HBO

American pay television network

The Home Box Office (HBO) is an American cable television network. HBO show movies made for theaters as well as television. The also show many original television programs, including The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Crashbox and Big Love. Other popular series include Oz, True Blood, Carnivàle, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, The Wire, Entourage, and Deadwood. HBO is owned by WarnerMedia (formerly TimeWarner).

HBO
HBO logo.svg
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
Slogan
  • "It's Not TV. It's HBO."
  • "It's What Connects Us."
HeadquartersNew York, NY, United States
Programming
Language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish (HBO Latino only and via SAP audio track on primary HBO channel and all other multiplex channels; some films may be distributed in their native language and subtitled into English)
Picture format
Timeshift service
  • HBO East
  • HBO West
  • HBO2 East
  • HBO2 West
  • HBO Comedy East
  • HBO Comedy West
  • HBO Family East
  • HBO Family West
  • HBO Latino East
  • HBO Latino West
  • HBO Signature East
  • HBO Signature West
  • HBO Zone East
  • HBO Zone West
Ownership
OwnerHome Box Office, Inc. (Time Warner)
Sister channels
History
LaunchedNovember 8, 1972; 49 years ago (1972-11-08)
Links
Websitewww.hbo.com
Availability
Cable
Available on all U.S. cable systemsConsult your local cable provider or program listings source for channel availability
Verizon FiOS
  • 899–913 (HD)
  • 400–413 (SD)
Satellite
DirecTV
  • HBO:
  • East: 501 (HD/SD)
  • West: 504 (HD/SD)
  • HBO2:
  • East: 502 (HD/SD)
  • West: 505 (HD/SD)
  • HBO Signature: 503 (HD/SD)
  • HBO Comedy: 506 (HD)
  • HBO Family:
  • East: 507 (HD/SD)
  • West: 508 (SD)
  • HBO Zone: 509 (HD)
  • HBO Latino: 511 (HD)
  • HBO On Demand: 1501
Dish Network
  • HBO:
  • East: 300 (HD/SD)
  • West: 303 (HD/SD)
  • HBO2:
  • East: 301 (HD/SD)
  • West: 304 (SD)
  • HBO Signature:
  • 302 (HD/SD)
  • HBO Family: 305 (HD/SD)
  • HBO Comedy: 307 (HD/SD)
  • HBO Zone: 308 (HD only)
  • HBO Latino:
  • 309 (HD/SD)
IPTV
AT&T U-verse1802–1815 (HD)
802–815 (SD)
CenturyLink Prism
  • 1802–1815 (HD)
  • 802–815 (SD)
TalkTalk TV (UK)On Demand – Buy & Keep
Zazeen (Canada)172–173 (HD/SD)
Streaming media
HBO Go
  • www.hbogo.com
  • (U.S. cable Internet subscribers only; requires login from pay television provider to access content)
HBO Now
PlayStation VueInternet Protocol television
Sling TVInternet Protocol television
DirecTV NowInternet Protocol television
Home Box Office, Inc.
Division[2]
IndustryEntertainment
FoundedNovember 8, 1972 (1972-11-08)
Headquarters
New York City
,
United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
  • Richard Plepler (CEO)
  • John K. Billock
  • (President of HBO U.S. Group)
  • Casey Bloys
  • (President of HBO Programing)
ProductsPay television, television production
RevenueIncreaseUS$5.615 billion (2015)[3]
ParentTime Warner
(sale to AT&T pending)
Divisions
Subsidiaries
Websitewww.homeboxoffice.com

ProgramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "HBO: About: Frequently Asked Questions: HBO HD". HBO. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  2. Visnji, Margaret (24 January 2019). "How Time Warner Makes Money? Understanding Time Warner Business Model".
  3. "Annual Report - Time Warner" (PDF).

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