Talkshow gets pickup for eighth season
HBO has given an eighth season renewal to venerable political talkshow “Real Time With Bill Maher.”Skein bowed in 2003 and has become a Friday-night staple of HBO’s sked. It drew 1.2 million viewers in its primary 10 p.m. airing last season, up 24% from season six. “Real Time” is exec produced by Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Brad Grey, Marc Gurvitz and Billy Martin.
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