HBO is becoming a key channel for original programming, which includes hit shows like Game of Thrones and Girls, but also original documentaries. The subscription cable channel recently signed on for a Scientology documentary following the rise of L. Ron Hubbard’s belief system and its popularity in Hollywood. It’s based on the controversial book written by Lawrence Wright called Going Clear.
If you’re desperate to get a grasp on what may or may not be happening on Season 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, you’re not alone. The epic fantasy series has a fanbase as rabid as any out there, and this is precisely the crowd that HBO is looking to sway with their strange new marketing gimmick.
With the amount of buzz and quasi-secrecy surrounding the casting process for the second season of HBO’s True Detective, you’d think that either J.J. Abrams or Christopher Nolan had something to do with it. HBO has finally announced its newest cast members, along with these nifty character details.
Actress Natalie Dormer may have scored a win this weekend in Mockingjay: Part I, but to most fans, she’s still known as Margaery Tyrell on Game Of Thrones. For the most part, her portrayal of the social and political climber hasn't caused a lot of waves, but apparently, there was a behind-the-scenes issue that caused some controversy.
Hugh Laurie kicked his career off by starring in some of the greatest comedy series of all time, with Black Adder, Jeeves and Wooster and A Bit of Fry and Laurie. After many years of toning the chuckles down for the hit drama House M.D., Laurie is headed back to the land of sharp wits.
Natalie Dormer is a big part of HBO’s Game of Thrones, and she does have ideas about her fate on the popular subscription cable drama. Natalie Dormer recently admitted she has thought about her potential death on the series. A lot. And each of the potential endings she hopes for are worse than the next.
In the annals of TV history, few things have been paired together less than “sci-fi and HBO,” which makes the network’s latest pick-up one of the most promising projects in all of cable.
Bob Dylan has done a lot of things in his life. He’s a prolific songwriter and singer. He’s also published multiple books and gained notice for his paintings. We know he’s into plenty of different types of creativity as an outlet, but it’s still surprising to learn he almost starred in a goofy sort of slapstick comedy on HBO.
With the release of Interstellar this past weekend, the name Christopher Nolan was on the tip of everyone’s tongues, but it was his brother and frequent collaborator Jonathan Nolan who first put the epic sci-fi film’s script together. Jonathan Nolan’s next expansive sci-fi tale will be a mountainous effort,
HBO’s The Newsroom is premiering its third and final season tonight, and for fans of prolific writer Aaron Sorkin, the episode may be a little bittersweet. The West Wing and Sports Night writer is now saying that when The Newsroom ends, he will be done with television for good.
HBO’s Girls is finally headed back to the schedule, and to celebrate, the subscription cable network has put out the first extended trailer for Season 4. It looks at Hannah, who is headed to Iowa for a writers workshop, while her oddball group of friends continue to adjust to life away from the warm embrace of their parents’ monetary cocoons.
HBO has really done a lot for the gangster genre, between The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire. However, in the future, there may be room at the subscription cable network or elsewhere for Sopranos creator David Chase to push out a prequel series to the popular HBO drama, set in a slightly different era.
There are not a lot of Season 5 plot points that the cast and crew of Game of Thrones have gone on the record about. But this week Game of Thrones showrunner David Benioff explained exactly why Bran and his travel companions won’t be in HBO’s hit fantasy drama when it hits the schedule in the spring.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has been great at pinpointing cultural issues and bringing them to the masses with plenty of wit. This week, the show decided to go a little more pop culture-oriented, creating a Home Depot commercial to poke fun at Lowe’s, which recently revealed it would be introducing robots instead of salespeople in one of its stores.
It seems like only yesterday when HBO decided to ruin my life by cancelling both the hilarious Hello Ladies and Family Tree, but it happened all the way back in January. While the latter series has long told its last tale, the Stephen Merchant-created comedy is coming back to HBO for one big final hurrah.