Tag Archives: HBO

  • ‘Ballers’ to HBO & Theaters; 2 Separate Projects Use Same Name

    Apr 14, 15 by KB Wins Leave a comment

    *There is  a new series on the HBO horizon  that will look at the lives of former and current football players and NO, its not another reality show!  Thank God!!  “Ballers” is a new comedy airing in 30 min segments, with a  first broadcast date of June 21, at 10pm E/P. The comedy series follows Spenser Strathmore […]

  • ‘Real Sports’ Tackles NCAA’s Mistreatment of Athletes

    Mar 30, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *The latest episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” focuses on the physical and mental health of college athletes, and whether it’s on the NCAA to bear at least some of the financial responsibility for the bills once the athlete has graduated. The first segment deals with athletes who are unable to play professionally or […]

  • Showtime’s Mayweather-Pacquiao Series to Follow Only Mayweather

    Mar 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The long anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will finally happen on May 2, and Showtime has announced a premiere date for its requisite reality series that documents the weeks leading up to the main event. The four-part “Inside Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao” will debut on April 18, but cameras will only follow […]

  • Snoop Dogg, Allen Hughes Team for 80s-Set HBO Drama

    Mar 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Snoop Dogg and director-producer Allen Hughes are developing a new drama for HBO. The untitled project is set in early 80s Los Angeles and centers on a family whose seemingly idyllic life is turned upside down by the collision of their community and American politics, reports Deadline.com. Rodney Barnes (“The Boondocks,” “Everybody Hates Chris”) is […]

  • Kerry Washington to Play Anita Hill in HBO Film ‘Confirmation’

    Mar 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Kerry Washington will go from fixing scandals to being in the middle of one of the biggest in politics. The actress has been tapped to play Anita Hill in “Confirmation,” an original film about the volatile 1991 Clarence Thomas-Hill Supreme Court nomination hearings, which captivated the country and forever changed the way people think about […]

  • Queen Latifah’s ‘Bessie’ to Premiere May 16 on HBO (New Pics)

    Feb 24, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *HBO has finally set a date for its Bessie Smith biopic starring Queen Latifah. The film, which follows America’s “Empress of the Blues” from her beginning in abject poverty to becoming one of the biggest recording artists of the 1920s, will premiere on May 16, the network announced Tuesday. Smith died after a car accident in […]