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What The Failure Of 'The Corrections' Means For HBO

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment

On Tuesday, HBO made two announcements in the realm of acquisitions. The network said it would be producing "True Detective," a crime series based on ...

Eat More, Move Less: What's Driving the Obesity Epidemic

John Hoffman | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV
John Hoffman

When it comes to obesity in America, there are things we think you should know. At HBO, we answer to subscribers, not advertisers. And that gives us a certain freedom to speak the truth, even when the truth is disturbing.

The Star-Studded HBO Series You Won't See

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

"The Corrections" will not become an HBO series. According to Deadline.com, HBO is not moving forward with the pilot based on Jonathan Franzen's "The ...

Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson Team Up For Cop Drama

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

It's official: Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson are getting their sleuth on. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed the rumor that the longti...

Catching Up: The Three Stooges, Girls, Tribeca

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I personally don't care one way or the other about how young Lena Dunham is, how nondiverse the show's cast is or any of the other gripes. I think the show is smart and funny.

'Girls' & 'Veep' Renewed For Second Seasons

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

"Girls" and "Veep" have been renewed by HBO. The cable network has given second season pick-ups to both shows, with 10 episodes each.

New (Funnier) 'The Newsroom' Trailer

Posted 04.30.2012 | TV

Prepare to enter "The Newsroom." But don't worry: Aaron Sorkin's eagerly anticipated new series drama is full of typical Sorkin comedy. The new "Ne...

'True Blood' Trust Issues For Eric & Pam?

Posted 04.30.2012 | TV

Could "True Blood's" favorite vampires, Eric and Pam, be on the rocks? In this new Season 5 teaser of the HBO drama, Eric seems doubtful in Pam's alle...

'Girls' Recap: All Adventurous Women Dance To Robyn

Crystal Bell | Posted 06.29.2012 | TV
Crystal Bell

There's a scene at the end of this week's episode of "Girls" where Hannah and Marnie dance around to Robyn's "Dancing On My Own." That was the moment I knew that Hannah had finally won me over.

Interview: Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Picture Paris

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Talking to Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus about their delightful new short film, Picture Paris, the conversation ranged from the intricacies of Parisian culture to the hilarious masturbation episode of Seinfeld.

Maureen Ryan

'Game Of Thrones' Emilia Clarke Talks Daenerys, Dragons & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

Her role as the Mother of Dragons has made her famous, but Emilia Clarke sounds relieved that she hasn't really had to deal with the pitfalls of fame ...

'Girls' Isn't Racist, Television Is

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.25.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Why are there so many stories about "Girls," of which we've seen exactly two episodes? Where are all the pieces taking television studios and networks to task for commissioning shows created and run by middle-aged, upper-middle-class, heterosexual white men?

HBO Renews 'Real Time With Bill Maher'

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

"Real Time With Bill Maher" will be sticking around HBO for at least two more seasons. Michael Lombardo, president of programming at HBO, made the ann...

30 Things Girls Don't Do On 'Girls'

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

Though a majority of the backlash stems from racism claims and jealousy towards 25-year-old creator/director/writer/star Lena Dunham, the thing I couldn't get past in the first episode of "Girls" was a cupcake.

What's Eating Luna? New 'True Blood' Teaser

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

"True Blood's" Sam and Luna, everybody's favorite shape-shifting couple, seem to be going strong in Season 5 ... despite the drama in the clip below. ...

Why So Snarky to Those Trying to Make a Difference?

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Toni Nagy

If you are an unapologetic capitalist you will suffer less public scrutiny than if you are someone who is trying to do something meaningful with your life. The focus morphs from the meaning of the message to suspicions of opportunistic motives.

Critique of Ice and Fire: A Geek Girl Watches Game of Thrones

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 06.20.2012 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

Maybe the showrunners are worried that if there's no sex in a scene, we'll get bored and check our email, due to the much-touted Death of the American Attention Span. But there is some great acting.

Crystal Bell

Judd Apatow On 'Girls' Backlash: 'We Wanted It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

HBO's highly anticipated new show "Girls" may have been a hit with the critics, but not everyone loved Lena Dunham's brand of humor after the series p...

Not One of Lena Dunham's 'Girls'

Phoebe Robinson | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV
Phoebe Robinson

If you want your show to be about such a tiny, niche demographic, go for it. Just don't try and fool everyone and say it's for everyone when it's clearly "for us, by us."

Lena Dunham Talks Awkward 'Girls' Sex Scene (VIDEO)

Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

Most times when an actor or actress is talking about an awkward sex scene in one of their latest projects, they can blame the director or the screenwr...

DVDs: War Horse Stumbles

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

War Horse is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, a solid young adult novel with classic status in the UK. It was turned into a brilliant bit of theater (really, you should see it if at all possible). But Spielberg's film fails on every level.

Television Versus the Computer

Bethany McHugh | Posted 06.18.2012 | TV
Bethany McHugh

Accessing television shows has never been easier, but this blessing has a lot of consequences. Now that TV-watchers are no longer confined to prime time, the question isn't when are you going to watch your favorite shows, but how?

What Samantha Has To Say About 'Girls'

Vulture | Posted 06.17.2012 | TV

Lena Dunham's new HBO series "Girls" has been relentlessly compared to "Sex and the City," so when we ran into Kim Cattrall last night at the New York...

WATCH: Nicole Kidman Stars In HBO's New 'Hemingway' Movie

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

Get ready to see Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen as the power couple of the 1930s on HBO. The trailer for "Hemingway & Gellhorn" (airing Mon., May 28 ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Previews 'Veep'

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays a flighty Vice President with minimal responsibilities on her new HBO comedy series "Veep," which premieres this Sunday. And...