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Robert Downey Jr., HBO Bring “Weeds” Writers Onto “Perry Mason” Series

downeyperrymasonTNThe Iron Man actor originally wanted to play the famous TV lawyer in a movie for Warner Bros. but then shifted his sights to doing it as an HBO series.

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“The Deuce” Star Maggie Gyllenhaal: It’s Okay If the Show “Turns You On a Little”

the-deuce-thumb Star Maggie Gyllenhaal and co-creator David Simon discuss sexual objectification of violence in their ’70s-set porn drama.

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HBO Programming Chief Updates on “Game of Thrones” Spinoffs, “True Detective” and More

game of thrones small No current Game of Thrones characters are getting spinoffs, Mahershala Ali is confirmed for True Detective Season 3, Deadwood has a “terrific” scrip, and more from Casey Bloys

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Suranne Jones to Star in HBO Drama Series “Gentleman Jack”

suranne jones small Suranne Jones has been set to star in new drama series Gentleman Jack from HBO and BBC One, the companies announced Wednesday. The actress will play the role of Anne Lister.

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“Game of Thrones” Showrunners Sell New Drama Series “Confederate” to HBO

db weiss david benioff small HBO is staying in business with Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, picking up new series Confederate from he duo. The series takes place in an alternate timeline, where the southern states have successfully seceded from the Union, giving rise to a nation in which slavery remains legal and has evolved into a modern institution.

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First Look at Al Pacino as Joe Paterno in Barry Levinson’s HBO Biopic (Photo)

al pacnio small HBO has released the first look photo of Al Pacino in character as Joe Paterno, in Barry Levinson’s HBO biopic of the late Penn State coach.

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“Game of Thrones” Season 7: Where the Battle Lines Are Drawn (Photos)

game of thrones small Another season of Game of Thrones is upon us, which means it’s time to remind yourself of where we left off with all the complicated alliances and rivalries in Westeros. Don’t worry, we got you covered with this rundown of exactly where the battle lines have been drawn.

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HBO Sets Documentary About Steven Spielberg

steven_spielberg smallHBO is giving Steven Spielberg the documentary treatment. The feature-length doc Spielberg will seek to examine Spielberg’s filmography in depth and reveal how his experiences fed his work and changed it over time.

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“Get Out” Director Jordan Peele to Produce HBO Series “Lovecraft Country” with J.J. Abrams

Jordan Peele ExcerptStill riding the high from the success of his directorial debut, the horror film Get Out, Jordan Peele is set to executive produce the new HBO series Lovecraft Country, which has been given a straight-to-series order.

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Amy Poehler Executive Producing HBO Series Starring John Roberts of “Bob’s Burgers”

Amy Poehler ExcerptCable giant HBO has put into development Edison, a new dark comedy musical from the minds of John Roberts and H. Jon Benjamin, who both provide voices on the popular Fox animated series Bob’s Burgers. They’ll also executive produce alongside Amy Poehler.

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Holly Hunter Tapped to Star in HBO Drama from Alan Ball

holly hunterOscar-winner Holly Hunter is returning to the small screen again as she’s set to star in a family drama from Alan Ball. The series will air on HBO.

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Jennifer Lopez To Headline Drug Lord Film From HBO

Jennifer-Lopez-561766The life of drug lord Griselda Blanco is getting the cinematic treatment with HBO developing a film on the true story and Jennifer Lopez attached to star as Blanco.

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THE NIGHT OF Review: “A Dark Crate”

The Night Of ExcerptIn the third chapter of The Night Of, Naz finds himself needing to adapt to prison life and meets a mysterious new figure who will either be his savior or executioner.

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THE NIGHT OF Review: “Subtle Beast”

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The captivating premiere had us all on the edge of our seat. How was innocent-seeming Naz (Riz Ahmed) to untangle the predicament at the center of The Night Of? In the second chapter, entitled “Subtle Beast,” the saying refers to the quiet desperation facing all of the characters.

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Andy Samberg & Murray Miller Return To HBO With New Sports Mockumentary

1401x788-sambergAndy Samberg is reuniting with Murray Miller and HBO for the sports mockumentary Tour De Pharmacy. Miller penned the script, and Jake Szymanski will direct and co-produce.

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Kathryn Bigelow, Adam McKay & Will Ferrell Land Pilot Orders At HBO

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HBO has given pilot orders to drama pilots Mogadishu, Minnesota from Kathryn Bigelow and Succession from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell.

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HBO Gives “Game Of Thrones” Own Post-Episode Talk Show “After The Thrones”

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Game Of Thrones is the latest series to receive its own post-air talk show, with HBO ordering After The Thrones from producer Bill Simmons.

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{Things We Love} The Cast Of “Silicon Valley” Attempt To Explain What These Real Startups Do (NSFW)

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The cast of Silicon Valley try and guess what these real-life startups do. Their answers are tremendous and very NSFW.

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Damon And Affleck Will Stick Around HBO To Make Topical Drama, “Thirst”

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The Oscar winners aren’t done with the premium cable station after Project Greenlight ends. They’re developing a topical film about extreme water shortages.

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{TB TALKS TV} “Show Me A Hero” Series Review

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David Simon does a compelling job of showing the housing problems in Yonkers, NY in the 80’s and 90’s from all angles in Show Me A Hero. With a strong cast, it’s an emotional roller coaster ride as we watch the rise and fall of Nick Wasicsko within the Yonkers City government.

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{TV TRAILER} SHOW ME A HERO — Trailer (Oscar Isaac, Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina)

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A new miniseries about Yonkers mayor Nick Wasicsko during a crisis in which the city demands that low-income housing be built in wealthier, white neighborhoods.

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{TV TRAILER} FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD — Trailer (Will Ferrell)

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Will Ferrell plays all of the positions on a baseball team in one day.

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HBO Picks Up Lorne Michaels Produced Series Starring Comedians Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin

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HBO has picked up “Brothers In Atlanta”. Riddle and Bashir are known for their work on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, as writers and comedians. Lorne Michaels will serve as executive producer, with Jeff Field, Doug Griffin and Anna Dokoza producing. Ride Along director Tim Story has directed the pilot.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (2.13.15)

A round-up of this week’s TV sales, pick-ups, attachments, and renewals.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (02.06.15)

Round up of this weeks TV sales, pick-ups, attachments, renewals & deals.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (1.30.15)

Round up of this weeks TV sales, pick-ups, attachments, renewals & deals.

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PILOT, TV & SERIES CASTING (1.23.15)

Round up of this weeks pilot, TV & series casting.

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Mike Myers Inks Two-Year Deal With HBO

Iconic funny man inks two-year overall deal with HBO.

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TV Sales, Pick-Ups, Attachments, Renewals, & Deals (1.09.15)

A round-up of the week’s TV news!

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{Things We Love} HBO’s 2014 Yearender

The best of HBO in 2014.

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