Home Box Office

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HBO
HBO logo.svg
Launched November 8, 1972; 44 years ago (1972-11-08)
Owned by Home Box Office, Inc. (Time Warner)
Picture format
Slogan
  • "It's Not TV. It's HBO."
  • "It's What Connects Us."
Country United States
Language
  • 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)
Broadcast area Nationwide
Headquarters New York, NY, United States
Sister channel(s)
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
Website www.hbo.com
Availability
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)
Cable
Available on all U.S. cable systems Consult your local cable provider or program listings source for channel availability
Verizon FiOS
  • 899–913 (HD)
  • 400–413 (SD)
IPTV
AT&T U-verse 1802–1815 (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)
Internet television
HBO Go
  • www.hbogo.com
  • (U.S. cable Internet subscribers only; requires login from pay television provider to access content)
HBO Now
PlayStation Vue Internet Protocol television
Sling TV Internet Protocol television
DirecTV Now Internet Protocol television
Amazon Video
Home Box Office, Inc.
Type Division[2]
Industry Entertainment
When it was created November 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)
Things made Pay television, television production
Money earned IncreaseUS$5.615 billion (2015)[3]
Parent Time Warner
(sale to AT&T pending)
Divisions
Subsidiaries
Website www.homeboxoffice.com

HBO (Home Box Office) 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, and Big Love. Other popular series include Oz, True Blood, Carnivàle, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Game of Thrones, Sesame Street, The Wire, Entourage, and Deadwood. HBO is owned by Time Warner.

Programs[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  1. "HBO: About: Frequently Asked Questions: HBO HD". HBO. http://www.hbo.com/about/faqs/products/hbo-hd.html. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  2. http://revenuesandprofits.com/how-time-warner-makes-money/
  3. "Annual Report - Time Warner". http://www.timewarner.com/sites/timewarner.com/files/related-articles/TWX_2015_Annual_Report.pdf.