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HBO was the first cable network to originate as a non-terrestrial broadcast TV network. In reality, it all started in 1965, after cable pioneer and visionary Charles Francis Dolan won the franchise to build a cable system in lower Manhattan. The new system, named Sterling Manhattan Cable by Mr. Dolan, was the nation's first urban underground cable system. Instead of stringing cable on telephone poles and using microwave antennas to receive the signals, Sterling laid underground cable beneath the streets of Manhattan because television signals were blocked by many tall buildings. Time Life, Inc., in the same year, purchased 20 percent of Dolan's company.

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The Latest Hbo News

Once A "little-known British Standup", John Oliver Hits Hbo With 'last Week Tonight'

24th April 2014

John Oliver’s ascendance has been startling. He only moved to New York 8 years ago, and between becoming best friends...

Hbo/bbc Pick Up J.k Rowling's 'the Casual Vacancy' For Miniseries

24th April 2014

The BBC and HBO are involved in making a miniseries based on J.K Rowling’s first book for adults, ‘The Casual...

Things Just Got Serious: Amazon Instant Video Lands The Sopranos, The Wire

23rd April 2014

Anyone excited enough by the fact Amazon have acquired HBO shows to add to their streaming roster has probably already...

Matt Bomer Wed Partner The Year Before He 'came Out'

23rd April 2014

Actor Matt Bomer has revealed he and his partner have been married for three years in a new magazine interview.The...

Who Was The Mastermind Behind Game Of Thrones' Purple Wedding?

17th April 2014

MULTIPLE SPOILERS ALERTYikes, GoT fans! Was Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones even more shocking that the Red Wedding?...

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johnhartley

I cancelled HBO a couple of years ago because of Bill Maher's show and the HBO allows him to put down Christians. He doesn't understand that we believers understand the Bible and he does not but HBO has given him a platform to thereby endorsing his beliefs. Therefore we as Christians must boycott HBO.

1 month 6 days ago
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Fernando Figueras

I am interested in getting a copy of " Kindergarten" to show at a 6th grade class to show them about how they were and how they are now. Or have they changed at all.

3 months 1 week ago
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jazzpoodle

Hello HBO, YOU stink royally! To cancel HUNG and BORED TO DEATH! REALLY???, and I bet your keeping that stupid ENLIGHTENED! YUCK , boring and too stupid to watch. I hope NOTHING ELSE GETS CUT or I may have to cut YOU from my programing package!!!! WATCH ME!Thanks for nothing! I enjoy watching The Big C and other shows but Loved these 2!

2 years 4 months ago
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PaulZ11

Just Visiting. And Bill Maher is so funny.

5 years 1 month ago
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carnival

where is season 3please please give us season 3

8 years 4 months ago
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