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True Blood Stars On Parade At Comic-con Panel

15th July 2012

Stars of the Hbo vampire drama TRUE BLOOD, which was recently renewed for a sixth season, where out in force as they participated in a Q&A with the eager crowd and talked about life in...

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Comic Con Is Out Of This World As The Big Bang Theory Send Fan Into Space

14th July 2012

The Big Bang Theory is set to go where no sitcom has gone before, when a real-life astronaut rewarded a fan with the chance to take a sub-orbital space flight at yesterdays COMIC CON. The...

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Kit Harington Breaks Ankle

10th July 2012

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has been forced to miss a planned appearance at California's Comic-Con event this week (beg09Jul12) after breaking his ankle.The British actor was due to attend the popular fan convention...

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Tributes Pour In For Late 'Treme' Star Lionel Batiste

9th July 2012

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of Lionel Batiste, vocalist, bass drummer and assistant of leader of the Treme Brass Band. He was 81 at the time of his passing. As one of...

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Sorkin’S ‘The Newsroom’ Renewed Despite Mixed Reviews

3rd July 2012

Aaron Sorkin’s latest drama ‘The Newsroom’ has been renewed for a second season by Hbo, despite earning average reviews for its first couple of episodes. It seems the network was happy enough with the solid...

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Will Ferrell's 'Eastbound & Down' Renewed For Fourth Season

3rd July 2012

There's good news for baseball fans and fans of good solid comedy, with US network Hbo revealing that they are to keep on the critically loved 'Eastbound and Down' for another season following its continuing...

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True Blood Renewed For Sixth Season!

3rd July 2012

Hit vampire drama True Blood is set to return for a sixth series after U.S. cable network Hbo confirmed it was renewing the show.The network would not reveal when the new series of the award-winning...

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Fascinating Fact 13693

2nd July 2012

Bosses at U.S. cable network Hbo have picked up The Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's new TV drama The Newsroom for a second season, just a week after its premiere. The show, which stars Jeff...

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After 'Magic Mike', Steven Soderbergh Sees Future On Small Screen

2nd July 2012

Following on from the success of Magic Mike, Steven Soderbergh has announced his intentions to possibly leave the big screen behind for good, instead focusing on television productions.The Oscar-winning filmmaker hinted that he sees his...

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The Newsroom: Yes, It's Self Indulgent, But It Feels So Good

27th June 2012

Aaron Sorkin's latest series 'The Newsroom' is probably unlikely to emulate his multi-award winning 'West Wing', though the show scored impressive viewing figures following its debut in the United States this week. Reviews of the...

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George W. Bush's Severed Head Blurred In Game Of Thrones Episode

26th June 2012

A gory scene featuring the severed head of George W. Bush has been blurred by Game Of Thrones editors so it can no longer be identified as that of the former U.S. leader.Pranksters caused controversy...

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Hbo Quickly Removes Bush's Head From Thrones Episode

26th June 2012

It didn't take long. Only a week or so ago HBO yanked DVD shipments of the first season of Game of Thrones and pulled the final episode from HBO GO and iTunes, because one of...

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Sorkin's The Newsroom A Hit In Debut

26th June 2012

Aaron Sorkin's first TV series for pay TV, The Newsroom, starring Jeff Daniels, debuted to solid numbers on HBO Sunday night. In its first airing of the night, it averaged 2.1 million viewers, then added...

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'The Newsroom' Topples 'Game Of Thrones' In Ratings

26th June 2012

Aaron Sorkin's latest project - 'The Newsroom' starring Jeff Daniels - has performed surprisingly well in the ratings, despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. The show follows an authoritative anchor named Will Mcavoy who strives...

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Does Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Live Up To Expectations?

25th June 2012

Aaron Sorkin's much anticipated Hbo drama 'The Newsroom' debuted in the U.S last week, though it received a rough ride from critics - something 'The West Wing' creator has experienced little of in recent years....

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The Newsroom: Is Aaron Sorkin's Drama Making Headlines?

