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HBO Releases New Trailer For 'Game Change'Shows Sarah Palin on verge of nervous breakdown


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HBO Adds Another Front In War On Netflix

Cable channel no longer selling discounted DVDs to distributor

HBO is serious about making sure its new streaming content service becomes a serious competitor to Netflix. The premium cable channel already has refused to license any of its television shows and movies to Netflix's streaming service, which has limited choices for those paying a monthly fee to w ...

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Aaron Sorkin's HBO Series Gets Name: 'Newsroom'

Famed writer's return to television following 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip'

Aaron Sorkin's return to television has a new name: "The Newsroom." That much simpler moniker will replace "More as This Story Develops" for his HBO series starring Jeff Daniels as an anchor of a prime-time cable news show. This is Sorkin's first foray into television since the failure of his ...

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HBO Biopic Blessed By Anita Bryant ... Written By Gay Man?

Gay rights villain may have softened, teleplay writer hints

She was a villain in "Milk," and is brought up many times when gay rights activities are attacked. But the 1970s orange juice queen Anita Bryant may not be as anti-gay as she used to be. Or maybe she is, but is just a little more tolerant on who writes biopics on her. HBO is readying a deep lo ...

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Netflix, Cable Looking For Ways To Work Together

Streaming service seems to be cutting into cable viewers

A company that started because someone got a late fee on a rental of "Apollo 13" now has to find a way to co-exist with television, or it could ultimately kill cable television as we know it. That's the news coming after a new study by The Diffusion Group shows that a third of people who use Netf ...

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'Entourage' Wants Charlie Sheen

Executive producer reaches out to troubled actor for an appearance on HBO series

They say there's no such thing as bad press. And when Charlie Sheen is concerned, that seems to be the case. The actor, who has spent almost a decade playing lovable playboy Charlie Harper on the CBS sitcom "Two And A Half Men," has been making headlines recently for his Torpedo of Truth tour (am ...

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Ed Burns, 'Entourage' Creator Team For HBO Pilot

New show focusing on middle-aged men

“Entourage” may be coming to a conclusion, but creator Doug Ellin will still be hanging with the boys at HBO. Ellin is moving on to serve as executive producer and writer of a new half-hour HBO pilot, tentatively titled “40.” The ensemble show will focus on a group of male friends as they ...

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Michael Gambon Heading To HBO

Former Dumbledore to share screen with Dustin Hoffmann

He may not be headmaster of Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry anymore, but “Harry Potter” star Michael Gambon has secured a new role on an up-and-coming HBO series. Gambon – who played Professor Albus Dumbledore in the fantasy film series, including "Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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'Sopranos' Actress Dies at 46

Denise Borino-Quinn, known to fans as Ginny Sacrimoni, suffered from cancer

Television actress Denise Borino-Quinn lost her battle with liver cancer on Wednesday in Morristown, N.J. She was 46. Borino-Quinn's Hollywood experience is the stuff legends are made of. She was living with her parents while working as a legal secretary and part-time manicurist in Roseland, N ...

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'Boardwalk Empire' Earns Second Season

Impressive launch leads HBO to commission another year

After airing just a single episode, HBO have given Boardwalk Empire the greenlight for a second season. The crime-filled drama centering around prohibition in the 1920s was viewed by more than 4.8 million people ... a figure which climbed to 7.1 million following two additional broadcasts of the ...

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