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HBO is an American premium cable and satellite television network owned by Home Box Office, Inc., a subsidiary of WarnerMedia Entertainment. The programming featured on the network consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television shows, along with made-for-cable movies, documentaries and occasional comedy and concert specials.

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HBO won't pursue second season of 'Watchmen' after creator bows out

HBO's 'Watchmen' won acclaim (and ratings), but creator Damon Lindelof says he isn't interested in a second season, and so neither is HBO.
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On This Day: 10 January 1999

Hit mob drama "The Sopranos" premiered on HBO. (Jan. 10)  
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Under Fire, Jameela Jamil "Comes Out" [Video]Under Fire, Jameela Jamil "Comes Out"

Jameela Jamil is as "woke" as they come. She's an outspoken advocate for every cause imaginable, from body shaming to women's rights. She regularly picks on Twitter with people who don't agree with..

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Chernobyl ghost town, 50 years on [Video]Chernobyl ghost town, 50 years on

Pripyat in Ukraine would have been celebrating its 50th birthday on February 4. Today, new eyes are looking at it through the HBO series "Chernobyl". View on euronews

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FX Picks Up Matthew McConaughey Drama From Nic Pizzolatto | THR News [Video]FX Picks Up Matthew McConaughey Drama From Nic Pizzolatto | THR News

Pizzolatto has also moved his overall deal from HBO to Fox 21 TV Studios and FX Productions, while the Emmy-nominated actor has inked a first-look pact with the latter.

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Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial [Video]Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial

Actress Annabella Sciorra arrived at a New York criminal court on Thursday where she is set to testify in Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's trial.

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Bong Joon Ho on How 'Parasite' Series Will Focus on Stories "That Happen in Between the Sequences in the Film" | THR News [Video]Bong Joon Ho on How 'Parasite' Series Will Focus on Stories "That Happen in Between the Sequences in the Film" | THR News

The director shares that the HBO limited series will be a "very high-quality, expanded film" and also talks about the highlight of awards season (it involves Martin Scorsese).

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'Game of Thrones' prequel to launch in 2022 [Video]'Game of Thrones' prequel to launch in 2022

HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys confirmed that 'House of the Dragon' will likely debut "sometime in 2022".

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Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes film awards history [Video]Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes film awards history

Hildur Gudnadottir has become the first solo female Golden Globe winner for best original score for "Joker", has both Oscar and BAFTA nods for the film, and won an Emmy for TV series "Chernobyl".

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Ronan Farrow, HBO Team Up for Documentary Investigating Threats Against Journalists | THR News [Video]Ronan Farrow, HBO Team Up for Documentary Investigating Threats Against Journalists | THR News

The project is the first to go into production under a multi-film deal the 'Catch and Kill' author signed with the premium cable outlet in 2018.

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Hit film 'Parasite' to become an HBO limited series [Video]Hit film 'Parasite' to become an HBO limited series

Worldwide, 'Parasite' has taken in $130 million at the box office.

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Paramount Television's 'The Last of the Mohicans' Reboot Set at HBO Max | THR News [Video]Paramount Television's 'The Last of the Mohicans' Reboot Set at HBO Max | THR News

Emmy winner Cary Joji Fukunaga and 'Watchmen' director Nicole Kassell are behind the update from Paramount Television.

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Cast of 'Chernobyl' On Best Limited Series Win | Golden Globes 2020 [Video]Cast of 'Chernobyl' On Best Limited Series Win | Golden Globes 2020

The HBO series won best television limited series or motion picture made for television.

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Robert Durst, Subject of ‘The Jinx,’ Admits Writing Key Note in Murder Case

Mr. Durst, who was profiled in the HBO series, had long denied mailing a note alerting the police to a dead body. Last week, his lawyers acknowledged that he did.
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Researchers have found a possible mass grave in Tulsa. Could it be from the 1921 race riot?

