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Works: 3,877 works in 6,886 publications in 4 languages and 280,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Fantasy television programs  Television series  Action and adventure television programs  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
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Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Home Box Office (Firm)
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
John Adams by John Adams (Television program)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Temple Grandin by Mick Jackson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a woman with autism who accomplished a lot more than others even though it was not easy
Game of thrones by George R. R Martin( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
Game of thrones( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,226 WorldCat member 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
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the season begins, encouraged by the Red Wedding slaughter in the Riverlands that wiped out many of their Stark nemeses, the Lannisters' hold on the Iron Throne remains intact. But can they survive their own egos as well as new and ongoing threats from the south, north and east?
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
Band of Brothers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company
4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

he Birmingham Campaign was launched in 1963. Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists were soon jailed, but it was the participation of the children that advanced the momentum of the Birmingham movement. They marched alongside the adults and were taken to jail with them as well. Because the 16th St. Baptist Church was close to the downtown area, it was an ideal location to hold rallies and meetings. On Sunday morning, Sept. 15, 1963, dynamite planted by the Ku Klux Klan, exploded in the building. Under the fallen debris, the bodies of four girls were found. Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley died because of the color of their skin. Features archival film footage, home photographs, comments by surviving family members, and interviews with local and national figures of the time
My big fat Greek wedding 2 by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to the highly successful 2002 motion picture, surprise: a hitherto unmentioned Portokalos family secret is sufficiently likelihood-bending as to force the previous film's characters out of large-screen retirement and back into our hearts for another big and fat Greek wedding
Game of thrones( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the shocking developments at the end of season 5 -- including Jon Snow's bloody fate at the hands of Castle Black mutineers, Daenerys' near-demise at the fighting pits of Meereen, and Cersei's public humiliation in the streets of King's Landing -- survivors from all parts of Westeros and Essos regroup to press forward, inexorably, towards their uncertain individual fates. Familiar faces will forge new alliances to bolster their strategic chances at survival, while new characters will emerge to challenge the balance of power in the east, west, north and south
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The War of the Five Kings, once thought to be drawing to a close, is instead entering a new and more chaotic phase. Westeros is on the brink of collapse, and many are seizing what the can while the realm implodes, like a corpse making a feast for crows
The Pacific( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
Sex and the city : the movie by Michael Patrick King( Visual )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We find Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda four years after the series ended
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

15 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The long winter is here. Throughout seven thrilling episodes, the penultimate Season 7 focuses on a convergence of armies and attitudes that have been brewing for years. As the season begins, Daenerys Targaryen --accompanied by her Unsullied army and emboldened by Dothraki/Ironborn allies and her lethal trio of dragons -- has finally set sail for Westeros with Tyrion Lannister, her newly appointed Hand. Jon Snow has apparently consolidated power in the North after his spectacular conquest of Ramsay Bolton and the return of Winterfell to Stark control. In King's Landing, Cersei Lannister, bereft of any surviving heirs, has successfully seized the Iron Throne. But as these and other factions drive towards new alliances or (more likely) violent conflicts, the cold specter of another, apocalyptic threat -- in the form of an army of undead White Walkers -- threatens to undermine the status quo and obliterate the outcome of these smaller, all-too-human rivalries."--Container
True blood( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member 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
Taking Chance by Ross Katz( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes
The wire( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
True blood( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member 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
 
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