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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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    WATCH: First Trailer for Cary Fukunaga's HBO Series 'True Detective' Starring McConaughey and Harrelson

    The first trailer for "Sin Nombre" and "Jane Eyre" director Cary Fukunaga's HBO drama series "True Detective," starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, has landed.

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    Watch: Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson Play Louisiana Cops in the Trailer for New HBO Series 'True Detective'

    "The world needs bad men." And it needs more television with pedigrees like that of "True Detective," HBO's new limited series slated to premiere in January, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of detectives searching for a Louisiana serial killer over 17 years.

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    HBO Snags US Television Rights to Toronto-Bound Doc 'Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus'

    HBO Documentary Films has acquired U.S. television rights to the social revolution doc "Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus" ahead of the film's TIFF world premiere this weekend.

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: Losing Faith in 'True Blood'

    Having just completed its 6th season, "True Blood" seems to be taking a cue from "The Walking Dead," working out a dismal strategy for the near future. You can understand why they might be tempted. AMC's zombie apocalypse melodrama got a huge ratings spike over the past two seasons by dropping a lot...

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    Should There Be a Best Casting Oscar?

    Just because the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has added a new, 17th branch for Casting Directors doesn't mean there will be a Best Casting Oscar anytime soon.

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    Watch: Clip From HBO Doc 'Casting By' Illustrates the Importance of the Casting Director

    Finding the right actors to play a part is a task that viewers don't see, but has the invaluable influence and potential to literally make or break a film. In "Casing By," Tom Donahue's new documentary screening as part of the HBO Doc Summer Series, a light is shed on the crucial role of the casting...

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    Watch: Exclusive Trailer for HBO Doc 'Americans In Bed' Goes Under the Covers to Learn Couples' Bedroom Secrets

    HBO's Summer Series is coming to a close with its final documentary, "Americans in Bed," and that title's no joke. Premiering on Monday, August 12 at 9 ET, director Philippa Robinson asks 10 couples of various ethnicities, religions, class and sexual orientations about their love lives from the comf...

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    HBO Day at TCA: 'Seduced and Abandoned,' Spike Lee & Mike Tyson, Larry David's 'Clear History'

    The buzzing environs of the Television Critics Association (TCA) conference on Thursday provided an eerie and apt setting for filmmaker James Toback to proclaim an epitaph for the moviegoing experience as we knew it: “We’re kidding ourselves if we think theatrical movies are part of the future,” h...

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