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HBO TV Show Ratings (updated 12/5/17)

While HBO execs aren't tied to the ratings like regular commercial channels, they have to air programs that will keep viewers subscribed. Which of their shows will be cancelled or renewed? We'll have to wait and see.Scripted HBO shows listed: Animals, Ballers, Big Little Lies, Boardwalk Empire, The Brink, The Comeback, Crashing, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Deuce, Divorce, Eastbound & Down, Game of Thrones, Getting On, Girls, Hello Ladies, Insecure, Jonah from Tonga, The Leftovers, Looking, The Newsroom, The Night Of, Room 104, Silicon Valley, Togetherness, Tracey Ullman's Show, True Blood, True Detective, Veep, Vinyl, Vice Principals, Westworld, and The Young Pope.Last update: Most recent ratings added for Curb Your Enthusiasm.There's lots of data that HBO execs look at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series. The ratings for initial airings don't play as large a
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Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Too Old To Die Young’: Everything You Need to Know About the Amazon TV Show

Director Nicolas Winding Refn’s newly announced crime series has been kept extremely under wraps — until recently. Refn has been sharing behind-the-scenes photos and videos on his personal Twitter account since before production officially started. He’s announced the high-profile talent making up most of the cast, hyping fans and critics for another wild crime drama to take the small screen. As the genre heightens in popularity for TV audiences, the “Drive” director’s pairing with Amazon derives eager speculation as to what this grisly new drama will look like.

The series has been greenlit with a 10-episode straight-to-series order residing at Amazon. “Too Old To Die Young” takes place in the criminal underbelly of Los Angeles, exploring various characters’ “existential journeys from being killers to becoming samurais in the city of angels.” With shooting having just begun, start getting acquainted with the details surrounding this star-studded series.

Shooting Will
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Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Too Old To Die Young’: Everything You Need to Know About the Amazon TV Show

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Director Nicolas Winding Refn’s newly announced crime series has been kept extremely under wraps — until recently. Refn has been sharing behind-the-scenes photos and videos on his personal Twitter account since before production officially started. He’s announced the high-profile talent making up most of the cast, hyping fans and critics for another wild crime drama to take the small screen. As the genre heightens in popularity for TV audiences, the “Drive” director’s pairing with Amazon derives eager speculation as to what this grisly new drama will look like.

The series has been greenlit with a 10-episode straight-to-series order residing at Amazon. “Too Old To Die Young” takes place in the criminal underbelly of Los Angeles, exploring various characters’ “existential journeys from being killers to becoming samurais in the city of angels.” With shooting having just begun, start getting acquainted with the details surrounding this star-studded series.

Shooting Will
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TVLine Items: John Stamos Joins You, Grand Tour Celeb Guests and More

TVLine Items: John Stamos Joins You, Grand Tour Celeb Guests and More
John Stamos is coming between Penn Badgley and the object of his obsession.

The Scream Queens and Fuller House star will recur on Lifetime’s upcoming psychological thriller You, from executive producers Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow) and Sera Gamble (The Magicians, Supernatural), our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedPretty Little LiarsShay Mitchell Joins Cast of Lifetime Thriller You

Based on the Caroline Kepnes novel, the series follows bookstore owner Joe (Gossip Girl vet Badgley), who becomes obsessed with aspiring writer Beck (Once Upon a Time‘s Elizabeth Lail) and uses social media to keep tabs on her and
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‘The Last Post’ Trailer: Peter Moffat Follows Up ‘The Night Of’ With a Period Drama for Amazon — Watch

‘The Last Post’ Trailer: Peter Moffat Follows Up ‘The Night Of’ With a Period Drama for Amazon — Watch
Amazon has released the trailer for “The Last Post,” a new series from Peter Moffat. The writer, whose “Criminal Justice” inspired “The Night Of,” based this period drama on his childhood memories of his father’s career in the Royal Military Police. Avail yourself of the trailer below.