The 1921 massacre, featured prominently in HBO's "Watchmen," happened when a white mob destroyed the 35-block "Black Wall Street" in Tulsa.
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AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Barbie Ferreira

It's been a "surreal" year for Barbie Ferreira, who started out in modeling but broke through as an actress with a daring role in HBO's "Euphoria." (Dec. 17)  
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'Silicon Valley' star Thomas Middleditch on series finale: "Bittersweet ending is perfect"

The 'Silicon Valley' finale was a fitting mix of triumphs, setbacks and humiliation as HBO's tech-focused comedy series wraps its six-season run.
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Telling the story of The Apollo was an "overwhelming task," filmmaker says

The 85-year history of the world-renowned Apollo Theater is the focus of a new HBO documentary
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Ed Harris on making Atticus Finch role his own

A new actor is taking on the cherished and challenging role of Atticus Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Broadway. Four-time Oscar nominee Ed Harris is a familiar face from his breakthrough in..
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New HBO documentary highlights Apollo Theater's legacy

A new HBO documentary, "The Apollo," traces the theater's historic legacy since its opening over 100 years ago. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller joined CBSN with a behind-the-scenes..
CBS News - Published

Too much: Why the streaming wars between Apple, Disney, HBO and more are ruining TV

As Apple and Disney debut streaming services, and HBO Max and Peacock are on the horizon, the flood of new TV is too exhausting for even a TV critic.
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Linda Ronstadt speaks

In a revealing interview, the legendary singer-songwriter Linda Ronstadt opens up to Tracy Smith about her career, the loss of her singing voice, and living with Parkinson's. She also talks about the..
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Emilia Clarke on "Games of Thrones"

As Danerys Taergaryn on "Game of Thrones," Emilia Clarke plays a character who can walk through fire. And the actress has found that, in some ways, she can, too. She tells correspondent Tracy Smith..
CBS News - Published

Stop the presses! The heralded lives of newspapermen

Since 2004, some 1,800 metropolitan and community newspapers have gone out of business or merged – a challenging environment for journalists whose job is to report the life's blood of a city. Two..
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New documentary gives inside look at Beto O'Rourke's failed Senate bid in Texas

Beto O'Rourke is trying to break through a crowded field of 2020 Democratic campaign, less than one year after his failed Senate campaign in Texas. The new HBO documentary "Running With Beto"..
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HBO announces new "Game of Thrones" prequel "House of the Dragon"

The series will be set 300 years prior to the events of the original show, and tell the story of House Targaryen.
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'Game of Thrones' prequel starring Naomi Watts nixed by HBO, reports say

HBO is not moving forward with a pilot episode of a "Game of Thrones" prequel starring Naomi Watts, but there may be another "GoT" project coming.
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"Game of Thrones" prequel reportedly dead at HBO

The series planned to highlight the "Age of Heroes," thousands of years before the beloved original series takes place
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'Watchmen' season premiere recap: What the heck did we just watch?

Spoiler alert! The first episode of HBO's Regina King-starring "Watchmen" introduced us to an alternate 2019 with masked police and raining squids.
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Robin Thede makes #herstory with "A Black Lady Sketch Show"

Creator of the new HBO comedic series describes it as "specifically cast, but universally funny"
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Pete Hamill on Jimmy Breslin and the heralded world of beat reporters

The HBO documentary "Deadline Artists" explores an era when newspapers were still king, and when two stars brought New York City to life through shoe-leather reporting and tabloid poetry
CBS News - Published

Richie Incognito denies bullying Jonathan Martin, opens up about funeral home incident

Richie Incognito talked about his turbulent past on HBO's "Real Sports," discussing Jonathan Martin and the 2018 arrests at a gym and funeral home.
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'Game of Thrones' stars party at HBO event

"Game of Thrones" stars react to the hit show winning best drama at the Emmys at the post-show HBO party in Los Angeles. (Sept. 23)  
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"Game of Thrones," "Fleabag" take home Emmys

A historic night at the Emmys honored familiar hits and surprise newcomers. HBO’s "Game of Thrones" won the Emmy for best drama after its final season. And first-time nominee "Fleabag" took home four..
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Emmys 2019: Sophie Turner, Regina King, Julia Garner and more stars hit after-parties

The Emmys are over but the party isn't over! See photos of Emilia Clarke, Tan France, Julia Garner and more at Netflix and HBO's after-parties.
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2019 Emmy Awards: "Game of Thrones" leads with 32 nominations — live updates

HBO's "Gam​e of Thrones" leads with 32 nominations, having been notably nominated in all seven drama categories
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'Carnivale,' 'Beverly Hills: 90210' actor Brian Turk dies at 49 after battle with brain cancer

Actor Brian Turk, who starred on HBO's "Carnivàle" and made appearances on "Beverly Hills: 90210," died Friday from brain cancer complications at 49.
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Former NYC high school students recall living through 9/11: "It felt like the buildings were crashing onto us"

