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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (5810001v) Casey Bloys HBO Executive Session Panel at the TCA Summer Press Tour, Day 3, Los Angeles, USA - 30 Jul 2016
Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (5810001v)
Casey Bloys
HBO Executive Session Panel at the TCA Summer Press Tour, Day 3, Los Angeles, USA – 30 Jul 2016

“And in terms of plans for drama, in terms of change mandate, the one thing I would like to see, and what I’ve tried to do with the shows that I’ve picked up so far, is have more diversity in the drama slate. And by “diversity,” I don’t mean just ethnic diversity, but diversity in terms of scale, scope, location, tone.” Casey Bloys (President of Programming)

By Valerie Milano

Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 8/22/16 –

Exec de Jour’ – Quentin Schaffer

Tagline: “So Original”

Mission: To be the world’s leading premium pay-television and (SVOD) service

Franchise Players: Game of Thrones, Real Time w/Bill Maher, Silicon Valley

Significant new additions: Westworld, Larry Sanders, Divorce

*THT award for underachievement: Vinyl

Multi-platform profile – HBO Go, HBO NOW, On Demand. HBO Comedy

Hard Numbers:

98 Emmy nominations

Game of Thrones viewership hit 25 million

HBO is bringing back all 89 episodes of Larry Sanders

Current subscriber base 28.7 million (Bloomberg est.)