Home Box Office

The World’s Most Successful Pay-TV Service

HBO is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 140 million subscribers globally.


A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, Home Box Office, Inc. is the world's most successful pay-TV service, with an extensive array of programming, including some of the most groundbreaking television series, including "Game of Thrones," "Big Little Lies," "Westworld," "The Sopranos," "Sex and the City," "Band of Brothers" and "The Wire."

In the United States, HBO and CINEMAX are available across multiple platforms, including HBO On Demand, CINEMAX On Demand, HBO GO and MAX GO, as well as HBO NOW. Internationally, HBO-branded services, including television networks and the standalone streaming product HBO GO, are available in more than 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. HBO and CINEMAX programming is also sold into more than 150 countries worldwide.

A brand known for excellence, HBO curates over 3000 hours of content on its platforms, including original series, HBO Films, documentaries, comedy specials, concerts events and family programming, as well as Hollywood blockbusters. HBO continues to raise the bar with some of the most innovative, honored and critically respected programming on television.  This was recognized with 29 Primetime Emmys® in 2017, the most of any network for the 16th year in a row. HBO’s honors included Outstanding Limited Series ("Big Little Lies)", Outstanding Variety Talk Series ("Last Week Tonight with John Oliver") and Outstanding Comedy Series ("VEEP"). "Game of Thrones," HBO’s most-viewed series ever, continues to hold the record for the most Emmy Awards for a scripted series with a total of 38 Emmys® to date. Westworld, which debuted in early 2016, is the most-watched freshman series in HBO’s history.

The CINEMAX service features more than 1,000 movie titles annually, as well as high-impact action series created exclusively for the network such as "Outcast" and "Strike Back."