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July 30, 2016
HBO confirms 'Game of Thrones' will end with eighth season
LOS ANGELES - The end is near for "Game of Thrones."Newly anointed programming chief Casey Bloys confirmed what's long been rumored: That the eighth season of "Game of Thrones" will indeed be the final one. He made the announcement at the Television Critics Association press tour...
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July 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 4, 2015
Jon Stewart signs HBO deal
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jon Stewart has set a four-year production pact with HBO that calls for him to produce short-form video content for HBO's digital platforms. The deal also includes a first-look option for film and TV projects. HBO has long been rumored as the next...
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November 4, 2015 - 12:12pm
April 28, 2015
Viola Davis Developing Harriet Tubman Movie at HBO
LOS ANGELES - Viola Davis is attached to star in an HBO telepic about the life of Harriet Tubman, the activist who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Davis is developing the project with Amblin TV and writer...
April 28, 2015 - 2:00am
December 15, 2014
'The Newsroom' finale might look better in hindsight (SPOILERS)
LOS ANGELES - So Aaron Sorkin? As Claude Rains said at the end of "Casablanca," "As I suspected, you're a rank sentimentalist." Then again, anyone who has stuck with "The Newsroom" through its three interesting, exhausting, at times aggravating seasons -- or for that matter, "The...
December 15, 2014 - 1:00am
September 24, 2014
New York City is a key plank for 'Boardwalk Empire's' attention to detail
LOS ANGELES - The Bronx County Courthouse, with its neoclassical majesty, needs no dressing up to double for 1930s Chicago. On a muggy August afternoon, the "Boardwalk Empire" team makes the most of the granite-and-limestone steps leading into the courthouse, converting...
September 24, 2014 - 2:00am
September 23, 2014
Terence Winter touts a homefield advantage for 'Boardwalk Empire'
LOS ANGELES - Terence Winter came of age in New York City during the bad old days of the 1970s and early 1980s. The "Boardwalk Empire" creator/showrunner remembers a time when areas of Manhattan such as the Upper East Side and Meatpacking District were a "no-man's land."...
September 23, 2014 - 10:00pm
September 15, 2014
'Boardwalk Empire' Revisits Variety's 1931 Interview with Al Capone
LOS ANGELES - Variety had a guest shot in Sunday's episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in a storyline involving our famous 1931 interview with Al Capone. The June 30, 1931, edition of Variety featured the banner story "Capone Kids Gang Films," written by staff scribeLou...
September 15, 2014 - 2:01pm
September 5, 2014
TV Review: HBO's 'A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY,' NatGeo's '9/10: The Final Hours'
LOS ANGELES - The annual parade of Sept. 11 anniversary specials has been such that networks have been forced to become increasingly creative to turn up fresh angles. Two airing in close proximity reflect this challenge, with "A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY," representing...
September 5, 2014 - 9:00pm
July 25, 2014
‘Game of Thrones': 9 New Castmembers Revealed
“Game of Thrones” churns through new characters every season, a byproduct of its bloody nature. “My reputation for killing is exaggerated,” author George R.R. Martin said during the show's panel Friday, arguing that showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are...
July 25, 2014 - 6:00pm
July 18, 2014
HBO actor settles with Macy's, NYC in "shop-and-frisk" suit
Actor Rob Brown of HBO's "Treme" has settled a federal discrimination lawsuit against Macy's Inc and the city of New York, the retailer said on Thursday, resolving part of a "shop-and-frisk" controversy over racial profiling in the city. U.S. District Judge Lorna Schofield...
July 18, 2014 - 12:00am
July 11, 2014
HBO: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ may return, ‘Game of Thrones’ will last a long time
HBO programming president Michael Lombardo says Larry David may be back for more “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” that “Game of Thrones” will go on for as long as George R.R. Martin keeps writing books, and that the network is considering the numbers for “The Leftovers.” Lombardo...
July 11, 2014 - 1:00am
May 7, 2014
Andrew Dice Clay in talks to Join Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger HBO pilot
Andrew Dice Clay is in talks to join Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's rock ‘n’ roll HBO pilot. Clay hinted at his participation in “A Martin Scorsese project” in a tweet Tuesday afternoon, and he's likely not talking about Scorsese's next movie, “Silence,”...
May 7, 2014 - 2:00am
February 19, 2014
HBO’s ‘Getting On’ renewed for season two
TheWrap.com - “Getting On” will be going on with HBO. The series, which stars Laurie Metcalf and Alex Borstein and revolves around a group of nurses struggling through a maddeningly dysfunctional workplace, has been renewed by the premium cable channel for a second...
February 19, 2014 - 1:00am