To mark the 18th anniversary of September 11, we are hearing from former high school students who sat in classrooms just three blocks from the Twin Towers. A new HBO documentary, " In the Shadow of the..
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Quinta Brunson on 'A Black Lady Sketch Show' and internet fame

Quinta Brunson, who rose to fame through social media comedy, discusses why HBO's "A Black Lady Sketch Show" is "groundbreaking." She also looks back on her viral "He Got Money" skit. (Sept. 5)  
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Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves

A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of..
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Director Erin Lee Carr on living with her famous father's legacy

Director Erin Lee Carr has two acclaimed documentaries appearing on HBO this year. One of those documentaries, “I Love You, Now Die,” follows the story of Michelle Carter, the woman convicted of..
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Exclusive: Robert Durst's attorneys take aim at filmmakers behind 'The Jinx' in murder case

Attorneys for real estate scion Robert Durst, charged in Los Angeles with murdering his confidante Susan Berman in 2000, have asked a judge to declare that prosecutors had a very close working..
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"Game of Thrones" creators coming to Netflix

Streaming platform reportedly beat Amazon, Apple and Disney in inking a $200 million deal with the HBO hitmakers
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'Fleabag,' 'Deadwood,' Michelle Williams among top winners of TV critics' awards

Amazon's "Fleabag" proved critics' favorite at the annual TCA Awards, while HBO picked up awards for "Chernobyl," "Leaving Neverland" and John Oliver.
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Robin Thede discusses "cancel culture"

Comedian Robin Thede joined CBSN to discuss her new HBO comedy series, "A Black Lady Sketch Show." During the interview she explained what cancel culture is and how it's weaved into her show.
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Robin Thede on not talking about Donald Trump

Comedian Robin Thede joined CBSN to discuss her new HBO comedy series, "A Black Lady Sketch Show." She also spoke about President Trump and his attacks on the four congresswomen of color known as "the..
CBS News - Published

'Game of Thrones' star Gwendoline Christie submitted herself for an Emmy nod when HBO didn't

HBO didn't submit "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) and others for Emmy nominations, but they took care of it themselves.
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Did 'Game of Thrones' really deserve those record-breaking Emmy nominations?

"Game of Thrones" broke Emmy records with 32 nominations this year, but did the polarizing final season of the HBO juggernaut deserve every nod?
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"Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy nods

HBO's "Game of Thrones" has slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations
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'Friends' finds a new streaming home on WarnerMedia's new HBO Max. So long, Netflix!

WarnerMedia announced its new streaming service will be called HBO Max, and will be the home of new and classic TV series, including "Friends."
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Suicide texting case: HBO film shows bizarre connection between Michelle Carter and 'Glee'

A new HBO documentary shows that troubled teen Michelle Carter used dialogue from the TV show to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself in 2014.
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Former NBA coach Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Maui, profiled in HBO segment

Three-time NBA Coach of the Year Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Hawaii, was profiled by Bryant Gumbel in a segment of HBO's 'Real Sports'.
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Where Is Michael Jackson’s Legacy 10 Years After His Death?

Radio play is down slightly, but the King of Pop’s Vegas show goes on and Broadway is still in the air despite HBO’s “Leaving Neverland.”
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Why the South "won the narrative war" on history of racism

The subject of the HBO documentary "True Justice" says Americans today are still dealing with the consequences of the "brutal, ugly truth" of slavery
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Bryan Stevenson on mass incarceration: "We are all complicit"

Bryan Stevenson has dedicated his career to fighting racial injustice. He and his team at the Equal Justice Initiative won reversals, relief, or release for more than 135 wrongly condemned death row..
CBS News - Published

Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt share their bond

Gloria Vanderbilt has been in the public eye since she was born, but according to her son, CNN anchor and "60 Minutes" correspondent Anderson Cooper, the world has never gotten to see the side she's..
CBS News - Published

2 things we believe: Chernobyl was catastrophic, and we need nuclear power more than ever

The HBO series shows we’re not going to have another Chernobyl. By far the biggest threat to human safety in power production is from climate change.
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Growing up on the "Game of Thrones" set

Maisie Williams: "I didn't even know what HBO was." Isaac Hempstead Wright: "Getting to do stunts and… get pushed out a window was like a 10-year-old's dream."
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The "Game of Thrones" test that David Benioff and Dan Weiss needed to pass

"So who do you think Jon Snow's real mother is?" was the question that "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin asked David Benioff and Dan Weiss before agreeing to allow them to make the HBO..
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