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Cancelled or Renewed? HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, and Starz TV Shows Status

17 December 2015 6:59 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Below, you’ll find a list of HBO, Cinemax, Starz, and Showtime’s recent/current/upcoming scripted TV shows and their current status. To see a series’ ratings and how many episodes have aired (if any), click the links in the middle column (where available).

Shows covered include: The Affair, Ash Vs Evil Dead, Ballers, Banshee, Billions, Black Sails, Blunt Talk, The Brink, Codes of Conduct, The Comeback, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Da Vinci's Demons, Doll & Em, Episodes, Flesh and Bone, Game Of Thrones, Getting On, The Girlfriend Experience, Girls, Happyish, High Maintenance, Homeland, House Of Lies, The Knick, The Leftovers, Looking, Masters Of Sex, The Missing, Nurse Jackie, Outcast, Outlander, Penny Dreadful, Power, Quarry, Ray Donovan, Shameless, Silicon Valley, Strike Back, Survivor's Remorse, Togetherness, True Detective, Twin Peaks, Veep, Vice Principals, Vinyl, Web Therapy, Westworld, The Young Pope, »

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Amanda Bynes Looks Happy as She Celebrates the Holidays with Her 'Bestie' in a Rare Tweet

17 December 2015 1:35 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Amanda Bynes made an official return to social media on Wednesday, sharing a photo from a recent night out with friend and makeup artist, Troy Jensen. Bynes wished her followers a "happy holidays!" on her official Twitter account and shared a photo of herself smiling with Jensen. In the image, the star, 29, wore a black lace dress with a nude underlay and a black leather jacket. Her long blond hair was worn down as she embraced Jensen, who she dubbed her "bestie." Jensen had previously shared the photo on his own Instagram account last weekend. The actress, who was once active on Twitter, »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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Amanda Bynes Looks Happy as She Celebrates the Holidays with Her 'Bestie' in a Rare Tweet

17 December 2015 1:35 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Amanda Bynes made an official return to social media on Wednesday, sharing a photo from a recent night out with friend and makeup artist, Troy Jensen. Bynes wished her followers a "happy holidays!" on her official Twitter account and shared a photo of herself smiling with Jensen. In the image, the star, 29, wore a black lace dress with a nude underlay and a black leather jacket. Her long blond hair was worn down as she embraced Jensen, who she dubbed her "bestie." Jensen had previously shared the photo on his own Instagram account last weekend. The actress, who was once active on Twitter, »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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John Oliver Tackles the Do's and Don'ts of Holiday Regifting (Watch Video)

14 December 2015 6:18 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver is the gift that keeps on giving.

Take for instance this new web-exclusive segment on the art of regifting, in which Oliver shares a number of pro tips to do away with that “one profoundly underwhelming gift” you’re bound to receive this holiday season.

RelatedDownton Abbey Cast Performs Scene With American Accents on Late Show — And It’s Unsettling (Watch Video)

Sure, you might think you’ve mastered the art of regifting, but unless you’re Janice from accounting — who, let us not forget, Dgaf — you’re gonna want to take notes »

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All the New Movies on HBO Now and HBO Go in December

8 December 2015 10:00 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

If you've already cherry-picked what you wanted to watch from HBO's November releases, then it's time to start looking to December! A ton of great titles are headed to the premium network's streaming services, including The Divergent Series: Insurgent and The Longest Ride. Remember when you had to wait a year and a half just to rent a video tape? Those days are clearly gone. Get a look at all the new movies coming to HBO Now and HBO Go in the upcoming month, and take note of what's disappearing! Saturday night premieres: Dec. 5: Get Hard Dec. 12: The Divergent Series: Insurgent Dec. 19: The Longest Ride Dec. 26: The Water Diviner Original programming highlights: Dec. 1: Vice Special Report: Countdown to Zero Dec. 6. The Leftovers, season finale Dec. 13: Getting On, season finale Other notable movies coming Dec. 1 10 Things I Hate About You Annie Hall Brokeback Mountain »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Netflix Comes Fourth In Critical Review Study

6 December 2015 9:25 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Like in film circles, there's a certain amount of elitism and prejudice when it comes to television these days. With production values on shows now closer to that of cinema, and with shows moving more towards shorter and tighter runs of episodes, some who rarely dabbled in television are now enamored with it.

