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Tv Writer Atluri Loses Cancer Battle

American TV writer and producer PADMA ATLURI has lost her battle with cancer, aged 39.She passed away on Saturday night (08Jan11) from leiomyosarcoma, a rare type of smooth muscle connective tissue tumour. She was diagnosed...

U.s. Pay-tv Shows To Air On New Satellite Channel In U.k.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp-controlled BSkyB has reached deals with Time Warner and CBS Corp. to bring content from their HBO and Showtime pay-TV channels to its Sky Atlantic satellite channel in the U.K. beginning next...

Pee-wee Back On Tv

Actor PAUL REUBENS' madcap PEE-WEE HERMAN SHOW is heading back to TV in the U.S.Bosses at HBO have announced they will broadcast the Broadway production based on Paul Reubens' original stage show early next year...

Pee-wee Herman Returns To Hbo For 2011 Special

PEE-WEE HERMAN, the multi-award winning comedy creation of actor PAUL REUBENS, had landed himself a television special following the success of the current Broadway show, reports the New York Daily News. HBO have confirmed that...

Pee-wee Herman Show Returns To Hbo After 30 Years

PEE-WEE HERMAN, the comic creation of actor PAUL REUBENS, is set to return to HBO some 30 years after he first appeared on the network. 'The Pee-Wee Herman Show', currently running as a stage show...

Pee Wee Herman Show Returns To Hbo

PEE WEE HERMAN, the comic fictional creation of actor PAUL REUBENS, is returning to HBO after the network confirmed that it will broadcast 'The Pee Wee Herman Show' next year, a Broadway production based on...

Dexter Kills In Season Finale

While an audience of 2.5 million for a TV show would be regarded as disastrous in the broadcasting world, in the cable world it can represent a huge success. That's the number of people who...

Oprah Winfrey To Play Brothel Madam In Ruined

Oprah Winfrey is to star as a brothel madam in 'Ruined'. The television personality - who is one of the richest women in the US thanks to her huge media empire - will take the...

Denis Leary Joins Spider-man Cast

Denis Leary has joined the cast of the 'Spider-Man' reboot. The 'Rescue Me' actor has accepted the role of George Stacy, father of Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), who is one of the love interests of...

Stiller And Coogan Reunite For Tv Show

Funnymen BEN STILLER and STEVE COOGAN are reteaming for a new U.S. TV show.The Meet The Parents star and Coogan first appeared alongside each other in 2006's Night At The Museum, before going on to...

For Warners, Inception Is 2010'S Harry Potter

Thanks largely to the strength of Inception , which grossed nearly $290 million domestically in the third quarter, Time Warner was able to report today (Wednesday) that revenue for its filmed entertainment division, which includes...

Denise Borino-quinn Dies Aged 46 After Losing Cancer Battle

DENISE BORINO-QUINN, the American actress who played 'Ginny' in the hit US show THE SOPRANOS, has died aged 46 following a long battle with liver cancer. She passed away on Wednesday 27th October 2010 in...

Phillips Started Out On Taxicab Confessions

THE HANGOVER director TODD PHILLIPS started his career luring sexual tales from members of the public on late night TV show TAXICAB CONFESSIONS.Phillips experienced his first taste of filmmaking on the long-running HBO show, driving...

Mariana Klaveno Announces Engagement On Twitter

MARIANA KLAVENO, the American actress and star of the hit HBO vampire drama 'True Blood', confirmed her engagement to producer boyfriend LUIS PATINO on her Twitter page yesterday (26th October 2010).Klaveno told her Twitter followers,...

Mariana Klaveno Is Engaged

'True Blood' star Mariana Klaveno has got engaged. The actress - who plays Lorena Ball in the HBO series - revealed she and her boyfriend of three years, producer Luis Patino, have decided to take...

Patrick Wilson Stars In The Normal Heart Anniversary

The American actor PATRICK WILSON starred in an anniversary reading of the ground-breaking play 'The Normal Heart', at the Public Theatre in New York on Monday 18th October 2010. The production, written by playwright LARRY...

Portman Red-faced At Green Awards

NATALIE PORTMAN was left red-faced at the Environmental Media Awards on Saturday (16Oct10) after organisers aired a clip of her singing about recycling when she was just 11 years old.The actress was presenting a prize...

Mcbride Marries

Funnyman DANNY MCBRIDE has married his girlfriend GIA RUIZ.The pair exchanged vows on Saturday (09Oct10), a representative for MCBride has confirmed to Life & Style. The Pineapple Express star met Ruiz last year (09) when...

Al Pacino To Play Phil Specter?

In one of the oddest casting decisions of this or any other year, HBO is planning to star Al Pacino in a biographical movie about record producer Phil Specter, who is currently serving a 19-years-to-life...

Pacino To Play Phil Spector

AL PACINO is set to play another controversial real-life figure on U.S. TV after signing up to play jailed music mogul PHIL SPECTOR in a new movie.Pacino, who won a 2010 Emmy Award for his...

Simon Cowell To Get Special Emmy

Simon Cowell is to receive a special prize at this year's 38th International Emmy Awards. The music mogul will be presented with the International Emmy Founders Award for his work on various TV talent shows,...

Reznor Writing Tv Mini-series

NINE INCH NAILS rocker TRENT REZNOR is turning TV writer for a new series based on his band's 2007 album YEAR ZERO.The star will pen the script with writer Daniel Knauf after securing a deal...

Tv Creator Simon Awarded $500,000 'Genius' Grant

American screenwriter and TV producer DAVID SIMON has been awarded a $500,000 (£333,330) grant for his groundbreaking work on hit shows THE WIRE and TREME.Executives at The MACArthur Foundation announced 23 recipients of their "genius"...

Scorsese's Empire Boardwalk A Big Hit On Tv

MARTIN SCORSESE's gritty new TV series BOARDWALK EMPIRE is a break-out hit in America - the period piece has been picked up for a second season after just one episode.The crime drama, starring Steve Buscemi,...

Weaver Wants To Take Stripper Role To The Stage

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is considering hitting the stage with her portrayal of ageing stripper GYPSY ROSE LEE after TV bosses put a planned project on hold.The actress carried out extensive research about the infamous historical figure...

Boardwalk Empire Premieres On Hbo

'Boardwalk Empire', the much anticipated new drama series starring STEVE BUSCEMI, premiered on HBO last night (19th September 2010). The show is set in Atlantic City, during the prohibition era of the 1920s, and follows...

Pitt Hurt On Scorsese Tv Set

Actor MICHAEL PITT injured himself so badly on the set of MARTIN SCORSESE's new TV show BOARDWALK EMPIRE he was left with blood gushing from his hand - but the director refused to give him...

Tribeca Film Institute To Support Documentary Filmmakers

The Tribeca Film Institute, which literally arose from the ashes of 9/11 nine years ago, announced today (Wednesday) that, together with HBO, it is establishing a fund to encourage filmmakers to produce "engaging, character-driven documentaries."...

True Blood Finale Sees Suprising Deaths

TRUE BLOOD season 3 came to an end last night (Monday 13th September), with a gripping finale episode. The latest series has focused on 'Sookie' played by ANNA PAQUIN, as she decides whether she can...

Entourage Reps Slam Pattinson Cameo Reports

ENTOURAGE bosses have brushed off reports Hollywood heart-throb ROBERT PATTINSON is set to make a cameo in the upcoming series finale of the hit TV show.The Twilight star was reported to be following in the...

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