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    HBO Orders Comedy ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

    HBO has given a series order to a comedy about a family of televangelists called “The Righteous Gemstones.” The series hails from Danny McBride and his frequent collaborators Jody Hill and David Gordon Green. McBride wrote the script and serves as executive producer, director and co-star with John Goodman (who, of course, is also headlining retooled […]

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    HBO to Bid Adieu to Boxing After 45 Years

    Pay cable network HBO announced on Thursday, Sep. 27 that it will cease coverage of boxing events by the end of 2018, after a 45-year run on the network that produced and televised more than 1,000 fights. Peter Nelson, executive vice president of HBO Sports, said in a recent interview to the New York Times, […]

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    PromaxBDA: Highlights from the 2018 Conference

    Last week, from June 11 to June 14, was the PromaxBDA 2018 Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Learn, create and connect: it was a potpourri of attendees and represented companies including ABC, Amazon Studios, AMC Networks, A+E Networks, AT&T Entertainment Group, BBC, Bell Media, BET Networks, Bravo, CBS, CNN, Comedy Central, […]

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    HBO Renews ‘Succession’ for Season 2

    HBO has greenlit recently introduced drama “Succession” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. The series follows the fictional Roy family — Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his four children — which controls one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world, tracking their lives as they contemplate what […]

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    HBO Renews ‘Westworld’ for Season 3

    Just nine days following its second season opened and HBO has issued a third-season renewal to futuristic thriller “Westworld.” Debuting on Oct. 2, 2016 and based on the classic film of the same name, the series takes place in Westworld, a fictional, technologically advanced Wild West-themed amusement park populated by android “Hosts.” The park caters […]

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    HBO Orders Limited Series ‘The Undoing’

    HBO has ordered a new limited series from “Big Little Liars” star and scribe Nicole Kidman and David E. Kelley. Based on Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel “You Should Have Known,” Kidman will star as Grace Sachs, a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book who has a devoted husband and young son who […]

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    HBO Orders Comedy ‘Camping’

    HBO has ordered eight episodes of a comedy called “Camping,” headlined by former “Alias” star Jennifer Garner, based on the British series of the same name. The project is being developed by executive producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, the creative team behind HBO’s “Girls.” The logline: Co-written by Dunham and Konner, “Camping” centers on […]

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    HBO Lands J.J. Abrams Sci-Fi Drama ‘Demimonde’

    After winning a bidding war with Apple, HBO has handed a straight-to-series order for J.J. Abrams sci-fi fantasy drama “Demimonde,” the tale of a family — a mother who works as a scientist, her husband and their young daughter — who all get into a terrible car crash. After the mother winds up in a […]

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    HBO Renews ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ for Season 10

    HBO has greenlit Larry David’s comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm for a 10th season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Production on the new season is set to begin next spring, with the new episodes expected to air in late 2018 or in 2019. “We are thrilled that Larry will be back with his uniquely […]

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