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The Second Season of “The Newsroom” Premieres Sunday

The Second Season of “The Newsroom” Premieres Sunday

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The second season of the Aaron Sorkin drama The Newsroom premieres on HBO Sunday night with Jeff Daniels continuing his starring role as news anchor Will McAvoy.
The second season features several new cast a…

McCain Proposes Bill Allowing for ‘A La Carte’ Buying of Cable Channels

McCain Proposes Bill Allowing for ‘A La Carte’ Buying of Cable Channels

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has introduced a bill in the Senate that would let you get HBO without paying for the DFH Network, defying a powerful telecom industry that is vociferously opposed to allowing pay per c…

“Game of Thrones” Begins Third Season Sunday Night

“Game of Thrones” Begins Third Season Sunday Night

HBO(NEW YORK) — One of the most popular shows on cable television returns for its third season this weekend.The season premiere of Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, airs Sunday night on HBO at 9 p….

Jim McGreevey’s Political Journey Chronicled in HBO’s “Fall to Grace”

Jim McGreevey’s Political Journey Chronicled in HBO’s “Fall to Grace”

ABC News(NEW YORK) — When Jim McGreevey announced his “truth” on live television, it shocked the political world.  On August 12, 2004 the former New Jersey governor revealed he was a “gay American.”In an interview for ABC&…

HBO Film About Phil Spector Starring Al Pacino Airs Sunday

HBO Film About Phil Spector Starring Al Pacino Airs Sunday

HBO/Time Warner(NEW YORK) — Premiering this Sunday, Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in the new HBO movie Phil Spector, a fictional film based on the client-attorney relationship between the legendary music producer and Linda Kenney Baden, a defense at…

Beyonce Shares Blue Ivy Ultrasound in New Trailer

Beyonce Shares Blue Ivy Ultrasound in New Trailer

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Beyonce is getting up close and personal in her new HBO documentary, Beyonce: Life is But a Dream.In a new 90-second trailer for the documentary, which the singer directed, Beyonce shares a never-before-seen video …

HBO Named in Lawsuit Claiming “Luck” Producers Ignored Horse Abuse

HBO Named in Lawsuit Claiming “Luck” Producers Ignored Horse Abuse

HBO/Time Warner(LOS ANGELES) — HBO has been sued by a former employee of the American Humane Association, who claims she was fired by the group after she complained about the abuse of horses on the set of the cable network’s short-lived 2012 series Lu…

Emily Mortimer Says There’s No Agenda Behind ‘The Newsroom’

Emily Mortimer Says There’s No Agenda Behind ‘The Newsroom’

HBO(NEW YORK) — Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO series, The Newsroom, has received a lot of Internet praise and criticism since its Sunday premiere. Some have said that The Newsroom revises recent history with a liberal slant, but star Emily Mortimer, wh…

Characters in ‘The Newsroom’ Not Real People, Says Aaron Sorkin

Characters in ‘The Newsroom’ Not Real People, Says Aaron Sorkin

Valerie Macon/Getty Images(RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.) — While Aaron Sorkin spent a good amount of time talking about his upcoming Steve Jobs film at the All Things D conference Wednesday, there was no lack of references to The Newsroom, his show tha…

Miami Dolphins Will Star In This Year’s "Hard Knocks"

Miami Dolphins Will Star In This Year’s "Hard Knocks"

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Miami Dolphins will be the next team to star in the HBO series Hard Knocks this summer.
The New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons were two other potential teams to appear on the show, but sources told ESPN both f…

HBO’s "Weight of the Nation": A New Solution to an Old Problem?

HBO’s "Weight of the Nation": A New Solution to an Old Problem?

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Obesity.  We know the word.  We know more than a third of American’s are obese.  We know that the United States is facing an epidemic.  And we know more energy out than calories in help us lose …

HBO’s ‘Veep’ Not So Funny, Says Real White House Staffer

HBO’s ‘Veep’ Not So Funny, Says Real White House Staffer

Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — A White House insider is not all that impressed with the humor in HBO’s satirical show, Veep, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show features Julia Louis-Dreyfus as fictional Vice President Selin…

HBO’s "Veep" Looked to White House for Style Inspiration

HBO’s "Veep" Looked to White House for Style Inspiration

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When it came to dressing the first lady of HBO’s Veep, only one woman in Washington proved stylish enough to serve as inspiration: Michelle Obama.“Michelle Obama, she doesn’t look like a suited wo…

Second Season of HBO’s "Game of Thrones" Premieres Sunday Night

Second Season of HBO’s "Game of Thrones" Premieres Sunday Night

HBO/Time Warner(NEW YORK) — HBO’s highly-popular fantasy drama Game of Thrones returns for its second season this Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. ET.Game of Thrones, based on author George R.R. Martin’s best-selling series A Song of Ice and Fire, is set in …

HBO Cancels ‘Luck’ Following Third Horse Death

HBO Cancels ‘Luck’ Following Third Horse Death

Gusmano Cesaretti/HBO(NEW YORK) — HBO’s Luck has run out. The cable network announced Wednesday it has cancelled the freshman horse racing drama after it recently experienced its third horse fatality during production.HBO said in a statement, “While w…

HBO Series "Luck" Postpones Filming After Third Horse Dies on Set

HBO Series "Luck" Postpones Filming After Third Horse Dies on Set

Tim Flach/Stone/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The death of a third horse on the set of the HBO drama Luck has the network suspending filming with horses for the second time while the accident is investigated.The American Humane Association, which overse…

HBO’s McCain-Palin Movie ‘Game Change’ Premieres Saturday Night

HBO’s McCain-Palin Movie ‘Game Change’ Premieres Saturday Night

Jeff Fusco/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The semi-controversial HBO political movie Game Change that documents John McCain’s unsuccessful presidential campaign in 2008 — particularly his choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, premieres Sat…

HBO Movie Trailer Puts Sarah Palin in a Bad Light

HBO Movie Trailer Puts Sarah Palin in a Bad Light

Jeff Fusco/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — HBO’s critics on the Right were apparently right about the network’s upcoming movie Game Change, about Sen. John McCain’s run for the presidency in 2008. While the network claimed the movie would be even-handed poli…

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Trailer Debuts Online

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Trailer Debuts Online

Actress Emilia Clarke (L) and writer George R. R. Martin pose with the Year of Excellence Award for “Game of Thrones” during the 12th Annual AFI Awards held Jan. 13, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For AFI)(LOS ANGELE…

Dustin Hoffman Drama ‘Luck’ Premieres on HBO This Sunday

Dustin Hoffman Drama ‘Luck’ Premieres on HBO This Sunday

Steve Schapiro/HBO(NEW YORK) — The HBO drama Luck, starring Dustin Hoffman in his first-ever major TV role, premieres this Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time.  The series explores the world of horse racing — not just the horses and their own…

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