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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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    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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