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Can television shift consciousness? A look inside the HBO show that's working on it

Nov 5, 2018
"Random Acts of Flyness," created by Terence Nance, wants to change the way viewers think.
A new show from artist Terence Nance and HBO, "Random Acts of Flyness," dives into a lot of issues you don't often see discussed with such creativity on television, including police brutality and queer relationships.

"Westworld" isn't a TV show, it's a franchise film series

Jun 26, 2018
Co-creator Jonathan Nolan talks about keeping timelines straight and not dumbing things down for the audience.
Evan Rachel Wood, left, and James Marsden in season 2 of “Westworld.”
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Let's do the numbers on "Game of Thrones"

Jul 24, 2017
Inside one of the most popular — and expensive — shows in the world.
On average, it now takes about $10 million to film each episode of Game of Thrones.
Image via GameofThrones/YouTube

Meet 'Sesame Street’s' Julia: A muppet character who’s autistic

Apr 10, 2017
It’s part of an outreach and education program that Sesame Workshop has launched with researchers and autism advocates.
Front row, from left to right: Sesame Street characters Julia (a 4-year-old muppet with autism), Abby Cadabby and Elmo.
© 2017 Sesame Workshop. All rights reserved. Photo Credit: Zach Hyman

Why TV pilot season is tougher than ever for networks

Feb 13, 2017
Streaming, peak TV and an abundance of content are partly to blame.
A screen grab from the fantasy-drama series "Game of Thrones." It's seventh season premieres in mid-2017.

Can Time Warner's HBO continue to succeed in the world of prestige TV?

Feb 8, 2017
The network now faces competition from the likes of Amazon and Netflix.
Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau attends the Season 6 premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones."
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HBO's 'Becoming Warren Buffett' takes a look at the relationships that shaped the man

Jan 30, 2017
The Oreo-eating, Coke-drinking billionaire philanthropist is wired differently. His wife helped him fit in.
Warren Buffett stands outside Kirby's Cafe, 1991. 

Full interview: 'Westworld' creators on sentient robots

Dec 27, 2016
The creators of the HBO show "Westworld" on artificial intelligence and how close we are to robots that feel.
A look inside "Westworld."

Game of groans for HBO: Why streaming still fails

Jun 20, 2016
Even when they're expected, too many viewers can bring down a streaming site
"Game of Thrones" villain, Ramsey Bolton in the latest episode.