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Hbo' John Adams Draws Solid Ratings

19th March 2008

HBO, which was shaken by the decision of Entertainment President Carolyn Strauss to step down followed by word that it would not put the series 12 Miles of Bad Road from producer Linda Bloodworth-Thomason on...

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Lucas Working On Sci-fi Gangster Series

17th March 2008

George Lucas is working on a new live-action Star Wars series for television that is being described as Deadwood meets The Sopranos in outer space, the New York Post reported today (Monday), citing a report...

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Lucas Working On Sci-fi Gangster Series

17th March 2008

George Lucas is working on a new live-action Star Wars series for television that is being described as Deadwood meets The Sopranos in outer space, the New York Post reported today (Monday), citing a report...

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Lucas Working On Sci-fi Gangster Series

17th March 2008

George Lucas is working on a new live-action Star Wars series for television that is being described as Deadwood meets The Sopranos in outer space, the New York Post reported today (Monday), citing a report...

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Van Zandt: 'I Back Obama'

17th March 2008

Rocker-turned-actor STEVEN VAN ZANDT shunned presidential candidate HILLARY CLINTON by refusing to take part in her video spoof of THE SOPRANOS - because he prefers her rival BARACK OBAMA. The Clinton campaign asked Van Zandt...

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Scott Lands Hbo Series After Tv Movie Hit

11th March 2008

Singer/actress JILL SCOTT is to become a regular on U.S. TV after show producers decided to turn her small screen movie THE NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY into a series. The soul diva was asked to...

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Blades Of Glory And Sweeney Todd Pick Up Costume Awards

20th February 2008

Blades of Glory and Sweeney Todd have been recognised in the costume industry's annual awards ceremony.The ice-skating comedy landed designer Julie Weiss in the spotlight as she took the award for costume design in contemporary...

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Juno Team Cast Follow-up

8th February 2008

The production team behind Oscar hopeful Juno have continued casting the follow-up to their acclaimed pregnancy comedy.Former sex worker Diablo Cody has followed her Oscar-nominated Juno script by penning comedy-horror Jennifer's Body, while Jason Reitman...

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Superbad's Hill For Gervais Film

7th February 2008

Jonah Hill has been added to the cast of Ricky Gervais' upcoming comedy This Side of the Truth.Superbad star Hill joins Jennifer Garner and Rob Lowe in the Warner Bros movie, set in a world...

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No Country On Oscar March

3rd February 2008

No Country For Old Men has become the clear frontrunner for this year's Oscars after success at the 2008 Producers' Guild awards.The Coen brothers' crime epic - an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel of the...

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Starz To Offer First Original Drama Series: Crash

29th January 2008

Movie channel Starz, which, unlike other pay-TV cable outlets like HBO and Showtime, has never produced original dramatic programming, has signed a deal with Lionsgate to develop a series based on the 2004 movie Crash....

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Britney And Paris Wanted As Celebrity Hookers

24th January 2008

BRITNEY SPEARS and PARIS HILTON could be heading for new careers as reality TV show hookers - if celebrity brothel-owner DENNIS HOF gets his way. Hof, the owner of Nevada's Moonlite Bunnyranch and star of...

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Morgan Sad At Globes No-show

15th January 2008

Award-winning writer Peter Morgan has admitted to disappointment at the cancellation of this year's Golden Globes award ceremony.Morgan's TV movie Longford won the best mini-series or motion picture produced for television prize but the writer...

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Gervais Bows To Pressure From Extras Fans

8th January 2008

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has been forced to re-issue the DVD of his EXTRAS Christmas special after U.S. fans complained they were being financially exploited. The show, which aired in America over the festive season,...

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Bewkes May Break Up Time Warner, Says Report

28th December 2007

Incoming Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes is likely to movie quickly to dismantle the company by spinning off Time Warner Cable and selling AOL and Time Inc., according to Bloomberg News. Such a move would...

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Cohen Says Goodbye To Borat

22nd December 2007

Despite the huge success of the film, Sacha Baron Cohen has said he is unlikely to ever play Borat again.After appearances in series on Channel 4 and HBO, the antics of Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev...

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Cbs Snubbed By Actors Union

21st December 2007

CBS, the most-watched television network of 2007, received not a single nomination in any category for the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony on January 27. ABC, on the other hand, received 11 nominations, three of...

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Hbo Sets Pay-per-view Record

18th December 2007

HBO's pay-per-view telecast on December 8 of the Floyd Mayweather-Ricky Hatton welterweight championship fight produced $47 million in revenue, helping to set a record for the year for the Time Warner pay-TV network. Some 850,000...

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Andy Serkis Signs Up To Tintin

17th December 2007

ANDY SERKIS is the first actor to sign up to the TINTIN movies.While there has been no official announcement of what role he will play, it is believed that Serkis will play Captain Haddock, a...

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Critics Score Golden Globe Tv Nods

14th December 2007

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which has often raised eyebrows with its selection of movie nominees for its Golden Globes awards, did the same thing -- in spades -- with its selection of TV nominees...

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Chase To Testify In Lawsuit Brought By Judge Over Sopranos

12th December 2007

The Sopranos creator, David Chase, is expected to testify in New Jersey this week in a federal lawsuit brought by former judge Robert Baer who claims that he was responsible for providing Chase with the...

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Bracco Sick Of Sopranos Blame

1st December 2007

Actress LORRAINE BRACCO is tired of THE SOPRANOS fans blaming her for the end of the hit mob show. Bracco, who played therapist Dr. Jennifer Melfi in the longrunning series, admits she's often stopped in...

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Hbo To Produce Film About Bonds And Steroid Scandal

30th November 2007

Only days after baseball giant (and Giant) Barry Bonds was indicted on charges of lying to a federal grand jury about his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, HBO announced Thursday that it has acquired rights...

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Hbo Backs Down Over Satc Battle

20th November 2007

U.S. TV network HBO has ended its battle with a woman it accused of naming her business after hit series SEX AND THE CITY. The cable giant threatened to oppose Jennifer Cassetta's plans to trademark...

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Strike Delays U.s. Little Britain

20th November 2007

The U.S. version of hit British TV comedy LITTLE BRITAIN is the latest small screen casualty of the Hollywood writers' strike. The six-part series, starring comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams, had been tipped...

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Family Concerned Over Sevigny's Working Hours

16th November 2007

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY is neglecting her friends because she works too hard on U.S. TV show BIG LOVE, according to the star's brother. Paul Sevigny fears his sister will lose her close friends and boyfriend...

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It's Official: Parsons Quitting Time Warner

6th November 2007

As expected, Dick Parsons will step down as chief executive of Time Warner Inc. at the end of the year but remain as chairman. On January 1, the company said, Parsons will hand over the...

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Jolie And Pitt Team Up For Tv Series

22nd October 2007

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE are teaming up to produce a new TV series based on the lives of aid workers. The couple is working on a new small screen project - their first together...

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Brangelina Set For New Venture

22nd October 2007

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to put their partnership skills to practice in their first production project together.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the glamorous Holly wood duo are set to create a behind-the-scenes drama...

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Sex And The City Movie In Trouble?

1st October 2007

The movie adaptation of hit TV series Sex and the City could be in trouble, according to set insiders.Plans for a film adaptation of Darren Star's HBO series were reportedly hampered by producers' inability to...

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