As they do so though, they bring their dismissiveness with them and demands that all shows boast richer filmmaking style. This means almost all network TV is ignored altogether, and even a bunch of cable shows simply aren't up to snuff.

For this crowd, HBO is their pin-up model - the network that started the golden age of television has earned the loyalty of a whole generation and is still seen by many as the pinnacle and home of cinematic long-form storytelling. In recent years though there's been a serious challenge from Netflix whose original programming has »

- Garth Franklin

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The Leftovers Ep Damon Lindelof Answers Burning Finale Questions, Drops Big Season 3 Clue

6 December 2015 8:14 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Leftovers wrapped its extraordinary, miraculous second season Sunday on a surprisingly hopeful note, but should fans feel any optimism concerning the ratings-challenged drama’s uncertain future?

Below, exec producer Damon Lindelof weighs in on the possibility of a third season, while also sharing some exclusive scoop on the significant role [spoiler] stands to play in it. But first, the former Lost boss tackles a handful of nagging questions about the Season 2 finale, including the Episode 7 plot point concerning my beloved Nora that I just couldn’t wrap my head around.

RelatedCancellation Jitters: 8 Shows in Danger

Tvline | After everything that you put Kevin through this season, »

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The Leftovers Season 2 Finale Recap: Paradise Lost… and Found?

6 December 2015 7:13 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Although the second season finale of The Leftovers featured Meg setting in motion her plot against Jarden and one of our favorite characters being killed off, the stellar episode still left us with a sliver of hope. Maybe not even a sliver but a full-blown ray of hope. How is that possible? Read on…

RelatedThe Leftovers Ep Damon Lindelof Answers Burning Finale Questions, Drops Intriguing Season 3 Clue

That Was Then, This Is Now | As “I Live Here Now” began, we flashed back to the night that Evie and her friends disappeared. Sorry, make that Made Themselves Disappear. Turns out, »

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Game of Thrones: New HBO Promo Features First Season 6 Footage

6 December 2015 7:05 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Ladies and gentlemen, Game of Thrones‘ Daenerys has landed. We repeat: Daenerys has landed. But we still don’t know where the heck she is.

HBO on Sunday ran a preview of several of its new and returning series, with some quick footage from Thrones‘ sixth season tucked in there as a treat for true fans.

VideosGame of Thrones Season 6 Teaser Trailer: ‘They Have No Idea What Is Going to Happen’ — Watch

You’ll recall that Season 5 ended with the Mother of Dragons flying off to parts unknown, then quickly being surrounded with Dothraki riders. And in the blink-and-you-miss-it »

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Jason Gives Thanks

24 November 2015 2:19 PM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Howdy folks it's Jason here - with this week's "Beauty vs Beast" we gave some thanks for two classic Christina Ricci performances (have you voted yet?) but it's a rich world with lots of good to great stuff in it so here are a few more things that have brought a big dumb smile to my big dumb face this year.

- For Getting On and the spectacular showcase it's given three crazy talented actresses (not to mention all the smaller roles they fill in with even more under-used gems), letting each of them be both hysterically funny and heartbreaking within the matter of milliseconds (and for introducing the phrase "anal horn" into my vocabulary - that one's a keeper!)

- For the venom that dripped off of Rose Byrne's every ace line reading in Spy (this scene in particular)

- For whoever is tailoring Chad Radwell's khakis on »

- JA

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HBO’S ‘Getting On’ Creator, Executive Producer and Writer, Will Scheffer on the Show's Final Season

21 November 2015 8:00 AM, PST | Sydney's Buzz | See recent Sydney's Buzz news »

In January 2014, I spoke with Will Scheffer about his HBO series "Getting On" for this publication:

You can read that interview Here

And now we fast forward almost two years later and the show is in its third and final season. In our interview, Scheffer looks back at his experiences with the show and talks about collaborating with his husband, Mark V Olsen – creator, executive producer and writer of "Getting On" and their other shows, including "Big Love."

In addition to the HBO American cable channel, "Getting On" can be seen on HBO Latin America and HBO Europe and Asia, and through Sky (France, UK, Spain, and so on.)

Kouguell: With the increase of the global cable markets and increasing platforms, reaching a broader audience, how has this affected your shows?

