Hard Knocks (1980)
“We didn’t get mad, we got smart,” HBO CEO Michael Fuchs said about hitting The Wall, looking back at HBO stalling in 1984 from the vantage of the early 1990s. Actually, a lot of the rank and file didn’t get mad or smart; we’d seen 125 of our friends and colleagues get shown the door when the company had suddenly flatlined after eight years of phenomenal growth, and what we got was scared.
But it’s to the credit of HBO’s execs that whatever anxieties they may have had, they showed no panic or even nervousness in public. Instead, they poured any concerns into energetically and immediately addressing the question of, “What do we do now?” The world we knew had changed and there was no going back to the Gold Rush days of the late 1970s and early 1980s. The company required a humongous
Channel 4 will air the NFL's annual games at Wembley Stadium live, a weekly highlights show and Hard Knocks, a fly-on-the-wall documentary about life at an NFL training camp, amongst other specialised programming.
Jamie Aitchison, Channel 4 sports editor, said: "The NFL has always had a connection with the Channel 4 audience and it's fantastic that after the return of Sunday Night Football we now can tell the story of the whole season right up to its spectacular conclusion.
"The Super Bowl is an iconic event and alongside the live Wembley games we can showcase the sport in all its glory. We are proud to be the NFL's sole terrestrial partner."
Alistair Kirkwood, managing director of NFL UK, said: "We are thrilled to be
This episode apparently originally aired on Sunday before the VMAs. Did anyone watch it then? Does anyone watch this show at all? Does anything matter anymore? Max makes baby crying noises really well, and that’s all that matters.
Nev needs to stop forcing unnatural banter in these nondescript hotel openers. It’s not a good look.
8 pm So You Think You Can Dance (Fox) | Choreographer Kenny Ortega (Dirty Dancing) guest-judges, which means the Top 12 better get to the lake and practice those lifts!
8 pm The Diplomat (Espn) | This documentary, part of the network’s Nine for IX series, chronicles how East German
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While the drama of training camp is truly must see TV as shown by the hit HBO TV series, “Hard Knocks”, there is
NFL Films and HBO Sports announced Thursday that they have reached agreement on a long-term extension of the “Hard Knocks” franchise. The first-ever sports reality series is set to return to HBO next month with a new, five-episode edition featuring the Cincinnati Bengals.
The season premieres Tuesday, Aug. 6.
When “Hard Knocks” debuted in the summer of 2001, it was television’s first sports reality series. In the ensuing decade, the series became the most-acclaimed sports reality franchise on television, earning national recognition for its innovative production techniques, unscripted drama and unmatched storytelling.
“We are thrilled to have HBO continue as the home of ‘Hard Knocks,’ the preeminent sports reality series,” said Ken Hershman, President of HBO Sports. “The partnership between HBO and NFL Films continually produces unrivaled and groundbreaking television programming.”
“We are excited to continue teaming with HBO on ‘Hard Knocks’ to bring
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Based on the suspense novel by P.D. James, the serial — which is timed to P and P‘s 200th anniversary — centers on three of author Jane Austen’s iconic characters: Mr. Darcy (played by Matthew Rhys) Elizabeth Bennet (Anna Maxwell Martin) and George Wickham (Matthew Goode).
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Other networks such as Showtime and AMC are catching up with HBO with shows such as Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Dexter, Californication and Homeland but HBO still possesses a formidable schedule that includes Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Girls, Treme and True Blood. HBO possesses an entire back catalogue of great shows which means AMC and Showtime still have some catching up to do. HBO’s dedication to sport is also
We have an Exclusive clip from this week’s episode of Transformer’s Prime, “Hard Knocks,” featuring Bulkhead and Smokescreen. As we head into the Transformers Prime Season 2 finale, the rivalry between the Autobots and Decepticons is beginning to heat up and get more deadly.
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If you’re a fan of Transformers G1, you’ll definitely want to tune into Transformers Prime, especially going into the Season 2 Finale. Both Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, who originally voiced Optimus Prime and Megatron in the 1980s cartoon, reprise their roles in this Hasbro Studios’ CG series.
In “Hard Knocks”:
As the race for the Omega Keys grows more desperate, Knock Out harnesses the power of sound, and Starscream the power of hyper-speed.
Hasbro Studios’ Transformers Prime airs Friday, October 5 at 7pm Et/4pm Pt on The Hub.
Enter Unreal — a brand-spankin’-new candy company that’s here to cast off our chains and liberate us, O children of the earth, from our oppressors.
Their new four-minute promo video takes viewers on a journey into forests and rivers and other exotic locales as it unlocks the all-natural origins of their sweets. And adding their gold-plated endorsements are, that’s right PopWatchers, celebrities: Giselle Bündchen, Tom Brady, Matt Damon, John Legend,
Johnson's attorney, Adam Swickle, confirmed the divorce finalization to The Associated Press on Wednesday, saying that the split was "governed by a confidential prenuptial agreement."
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The estranged couple, who wed on July 4, had an altercation on August 11, resulting in Johnson's arrest. The six-time NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver was later dropped from the Miami Dolphins before his first regular season game. HBO's Hard Knocks captured the firing on their season finale.
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