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HBO practically invented prestige television. Now it’s owned by AT&T, and faces stiff competition from Netflix, Amazon and others. Will HBO become a content factory to compete?

Will HBO become a content factory to compete with Netflix?

HBO practically invented prestige television. Now it’s owned by AT&T, and faces stiff competition from Netflix, Amazon and others. Will HBO become a content factory to compete?

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This month, Amazon released “Homecoming,” a TV adaption of a popular Gimlet podcast. The TV version of “Dirty John” is also about to come out.

The rise of podcast-inspired TV shows

This month, Amazon released “Homecoming,” a TV adaption of a popular Gimlet podcast. The TV version of “Dirty John” is also about to come out.

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The writers’ room is changing in fundamental ways.

Why TV writers' rooms are shrinking

The writers’ room is changing in fundamental ways.

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