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Hbo Dominates Tv Globes Awards

At the Golden Globes awards Sunday night, HBO's seven-part miniseries about the life of the second U.S. president dominated the presentations as John Adams picked up awards for best mini-series, best actress in a miniseries...

Inaugural Show On Hbo -- Free

HBO has purchased the rights to televise the January 18 Presidential Inaugural Opening Ceremony -- a star-studded entertainment event at the Lincoln Memorial -- and will make it available for free not only to HBO...

Little Britain Duo Wins Libel Battle

British comedians MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS have accepted libel damages from a U.K. newspaper over a report alleging their TV show LITTLE BRITAIN USA had offended gay groups. The comic duo was accused of...

Matt Lucas And David Walliams Awarded Libel Damages

The creators of Little Britain have accepted libel damages over claims their show had outraged gay rights groups.Neither Matt Lucas nor David Walliams appeared at the high court hearing in London, during which Express Newspapers...

By on 19 December 2008

Winfrey Lands New Tv/movie Deal

TV queen OPRAH WINFREY has signed an exclusive new deal to develop movies and miniseries for cable network HBO. The talk show host will develop the projects as part of a three-year deal with her...

Klein And Goodwin Call It A Day

AMERICAN PIE star CHRIS KLEIN and actress girlfriend GINNIFER GOODWIN have ended their relationship after two years together. The He's Just Not That Into You star Goodwin returns to HBO's Big Love in January, and...

Cruz Dazzles At Gotham Awards

PENELOPE CRUZ dazzled on the red carpet at the Gotham Awards in New York on Tuesday (02Dec08) night, and walked away with an award for her role in WOODY ALLEN movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Cruz...

Polanski Demands Sex Charges Be Dropped

Shamed filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has filed a request asking a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss child-molestation charges against him - 30 years after he fled the U.S. to escape prosecution. In 1978 the Academy...

Ppv Fight Viewers Could Get Their Money Back

The Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao welterweight championship bout will cost$54.95 on pay-per-view but HBO indicated Monday that many viewers will beable to watch it for far less than that if they take advantage of...

Corbett Eyes Sex Return

SEX AND THE CITY star JOHN CORBETT is keen to reprise his role in the hit TV show for a sequel to this year's (08) hit movie. The HBO series was transformed for the big...

Second Series For Little Britain USA Despite Controversy

Matt Lucas and David Walliams' Little Britain USA will return for a second series despite reports that it was too rude for American viewers.The HBO show received underwhelming reviews from stateside television critics while headlines...

By on 28 November 2008

Watergate Newspaper Boss Set For Biopic

The newspaper publisher who helped bring down U.S. President RICHARD NIXON is to have her life story turned into a TV movie. Katherine Graham led the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal of the 1970s,...

Sutherland: '24 Is Not Right Wing'

24 star KIEFER SUTHERLAND has blasted claims the hit drama promotes right-wing politics through its plotlines. Critics claim producers of the hit HBO show express their Republican leanings through the use of guns, torture and...

Kiedis' Life Story To Hit Tv

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS is turning his extraordinary life story into a new TV drama series. U.S. cable network HBO plan to turn Kiedis' 2004 autobiography Scar Tissue into a show. The...

Norton Produces Obama Documentary

Actor EDWARD NORTON has produced a documentary chronicling America's next President BARACK OBAMA's path to the White House. The Fight Club star's production company Class 5 Films has closed a deal with bosses at American...

Kudrow Sparks Reports Of Tv Comeback

American actress LISA KUDROW has sparked reports she's making her second attempt at a television comeback, four years after the end of hit U.S. show FRIENDS The star has signed on as the executive producer...

Norton Produces Obama Documentary

Actor EDWARD NORTON has produced a documentary chronicling America's next President BARACK OBAMA's path to the White House. The Fight Club star's production company Class 5 Films has closed a deal with bosses at American...

Dark Knight Lights Up Time Warner's Books

The Dark Knight came to the rescue of Time Warner, helping it toboost third-quarter revenue. The film has grossed $527 million worldwide.DVD sales were OK, largely as a result of the popularity of the Sex...

Connolly Signed To Shoot New Game Video

ENTOURAGE star KEVIN CONNOLLY is taking his directorial career in a new direction - he's making music videos for rapper THE GAME and R+B singer NE-YO. The actor, best known for his role as Eric...

Lopez Tapped To Host Late-night Tv

Comedian GEORGE LOPEZ has been tapped as the latest celebrity to host his own late-night talk show. The 47 year old's star turn in the Sandra Bullock-produced The George Lopez Show secured him a leading...

Sam Mendes To Take Legendary Comic Preacher To Screen

Sam Mendes has been named as the man to take Preacher, one of the most acclaimed comic book series ever, to the big screen.The 75-issue series, created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon,...

By on 30 October 2008

The Sopranos Bottle-up Success With Italian Wineries

Hit U.S. TV series THE SOPRANOS may have been killed off last year (08) - but a group of wine makers are bottling up its success and putting it on shelves this autumn (08). Sopranos...

West Comedy Show Stalled

KANYE WEST's TV comedy plans have stalled - because his new cable show is too outrageous. The rapper was set to star in Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm creator Larry Charles' latest project, but the...

Mixed Reaction To "Crude" Little Britain After Us Debut

Matt Lucas and David Walliams' new show Little Britain USA has received underwhelming reviews from stateside television critics.Influential industry paper Variety labelled the show "crude" and said its humour "seldom rises above what's scrawled on...

By on 27 September 2008

Little Britain Star Reveals Multi-character Movie Plans

Matt Lucas and David Walliams are working on a film that sees them playing a number of characters, it has emerged.The Little Britain stars have begun work the project with Dreamworks studios and hope for...

By on 22 September 2008

Little Britain Angers Gay Rights Groups

British comedy series LITTLE BRITAIN USA has sparked outrage in America - with a gay rights group calling the programme "offensive" and "obnoxious". The sketch show, which stars David Walliams and Matt Lucas, is a...

Historical Drama Sweeps The Creative Arts Emmys

Hit TV mini-series JOHN ADAMS took the top spot at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night (13Sep08) winning eight out of its 23 nominations. The historical HBO show, which tells the story...

Knightley's Love For Cult Cop Show

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has a surprising secret - she is obsessed with gritty TV cop show THE WIRE. The Atonement star admits the only time she really treats herself is when she splashes out...

Roeper Becomes As Famous As Stars He Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times critic Richard Roeper writes today about his cameo appearance on HBO's ENTOURAGE this Sunday -- as himself reviewing the movie Medellin . It was, he writes, the culmination of eight years as a...

Entourage Air Takes Flight

ADRIEN GRENIER's hit U.S. TV show ENTOURAGE will soar to new heights after rebranding U.S. domestic flights with its name. Flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Vegas have been dubbed...

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