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Harry Potter J.K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, creator of Harry Potter, is the best-selling fiction writer of all time. The first author to become a billionaire from her work, her imaginative tales of a boy wizard have generated the most popular and profitable series of books and movies ever produced, and caused hundreds of millions of kids to rediscover reading in an age of texting and Twitter. From her working-class roots in rural England, she endured poverty, her mother’s untimely death, a broken marriage, and single motherhood, until the entire Harry Potter saga struck her one day like a bolt from the blue. After writing the first book in a café while on welfare and being turned down by twelve publishers, Rowling would create a franchise that rewrote the rules of how children’s books are marketed. Through seve [...]
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2017; 2011
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Netscape Marc Andreessen

This program profiles Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz and co-founder of Internet pioneer Netscape Communications Corp. It features interviews with Netscape co-founder Jim Clark; Jim Barksdale, former chief executive officer of Netscape; Eric Bina, co-creator of Mosaic and a co-founder of Netscape; Bill Campbell, former CEO of Intuit Inc.; MIT professor Michael Cusumano; and Scott Dunlap, founder of NearbyNow, a product search service.
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2017; 2011
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Oracle Larry Ellison

This program follows Larry Ellison from his early days in Chicago through the founding of the multi-billion-dollar software company, Oracle, to his rise as the highest paid executive of the last decade with a total compensation of $1.84 billion.
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2017; 2010
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Facebook Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., is one of the world's youngest billionaires. This program features interviews with Tyler Winklevoss, Cameron Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra, who accused Zuckerberg of stealing their idea for the social networking website; Yuri Milner, chief executive officer of Digital Sky Technologies; Michael Wolf, former president and chief operating officer of Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks; and David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect".
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2017; 2010
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LinkedIn Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman, the entrepreneur who created LinkedIn, is also the embodiment of it. As the most connected man in Silicon Valley, Hoffman has leveraged his own vast web of personal and professional connections to get in on the ground floor on most of the hot tech companies of the past decade, including Facebook, Zynga, Flickr, and Digg. Last year’s LinkedIn IPO made Hoffman a billionaire, and now he’s busier than ever, holding down two full-time jobs – Executive Chairman at LinkedIn, where he oversees the exponential growth of a site that is adding two new members every second, and Partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Greylock.
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2017; 2012
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Mark Cuban

You may know him as the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, but in reality, Mark Cuban is the biggest maverick. He co-founded Broadcast.com, and then became a billionaire by selling at the peak of the dot-com boom. Learn what makes Cuban tick as we explore the career of this brash entrepreneur.
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2017; 2012
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Virgin Group Richard Branson

Before the current crop of internet-driven twenty-something billionaires, there was Richard Branson. The hippie entrepreneur built a branding empire around the 60s values of adventure and fun. From Virgin Records to Virgin Airlines to Virgin Galactic, he took the power and possibilities of branding to new heights. In the process, he reinvented the role of the entrepreneur, becoming his own best pitchman and turning himself into a living symbol of the Virgin brand. Along the way, Branson brought adventure back into venture capitalism, literally, risking his life as he tried to set sailing and ballooning records around the world. The free publicity turned Virgin into a household name, and an entrepreneurial colossus. Over 300 products and services currently carry the Virgin name. Today [...]
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2017; 2011
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Ralph Lauren

How did a working-class boy from the Bronx named Ralph Lifshitz grow up to become billionaire Ralph Lauren, a name that is now synonymous with elegance and sophistication? Learn about his meteoric rise, and how he overcame myriad challenges to become a global fashion icon.
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2017; 2012
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Vogue Anna Wintour

This program profiles Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. It features interviews with Chuck Townsend, chief executive officer of Conde Nast Publications Inc.; fashion designer Vera Wang; Tom Florio, former publishing director of Vogue; Ed Nardoza, editor-in-chief of Women’s Wear Daily; Emily Rafferty, president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and Patrick Robinson, executive vice president of global design at Gap Inc.
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2017; 2011
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Apple Steve Jobs

Through interviews with friends, former colleagues, and business associates, this program reveals the many layers of the intensely private Steve Jobs - his style of leadership, management, and creative process.
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2017; 2010
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Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett

For decades, Warren Buffett has held a unparalleled position in American finance. He is not only a legendary investor with an astounding success rate, but also a billionaire forty times over. He is also the most respected businessman in America by far. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, is a 164-billion-dollar enterprise encompassing more than 70 different companies and a stock price well over 100 thousand dollars a share. To add to his singular status, the "Oracle of Omaha" has done it all while living and working far away from the centers of finance in New York or California.
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2017; 2012
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Jay-Z

