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David Simon On HBO’s ‘Show Me A Hero': Can’t “Let Fear Guide Us” – TCA

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“There was some resistance … the political hierarchy felt a little uncomfortably, at first, until they saw benefit in way we were using the Yonkers experience as emblematic what else is being faced in the nation,” William Xorzi says of HBO’s new six-part miniseries Show Me A  Hero, which he co-wrote with David Simon. Shot on location, the mini tells the story of Nick Wasicsko (Oscar Isaac), the youngest big-city mayor in the nation who finds himself thrust into the center… »

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Leftovers Season 2 “About A Family Coming Together,” Says Damon Lindelof – TCA

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Spoiler alert: Reveals detail about season 2 of The Leftovers. When asked by the TCA press if Season 2 of dystopian-future series The Leftovers would be equally as depressing as Season 1, creator/Ep Damon Lindelof joked, “We wanted to tape Season 2 before a live studio audiencem — we wanted to opt in for a laugh track.” Despite the maudlin mood lurking over the characters in The Leftovers, Season 2 propels them forward, moving Kevin Garvey and his Gf Nora Durst to a small… »

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‘Doll & Em’ Not Like Their Lives, Insist Dolly Wells And Emily Mortimer, Convincing No One – TCA

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Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells will play a closer version of themselves in the second six-episode season of HBO’s Doll & Em, in which they write an off-Broadway play together and hoodwink Evan Rachel Wood and Olivia Wilde into appearing in it, with Wood playing Doll and Wilde playing Em. Ewan McGregor and Mikhail Baryshnikov also guest star. It’s a second-season effort by the TV versions of themselves to correct the strain put on their relationship in the first season… »

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Dwayne Johnson Comments On Hulk Hogan’s Racist Rant; Talks HBO Docu ‘Rock In A Hard Place’ – TCA

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“I was pretty disappointed with what I heard.” Such was Dwayne Johnson’s response today at TCA during HBO’s Ballers session when asked about the latest headlines about his WWE colleague Hulk Hogan aka Terry Bollea and his racially charged comments arising out of a 2012 sex tape  –an incident which has cost Hogan his career at WWE. “I’ve known Terry for years,” Johnson said via satellite. “My dad help trained him in Florida in the 1970s, and even my uncle. I come from a… »

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HBO’s Michael Lombardo Optimistic About New David Chase Series, Another Season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ – TCA

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There are a couple of questions asked at every HBO TCA executive session: Will we see a new show from The Sopranos creator David Chase, and how about a new season of Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm? There was some encouraging news on both fronts today. The network six years ago started to develop a new series with Chase, A Ribbon Of Dreams, about the early Hollywood film industry. “I’ve seen pages,” HBO President of Programming Michael Lombardo reported. "He showed us… »

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SAG-aftra Election: Challenger Patricia Richardson Calls For Sweeping Changes

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Exclusive: SAG-aftra presidential candidate Patricia Richardson is calling for sweeping changes in the way the union does its business and deals with its diverse membership, vowing to heal the infighting and to take the fight to the producers for better wages and working conditions. Perhaps just as important, she's calling for greater transparency inside a union that some wags have come to call the Secret Actors Guild. Running atop her Membership First slate of… »

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HBO’s Michael Lombardo Defends ‘True Detective’ Season 2, Talks Potential Season 3 – TCA

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There has been backlash from critics and fans to the second season of True Detective, the sequel to Nick Pizzolatto’s runaway pop culture phenom. At TCA today, HBO president of programming Michael Lombardo was repeatedly asked about the response to Season 2. Lombardo stressed that he was very pleased with the new installment starring Colin Farrell. "I think you need to watch the entirety of it," he cautioned. "I think the season’s ending is as satisfying as any series… »

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Greg Louganis Remembers Bruce Jenner At HBO Session For Docu ‘Back On Board’ – TCA

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Was four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis privy to Bruce Jenner’s identity struggle during the height of their athletic fame? Louganis was at HBO’s TCA session this afternoon as he’s the subject of the August 4 documentary Back On Board: Greg Louganis. In comparison to the turmoil that Louganis weathered, today’s society has by and large accepted and embraced Jenner’s decision to become Caitlyn. Louganis didn’t have a similar experience when it was revealed that… »

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Julia Ormond Joins Syfy Pilot ‘Incorporated'; Federico Dordei in ‘Gorgeous Morons’

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Julia Ormond (Sabrina, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button) has been tapped for a starring role in Incorporated, an espionage thriller set in a dystopian future where companies have unlimited power. It centers on Ben Larson (Sean Teale), a young executive who risks everything to infiltrate an all-controlling corporate world and save the woman he loves. In the process, he will take on the entire system — with deadly consequences. Ormond, repped by Gersh and Creative… »

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David Fincher HBO Pilot ‘Utopia’ In Jeopardy Over Budget Issues

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Prospects appear grim for Utopia, HBO’s drama pilot from David Fincher, an adaptation of the Channel 4 series created by Dennis Kelly. The issue I hear is budgetary, as the director and the pay cable network are yet to agree on a budget for the high-profile, big-scope project. The pilot already has cast a number of actors, including Fincher’s Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara, though all deals are contingent on a budget agreement, which has not been reached… »

