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HBO Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 371 works in 567 publications in 1 language and 33,375 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Military history  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television series  Thrillers (Television programs)  Historical television programs  Television programs 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications by HBO Entertainment (Firm) Publications by HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Game of thrones ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,440 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 )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member 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"--Container
True blood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,194 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
True blood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member 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; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire
Boardwalk empire ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,105 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
True blood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,083 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 fianceĢ, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
Rome ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member 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. 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
True blood ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member 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
Boardwalk empire ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1877. The lawless era in Deadwood is coming to an end. As the town's first elections approach it becomes apparent that, like it or not, civilization is on its way. But a civilized town is not necessarily a peaceful town, and the power struggles that determine the fate of Deadwood have never been more brutal
The wire ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 841 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
Boardwalk empire ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member 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
The newsroom ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member 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
Treme ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member 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
In treatment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member 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
Game of thrones ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the third season of the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, 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
 
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Alternative Names
Home Box Office (Firm). HBO Entertainment
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English (97)
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