Read More:‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Review: ‘Gilmore Girls’ Creator Turns an Amazon Period Piece into a Feminist Rallying Cry

Here’s the synopsis: “‘The Last Post’ is set during the social and political unrest of the mid-sixties, in the simmering heat of Aden, Yemen, and centers on the lives of a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families. In ‘The Last Post,’ the men in the police unit don’t have easy jobs: half soldiers, half policemen and full time husbands and fathers who face constant insurgency and threat. Danger is everywhere. Based on Peter Moffat’s childhood memories,
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‘The Last Post’ Trailer: Peter Moffat Follows Up ‘The Night Of’ With a Period Drama for Amazon — Watch

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‘The Last Post’ Trailer: Peter Moffat Follows Up ‘The Night Of’ With a Period Drama for Amazon — Watch
Amazon has released the trailer for “The Last Post,” a new series from Peter Moffat. The writer, whose “Criminal Justice” inspired “The Night Of,” based this period drama on his childhood memories of his father’s career in the Royal Military Police. Avail yourself of the trailer below.

Read More:‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Review: ‘Gilmore Girls’ Creator Turns an Amazon Period Piece into a Feminist Rallying Cry

Here’s the synopsis: “‘The Last Post’ is set during the social and political unrest of the mid-sixties, in the simmering heat of Aden, Yemen, and centers on the lives of a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families. In ‘The Last Post,’ the men in the police unit don’t have easy jobs: half soldiers, half policemen and full time husbands and fathers who face constant insurgency and threat. Danger is everywhere. Based on Peter Moffat’s childhood memories,
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‘The Last Post’: Amazon/BBC Drama Series Gets U.S. Premiere Date & Trailer

Amazon has set a U.S premiere date and unveiled a trailer for The Last Post, a six-episode drama series from The Night Of executive producer Peter Moffat. The Last Post, which airs on BBC One in the UK, will premiere Friday, December 22 on Prime Video in the U.S. Starring Jessica Raine, Jessie Buckley, Jeremy Neumark Jones, Amanda Drew, Ben Miles and Stephen Campbell Moore, The Last Post, based on Moffat’s childhood memories, is set during the social and political unrest…
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‘The Night Of’ Actor Michael Kenneth Williams To Receive Made In NY Award

The Night Of actor Michael Kenneth Williams will receive a Made in NY Award at tonight’s Ifp Gotham Awards ceremony. The award, presented by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, recognizes excellence in New York City's creative community and achievements of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the City’s entertainment and digital media industries. "Michael Kenneth Williams is an inspiring New Yorker who continues to give back…
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‘The Night Of’ Actor Michael Kenneth Williams To Receive Made In NY Award

‘The Night Of’ Actor Michael Kenneth Williams To Receive Made In NY Award
The Night Of actor Michael Kenneth Williams will receive a Made in NY Award at tonight’s Ifp Gotham Awards ceremony. The award, presented by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, recognizes excellence in New York City's creative community and achievements of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the City’s entertainment and digital media industries. "Michael Kenneth Williams is an inspiring New Yorker who continues to give back…
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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of Cable & Streaming TV Shows (M-r)

Here's the status of TV shows like The Magicians, Major Crimes, Make It Pop, Mako Mermaids, Manhunt: UNABOMer, The Man in the High Castle, Man Seeking Woman, Maniac, Mann & Wife, Marcella, Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger, Marvel's Daredevil, Marvel's Deadpool, Marvel's Iron Fist, Marvel's Jessica Jones, Marvel's Luke Cage, Marvel's The Defenders, Marvel’s New Warriors, Marvel's The Punisher, Marvel's Runaways, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mary Kills People, Master of None, Max and Shred, McMafia, Mech-X4, Medici: Masters of Florence, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, Melrose, Messiah, Micronesian Blues, Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus, The Mindy Project, Miracle Workers, Miss 2059, The Missing, The Mist, Mozart in the Jungle, Mr. Mercedes, Mr. Robot, Mr. Student Body President, Muscle Beach, Narcos, Nashville, National Treasure, The New Pope, Nicky Ricky Dicky and Dawn, Nightcap, Nightflyers, The Night Of, Nobodies, The Oa, The Oath, Odd Mom Out, One Day at a
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‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: Finale Pitches a Misandrist Takeover That Sounds Pretty Good Right Now

