Here are a few of the most interesting HBO statistics and facts I was able to dig up including revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.
Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about HBO.
- Website: Official Website
- Year Founded: 1972
- Headquarters: New York, NY
- Founder(s): Charles Dolan
- Current Chief Executive: John K. Billock
- Parent Company: Time Warner
- Subsidiaries / Brands: Cinemax
What is HBO?
It’s HBO America’s most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO® and Cinemax®. HBO and Cinemax offer the most popular subscription video on demand (SVOD) products—HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand—as well as HBO GO, HD feeds and multiplex channels. Internationally, HBO’s branded television networks, along with the subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Demand and HBO GO, bring HBO services to over 60 countries. HBO programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide. (source)
Additional HBO Statistics
How many countries is HBO’s content licensed in:
Last updated 4/7/19
How many people watch Game of Thrones?
Last updated 1/1/17
Number of HBO domestic over-the-top (OTT) subscribers:
Last updated 1/1/17
Number of Primetime Emmy Awards HBO received in 2016:
Percentage of Time Warner’s 2016 revenue that came from HBO:
Number of HBO 2017 Primetime Emmy nominations:
HBO has received more Primetime Emmy nominations than any other network for 17 straight years.
Amount HBO reportedly paid for South Park content:
Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these HBO statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.