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Sex & The City Boss Returns To Hbo

6th March 2009

SEX & THE CITY creator DARREN STAR is planning to have another hit show on his hands - after agreeing a deal with network HBO to produce his first solo series in almost a decade. Star...

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Tv Bosses Give Enthusiasm Thumbs Up

5th March 2009

TV bosses have ended speculation comedian LARRY DAVID's long-running U.S. show CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM is facing cancellation - scheduling a season seven debut almost two years after the last episode aired. The comedy, which debuted in...

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Tryout For Tv Show Becomes Broadway Hit

25th February 2009

While Will Ferrell's limited run with his Broadway show You're Welcome America , was initially regarded as a trial run for an HBO special, it has become an enormous hit, setting house records in ticket...

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Michel Gondry To Bring Visual Flair To Green Hornet

25th February 2009

French director Michel Gondry has been signed to bring the tale of masked superhero The Green Hornet to the screen, it has been announced.Based on the 30s radio serial and 60s TV show, the film...

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Sex And The City 2 Confirmed

6th February 2009

A sequel to last year's Sex and the City movie has been confirmed after all four main stars signed up.Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis have agreed to star in a...

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Polanski Suffers A New Legal Setback

3rd February 2009

Director Roman Polanski has lost a legal bid to have a Los Angeles hearing on whether rape charges against him should be dismissed moved to a different county. Polanski had claimed he could not receive...

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Netflix May Add Premium Online Service -- At A Cost

2nd February 2009

Netflix, which already allows its subscribers to watch thousands of older movies online without additional charge, is considering adding a "premium tier" to its streaming service that, for a fee of around $10.00, would give...

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Barkin To 'Seek Revenge With Tv Series'

30th January 2009

ELLEN BARKIN's new TV series about an older woman wrapped up in a bitter divorce is based on her own split from her billionaire ex RON PERELMAN, according to new report. Hollywood sources reported on Thursday...

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Barkin Eyes First Starring Role In Tv Series

29th January 2009

ELLEN BARKIN has been tapped for her first starring role in a TV series - playing an older woman who finds herself newly single after ending her high-profile marriage. Ironically, the 54-year-old actress walked out on...

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New Movie Channel Debut -- First On The Web

28th January 2009

The internecine battle between Viacom's Paramount Pictures and CBS's Showtime Networks heated up Tuesday as Paramount, along with Lionsgate and MGM, announced the formation of a new movie channel, called Epix. Last year, the three...

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Polanski Case Put On Hold

21st January 2009

A Los Angeles court hearing scheduled for today (Wednesday) on Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski's effort to have his 1977 rape case dismissed was put on hold Tuesday by a California appeals court. The 2nd District...

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Hbo Dominates Tv Globes Awards

12th January 2009

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...

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Inaugural Show On Hbo -- Free

7th January 2009

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...

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Little Britain Duo Wins Libel Battle

19th December 2008

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...

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Matt Lucas And David Walliams Awarded Libel Damages

19th December 2008

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...

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Winfrey Lands New Tv/movie Deal

16th December 2008

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...

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Klein And Goodwin Call It A Day

7th December 2008

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...

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Cruz Dazzles At Gotham Awards

3rd December 2008

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...

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Polanski Demands Sex Charges Be Dropped

3rd December 2008

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...

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Ppv Fight Viewers Could Get Their Money Back

2nd December 2008

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...

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Corbett Eyes Sex Return

1st December 2008

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...

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Second Series For Little Britain USA Despite Controversy

28th November 2008

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...

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Watergate Newspaper Boss Set For Biopic

19th November 2008

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,...

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Sutherland: '24 Is Not Right Wing'

18th November 2008

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...

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Kiedis' Life Story To Hit Tv

12th November 2008

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...

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Norton Produces Obama Documentary

12th November 2008

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...

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Kudrow Sparks Reports Of Tv Comeback

11th November 2008

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...

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Norton Produces Obama Documentary

7th November 2008

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...

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Dark Knight Lights Up Time Warner's Books

6th November 2008

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...

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Connolly Signed To Shoot New Game Video

4th November 2008

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...

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