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Pollack Drops Out Of Film Due To Illness

Academy award-winning director Sydney Pollack has dropped out of his latest movie due to illness.Pollack was working on the HBO political drama Recount which shows people affected by the presidential election recount in Florida in...

By on 07 August 2007

Pollack Quits Election Movie

Filmmaker SYDNEY POLLACK has pulled out of a film based on the 2000 U.S. presidential election after being struck down with a mystery illness. The Oscar-winning director was due to produce a film depicting the...

Nbc: Last In Ratings; First In Awards

The fourth-rated network continued to pile up awards Saturday. NBC was honored by the Television Critics Association with the group's top award -- outstanding program of the year -- for the freshman Heroes. The network's...

Sopranos Nominated For 15 Emmys

New Jersey gangster drama The Sopranos has picked up 15 nominations for this year's prestigious Emmy TV awards.After concluding in the US earlier this year, The Sopranos has been nominated for a clutch of gongs...

By on 19 July 2007

Little Britain Adopted By Us

Little Britain creators Matt Lucas and David Walliams are to make an American version of the show, it has been announced.Filming on the new project is due to begin in the autumn, with the six-part...

By on 13 July 2007

Little Britain To Take On U.s.

British comedy stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS are making an American version of their hit TV sketch LITTLE BRITAIN. The pair will transport existing characters and create new ones for the programme which will...

Sex + The City Film To Shoot This Autumn

LATEST: The long-awaited SEX + THE CITY TV movie has been greenlighted and will start shooting this autumn (07). Actress Kim Cattrall, who stalled and then axed plans to make the project in 2005 over...

Top Emmy Nominees Leaked

In a significant breach of security, the top-ten finalists in each category of the Primetime Emmy Awards were disclosed Monday by the website TheEnvelope.com, operated by the Los Angeles Times. According to the website, the...

Branagh Reunites With Kline For Another Shakespeare Saga

KENNETH BRANAGH is to reunite with his WILD WILD WEST co-star KEVIN KLINE for another WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE movie adaptation. Kline has joined Bryce Dallas Howard, Janet MCTeer and Alfred Molina as part of the cast...

The Sopranos Would Have Been #2 For The Week

Although HBO can be seen in fewer than a third of U.S. households, its telecast of the final episode of The Sopranos was watched by more people than any other program on the air Sunday...

More High-def Movies Coming To Hbo

HBO plans to expand its high-definition program feeds later this year with completion due by the second quarter of 2008, it announced Tuesday. The pay-TV channel said that all 26 HBO and Cinemax channels will...

Critics Debate Final Mob Scene

Many fans of HBO's The Sopranos who tuned in to Sunday night's finaleto see whether Tony (James Gandolfini) would finally get whacked concludedafter it was all over that they were the ones who had been....

Sopranos Is Over, Capiche?

Hit HBO series The Sopranos concluded in the US last night after six seasons and 86 episodes.Trailers in the build-up to the final nine-episode run hinted at the imminent death of central character Tony Soprano,...

By on 11 June 2007

Jfk Miniseries To 'Rubbish Conspiracies'

A new US drama series is set to rubbish conspiracy theories linked to John F Kennedy's death and tell the story from the view that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.The miniseries will be produced by...

By on 07 June 2007

Entourage Denies Racist Casting

The makers of TV hit ENTOURAGE have denied claims by MARK WAHLBERG's former bodyguard that they cast actors according to race. Entourage, which stars Adrian Grenier as a rising Hollywood star, is inspired by Wahlberg's...

Entourage Film In Cannes

The cast and crew of ENTOURAGE are filming at the Cannes Film Festival this week (ends25May07). Adrian Grenier's movie star character Vince will socialise with real stars at the annual event on the French Riviera...

Tennant And Serkis To Star In Einstein Drama

HBO and Company Pictures, along with the BBC, have announced that David Tennant and Andy Serkis will star in the new one-off drama Einstein and Eddington.The film takes a closer look at the story behind...

By on 22 May 2007

Hbo Fight Telecast Produces Record Pay-per-view Revenue

Saturday's HBO telecast of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Oscar De La Hoya battle drew 2.15 million pay-per-view customers, generating $120 million in revenue -- smashing the previous record of $106.9 million for the Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson...

Hbo Boss Albrecht Resigns

LATEST: HBO boss CHRIS ALBRECHT has resigned from the network, following his arrest on suspicion of allegedly attacking his girlfriend. Albrecht yesterday (09May07) agreed to take a leave of absence, but has now agreed to...

Hbo Boss Takes Leave Of Absence To Battle Alcoholism

LATEST: HBO boss CHRIS ALBRECHT is taking a leave of absence from his position at the network, following his arrest on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at the weekend. The network Chairman and CEO was...

Hbo Chairman Arrested Over Assault

TV mogul CHRIS ALBRECHT has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend in the early hours of yesterday morning. (06May07). The chairman and chief executive of American TV network HBO allegedly assaulted the woman...

Timberlake Lands Us Tv Special

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is the latest pop superstar to land a TV special in America. Hot on the heels of Madonna, Jamie Foxx and his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears, Timberlake's Madison Square Garden concert in New York...

Sopranos Stars Weep On The Red Carpet

The cast of THE SOPRANOS fought back the tears on the red carpet of the show's final season premiere last night (27MAR07). Leading man JAMES GANDOLFINI (TONY SOPRANO) joined his on-screen family and mobsters at...

Espn Leads In Sports Emmy Nods

As usual, ESPN dominated nominations for Sports Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. ESPN received 26 nominations, but NBC, thanks in large part to its coverage...

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

Comic Jeni Apparent Suicide Victim

Stand-up comic Richard Jeni, a frequent guest on the Tonight show and the star of several HBO comedy specials, died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday. Jeni was also the star of one of...

Spike Lee Receives Journalism Award

One of the most prestigious awards in print and broadcast journalism, the annual George Polk Award, has been won by director Spike Lee for his HBO documentary, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four...

Former Oz Star: 'Elevator Death Accidental'

LATEST: Former OZ star GRANVILLE ADAMS, who allegedly pushed a man to his death in an elevator shaft last Saturday (03FEB07), insists he was acting in self-defence. The actor, who played ZAHIR ARIF on the...

Former Oz Actor Charged In Homicide Case

Actor GRANVILLE ADAMS, who appeared in the US network HBO prison drama series OZ, has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who fell down an elevator shaft during a fight in...

Sag Spreads Tv Awards Around

Hugh Laurie of Fox's House and Chandra Wilson of ABC's Grey's Anatomy took the top acting awards for TV dramatic series at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards. Alec Baldwin of NBC's 30 Rock and America...

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