HBO Sets "Game of Thrones" Date, Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher"

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HBO Sets "Game of Thrones" Date, Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher"

HBO's presentation at the TCA Winter Tour today has revealed various bits of news with the biggest being an April 12th premiere date for the ten episode fifth season of "Game of Thrones". Also kicking off on that date are the new seasons of “Silicon Valley" and "Veep," both getting ten episodes each.

HBO has also confirmed that they have renewed "Real Time with Bill Maher" for two additional seasons of 35 episodes each. The deal will keep him on the network through until at leas ...


Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Jean Smart Join "Fargo" Session 2

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Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Jean Smart Join "Fargo" Session 2

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Jean Smart have signed on to star in the second instalment of FX's award-winning anthology series "Fargo" according to an official press release from the network. The trio join previously announced leads Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Nick Offerman and Jeffrey Donovan.

Set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota, this season sees Minnesota state patrolman Lou Solverson (Wilson) investigating a case involving a local crime gang and a major ...


Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Christian Colson Plan WW2 Mini "Telemark"

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Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Christian Colson Plan WW2 Mini "Telemark"

The team behind "Slumdog Millionaire" - director Danny Boyle, writer Simon Beaufoy and producer Christian Colson - are re-teaming to produce the ten-part World War II miniseries "Telemark" for FX.

Beaufoy penned the true story tale of a group of Norwegian resistance fighters who were trained under Churchill's covert Special Operations Executive for a secret mission.

That mission? To successfully infiltrate and sabotage a heavy water production plant in Norway where Hitler's fo ...


Open Road Films Gets "Testament" Rights

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Open Road Films Gets "Testament" Rights

Open Road Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Voltage Pictures' currently in development supernatural thriller "Testament".

Set at a prestigious boarding school in a remote part of Texas, the story revolves around a science teacher and his students who are forced to fight for their lives when the Ten Plagues of the Old Testament descend upon the world.

Eric Bress ("The Butterfly Effect") helms from his own script, while Nicolas Chartier and Zev Foreman will produce. Filming ...


"White Queen" Gets Cut For UK Audiences

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"White Queen" Gets Cut For UK Audiences

Starz & The BBC's new historical drama series "The White Queen" launched on BBC One in the UK on Sunday night. The show pulled in an average 5.33M viewers, winning the night with a 22.8% share.

The ten-episode drama kicks off in the United States on Starz on August 10th.

However, the Starz version contains more nudity than the BBC one - an "additional 30 seconds" spread across two or three occasions according to a spokesperson.

The situation is akin to what happene ...