HBO is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by WarnerMedia Studios & Networks. The network was launched in 1972 and is headquartered in New York City. HBO is known for producing and broadcasting original programming, including series, documentaries, and movies. Some of the network's most popular shows include Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, and Sex and the City. HBO has won numerous awards for its programming, including Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Peabody Awards.