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    Drama ‘The Fact of a Body’ in Development at HBO

    HBO has acquired the rights to adapt author Alex Marzano-Lesnevich’s memoir “The Fact of a Body” into a potential limited series. The book revolves around a young lawyer whose opposition to the death penalty is shaken when she’s assigned the case of a child murderer whose complicated life story parallels the long-suppressed trauma of her past. […]

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    HBO Cancels Dramedy ‘Insecure’

    HBO has announced that the upcoming fifth season of Emmy-winning dramedy “Insecure” will be its final one. The fifth and now final season is scheduled to begin production later this month and is set to debut later this year. “Insecure” follows the (mis)adventures of Issa Dee (Issa Rae) and her friend Molly (Yvonne Orji_ as […]

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    HBO Max Orders ‘Sex and the City’ Reboot

    After weeks of speculation, streamer HBO Max has confirmed it is moving forward on a “Sex and the City” revival care of a new limited series. Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis will reprise their roles of Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte, respectively. Kim Cattrall, as expected, will not be reprising her role as […]

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    Fox Orders Drama “The Last of Us”

    HBO has given a series order to the drama “The Last of Us” for 2021. Based on the video game of the same name, the series takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. The logline: Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine […]

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    HBO Announces Fourth Season Reboot of ‘In Treatment’

    The Peabody, AFI award and Emmy award winning drama “In Treatment” will be returning for a fourth season on HBO with Uzo Aduba set to star. Production is slated to begin this fall under COVID-19 guidelines, with a debut scheduled for 2021. The series will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. […]

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    HBO has given a series order for a weekly late-night show from comedian and writer Sam Jay (“Saturday Night Live”) and executive producer Prentice Penny (“Insecure”). The series will debut in 2021 on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. The logline: The Untitled Sam Jay Project will be a weekly 30-minute […]

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    HBO Renews ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’ for Two Additional Seasons

    HBO has issued a two-season renewal to weekly late night political talker “Real Time With Bill Maher,” taking it through 2022. “For 18 seasons, Bill Maher and the talented team at ‘Real Time’ have given audiences an unparalleled platform for debate, comedy, and social discourse,” said Nina Rosenstein, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. “We’re so happy […]

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    HBO Renews ‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’ for Three Additional Seasons

    HBO has ordered three new seasons of talker “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” taking it through 10 seasons 2023. Debuting in April 2014, “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events, but on a weekly basis. “Last Week Tonight,” which airs Sundays at 11 p.m. ET, is currently […]

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    HBO to Develop Drama ‘Sphere’

    HBO is developing a new drama based on the book “Sphere” from “Westworld” executive Denise Thé at the helm. Described as an epic undersea adventure in the spirit of Jules Verne, “Sphere” follows a group of scientists who are sent to inspect a mysterious alien craft at the bottom of the ocean. Once there, however, the intellectuals are […]

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