eighth and final episode of the season would cause its streaming service, HBO GO, to crash.
The season finale aired on HBO on Sunday night at 9pm and by 9:50pm, the HBO GO Twitter account had posted a status about their service being affected: “Due to overwhelmingly popular demand for #TrueDetective, we’ve been made aware of an issue affecting some users. Please try again soon.”
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