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: Finale Pitches a Misandrist Takeover That Sounds Pretty Good Right Now
[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “American Horror Story: Cult,” Season 7, Episode 11, “Great Again” — the season finale.]

As one cult comes to an end, another begins.

So goes “American Horror Story: Cult,” the ambitious seventh season of Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed horror franchise. After spending an entire season examining a Trump stand-in’s reign of terror, the ending ominously hinted at a new king — well, a new queen. Ally (Sarah Paulson) took down Kai (Evan Peters), stole his senate seat, and began her own quest for greater power — with the help of “some very special, very powerful friends who are going to bring about the better world we were talking about.”

Read More:‘American Horror Story: Cult’: Keeping the Controversial Mass Shooting Scene is as Essential as Re-Cutting It

Made clear when she dons her green hood, Ally is referring to the radical feminist cult inspired by Valerie Solanas’ (Lena Dunham) “Scum Manifesto.” It appears the newly elected senator is ready to unleash the female rage first cultivated by Solanas,
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‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: Finale Pitches a Misandrist Takeover That Sounds Pretty Good Right Now

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: Finale Pitches a Misandrist Takeover That Sounds Pretty Good Right Now
[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “American Horror Story: Cult,” Season 7, Episode 11, “Great Again” — the season finale.]

As one cult comes to an end, another begins.

So goes “American Horror Story: Cult,” the ambitious seventh season of Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed horror franchise. After spending an entire season examining a Trump stand-in’s reign of terror, the ending ominously hinted at a new king — well, a new queen. Ally (Sarah Paulson) took down Kai (Evan Peters), stole his senate seat, and began her own quest for greater power — with the help of “some very special, very powerful friends who are going to bring about the better world we were talking about.”

Read More:‘American Horror Story: Cult’: Keeping the Controversial Mass Shooting Scene is as Essential as Re-Cutting It

Made clear when she dons her green hood, Ally is referring to the radical feminist cult inspired by Valerie Solanas’ (Lena Dunham) “Scum Manifesto.” It appears the newly elected senator is ready to unleash the female rage first cultivated by Solanas,
See full article at Indiewire »

17 Execs Explain Why They Keep Renewing Limited Series

HBO's Big Little Lies. Netflix's 13 Reasons Why. HBO's The Night Of. AMC's The Night Manager.

Each of the above dramas were designed (and promoted) as limited series — small-episode-order shows with a beginning, middle and conclusive end that wrapped the story. And yet all four of them are either officially coming back or in talks to return for second seasons.

In the case of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman's Emmy-winning Big Little Lies, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that all that stands in the way of an official season two renewal is finding a new director. Sources note that Emmy-winning...
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“Gypsy” Actress Poorna Jagannathan to Topline Pippa Bianco’s Feature Directorial Debut

Jagannathan in “The Night Of

“Gypsy” and “The Night Of” actress Poorna Jagannathan has been tapped to lead Pippa Bianco’s first feature film. She will portray a mother seeking justice after an explicit video of her teen daughter is spread across town, Variety writes.

The untitled project will be adapted from Bianco’s 2015 award-winning short “Share.” Not many other details are known at the moment, but the source describes Jagannathan’s role as “tough, spirited, and active but relaxed.”

A24 will distribute the project. Carly Hugo, Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Matt Parker, Tyler Byrne are producing.

