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HBO Picks Up Dwayne Johnson Comedy Ballers to Series

Dwayne Johnson

HBO has given a series order to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Ballers, has confirmed.  

The half-hour comedy explores the lives of a group of former and current football players. Johnson plays... read more

Entourage Cast Hugs It Out, Signs Movie Deals


Apparently the Entourage cast finally hugged it out.

Deals for four of the HBO series' five stars, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara and Kevin Connolly, have been reached, Deadline reports.

"It's a go. Love you all," series creator and... read more

HBO Announces Fall Premiere Dates for Boardwalk Empire, Hung, Bored to Death

Boardwalk Empire, Bored To Death

Get ready to be Board and Bored.

Boardwalk Empire will kick off HBO's fall season, debuting... read more

Rob Riggle to Lead CBS' Home Game

Rob Riggle

Former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle will star in the CBS comedy pilot Home Game, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

CBS orders Mark Wahlberg and ESPN-inspired pilots

Inspired by the life of three-time Super Bowl champion Mark Schlereth, Home Game will focus on a retired NFL player (Riggle) who ...
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CBS Orders Mark Wahlberg and ESPN-inspired Pilots

Mark Wahlberg

CBS has ordered two half-hour sports-centric pilots, has confirmed.

Home Game, inspired by the life of three-time Super Bowl champion and NFL pro Mark Schlereth, comes from executive producers Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson. Schlereth will help produce along with his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Alexandria.

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HBO Sets Premiere Date for Boardwalk Empire

Steve Buscemi

Boardwalk Empire, a new drama series from Martin Scorsese, will premiere on HBO on Sept. 19 at 9/8c, the network announced Friday.

Based on a novel by Nelson Johnson and created by Terence Winter (The Sopranos), Boardwalk Empire revolves around Nucky Johnson (Steve Buscemi), the head of ...
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Entourage Producers Developing Female-Centric Comedy for HBO

Mark Wahlberg

The Entourage masterminds are turning their attention to the ladies.

Executive producers Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson are close to a deal with HBO to develop a female-centric comedy about a group of ...
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Wahlberg's New HBO Guy Crew Knows How to Make It

Mark Wahlberg by Jim Spellman/

Look out, Vinny Chase: HBO just green lit a comedy pilot from Mark Wahlberg and co. about a group of twentysomething guy-pals trying to make it in New York City. The new pilot, How to Make It in America, is the latest collaboration from Entourage exec producers Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson, and promises to feature a somewhat more enterprising group of guys than their L.A. counterparts. According to the Reporter, a third Entourage exec producer is also signed on for the right-coast pilot, which bolsters my hope that we get more fun-loving guys in a meta-series about modern New York life. Of course, fun-loving guys with dimples, curly hair and megawatt grins wouldn't hurt either — nor would stellar cameos, a killer soundtrack and lots of in-jokes.What would you hope to see in an East Coast Entourage? — Anna DimondUse our Online Video Guide to see the West Coast Entourage crew. read more

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