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October 15, 2004 | Sallie Hofmeister, Times Staff Writer
The president of Home Box Office International and five other executives from Time Warner Inc.'s pay television service have been suspended, pending an internal investigation into alleged self-dealing, according to people familiar with the probe.
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October 15, 2004 | Sallie Hofmeister, Times Staff Writer
The president of Home Box Office International and five other executives from Time Warner Inc.'s pay television service have been suspended, pending an internal investigation into alleged self-dealing, according to people familiar with the probe.
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May 2, 1995 | LOUISE McELVOGUE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Now that most films make more money outside the United States than they do domestically, one would expect a smart marketer like HBO--which makes its money peddling films into the home--to have worked its way into the world's living rooms.
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May 2, 1995 | LOUISE McELVOGUE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Now that most films make more money outside the United States than they do domestically, one would expect a smart marketer like HBO--which makes its money peddling films into the home--to have worked its way into the world's living rooms.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1993
HBO International named Steve Rosenberg and Bruce Gamache executive vice presidents. Rosenberg since 1990 has been senior vice president at HBO International, the global development and operations unit. Gamache was previously vice president of finance and analysis at HBO. The two men report to Lee deBoer, president of HBO International.
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May 16, 2003 | Michael Cieply and Edmund Sanders, Times Staff Writers
John Billock, second in command at AOL Time Warner Inc.'s cable unit, can't forget the day he and Jeff Bewkes tried to sail the 20-odd miles from Martha's Vineyard to Nantucket Island back when they were executives at HBO. They set out in a small boat with no motor or compass. After five hours fighting dead-on winds in shoals, fog and heavy water, Bewkes declared: "Look, we're only halfway. We can keep going, but chances are 50-50 that we're going to die."
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January 18, 1993 | STEVEN HERBERT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Home Box Office and its "Dream On" risque comedy series were the big winners at the 14th annual National Cable ACE awards, while Walter Cronkite, Jane Fonda, Larry King, Jack Lemmon and the cult cartoon hit "The Ren & Stimpy Show" were among the high-profile losers during a nationally cable televised ceremony from the Pantages Theatre on Sunday night.
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January 16, 1995 | LEE MARGULIES, TIMES TELEVISION EDITOR
Home Box Office dominated the 16th annual CableACE Awards, collecting 23 of the 86 honors handed out over the weekend, including a leading four for its comedy series "The Larry Sanders Show." A&E was runner-up among the 20 cable channels that received awards, picking up eight, including three for "Cracker: To Say I Love You," which was named cable's best movie or miniseries. The CableACEs, honoring the best cable-television programming between Sept. 1, 1993, and Aug.
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June 23, 1995 | SALLIE HOFMEISTER and CHUCK PHILIPS
Michael Fuchs joined HBO as a programming executive in 1976 and became chairman in 1984. Last month, he took over as chairman of Warner Music Group as well, and made headlines Wednesday by firing domestic music chief Doug Morris. Some of his accomplishments and the challenges he faces: Accomplishments: * In his decade at the top of HBO, Fuchs built the business into the most successful pay TV service in the world, with 19.2 million subscribers.
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