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'Sesame Street' Announces Deal With Hbo For Next Five Seasons

In a dramatic shake-up of children’s TV that’s bound to be divisive, eternal favourite ‘Sesame Street’ is being added to the roster of the HBO network alongside adult dramas like ‘Game of Thrones’. Who saw...

David Fincher's Hbo Series 'Utopia' And 'Video Synchronicity' In Difficulties

David Fincher’s relationship with HBO is on the ropes this summer, with news that both of his projects with the network are in trouble of some description. His ‘80s music video comedy was abruptly halted...

'Game Of Thrones' To Run For Three More Seasons, Claim Hbo

It’s just wrapped its fifth season, but ‘Game of Thrones’ fans will be pleased to know that their favourite show won’t be ending for a while yet. An HBO network executive has claimed that the...

Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman Team Up To Star In & Produce 'Big Little Lies'

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman will star in and produce HBO's limited series, Big Little Lies. The series is an adaptation of Liane Moriarty's 2014 novel of the same name. Writer David E. Kelley, who...

Lena Dunham Floats Possibility Of A 'Girls' Movie - But Not For A While Yet!

Lena Dunham has spoken of her desire to make a movie adaptation of ‘Girls’ – eventually. The comedic mastermind revealed that she has harboured the ambition for a while, but wouldn’t consider putting it into...

Time Warner And Dish Network Strike Deal To Make Hbo Programming Available

Media empire Time Warner Inc. and satellite TV network provider Dish Network Corp. have agreed a new distribution deal which will apparently include making HBO available through Dish’s new online TV streaming offering. Those with...

Robert Durst Admits, "I Killed Them All" During Hbo Documentary

Real estate heir and long-time murder suspect Robert Durst has been arrested after he appeared to admit to multiple killings for a HBO documentary series. Durst, 71, was arrested on Saturday after he inadvertently admitted...

Showtime Gets Set To Follow In Hbo's Footsteps With Online Streaming Service

Showtime looks set to follow HBO into the world of online streaming, by soon offering customers a package similar to the newly announced HBO Now service. The news was announced by Leslie Moonves, the chief...

Marisa Tomei Cast As Gloria Steinem In Tv Mini-series

Actress Marisa Tomei has been cast as feminist icon Gloria Steinem in an upcoming mini-series produced by George Clooney.The actor is reuniting with his The Ides of March co-star for Ms., a programme for America's...

Courtney Love Confirms She Used Heroin While Pregnant

Kurt Cobain's widow Courtney Love has confessed she used heroin while pregnant with their daughter, Frances Bean Cobain.In 1992, Vanity Fair writer Lynn Hirschberg claimed the Hole rocker used the drug while she was pregnant,...

Elton John's Musical Drama Moving Forward

Elton John's new Tv musical drama has been picked up for a pilot by bosses at America's Hbo network.The music icon has teamed up with his husband David Furnish and True Blood creator Alan Ball,...

You Can Now Own Awesome Props From Hbo's 'Boardwalk Empire'!

Ever wanted to own the iconic mask worn by Jack Huston's Richard Harrow in 'Boardwalk Empire'? What about the suit worn by Steve Buscemi's Nucky Thompson in the series' opening title sequence? Well, due to...

Hbo Bill Clinton Documentary Stalled Following Rumoured Disagreements Between Clinton & Director Martin Scorsese

A HBO documentary, directed by Martin Scorsese, about former US President Bill Clinton has stalled. Sources close to the project claim there have been disagreements between Scorsese and Clinton over control of content.Bill Clinton photographed...

Martin Scorsese's Bill Clinton Documentary On Hold - Report

Martin Scorsese's documentary about former U.S. President Bill Clinton has been put on hold indefinitely due to disagreements over the film's content, according to a new report.The Goodfellas director has been working on the project...

Alfred Hitchcock's Concentration Camps Footage Finally Released

A lost documentary Alfred Hitchcock made about the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps during World War Two has finally reached screens thanks to movie mogul Brett Ratner.The Rush Hour director is the unlikely producer...

Kurt Cobain Documentary Will Feature New Songs From Tragic Rocker

Filmmaker Brett Morgen's much-anticipated Kurt Cobain documentary will feature previously unheard original material recorded by the tragic Nirvana frontman.According to a new press release from Hbo announcing the cable network's documentary line-up for 2015, Kurt...

It's Time: 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 To Premiere On April 12

Game of Thrones season five will premiere on HBO on April 12, the organization announced at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. An expanded cast has already been announced, including a slew of family...

Anthrax To Appear On Game Of Thrones Soundtrack

Thrash metal group Anthrax will feature on a forthcoming Game Of Thrones mixtape to accompany the fifth season of the show.The band's frontman Scott Ian credited their inclusion on the Catch The Throne album to...

Hbo Planning 'Game Of Thrones' Preview In February

It's a fair to say that pretty much everyone is familiar with 'Game of Thrones' at this point. It's had years of dominating the Emmy Awards ceremonies and has fired both the characters, stars and...

Sarah Jessica Parker Eyes Return To Tv

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is eyeing a return to the small screen in a new series called Divorce.The former Sex and the City star is nearing a deal to return to Hbo, the same network...

Audra Mcdonald To Reprise Billie Holiday Role For Tv Special

Actress Audra Mcdonald is set to reprise her role as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in a Tv special of hit Broadway show Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.MCDonald won her sixth Tony Award...

Jennifer Lopez Lands New Year's Eve Tv Special

Superstar Jennifer Lopez has landed her very own Tv concert special on New Year's Eve (31Dec14).Fans of the On The Floor hitmaker will get to see behind the scenes of her first ever world tour...

Rick Springfield Joins True Detective Cast

Singer/actor Rick Springfield is heading back to Tv for a mystery role in the second season of hit miniseries True Detective.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker and General Hospital star took to Twitter.com on Wednesday (10Dec14) and...

The Normal Heart Sequel In The Works

The Normal Heart scribe Larry Kramer has confirmed he is in the process of writing a sequel to the acclaimed Aids drama.The Tv adaptation of Kramer's Tony Award-winning play was praised by critics after its...

'Boardwalk Empire' Team Reassembles For Hbo Rock And Roll Series

Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter are teaming up with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger for a new untitled rock and roll series for HBO. The drama series will feature a cast including Bobby Cannavale, Ray...

Kurt Cobain's Daughter Signs On As Executive Producer Of New Documentary

Kurt Cobain's daughter has signed on to executive produce the first completely authorised documentary about the tragic Nirvana rocker.Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen, the man behind the Rolling Stones' Crossfire Hurricane documentary, wrote, produced and directed...

'Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck' Documentary Coming To Hbo Next Year

HBO have announced they will be airing the first ever 'authorised' documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Entitled ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’, the film has been directed and produced by Brett Morgen, who...

Rachel Mcadams & Taylor Kitsch Confirmed For True Detective

Rachel Mcadams and Taylor Kitsch have been confirmed as Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn's castmates in the second season of True Detective.Hbo bosses in America announced the news on Monday (24Nov14), revealing production on the...

Benicio Del Toro And Martin Scorsese To Produce Hernando Cortes Tv Series

Benicio Del Toro is teaming up with Martin Scorsese to executive produce a Tv series about Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes.The Traffic star and the Oscar-winning director are developing a project called Cortes through America's Hbo...

Westworld Tv Series Is A Go For Sir Anthony Hopkins

A star-studded Tv series adaptation of cult 1973 film Westworld has been given the greenlight by bosses at U.S. cable network Hbo.Sir Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden will head up the cast...

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