"Right now I'm watching a show, 'The Wire,' about surveillance, which I'm really enjoying," Snowden told Williams. "Second season's not so great."
Williams didn't linger on Snowden's TV reviews, much to the newsman's credit, but the example was given by Snowden as one of the ways he's able to continue to live as an American, even though he's in far-off Russia.
HBO programs only recently became available in Russia, when the film company Amedia signed a five-year deal to bring the shows to Russia beginning last May.
If Snowden's exile continues, he may even get a chance to catch up on