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Skeet Ulrich & Mia Vallet Join ABC Family Drama Pilot ‘Stay’

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Jericho alum Skeet Ulrich and Mia Vallet (Believe, Mysteries Of Laura) have been cast as series regulars in ABC Family drama pilot Stay. Described as an edge-of-your-seat thriller, Stay centers on a recently widowed police detective and his two daughters who are stranded at a foreboding hotel during a storm and must unravel the hotel's mysteries to escape. Ulrich, repped by UTA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, will play Shane Brenner, a recent widower who’s… »

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‘Knock Knock Live’ Pulled From Fox Schedule

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Fox has just notified its affiliates that it has pulled the Ryan Seacrest-hosted Knock Knock Live from its schedule after two low-rated episodes. A one-hour encore of The Last Man On Earth is set to air in its Tuesday 9 Pm time slot next week, and encores of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Last Man On Earth will fill the spot going forward. The Ryan Seacrest-hosted Knock Knock was an attempt at a live show where the host and crew traveled the country rapping on people's front… »

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‘The Knick’ Digital Marathon Set; ‘Banshee’ Creators Considered Fifth Season – TCA

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In advance of The Knick launching its second season on October 16 on Cinemax, the entire first season will be a special presentation on the HBO digital platforms HBO Now, HBO Go and HBO On Demand, as well as online affiliate portals, for a limited 10-week period, starting Friday, August 14. Non-hbo and Cinemax subscribers will have a chance to catch up on Season 1 of  The Knick during a free trial period currently being offered on HBO Now. In addition, HBO2 will present a… »

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HBO Dates ‘Doll & Em’, ‘The Leftovers’ & Amy Schumer Stand-Up Special – TCA

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HBO today announced season premiere dates for comedy series Doll & Em, drama series The Leftovers and the premiere of Amy Schumer: Live From The Apollo stand-up special. Season 2 of Doll & Em starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, will premiere Saturday, September 13 at 10:30 Pm on HBO. Guest stars on the six-episode second season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov. Season 2 of The Leftovers, created by Damon Lindelof and Tom… »

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Will Likely End After 8 Seasons; HBO Open To Prequel, Addresses Violence Criticism & Jon Snow’s Fate – TCA

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As Game Of Thrones films its sixth season, speculation continues about the end of the hit fantasy drama. Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss had been quoted as saying that they’d envisioned the series to run for seven seasons. “Seven seasons and out was never the case,” said Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, in his first solo executive session today at TCA. “The question is how much beyond (seven seasons) it will go.” “David and Dan are feeling there are… »

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Relativity Taps Tech-Savvy Turnaround Specialist To Lead As Creditors Line Up

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One of Hollywood’s most freewheeling studios is now in the hands of a turnaround specialist with a PhD. in Applied & Engineering Physics. Fti Consulting’s Senior Managing Director Brian Kushner is Relativity’s Chief Restructuring Officer — with the authority to make financing deals, sell assets, and lay off about 88 people —  according to the studio’s filing today for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company faces at least 50 unsecured creditors looking for more than… »

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MSNBC Confirms Change Is Hard, Chuck Todd In, ‘The Cycle,’ ‘Now With Alex Wagner,’ ‘The Ed Show’ Out

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MSNBC chief Phil Griffin finally confirmed Chuck Todd is returning to the network to host a 5 Pm series while continuing to host NBC broadcast network’s Sunday Beltway show. Griffin also confirmed, in a Change Can Be Hard memo to staff, that its 3-6 Pm lineup is toast:  The Cycle, Now with Alex Wagner and The Ed Show. This is as everyone has been speculating. Griffin apologized to staff on that, saying, “I know you read press reports last week speculating about these… »

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HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup For Second Half Of 2015

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HBO confirmed its documentaries for the second half of 2015, including a look at the Bolshoi, a view of foreign-policy pundit Richard Holbrooke, and a racially charged fight for justice that won a Sundance Award. From HBO’s announcement of upcoming documentaries, in chronological order: Toe Tag Parole: To Live And Die On Yard A (debuting Aug. 3) explores the reality of "the other death penalty." The film visits Yard A at California State Prison, a dedicated yard for men… »

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Robert Rodriguez Talks Demi Lovato In ‘From Dusk Till Dawn'; Lineup For El Rey’s ‘Director’s Chair’ – TCA

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Robert Rodriguez gave some broad strokes in regards to Demi Lovato’s upcoming role on the second season of his El Rey vampire series From Dusk Till Dawn. “I’ve known her since she read for Spy Kids 3,” said Rodriguez about his longstanding relationship with Lovato. “She’s going to be a badass.” Rodriguez explained that the pop star found a hole in her schedule and will appear toward the end of Season 2 in an episode that “I made sure I was going to direct” said the… »

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Wyatt Cenac, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Brian Huskey & More Join TBS’ ‘The Group’

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TBS has set the cast for its ensemble alien abduction comedy pilot The Group from The Office creator Greg Daniels, Conaco and Warner Horizon Television. The pilot, which is currently using The Group as its working title, was announced at the Turner upfront back in May. Former Daily Show correspondent and writer Wyatt Cenac will play Wyatt Jones, a serious journalist in the town of Beacon who is pulled into covering the alien abductions that have been occurring. Cenac is… »

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