Scheffer: It was gratifying to have read about "Getting On’s" reception in Paris (where they love the show) before the recent attacks and to know that this show speaks particularly to issues of loss and wounding and grief but in a way that enables laughter to mix with heartbreak. This season has so much more resonance to me as it is a comedy. It’s not escapist. It’s healing comedy. You can laugh and cry in the darkest of hours and to me, that’s the greatest service to provide as an artist. To allow people to experience their common humanity. Without self-importance. Experiencing and accepting the fragility of life, of being human, is a wonderful place to begin from.

Kouguell: Looking back at the three seasons of "Getting On," what were some of the most poignant and/or memorable moments for you working with the actors and writers?

Scheffer: We felt that by choosing "Getting On" to adapt we were entering into “stewarding” function with our British team. We wrote all of the episodes and the first two seasons had a lot of material from the original series to adapt, but the final season was all original story. Still, we went to London and ran our ideas by the original creators and worked with them. That relationship, receiving their input bonded us in a way that was unique to most adaptations. The fact that Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan appear in Episode 4 as their original characters and meet their American counterparts, and vice versa— felt so amazing. It’s something we’d never seen before and it speaks to the way the British show and the American show are so different but like siblings, so connected. We share the same blood. So that’s a long-winded way of saying, going to London for a week to work with “the girls’ was a high point.

It’s hard to single out moments because working with our actors was the greatest experience of my career. Watching Niecy Nash bloom, seeing Mel Rodriguez and Alex Borstein prove how brilliant they are. Experiencing Laurie Metcalf’s genius (I mean she is a national treasure — beyond, beyond) and then all of our guest and co-stars. Just this season alone: Harry Dean Stanton, Mary Kay Place, Francis Conroy, Rhea Perlman, June Sqibb, Kristen Johnson, Jonathan Silverman, Jayma Mays, Daniel Stern, Rita Moreno, Grant Bowler, Janis Ian!!! Meeting Didi’s family -- Marsha, Corey, Gloria and Scott -- they felt like a real family. Anne Guilbert as Birdie. Not to mention the other great women we were able to work with like Betty Buckley, Tsai Chin, Jean Smart, Irma P. Hall, Alia Shawkat, Carrie Preston, Molly Shannon— I can’t even list them all, I know I’m forgetting people and not even mentioning the supporting cast who were brilliant. These diverse, brilliant actors in just 18 episodes.

Kouguell: This is the second show you have created for HBO, "Big Love" ran for 5 seasons and like "Getting On," pushed the envelope in its examination of timely, hot button issues. For Big Love, the show was not just about polygamy and the power of the church, at its core it was about family. In "Getting On," some of the major topics/themes you tackle are ageism and the health care system. While "Getting On" is very funny, it also strikes a major chord of realism. Truth is stranger than fiction.

Scheffer: I think I mentioned already the theme of human frailty. And I just can’t stress enough how I believe it is an “undervalued” value in our society. I mean we all get old and die. It’s not sexy but it’s part of life. And it doesn’t have to be shoved out of our consciousness or romanticized or treated sentimentally or “importantly.” It’s life. And I wish people knew what they were missing by avoiding dealing with their fears about it. It’s like, do you wanna deal with those fears now or do it later when it’s gonna be a real drag?

It was such a privilege for Mark and me to both be with our moms when they were dying. Sure it was hard, but it was incredibly layered and sometimes funny and of course heartbreaking -- but it was like I wanted to tell everyone: “Hey, you really should experience this, because it’s so amazing, even though it hurts, too.”

Kouguell: The main characters (with the exception of the brilliant Patsy) focus mainly on women and their relationships with their patients and with their colleagues. There is so much talk in the industry now about the lack of women’s roles particularly in the ‘over 40’ category. What are your thoughts on this?

Scheffer: Yeah. Well. That’s always been the case. And I think it’s finally changing. The volatility in the business is palpable and I think that finally that really big ugly fact about Hollywood is going to change. It has to. I know we’re going to keep writing great roles for women because, lucky for us, we’re good at it, I think.

Kouguell: What can we expect from this final season?

Scheffer: Well. It’s the final season. So expect big stories, some big reveals and I’d say that I think the finale is one I will always be very proud of.