His rise to global fame and fortune is even more inspiring when one takes into account the awesome obstacles he has had to overcome. Through interviews with friends, former colleagues, and business associates, Bloomberg Game Changers follows his meteoric rise from the projects to business success, highlighting the unorthodox business style and entrepreneurial instincts that contribute to his creative genius. This 30-minute profile reveals the many layers and complexities that make Jay-Z the hip-hop cash king.
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2017; 2010
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Magic Johnson

What does an NBA legend with five rings and 3 MVPs do for a second act? If you’re Earvin “Magic” Johnson, you become a super-successful serial entrepreneur with a billion-dollar portfolio of popular franchises and real estate funds. Magic announced his retirement because of HIV in 1991 and 20 years later, he’s not only healthy, but deep into a second legacy that could put his legendary basketball career in the shade. Magic got there by combining his own healing process with a desire to revive dying minority communities. Determined to improve radically the urban American landscape, and his own bottom line, he launched a pioneering series of Urban Funds, including the billion-dollar Canyon Johnson Fund III, which uses private investment money to renovate shopping centers, housing proje [...]
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2017; 2012
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News Corp. Rupert Murdoch

News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch created a global media empire worth more than $30 billion. As chairman of News Corp., the Australian born Rupert Murdoch runs a global empire that includes newspapers, magazines, a movie studio, television stations, satellite operations, a publishing house, and digital media platforms. Murdoch is responsible for tabloid newspapers like The New York Post while owning highly respected papers such as the Times of London and his most prized possession, The Wall Street Journal. Though he has been credited with modernizing the newspaper business, he has also been demonized as a union buster for his campaign against the printing unions in Great Britain. Murdoch took the U.S. by storm and became an American citizen in 1985 so that he could buy television st [...]
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2017; 2011
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CraigsList Craig Newmark

Bloomberg Game Changers profiles Craigslist founder Craig Newmark. This program features interviews with Newmark; David Vinjamuri, author of “Accidental Branding”; Christina Murphy, founder of CM Recruiting; Mark Rasch of Secure IT Experts; Peter Zollman, founder of AIM Group; Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Pew Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism; Matt Zimmerman, senior staff attorney for Electronic Frontier Foundation; and Brad Stone, senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek.
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2017; 2011
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Google Sergey Brin Larry Page

This program follows Sergey Brin and Larry Page from their first meeting at Stanford to the new media mega-company on a collision course with the old media businesses of newspapers, books, movies and television. Along the way to its astounding success, the co-founders have redefined advertising, created a chain of products such as Google Maps, News, Gmail, and taken on rival giants like Apple and Microsoft.
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2017; 2010
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Twitter Jack Dorsey Evan Williams Biz Stone

This program profiles Twitter co-founders Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Biz Stone. It features interviews with Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey; Mike Maples, founder and managing partner of venture capital firm Floodgate; Tim O'Reilly, founder and chief executive officer of O'Reilly Media; Om Malik, founder of GigaOM; Meg Hourihan, co-founder of Blogger.com; Ryan Singel, writer for Wired.com; and Lou Kerner, vice-president of Equity Research and analyst covering social media and e-commerce at Wedbush Securities.
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2017; 2011
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KKR Henry Kravis

His name is synonymous with "Corporate Titan." As co-founder of KKR, Henry Kravis re-wrote the rules of leveraged buyouts. He and his cousin George Roberts now rule over an empire that dwarfs some of the world’s mightiest public corporations. This program follows Kravis’ rise from his early days in ‘bootstrap’ acquisitions through his role in the 1988 landmark LBO of RJR-Nabisco to KKR’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.
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2017; 2010
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The Daily Show Jon Stewart

In this program, Bloomberg Game Changers profiles Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, now Jon Stewart, from his New Jersey boyhood through the standard struggle of the stand-up comedian - part time jobs and late night gigs at New York’s comedy clubs. It will shine a spotlight on his early television shows and movies, including rare video from his early career, to show his transformation into the dominant American commentator of our time.
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2017; 2010
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Netflix Reed Hastings

Reed Hastings transformed the way we see movies and television; twice. In 1997, the Californian entrepreneur combined DVDs and the US Post Office to create Netflix – the first online DVD movie rental business. Eight years later, he reinvented his own company with a new service – streaming movies and television shows directly through the internet. Game Changers chronicles Hastings from the launch of his first company – a software tools startup – through the battles and triumphs of Netflix. It captures the brutal war of attrition that pitted video rental giant, Blockbuster, against the upstart Netflix. It maps out the lines in the looming battle for streaming against behemoths Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook. Interviews with a co-founder, one of the first investors, and a board mem [...]
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2017; 2011