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TRUE DETECTIVE Review: “Now Am Found”

u96MHWM The finale of True Detective played out in an unexpected, yet completely gratifying way, showing that Pizzolatto’s sophomore slump in season two was not the nail in True Detective’s coffin that critics exclaimed it to be.

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TRUE DETECTIVE Review: “Hunters In the Dark” and “The Final Country”

u96MHWM With only one episode left of this season of True Detective, links to past seasons surface, and the mysterious person pulling all of the strings of the Purcell cover up reveals themself.

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TRUE DETECTIVE Review: “If You Have Ghosts”

u96MHWM Wayne is in a race against time, trying to get to the truth before the further shadowing of his memories closes that door once and for all.

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TRUE DETECTIVE Review: “The Hour and the Day”

u96MHWM David Milch co-wrote this explosive episode of True Detective, as Wayne and Woodard’s lives collide.

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TRUE DETECTIVE Review: “The Big Never”

u96MHWM The Purcell case weighs on and influences all of Wayne’s relationships. Can he find redemption and solve the case before his memory gives out?

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TRUE DETECTIVE Review: “The Great War And Modern Memory” and “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”

u96MHWM True Detective’s two-hour season three premiere is a tour-de-force showcase of Mahershala Ali’s incredible range, as well as this season’s preoccupation with time, memory, and the fluidity of both.

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Red Hot Spec MAVERICK First to Storm Studios Post Labor Day!

McCain Lawrence Grey, DeVon Franklin, Bill Gerber & Matt Tolmach amongst the producers taking this one into every studio!

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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When his plane is shot down over Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam War, Lieutenant Commander John McCain fights to survive as a POW at the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison.

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Kathryn Hahn, Nicole Holofcener Teaming for HBO Comedy Pilot “Mrs. Fletcher”

HahnHolefcenerFletcherIf the pilot goes to series, this would be the second series HBO does with author Tom Perrotta based on one of his works, following the cult hit series The Leftovers.

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David Tennant Joins Lena Dunham’s New HBO Comedy Mini-Series “Camping”

DavidTennantGettyThe former Doctor Who and star of Marvel’s Jessica Jones will play the lead character Walt in the American version of Julia Davis’ British series.

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“Silicon Valley”: Richard, the Pied Piper Gang Face More Perils in Trailer for Season 5 (Video)

SiliconValleySeason5T.J. Miller’s Erlich Bachman is gone, but Thomas Middleditch and the rest of the gang still seem to be facing an uphill battle to turn Pied Piper into a profitable company.

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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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