Learn more about "Getting On": http://www.hbo.com/getting-on

Award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker, Susan Kouguell teaches screenwriting at Purchase College Suny, and presents international seminars on screenwriting and film. Author of Savvy Characters Sell Screenplays! and The Savvy Screenwriter, she is chairperson of Su-City Pictures East, LLC, a consulting company founded in 1990 where she works with writers, filmmakers, and executives worldwide. www.su-city-pictures.com, http://su-city-pictures.com/wpblog »

- Susan Kouguell

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The 10 Best Shows You're (Probably) Not Watching

6 November 2015 1:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Now's your last chance. The third and final season of HBO's "Getting On" starts November 8, so you can still catch this unsung show while it's fresh. Why it never got the buzz of other HBO comedies is unclear. Sure, it's a funny show about a grim topic (dying), but that didn't stop "Six Feet Under" from becoming a critical and popular success.

Quality doesn't always mean popularity, as the following gallery of 10 currently underrated, little-watched series demonstrates. Granted, it's hard to make an emotional investment and time commitment to a show that might be on the cancellation bubble. So enjoy these while you can.

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- Gary Susman

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Watch: Exclusive Deleted Scene from Season 2 of HBO's 'Getting On'

3 November 2015 6:31 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

HBO Home Entertainment is releasing "Getting On: The Complete Second Season" onto Blu-Ray with Digital HD and DVD and we have an exclusive deleted scene from the Blu-Ray and DVD bonus features where Dawn Forchette hilariously tries to help facilitate a consultation between a radiation specialist and a deaf patient. "Getting On: The Complete Second Season" will be available for purchase on November 3rd.  Watch the clip above.  Read More: HBO's 'Getting On' is The Rawest and Funniest Show You're Not Watching »

- Glen Yi

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7 Must-Watch TV Shows and Movies on HBO Now in November 2015

27 October 2015 1:07 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Many new and notable films are coming to HBO Now this November including such favorites as "Kingsman: The Secret Service," "The Waterboy," and "Dreamgirls." If you're a fan of the '90s-era Nickelodeon sketch show "All That," one of its most memorable adapted sketches, "Good Burger," will be added to the HBO Now docket, as well. This month also brings many original premieres and finales, including the debut of the third and final season of "Getting On," the finale of "Project Greenlight," and the premiere of the resulting film, "The Leisure Class." And finally, before returning in 2016, "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" and "Real Time with Bill Maher" will air their final episodes of 2015. Check out all the HBO programming new and ending in November now! Read More: 6 Must-Watch TV Shows and Movies on HBO Now in October 2015, from 'Amy Schumer' to 'Lost in »

- Sonya Saepoff

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All the New Movies Coming to (and Disappearing From) HBO Now in November

26 October 2015 10:42 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

November is a great month for cuddling on the couch with a blanket and a full queue of new movies. If you have HBO Now or HBO Go, you have a lot to look forward to. Not only can you finally enjoy Fifty Shades of Grey guilt-free, but Kingsman: The Secret Service (starring the drop-dead gorgeous Taron Egerton) is debuting at the end of the month. Take a look at everything coming to - and disappearing from - HBO's streaming sites in the month of November, and make sure you're up to speed on all of October's new releases! Saturday night premieres: Nov. 7: Unfinished Business Nov. 14: Run All Night Nov. 21: Fifty Shades of Grey Nov. 28: Kingsman: The Secret Service Original programming highlights: Nov. 2: Project Greenlight, season four finale Nov. 8: Getting On, season three premiere Nov. 23: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Fall finale Other notable movies coming Nov. »

- Maggie Pehanick

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New DVD Releases: November 2015 In Home Entertainment

25 October 2015 7:47 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Thanks to Black Friday and savvy marketing, November is the true start of the holiday season, which means plenty of big releases along with specialty box sets are coming out in the next couple of months. Be sure to keep an eye out for our list of best Blu-ray and DVD releases this year, but for now, you can check out all the big releases coming out in November of 2015. Unless otherwise noted, sets come in both Blu-ray, DVD and Digital. November 3 November 3 Blu-ray And DVD Releases Inside Out Toy Story That Time Forgot Vacation Black Sails: The Complete Second Season Kirk Cameron.s Saving Christmas DVD Getting On: The Complete Second Season The 10th Kingdom 15th Anniversary Special Edition Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season Steelbook Blu-ray Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season Steelbook Blu-ray A Lego Brickumentary The End of the Tour Before We Go »

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‘SNL’ Jumps on Trump; ‘Shadowhunters’ Makes Debut

13 October 2015 8:52 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Provided by ListenFirst Media, Dar – TV measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind Dar – TV, scroll to the bottom of the article.

