HBO

Television Network

HBO, short for Home Box Office, is an American premium cable television network, owned byTime Warner. As of March 2011, HBO's programming reaches 28.2 million subscribers in theUnited States, making it the second largest premium subscription channel in America (Encore's programming reaches 32.9 million subscribers as of October 2011). In addition to its U.S. subscriber base, HBO also broadcasts in at least 151 countries worldwide.

HBO's programming consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original series, along with made-for-cable movies and documentaries, boxing matches,...

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  • Since then we’ve created ads for ESPN and a tribute to Ron Brown at the 1996 Democratic National Convention. Our street teams have done groundswell marketing for Coke, HBO, Estée Lauder and Tommy Hilfiger. Mostly we’ve done creative work. But we weren’t big enough to do the actual managing of the entire marketing process until 1999, when we partnered with the Deutsch Agency to create dRush. In the year 2000 we expect to do at least $50 million in business. But that’s just a start. Deutsch itself is a $1 billion enterprise. That’s the bar I’m looking at.

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