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Works: 3,503 works in 6,503 publications in 4 languages and 275,987 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television series  Fantasy television programs  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 )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,082 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
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,834 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
John Adams by John Adams (Television program)( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,732 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
Boardwalk empire by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,446 WorldCat member 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
Temple Grandin by Mick Jackson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Temple Grandin paints a picture of a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism at a time when it was still quite unknown. The film chronicles Temple's early diagnosis; her turbulent growth and development during her school years; the enduring support she received from her mother, aunt, and her science teacher; and her emergence as a woman with an innate sensitivity and understanding of animal behavior"--Container
Curb your enthusiasm( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry David lives a charmed life - an understanding wife, famous friends, a supportive manager, and an angelic singing voice ... so what's his problem?
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,399 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
Band of Brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,271 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
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,147 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
The Sopranos( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Soprano is a middle-aged, Italian-American businessman in New Jersey with a wife, a daughter, a son, and an elderly mother. He's got a psychiatrist to tell all his secrets to, except the one she already knows. He's also a mob boss facing several crises. Rival boss Johnny Sack is in prison and the always tense relations between the New Jersey and New York families are strained through the unpredictable behavior of Sack's surrogates
4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,063 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?
Sex and the city : the movie by Michael Patrick King( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We find Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda four years after the series ended
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,975 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 )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,937 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
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This season begins with a power vacuum that protagonists across Westeros and Essos look to fill. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to balance the demands of the Night's Watch with those of the newly-arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself as the rightful king of Westeros. Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King's Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious group led by the enigmatic High Sparrow, while Jamie embarks on a secret mission. Across the Narrow Sea, Arya seeks an old friend while a fugitive Tyrion finds a new cause. And as danger mounts in Meereen, Daenerys Targaryen finds that her tenuous hold on the city requires some hard sacrifices. This season features some of the most explosive scenes yet, as the promise that "winter is coming" becomes more ominous than ever before."--Container
The Pacific by Joseph Mazzello( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,727 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
My big fat Greek wedding 2 by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,714 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 by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,630 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
Treme by Anthony Hemingway( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a year has passed since Katrina, but residents are finding it harder than ever to rebuild their lives, much less hold on to their special cultural identity. So why bother to stay? Because it's New Orleans. And New Orleans must go on
 
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