Digital Audience Ratings (Dar) – TV Broadcast Monday Oct 5, 2015 – Sunday Oct 11, 2015 Rank Last Week Program Rating(000) 1 1 The Voice 35,358 2 4 Dancing With The Stars 12,525 3 5 America’s Funniest Home Videos 5,025 4 2 America’s Got Talent 4,553 5 3 Empire 4,321 6 6 Scream Queens 2,481 7 8 Kitchen Nightmares 2,137 8 – The Flash 2,076 9 – Arrow 1,421 10 – Truth Be Told 1,270 –

Cable/Streaming Monday Oct 5, 2015 – Sunday Oct 11, 2015 Rank Last Week Program Rating(000) 1 2 The Walking Dead 8,685 2 1 Key & Peele 8,366 3 – Pretty Little Liars 4,839 4 8 American Horror Story 3,789 5 4 Top Gear 3,692 6 3 Dance Moms 3,589 7 7 Jay Leno’s Garage 3,250 8 5 Doctor Who 2,494 9 10 Lip Sync Battle 2,199 10 – Fear The Walking Dead 2,189 –

Late Night Monday Oct 5, 2015 – Sunday Oct 11, 2015 Rank Last Week Program Rating(000) 1 1 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 51,150 2 2 Jimmy Kimmel Live! 18,877 3 4 Conan 12,684 4 3 Late Show with Stephen Colbert 12,275 5 – Saturday Night Live 10,430 –

Trending Monday Oct »

- Jason Klein

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Todd Haynes Discusses Manifesting Love in ‘Carol’ and the Performativity of His Films

12 October 2015 11:19 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Todd Haynes‘ filmography is often overwhelming in its intellectual acumen and emotional devastation. The two, for Haynes, seem to be inextricable, which is evident in projects whose loglines might seem heady — the Bob Dylan mythos presented as six actors, postmodern Sirkian melodrama, a study of femininity and fame, etc. — but whose actual presence is grounded in a singular emotional decadence.

This is true of Carol, which is at once a return to the deconstruction of femininity, social mores, and mild anarchy of privilege, as well as an honest and heartbreaking story about falling in love and the trepidation therein. We talked to Todd Haynes about how he approaches the construction of identity in his films, the persona inhabited and navigated through in Carol, and what it was like to articulate the danger of falling in love on screen.

The Film Stage: How many have you had to do today so far? »

- TFS Staff

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Cycling's biggest scandal explodes onto the big screen in the trailer for Lance Armstrong biopic The Programme

14 September 2015 4:27 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Cycling's biggest-ever doping scandal races onto the big screen in the trailer for Lance Armstrong biopic The Programme.

Lone Survivor's Ben Foster portrays the disgraced cyclist in the intense sports drama from Philomena director Stephen Frears.

Framing the movie is the efforts by journalist David Walsh (Chris O'Dowd) to expose Lance Armstrong as a doper during his seven-year Tour de France triumph.

Frears's book is based on Walsh's bestselling memoir Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong, winner of the 2013 Irish Book Award in the sports category.

In the wake of the scandal that ruined Armstrong's international reputation, the cyclist issued a public apology earlier this year to those who he's wronged.

Ben Foster took performance-enhancing drugs to play Lance Armstrong in The Programme

"For 15 years I was a complete arsehole to a dozen people," he said in Lance Armstrong: The Road Ahead.

"I said I would try »

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Emmys 2015: 1 Tip From Emmy Nominee Niecy Nash on Manifesting Your Desires

8 September 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

The actor-comedian wept when she found out she’d been nominated for an Emmy while on the set of “Getting On,” the show that gained her her first nod as Nurse Didi. She initially auditioned for the role of Dawn, but her interest in Didi combined with her research of the script prompted her to ask to read for the nurse on the spot. “Take control of your auditions and be prepared,” she said. “If I was not prepared, I could not have said, Lets do it right now.” Her other bit of advice? “Say the things that you want to manifest in your life. Keep saying them over and over and eventually those things will manifest.” Click here for more SAG Foundation news! »

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