Big data is commerce at its most mercenary, reducing consumer appetites to ones and zeroes in a way few artists would appreciate.
HBO's relationship with “The Newsroom's” Emily Mortimer is being strengthened as the pay TV company picks up Mortimer's comedy “Doll & Em.” The six-episode halfhour series, from King Bee Prods.…
This unblinking study of academia offers a summation of sorts of Frederick Wiseman's exceptional career.
The third season of "Boardwalk Empire" achieved such operatic highs -- and featured such an assortment of twisting alliances, along with a truly menacing villain -- that the slow start to the current…
Gurney Productions, the shingle behind A&E's hit series “Duck Dynasty,” has lined up redneck fare at Discovery Channel with reality show “Porter Ridge.” Docu-comedy centers on an isolated community…
Even before Netflix's historic 14 Emmy nominations, including nine for acclaimed series "House of Cards," there's been chatter that Netflix is "the new HBO." Well, no. If the suggestion is that…
Jenny Slate has done standup and sketch comedy, viral videos and Web series. She even did a season of "Saturday Night Live."
The first season of “Veep” had its moments, but the praise heaped on this rather obvious political comedy gave it the distinction of being HBO's second-most-overrated half-hour. Season two yields…
Commuters cruising down Hollywood Boulevard on the evening of March 18 came across a familiar scene: red carpet rolled out, overhead lights bearing down on talent, photogs flashing bulbs, fans…
Though HBO has a solid slate of drama skeins, programming president Michael Lombardo said one of the goals for 2013 is to add more hourlong original series to the pay cabler.