The services offer the popular subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand®, as well as HBO GO® and MAX GO®, HD feeds and multiplex channels. HBO NOW®, the network’s internet-only premium streaming service, provides audiences with instant access to HBO’s acclaimed programming in the U.S. Internationally, HBO 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 and Cinemax programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.
HBO is the most-watched pay service in the U.S., offering original productions including series, films and miniseries, documentaries, championship boxing, concerts and family, as well as Hollywood blockbusters. Cinemax features more than 1,000 movie titles annually as well as new and exclusive primetime, high-impact series specifically created for the channel.
In the awards arena, HBO's original productions continue to raise the bar with some of the most innovative, honored and critically acclaimed programming on television, with wins in virtually every major programming award category. HBO opened 2016 with a Golden Globe® Award for Best Performance By an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Oscar Isaac – Show Me A Hero) and an Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short (A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness).
Among HBO’s top programming awards for 2015 are 43 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 14th year in a row, while the Cinemax series The Knick received one Emmy® Awards. Game of Thrones led all programming with 12 Emmys® total, a record for a series in one year, while Olive Kitteridge received 8 Emmys®, the second-most of any program this year. Other HBO Emmy® winners include Veep, Bessie, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Boardwalk Empire, Foo Fighters: Sonic Highway, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, Silicon Valley, Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass, Citizenfour and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
Last year, HBO also won one News & Documentary Emmy® Award for Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus for Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming and three Sports Emmy® Awards including Ou.
Additionally in 2015, HBO earned three George Foster Peabody Awards for Last Week Tonight With John Oliver and the documentaries Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown and The Newburgh Sting, while Cinemax earned a George Foster Peabody Awards for The Knick.