Report: President Obama Requested Advance Episodes of True Detective, Game of Thrones

True DetectiveWhile you’re sitting on the couch watching TV this weekend and feeling like you should be doing something more with your life, take comfort in the fact that the leader of the free world might be doing the exact same thing! President Obama is scheduled to be at Sunnylands, the Annenberg estate in Rancho Mirage, Calif., for a three-day trip this weekend that includes a meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan. But when he’s not doing that, apparently he’s going to be spending part of the time sitting on the couch, powering through his new favorite HBO shows, “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective.” According to a report in the New York Times, Obama approached HBO Chief Executive Richard Plepler at a state dinner at the White House on Tuesday night and asked him, “Where is my ‘True Detective’ and ‘Game of Thrones’?” He reportedly suggested to Plepler that the coming weekend would be a good time to watch the shows.

Read the full story at The Los Angeles Times.

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