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    CBS, PBS and HBO Dominate News and Doc Emmy Noms as 'Project NIM,' 'The Interrupters,' 'Saving Face' All Get Nods

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Among the categories for breaking news coverage, investigative journalism, and broadcast news, this portion of the Emmy Awards also include many notable documentary f...

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    'But I'm a Cheerleader' Filmmaker Jamie Babbit to Direct Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin's HBO Pilot

    Many comedy fans were happy to hear the news last month that former "Fallon" writers Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin were getting a half-hour HBO comedy pilot with Lorne Michaels serving as executive producer. Now, according to the Hollywood Reporter, the project has a director who's a familiar ...

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    Don't Have HBO? Watch 'Gasland Part II' for Free at a Viewing Party this Sunday

    When Josh Fox released "Gasland" in 2010, he and HBO made sure that as many community groups interested in fighting or learning more about hydraulic fracturing (AKA fracking) were able to see the film. The sequel to the Oscar-nominated doc, "Gasland Part II," follows up with the gas companies profi...

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    HBO to Present a Documentary on the Prop 8 Supreme Court Case

    HBO Documentary Films announced today that it's currently in production on a film telling the story of the historic Supreme Court case that dismissed Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Over the last five years, directors Ben Cotner and Ryan White have had exclusive access to the w...

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    In the Works: HBO Announces Upcoming Doc On Proposition 8 Supreme Court Case, Slated for 2014

    HBO Documentary Films announced today that the network is currently in production on a film about the historic 2013 supreme court case -- over five years in the making -- that overturned proposition 8, anticipating a 2014 debut.

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    An Improved 'The Newsroom' Returns for a Second Season That's Lower on Shrillness, Higher on Fallibility

    Early in this second season of "The Newsroom," "News Night" anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) googles his own name, with the addition of "hate," and turns up a list of sites dedicated to how awful the show's doughty hero is.

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    'Gasland' Gets a Sequel, But Does It Offer Anything New? Looking At HBO's 'Gasland Part II'

    Early on, "Gasland Part II" takes the issues of the previous feature to a global level.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Josh Fox Revisits 'Gasland,' FX Crosses 'The Bridge' and Netflix Goes to Jail

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "True Blood," the returning "The Newsroom," "Copper," "Dexter," "Ray Donovan" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Review Roundup: Must-See Doc 'Gideon's Army' Follows Tenacious Public Defenders in the Deep South (TRAILER)

    Dawn Porter's documentary "Gideon's Army," which premiered earlier this year at Sundance, had its HBO debut July 1. The film, which follows overworked yet idealistic public defenders in the deep South, has gained high praise from critics: the Village Voice hails it as "the most illuminating crime dr...

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    Review: Sensational True-Crime Doc 'The Cheshire Murders' Asks All the Right Questions

    “The Cheshire Murders,” airing on HBO July 22, is, in part, a blow-by-blow account of the unspeakable 2007 Connecticut home invasion that left a mother and her two daughters dead, and made Dr. William Petit his state’s leading advocate for the death penalty (which was abolished there nonetheless).

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