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Most widely held works by HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Rome. The complete second season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 896 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.
The wire. The complete fifth season ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 779 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.
Deadwood. Complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 760 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.
True blood. The complete third season ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 712 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.
Flight of the Conchords. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 655 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.
In treatment. [Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 600 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.
Curb your enthusiasm. The complete sixth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
"Larry David has a pretty good life. Pretty, pretty good. He has understanding friends, a tolerant wife, and his plans for the afterlife all plotted out. See Larry take in a family of Blacks, make a generous donation, pay his respects to the dead, and befriend the handicapped. Is Larry David the most magnanimous man we know ... or the most misunderstood?" -Container.
Entourage. The complete fourth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Eric and Vince have taken on new roles as producers. Will their film be hailed as a critical masterpiece, or will it end up on the trash heap of broken Tinseltown dreams?
Entourage. The complete fifth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
After a disastrous screening of his latest movie at the Cannes Film Festival, Vince Chase must find a way to rejuvenate his career. His best friend and manager Eric is determined to get Vince back to the top, while struggling with his expanding management company. Ari, meanwhile, is having a few career conflicts of his own, and fights to deliver for Vince. Turtle is forced to reexamine his contribution to it all.
Entourage. The complete sixth season ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
For Vince, Eric, Drama, and Turtle, life in Hollywood's fast lane can be an intoxicating roller-coaster of a ride. After hitting some speed bumps the last couple of year, Vince's career is in high gear after his role in a new Martin Scorsese film. But now that Vince is back on top, is it finally time for the entourage to step out of his shadow?
Flight of the Conchords. The complete second season ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Despite living as Big Apple bohemians for over a year, Jermaine Clement and Bret McKenzie remain hopelessly out of place in Manhattan. Will Season 2 bring them excitement, romance, and the elusive music gig?
Extras. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Andy has been and actor for five years, but thanks to his useless agent, he's never done any real acting. Instead, he is a lowly film extra, making his mark in the background while the stars do their work. His partner in arms is the pitiable Maggie, a fellow extra and a hopeless romantic.
In treatment. Season two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions, the series once again centers around Dr. Paul Weston, who recently divorced his wife Kate and moved from Maryland to a brownstone in Brooklyn, New York. Rebuilding his practice while wrestling with some of the demons he left behind, including a lawsuit filed by the father of Alex, a patient who died last year, Paul takes on several new patients.
Extras. The complete second season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
What happens when an unknown actor who can't catch a break actually catches one? For Andy Millman, who's just broken through with a TV sitcom called When the Whistle Blows, celebrity doesn't necessarily mean happiness.
Extras the extra special series finale ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Despite the success of his highly-rated (but critically-panned) sitcom, Andy can't help but wonder if true artistic respectability will ever come his way. Andy decides to take drastic measures: he fires his loyal but useless agent Darren; pulls the plug on his hit show; and turns down roles he considers "beneath him." He even goes so far as to lash out at his best friend Maggie.
Get Smart. Season 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Join the agent of control in 26 classic episodes, including the Emmy Award-winning episode Maxwell Smart: Private Eye, and featuring guest appearances from Joey Bishop, Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, Don Rickles, and many others.
Ricky Gervais out of England : the stand-up special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Taped live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at New York City's Madison Square Garden. A high-spirited hour of offbeat observations and understated humor from the actor/comedian/writer/director.
Summer Heights High ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
In this hilarious series set in a real Australian high school, actor/comedian Chris Lilley stars as three different characters: a vain drama teacher, a self-absorbed boy, and a haughty female exchange student.
Bill Maher. The decider, live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
In an all-new solo HBO comedy special, Maher offers his candid opinions on a wide range of social and political issues including sex, drugs, Iraq, immigrantion, President Bush, and much more.
John from Cincinnati ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Just north of the border, in the tired coastal town of Imperial Beach, CA, live three generations of Yosts: surfing royalty turned society misfits. The Yosts' reign and reputation, once defined in the curl of a perfect wave, has been eroded by years of bad luck, addiction and hubris. But just as things are looking like they can't get worse, a stranger named John arrives-- and the Yosts' banal existence is lifted into something profound, miraculous and, possibly, universal.
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