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LaunchedNovember 8, 1972; 47 years ago (1972-11-08)
Owned byHome Box Office, Inc. (Time Warner)
Picture format
  • "It's Not TV. It's HBO."
  • "It's What Connects Us."
CountryUnited States
  • 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 areaNationwide
HeadquartersNew 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
  • 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)
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)
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
  • (U.S. cable Internet subscribers only; requires login from pay television provider to access content)
PlayStation VueInternet Protocol television
Sling TVInternet Protocol television
DirecTV NowInternet Protocol television
Amazon Video
Home Box Office, Inc.
FoundedNovember 8, 1972 (1972-11-08)
New York City
United States
Area served
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)

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, 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).

Programs[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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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