Tag Archives: HBO

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

    Mar 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a 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 […]

  • ‘Girls’ Star Lena Dunham Hires the Real Olivia Pope

    Feb 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *For some reason, “Girls” star Lena Dunham found it necessary to hire crisis management maven Judy Smith…a.k.a., the real life Olivia Pope. The Hollywood Reporter revealed last month that Dunham has hired PMK-BNC CEO Cindi Berger and Smith of Smith & Company to take a more active role in her press coverage…a.k.a. clean up her […]

  • Maya Rudolph, Jaden Smith Set for HBO Pilot ‘Brothers in Atlanta’

    Jan 28, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *“Saturday Night Live” vet Maya Rudolph and Will Smith’s son Jaden Smith are set to recur in the HBO pilot “Brothers in Atlanta,” reports Deadline.com. The cable network has given a formal green light to the comedy pilot written by and starring former “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” writers/performers Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin and executive […]