HBO Tell-All Book Promises a Deep Dive into the Network

HBO Tell-All Book Promises a Deep Dive into the Network

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With shows like The Sopranos, Westworld, The Wire, Sex and the City, Oz, and Game of Thrones, HBO is one of the most influential cable networks on television. And how the company came to be so big will be the subject of a new book. Vox reports that journalist James Andrew Miller has started working on an oral history of the company, chronicling the founding of the company in 1972 to its current incarnation now that it is under the wing of AT&T.   Image Via Book Soup   According to sources familiar with the project, Miller has already interviewed …

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Sets Ratings Record for HBO

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Sets Ratings Record for HBO

Game of Thrones went out on a high mark, at least in terms of ratings. The finale episode drew in an audience of 19.3 million episode across HBO’s various platforms, according to BuzzFeed. The new record beat the previous episode, The Bells, which had already set a huge high mark with 18.4 million ratings. The impressive overnight ratings showed that television is still a huge and valid form of entertainment, drawing in millions of viewers if the show is big enough.   Image via Den of Geek HBO’s previous record holder for most watched was the final episode of The Sopranos back in 2002, which …