22nd June 2012

Aaron Sorkin's new Hbo drama The Newsroom has debuted on US TV and it's proving to be quite a talking point, even if some of the critics haven't quite taken to the new series wholeheartedly....

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Adam Driver Refuses To Watch His Show Girls

21st June 2012

Actor Adam Driver refuses to watch his hit TV show Girls because he can only focus on his "mistakes" when he tunes in.Driver has become one of the Hbo comedy's break-out characters, playing a sex-obsessed...

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Lena Dunham Addicted To Reading Fans' Tweets

19th June 2012

Actress/filmmaker Lena Dunham is addicted to reading viewers' real-time tweets as they watch her show Girls.Dunham, creator and star of the hit Hbo show, ignores critics' reviews but enjoys seeing how fans receive the characters...

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Homeland And Sherlock Among The Winners At Critics' Choice Television Awards

19th June 2012

Homeland, Sherlock and Community were among the big winners at the Critics' Choice Television Awards on Monday night (18Jun12).Political thriller Homeland won best drama, while its star Claire Danes was crowned best actress at the...

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True Blood Recap: Christopher Meloni Plays Elderly Vampire?

18th June 2012

Christopher Meloni hung up his Law and Order detective badge to make his debut on 'True Blood' on Sunday evening (June 17, 2012), playing a 500-year-old vampire who sits at the head of the table...

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George Bush's Head In 'Game Of Thrones': Did You Spot It?

15th June 2012

Hbo has apologized for featuring the decapitated head of George W Bush during a recent episode of their hit drama 'Game of Thrones'. The premium cable network says it has halted future shipments of its...

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'Games Of Thrones' Creators Sorry For Severed George Bush Head

14th June 2012

The creators of the TV series 'Game Of Thrones' have come out and apologised to George W Bush after a decapitated head shown in the first season was mentioned as being similar to the former...

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Jeanne Tripplehorn Signs Up For 'Criminal Minds'

14th June 2012

Jeanne Tripplehorn has joined the cast of the Cbs drama Criminal Minds, according to Deadline.com. The Basic Instinct actress has been signed on as a regular cast member on the show, which has been running...

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Game Of Thrones Bosses Apologise For George Bush Scene

14th June 2012

TV bosses have apologised for broadcasting a scene showing former U.S. President George W. Bush's severed head impaled on a spike during an episode of Game Of Thrones.The fantasy show's creators David Benioff and D.B....

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Hugh Laurie In Talks To Play Robocop Villain

13th June 2012

He almost felt like an anti-hero in 'House,' and now Hugh Laurie looks like he's going to be a straight-up villain after confirmation that the British actor and blues fanatic is in talks to appear...

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Most Pirated Tv Show Game Of Thrones

12th June 2012

HBO's Game of Thrones may be the first television series whose illegal audience -- those who watched without paying -- exceeded its legitimate one, the Los Angeles Times observed today (Tuesday). The newspaper took note...

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Fansite Urges Take My Money, Hbo!

7th June 2012

You can borrow a friend or relative's password to watch HBO's streaming service, HBOGO, without signing up for the service, but if you're not a cable-TV subscriber and you want to pay for it separately,...

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Alicia Keys And Annie Leibovitz Feted At Gordon Parks Gala

7th June 2012

R&B superstar Alicia Keys and celebrated photographer Annie Leibovitz were honoured for their "artistic vision and passion" at a charity gala in New York on Tuesday (05Jun12).The singer, Leibovitz and Hbo executive Richard Plepler were...

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Writer Ray Bradbury Dead At 91

6th June 2012

Famed science-fiction/fantasy writer Ray Bradbury ( Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, Something Wicked This Way Comes ) has died in Los Angeles at age 91. Dozens of his more than...

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The Wire Cast Members Reunite For Comedy Video

6th June 2012

Four stars of TV drama The Wire have reunited to make a musical version of the show.Sonja Sohn, Andre Royo, Felicia Pearson and Larry Gillard Jr. agreed to appear in the short film for comedy...

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