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HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network, owned by Time Warner, under the operating subsidiary Home Box Office Inc. As of January 2012, HBO’s programming reaches 29 million subscribers in the United States, making it the second largest premium network in the United States (Encore’s programming reaches 33.2 million subscribers as of March 2012). In addition to its U.S. subscriber base, HBO also broadcasts in at least 151 countries worldwide.
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iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay has been the target of several reports claiming that it will be delayed. Few have said much outside of the fact that the whole cloud-based movie and TV streaming service seems to hinge on contracts with the six large Hollywood studios. Well, it ...

More Details On YouTube's Pursuit Of Celebrity Channels & Professional Content

More Details On YouTubes Pursuit Of Celebrity Channels & Professional Content

You know those rumors that went around a while back about YouTube courting celebrities and professional content creators to come create videos exclusively for the site? The Wall Street Journal was the first to report on it, and speculated that YouTube was willing to spend ...

Verizon FiOS Fights for Space in the VOD Market, Netflix Calls Heroes for Help

Verizon FiOS Fights for Space in the VOD Market, Netflix Calls Heroes for Help

I'm pondering perhaps a weekly Internet TV industry article as it seems there are more and more things going on in the space every week. I just fear that one week there will be nothing and you'll be over there twiddling your thumbs and mumbling ...

Video On Demand Throw Down: DiSH vs. DirecTV vs. Netflix

Video On Demand Throw Down: DiSH vs. DirecTV vs. Netflix

Netflix just got poked recently by Michael Pachter at Wedbush Securities who said that investors should be wary as the company's costs will continue to climb, but he's failed to grasp their plan I think. DiSH just hooked a really big, 1,800-title fish and DirecTV ...

Reel Cord-Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

Reel Cord Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

I generally do a weekend news round up. But within the last 12 hours I saw some cool stuff that all piled up together and was related so, here's a set of news Reel Quick. It has to do with Netflix and competition, Boxee and ...

Comcast Gets into Video Streaming Apps, Flaunts FCC Restrictions?

Comcast Gets into Video Streaming Apps, Flaunts FCC Restrictions?

Yes, it was inevitable, another giant of broadcasting has created another app and tossed it into the ring to vie for online video viewer attention further diluting the market, further splitting our attention and further cluttering your iOS device home screens. I smell a conspiracy ...

TV Networks Have Checked in with Social Media Marketing

TV Networks Have Checked in with Social Media Marketing

Social media has become the new watercooler for TV shows and that's why we're seeing a number of new Fourquare-like check-in services for TV shows emerge. TV networks from HBO to NBC to OWN are pairing up with the new players in social TV like ...

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

I know that CES is still a week away, but there have been some big news surrounding Google TV of late that I thought we might compile to demonstrate the hazards of reaching into the unknown and attempting to carve out a niche for a ...

Samsung's Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

Samsungs Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

CES is just round the corner and I've got about a hundred emails all talking about how cool some new product is. Everything from a digital cooking thermometer and iPhone App (why someone would ever need that is beyond me) to real, freakin' robots! But ...

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Yesterday Google finally opened the curtain on Google TV, giving the world some much-needed detail on what the product is and what it will be able to do.  And I was pretty impressed.

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