Bianco received Cannes’ Cinefondation Award and SXSW’s Special Jury Award for Narrative Short for “Share.” She also directed the documentary short “Picturing Barbara Kruger,” has a story credit on “Bleed for This,” and worked on Leslye Headland’s “Bachelorette” and Vera Farmiga’s “Higher Ground.”

Susan Johnson’s “Carrie Pilby,” “The Blacklist,” “Room 104,” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” are among Jagannathan’s screen credits.

“Gypsy” Actress Poorna Jagannathan to Topline Pippa Bianco’s Feature Directorial Debut was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
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Rupert Everett & John Turturro’s ‘The Name Of The Rose’ TV Remake Finds Distributor

My Best Friend's Wedding star Rupert Everett and The Night Of's John Turturro’s Italian TV adaptation of Umberto Eco's crime novel The Name of the Rose has found an international distributor. Germany’s Tele Munchen Group has acquired international rights outside of Italy for the eight-part series, commissioned by Italian public broadcaster Rai. It had been thought Wild Bunch would distribute when the project was announced this month. The €26m ($30 million) series is…
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Film News Roundup: Poorna Jagannathan Starring in Pippa Bianco Drama (Exclusive)

In today’s film news roundup, Poorna Jagannathan has booked the lead role in the Untitled Pippa Bianco project, Warner Bros. dates “Crazy Rich Asians,” and former Relativity exec Linda Benjamin joins Covert Media.

Castings

Poorna Jagannathan has booked the lead role in the Untitled Pippa Bianco project, based on her award-winning 11-minute short film “Share,” Variety has learned exclusively.

A24 is distributing the film with Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Matt Parker, Carly Hugo and Tyler Byrne producing. Jagannathan will play a tough, spirited, and active but relaxed mother. Her life changes forever when she discovers an extremely disturbing video of her daughter is spreading around her hometown and she decides to fight for justice.

Jagannathan is best known for series regular role as Safar Khan in HBO’s “The Night Of.” Most recently, she was a series regular on the Naomi Watts/Netflix series “Gypsy” and part of the ensemble cast for HBO’s anthology series
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People Explains: Behind the Manson Murders That Terrorized the Nation — and the Killers Now

People Explains: Behind the Manson Murders That Terrorized the Nation — and the Killers Now
In the summer of 1969, a group of young people led by Charles Manson sent a wave of terror through the hills of the Los Angeles area, leaving a trail of bodies behind them.

Nearly 50 years later, here’s what you need to know about the cult’s violence, its victims and where the killers are now.

The ‘Family’ Forms

Manson began attracting followers after he was released from prison in March 1967. But before he and his murderous group embarked on a plan to kill famous people, they sought out celebrities as friends, roommates and professional connections.

As Dianne Lake, the
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TVLine Items: Good Wife Creators' New Show, Fixer Upper Premiere and More

TVLine Items: Good Wife Creators' New Show, Fixer Upper Premiere and More
The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King are headed back into the courtroom.

Showtime has given a series commitment to Your Honor, a legal thriller written by Peter Moffat (the UK’s Criminal Justice, which was the basis for HBO’s The Night Of) and executive-produced by the Kings.

RelatedThe Good Fight‘s Erica Tazel Exits as Series Regular Ahead of Season 2

Per the official description, the show “follows the son of a respected judge who is involved in a hit-and-run. Soon after, they are both drawn into a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices when
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Showtime Nabs ‘Your Honor’ Legal Drama From Peter Moffat, Robert & Michelle King and CBS Studios With Series Commitment

CBS TV Studios’ high-profile legal thriller drama Your Honor has landed at sibling premium cable network Showtime with a series commitment. The Scripted World-produced project, based on the hot Israeli drama format Your Honor (Kvodo), has been shepherded by the creators of two acclaimed legal drama series: Peter Moffat, whose BAFTA-winning Criminal Justice was the basis for HBO's Emmy-winning limited series The Night Of, and The Good Wife's Robert and Michelle…
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