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    Seven Hours of Television Brings Great Writing, from 'Game of Thrones' to 'Nurse Jackie'

    With the possible exception of baseball playoffs, I’ve never spent an entire day watching television. But family emergencies caused me to lose a week’s viewing, the weather in Brooklyn was miserable, and I found myself in front of the set, desperately trying to catch up with two Sundays ...

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    Watch: 'The Wire: The Musical' with Omar, McNulty, Kima, Stringer Bell & Friends

    Miss watching HBO's "The Wire"? The musical is coming courtesy of Funny or Die:

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    Femme Fatale Meets Literary Lion: Nicole Kidman And Clive Owen in "Hemingway and Gellhorn"

    Three of Ernest Hemingway’s four wives were maternal or authority figures. There was Hadley, the starter wife, gentle but nearly eight years older than the young Hemingway. Then the boyish-figured Pauline came along, took charge and led him away -- willingly, but still. Wife number four,...

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    New Trailer for Sorkin's 'Newsroom' is Jeff Daniels vs. The World

    Jeff Daniels plays a "smart, talented guy who isn't very nice" in Aaron Sorkin's "Newsroom." The pressure for the new HBO series builds in this new trailer. "Newsroom" will debut June 24. Daniels is joined by Emily Mortimer, Alison Pill, Dev Patel, Jane Fonda an...

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    Where Even The Spoons Are Political: "Veep" and "Scandal" Do D.C. For TV

    “We live in a culture now where it’s almost like we are used to being lied to,” Julia Louis-Dreyfuss said in a recent New York Times Magazine piece about her HBO series Veep – to which any thinking person can only respond, “ALMOST?”  (Or hope that she de...

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    Sex & the Gritty: Lena Dunham's 'Girls' Pilot is Coarse, Sensitive, and Promising

    The most compelling aspect of Lena Dunham's HBO series "Girls" is a tone and spirit that balances sincerity and satire. When the goofy protagonist Hannah (Dunham) proclaims in the first scene that she is "busy trying to become who I am," the series arrives with a strong, clear voice.

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    No Sub? HBO Wants You to Watch the Pilots of 'Girls' and 'Veep'

    HBO will allow anyone interested access to its two newest original comedies: Lena Dunham's "Girls" and "Veep" with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The day after both pilots premiere on HBO, audiences can stream the shows on HBO.com, YouTube, DailyMotion, and TV.com. The "Veep" pilot will also be available fre...

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    Scorsese Talks Sinatra Biopic Possibilities: HBO Miniseries vs. Movie? 'Now's The Time to Execute It On The Page'

    After his positive experience with HBO on "Boardwalk Empire" and the prestigious Oscar-winning money-loser "Hugo," Martin Scorsese is reconsidering the way to proceed with his Frank Sinatra biopic.

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    'Girls' Q & A with Dunham & Apatow: Hilarious and Sexually Frank Comedy Series is 'Lena's Show'

    Lena Dunham unveiled the first three episodes of her new HBO series "Girls" (April 15) at SXSW. Safe to say, it played as well for the guys in the room as the women. "It's Lena's show," declared executive producer Judd Apatow during the follow-up Q &A. "If she fucks it up it's her fault. Every choic...

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    HBO Launches 'Cast a Large Shadow' Tumblr for 'Game of Thrones'

    GoT Fanatics Alert! HBO launched the "Cast a Large Shadow" Tumblr today for "Game of Thrones," marking the first-ever Tumblr blog for any HBO show.

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