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How HBO Survived The Two Worst Media Mergers of the Century

The authors of a new book explain the secret to HBO’s success.

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Three things you need to know

Late on Friday, HBO announced it had canceled Westworld, a dense TV show inspired by Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie. The immediate reaction, at least on social media, was shock.