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HBO Wouldn’t Dare Make ‘The Sopranos’ Today

The opening to The Sopranos.

“Welcome to the world. People are garbage.” ~Tony Soprano

Today, we take for granted premium cable channels and streaming services creating their own content. In the late 1990’s, this was a brand new concept, one that many people in the film and television industry had little or no faith in.




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Matthew B. Johnson

Matthew B. Johnson

I’m a Sacramento-based writer, English professor, track coach, C-5 incomplete quadriplegic, diehard 49ers fan, comic book geek, and lover of all things coffee.

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