TCA: HBO Sets Documentary Lineup

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Pasadena, Calif. — HBO will rollout a lineup of diverse documentaries during the first six months of 2017, including a profile of billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett.

Becoming Warren Buffett will debut Jan. 30 and portrays the improbable story of an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska who became one of the richest, most respected men in the world, according to the network.

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R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.