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21st Century Fox drops attempt to buy Time Warner; Approves $6B for buying back stock

...offer came out.New York-based Time Warner, which owns the Warner Bros. movie studio and TV channels such as TNT, TBS and HBO, didn't immediately respond to requests for comment about 21st Century Fox's decision.Many analysts had expected Murdoch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/21st-century-fox-drops-att
Reality show to feature the Atlanta Falcons this year

The Atlanta Falcons announced they will be featured on HBO Sports' documentary series Hard Knocks this summer.The five-part weekly series debuts Aug. 5 and concludes Sept. 2.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-12/reality-show-feature-atlanta-
Roddy White is still mouring loss of his brother

...his teammates the spotlight when the Atlanta Falcons star in HBO's Hard Knocks series during training camp.For the opening...out."The progress of the star receivers could be part of the HBO show."Will I be the star of Hard Knocks?" White asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-17/roddy-white-still-mouring-los
Falcons to have HBO role

...coming to the Falcons' training camp. HBO's Hard Knocks cameras will be waiting...practices with other teams in camp. Having the HBO crew on site adds a new twist to two-a-day...with Falcons coach Mike Smith about the HBO arrangement."Smitty and I talked about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-08-04/falcons-have-hbo-role
Netflix's 2nd-quarter earnings more than double as video service hits 50 million subscribers

...awards. Netflix's Emmy nominations eclipsed the 24 garnered by longtime pay-TV channel Showtime, but lagged far behind HBO's pace-setting 99 nominations.Netflix Inc. ended June with 36.2 million subscribers in the U.S. and another 13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/netflixs-2nd-quarter-earni
How HBO thrives while other television networks struggle

...even pompous: "It's not TV, it's HBO." But the pay cable service has backed...best drama series. Only a decade ago, HBO was barely in the business of making TV...of American homes with television now get HBO. That success is due to an economic model...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/11/liv_337933.shtml
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Is HBO losing the golden touch?

NEW YORK - As a business, HBO is more successful than ever. As a TV...its fastball. Through the end of May, HBO's average prime-time viewership was...because of its own ratings slump. But HBO doesn't sell ads. Instead, it depends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/20/tel_456570.shtml
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HBO show proves to be a windfall for Deadwood

...golden past not only come to life in the HBO series named for the place, but have kindled...just completed its first 12 episodes on HBO but is due back for a second season, drew...years, the mining camp was nearly lawless. HBO's "Deadwood" has fascinated people with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/20/liv_419557.shtml
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HBO wants to sell sanitized 'Sex and the City'

...interest in airing a sanitized version of HBO's Emmy Award-winning comedy "Sex and...reports, first in Variety on Friday, said HBO had approached executives at ABC, CBS...30-minute version that runs on commercial-free HBO to about 22 minutes to accommodate ads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/17/liv_375913.shtml
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HBO draws record ratings for premiere of 'The Sopranos'

NEW YORK -- HBO drew the largest audience in its 30-year...and was believed to be the first time an HBO telecast drew a larger audience than any of the broadcast networks at the same time. HBO, as a pay cable service, is available in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/19/liv_353487.shtml
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