Archive for: July 2016

Watch Hollywood Reporter's Comedy Showrunner Roundtable on SundanceTV With the Bosses of 'Veep,' 'Master of None' and More

THR’s Comedy Showrunner Roundtable brings together Kenya Barris, Marta Kauffman, Nahnatchka Khan, David Mandel, Aline Brosh McKenna and Alan Yang; THR Roundtables air every Sunday on SundanceTV. read more

'Real Time With Bill Maher' Renewed at HBO Through 2018

The two-season pickup takes the talk show through season 16. read more

HBO Confirms 'Game of Thrones' Will End With Season 8

Though the episode count — and a potential spinoff — remain big questions. read more

HBO's New Chief Talks Jon Stewart, 'Vinyl' Demise, Violence Problems and 'Thrones' End

Casey Bloys first visit to the TCA also touches on returns for ‘Deadwood’ (maybe), ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm (eventually) and ‘True Detective’ (possibly without Pizzolatto). read more

'Westworld' Team Defends Its Use of Rape and Violence Against Women

The opening scene of HBO’s twice-delayed pricey production features a lifelike female android being dragged off to be raped. read more

'Killing Reagan' Team Talks John Hinckley Jr.'s Release, Differences From Bill O'Reilly Book

“He’s not coming to the premiere,” director Rod Lurie quipped Saturday when promoting the two-hour TV movie. read more

Donald Trump Says Democrats Are Trying to "Rig" Debates Scheduled Against NFL Games

The league denies claims that it sent a letter to Trump complaining about the upcoming debate schedule. read more

Nicki Minaj’s Brother Facing Life in Prison After DNA Incriminates Him of Raping 12-Year-Old

Very incriminating evidence was revealed by prosecutors in Nicki Minaj’s brother’s rape case. According to the prosecution, semen found on the 12-year-old accuser’s clothing is a DNA match to Jelani Maraj. Prosecutors have offered Maraj a plea deal in light

Officer in Sandra Bland Case Threatened Into Silence About What He Knows Regarding Her Death

More details of how Walker County, Texas officers and jailers may have covered up or mishandled the mysterious death of Sandra Bland are being revealed. An officer with knowledge about the case has now come forward claiming he was threatened

Former NFL Player Antonio Armstrong and Wife Murdered by 16-Year-Old Son

A former NFL player and his wife were shot and killed early Friday morning (Jul 29) in their Houston home, and the person police say murdered them is their own 16-year-old son. Houston’s KTRK reports that Antonio Armstrong, who played

July Is Basically Over and Frank Ocean Still Hasn’t Released “Boys Don’t Cry”

I’m about to give up on Frank Ocean! The singer-songwriter got everybody hyped a few weeks ago suggesting to fans that his long-awaited album, Boys Don’t Cry, would be released sometime in July. With less the two days left in

Did Mimi Faust Accidently Reveal She’s Dating WNBA Star Tamera Young?

Mimi’s got a new girl! Shortly before the Season 5 finale of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, Mimi Faust revealed she was in a relationship with another woman. However, the person was not featured on the show nor did Faust

Girl, What? Paris Hilton Fears She’s a Target for ISIS Because She’s Famous

In recent months, the world has seen an increase in unspeakable terrorist attacks that have claimed many lives. ISIS has taken responsibility for many of these attacks and Paris Hilton fears she may be on their target list… because she’s

Box Office: 'Jason Bourne' Eyes $55M-Plus Bow; 'Bad Moms' Could Crack $33M

Elsewhere, Lionsgate’s techo-thriller ‘Nerve’ is also performing nicely since opening midweek. read more

How Trevor Noah, James Corden Shows Have Gotten More International Distribution

‘The Late Late Show’ and ‘The Daily Show’ air in a growing number of countries, with Noah far exceeding predecessor Jon Stewart’s reach, with observers citing the hosts’ appeal across continents. read more

TV Ratings: Hillary Clinton's DNC Speech Falls Just Shy of Trump's With 33 Million Viewers

With all ratings in across networks, the DNC finale comes in short of the RNC — though averages a much stronger showing over four days. read more

The Best and Worst Superhero Cameos of All Time

Sometimes, more is less read more

Sony Deletes "I'm With Her" 'Ghostbusters' Tweet Over Clinton Endorsement Criticism

“The tweet was never intended to be a political endorsement,” the studio said in a statement. read more

Constance Wu on 'The Great Wall': "Our Heroes Don't Look Like Matt Damon"

“We have to stop perpetuating the racist myth that only a white man can save the world,” the ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ actress writes on Twitter. read more

Howard Dean Talks DNC "Dean Scream" Revival: "I've Had a Lot of Fun With It"

The former Vermont Governor and DNC Chair also calls the GOP meet-up “the worst days” he’s seen from any convention and compares Trump’s speech to Fidel Castro. read more

Former Fox News Booker Goes Public With Roger Ailes Harassment Claims: "He's a Predator"

Laurie Luhn told New York Magazine that she had endured “psychological torture” from being sexually harassed by the former Fox News chief for over 20 years. read more

Disney Gives Update on Titles for Next 'Avengers' Movies

‘Avengers: Infinity War Part II’ is officially no more. read more

Chandra Levy Miniseries in the Works at TNT

It becomes the latest true crime TV project following the success of ‘The Jinx,’ ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘People v. O.J. Simpson.’ read more

Family Drama From Alan Ball Goes Straight to Series at HBO

The untitled drama is the first project to come from the ‘Six Feet Under’ and ‘True Blood’ creator’s new two-year deal with the premium cable network. read more