American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Home Box Office Inc., an operating subsidiary of Time Warner.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: HBO

HBO’s programming consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television series, along with made-for-cable movies and documentaries, boxing matches and occasional stand-up comedy and concert specials. HBO is the oldest and longest continuously operating pay television service (basic or premium) in the United States, having been in operation since November 8, 1972.


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Municipal Violations

John Oliver
Last Week Tonight, HBO
March 22, 2015
Sent to prison for being poor. Last Week Tonight dives into the legal financial obligation system and details the devastating consequences of court debt.

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