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    HBO Gives John Oliver His Own Weekly Satirical News and Topical Comedy Show

    We weren't the only ones who thought John Oliver deserved a show of his own after an excellent stint filling in for Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" this summer. HBO felt the same way, and since they're a network, they were actually able to do something about it.

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    Your Week in Streaming: Why the Commercial Art Film Is Dying, and the Scandalous Films That Define Its Legacy

    Whatever happened to the mainstream art film? Those daring, high-minded movies for adults and serious filmgoers, that flew into art houses and the megaplexes on the wings of word-of-mouth and studio support, are dying.

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    Watch: 'Treme' Prepares to Make Its Final Bows With the Trailer for Its Fourth and Last Season

    HBO has released the trailer for the fourth and final season of "Treme," the New Orleans drama co-created by "The Wire" mastermind David Simon.

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    'Entourage' Movie Set to Go

    Reportedly that long in-the-works "Entourage" movie is finally ready to roll. Director Doug Ellin tweeted today that the big-screen version of the popular HBO series is "a go."

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    In the Works: '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Developing Series at HBO

    "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen has lined up his next project, and it will be at HBO. The Brit director is developing a New York-set drama series for the cable network.

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    Comcast Becomes the First TV Provider to Offer HBO (and HBO Go) Without a Cable Package

    With the on demand age has come growing frustration from TV viewers about having to order bundles of cable channels and services you don't need in order to get the ones you want. In order to get HBO on Comcast, for instance, you have to order a package that includes hundreds of other channels in whi...

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    Review: Documentary 'Casting By' Heralds the Unsung Yet Crucial Art of the Casting Director

    “More than ninety percent of directing a picture is the right casting,” says Martin Scorsese at the outset of Tom Donahue’s engrossing documentary “Casting By,” which will be released in theaters November 1. And Scorsese’s not alone in his feelings -- Woody Allen, Robert Redford, Clint Eastwood and ...

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    James Toback Talks HBO Cannes Doc 'Seduced and Abandoned,' Entertaining Double Act with Alec Baldwin

    Last May, James Toback descended on Cannes with cohort Alec Baldwin to shoot in ten days the documentary "Seduced and Abandoned" (HBO, October 28). This May, Toback returned to Cannes to screen the film and discuss it with interested parties. Of which I am most definitely one, having thoroughly reli...

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    Things I Learned at HBO's Emmy Party, from Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Status to Soderbergh's 'Glue'

    HBO knows how to throw a good bash, and their annual Emmy after-party at the Pacific Design Center was a huge improvement on the sad and gloomy death-obsessed 65th Emmy Awards, which nonetheless drew the largest audience in eight years. Who are these mythical TV Academy voters who misled most of th...

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Premiere, Nussbaum TV Game, Johnson Directs 'Breaking Bad'

    The season premiere of "Boardwalk Empire" was as lush and well-acted -- and as weirdly uncompelling -- as ever. Perhaps we've watched too many period gangster dramas, at this point, to be easily enthralled by a show that takes a staunchly traditionalist approach to the genre.

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