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HBO Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 428 works in 635 publications in 1 language and 37,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Military history  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television series  Action and adventure television programs  Fantasy television programs  Television comedies 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Game of thrones ( visu )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and the ancient wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne
Game of thrones by Timothy Van Patten( visu )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die
Game of thrones ( visu )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
The Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen--reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons--attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
The wire ( visu )
18 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users
True blood by Alan Ball( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
True blood by Alan Ball( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire; and Maryann is revealed to possess a power that can control almost everyone in town. Sookie, Bill, and Sam must form the last line of defense against a diabolical plan involving Maryann
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
Rome ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favor with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
True blood ( visu )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps, witchcraft, and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who's not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie, who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a powerful coven tempts Lafayette, Tara, and Jesus with otherworldly powers
True blood by Alan Ball( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiancé, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Atlantic City, 1921. In a city whose fortunes have soared in the wake of Prohibition, Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in 'the world's playground'. Though the 1920 election is over, Nucky finds himself the target of a federal investigation for vote tampering, and an insurrection by those he counted among his closest allies
True blood ( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, season five goes deep into the battle between the Vampire Authority and 'vampire fundamentalists': a political power play whose outcome could decide not only the fate of Sookie and her Bon Temps friends, but of all human existence
Deadwood ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
The town of Deadwood, South Dakota is a lawless sinkhole of crime and corruption. Into this uncivilized outpost ride a disillusioned and bitter ex-lawman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Seth Bullock, a man hoping to find a new start for himself. Both men find themselves quickly on opposite sides of the legal and moral fence from Al Swearengen, saloon owner, hotel operator, and incipient boss of Deadwood. The lives of these three intertwine with many others, the high-minded and the low-lifes who populate Deadwood in 1876
The newsroom ( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
The Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring '20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up
Flight of the Conchords ( visu )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Two New Zealander friends experience life, love, friendship, all the usual stuff, while trying to make their lives as a rock band. Unfortunately, they're a rock band that can only schedule a performance at the local aquarium, and they have only one fan
Treme by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Amid the ruins of New Orleans, ordinary people--musicians, chefs, residents--find themselves clinging to a unique culture and wondering if the city that gave birth to that culture still has a future
True blood ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Season six introduces several jarring storylines. As "Billith" comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging from a pool of blood at the end of season five, Louisiana governor Truman Burrell declares open season on vampires, replete with novel anti-vamp weapons and high-tech internment camp. Sookie and Jason steel themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents; the mysterious and ancient Warlow
VEEP ( visu )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and a rising star in her party with her eye on the White House, then she became Vice President. VEEP follows the whirlwind day-to day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the President's interests, even as she tries to improve her dysfunctional relationship with the Chief Executive
In treatment ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Paul is a therapist who exhibits great insight and confidence when treating his patients. But Paul suffers crippling insecurities and is counseled by his own therapist, Gina. Adding to his list of growing concerns, his wife Kate is overcome with feelings of neglect and resents competing for his attention. Paul's patients include a young doctor who is in love with Paul; a Navy pilot who is reevaluating his life after a failed mission in Iraq; a teenage gymnast with suicidal tendencies; and a passionate couple who are troubled in all other areas of their lives
 
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Home Box Office (Firm). HBO Entertainment
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