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‘True Detective’: Michael Lombardo Explains Surprise Emmy Submission

HBO Explains Why True Detective Is A Drama

Last week, HBO shocked the Emmys and everyone else, when it submitted True Detective as a drama for this year’s ceremony, rather than a miniseries. The eight-episode anthology, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, was a ratings juggernaut, and was expected to be the frontrunner in the Outstanding Miniseries or Movie category. But placing True… Read more »

True Blood: HBO Sets Final Season Premiere Date, First Teaser Hits Web

True Blood Alexander Skarsgard

True Blood, the over-the-top HBO series about vampires, werewolves, fairies and other mythical creatures, enters its seventh and final season this year, and on Thursday HBO announced the date when the season will premiere — and released the season’s first teaser onto YouTube. That’s right, now that several months of preseason hype for Game of… Read more »

True Detective Makes a Bold Move For Emmys

True Detective's McConaughey and Harrelson

HBO’s True Detective was a massive eight-episode series that dominated cable television this January and February. By its very nature, the show is meant to be a short, self-contained series, with a new story, locations, and actors each season. In every definition of the word – a miniseries. But HBO made a bold choice this… Read more »

Lena Dunham Threatens Retirement After She Fails To Bring The Funny

Lena Dunham talks about quitting

Lena Dunham was considered one of the up and coming actresses of her generation not that long ago. Now the Girls actress is taking heat after what is being described as a failed appearance on Saturday Night Live. That appearance was followed by a molestation joke that had Twitter followers up in arms. Now, while… Read more »

Game of Thrones: Kristian Nairn Confirms He’s Gay

Kristian Narin Confirms He is Gay

Game Of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn (Hodor) made headlines today when he officially confirmed that he is gay. In a recent interview, Nairn stated: “Well in all honesty, when you talk about the gay community, you are talking about MY community.” Nairn said this when he was asked about his gay fan base. ” I’m… Read more »

Grump Of Thrones: Grumpy Cat Invades Game Of Thrones [VIDEO]

grumpy cat goes game of thrones

Mashable has been busy over the last few days with epic media. This time, they collaborated with HBO to combine the show, Game of Thrones, with Grumpy Cat. From the alchemy fires of mixing it up, “Grump of Thrones” is born. Earlier this day (March 11, 2014), The Inquisitr reported Mashable‘s “80s Awareness” public service… Read more »

Stevie Nicks And Game Of Thrones: A Musical Match Made For HBO?

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Stevie Nicks knows the world of fantasy pretty well. Her 1975 Fleetwood Mac hit song “Rhiannon” derives from a Welsh folk tale about witches and goddesses. And her recent spot on the FX series American Horror Story also explored the worlds of magic and the supernatural. So no one should be surprised that Stevie Nicks’… Read more »

‘True Detective’ Continues To Earn Critical Praise

True Detective Critical Praise

True Detective, the new HBO serialized drama, is only halfway through its first season, but is already considered one of the best shows on television. Everyone seems to be on board with this sentiment, including President Obama, who has revealed he is a big fan of the show. True Detective tells the story of two… Read more »

Lena Dunham Photoshop-Free Vogue Shots Worth $10,000 To Jezebel.com

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover

Lena Dunham is a particularly uninhibited TV actress, on her HBO sitcom Girls. She appears stark naked in every episode — at least it feels like every episode — and she makes no apologies for her physique, which in the world of Hollywood is highly unconventional, though in the real world, it’s pretty typical. That’s… Read more »

‘True Detective’ Premieres With Rave Reviews

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HBO’s True Detective premiered on Sunday with rave reviews. The crime drama, written by author Nic Pizzolatto, follows two detectives with the Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division. Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey star as two homicide detectives searching for a serial killer. In the program’s first season, there are two separate timelines. The first… Read more »

‘Game of Thrones’ Preview of Preview Footage Hits Web [Video]

Game of Thrones Preview

Game of Thrones fanatics got a tantalizing treat this weekend from the American pay cable network HBO, which airs the hit fantasy drama in the US. The network released 30 seconds of footage from the upcoming fourth season of the show via the social media video site, Vine. Check out all five Game of Thrones… Read more »

Moms Mabley HBO Documentary Is A Hit With Fans

Moms Mabley Whoopi Goldberg Documentary

The Moms Mabley documentary I Got Something’ To Tell You premiered on HBO earlier this week. Judging from the extremely positive reaction on Twitter, the Whoopi Goldberg-directed flick was a hit for the cable network. Considered a trailblazer by numerous comedians, Jackie “Moms” Mabley (born Loretta Mary Aiken) got her start in African-American vaudeville. Before… Read more »