Bewkes' legacy: The rise of HBO and a successful sale of Time Warner
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Jeff Bewkes turned HBO into a destination for prestige TV, with hits such as "Sex and the City," "Six Feet Under" and "The Sopranos."

Now that a judge has approved the purchase of Time Warner by AT&T, Bewkes could get what Tony Soprano never did — an unambiguously happy ending.

As CEO for the past decade, Bewkes focused Time Warner on its entertainment, news and sports properties. He spun off AOL, Time Warner Cable and Time Inc., none of which has survived as an independent company.

He built...


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