Fringe has cast singer-actress Jill Scott for an upcoming episode, Entertainment Weekly reports
Scott, 40, will play...
Lucian Msamati has joined the burgeoning cast of Game of Thrones, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Msamati, best known for his role on The No. 1 Ladies Detective Club, will play...
HBO executives, while admittedly not the biggest fantasy genre fans, say they love Game of Thrones. Just don't try to get them to commit to it in perpetuity.
Reporters at the network's fall TV preview session Thursday did anyway, questioning whether or not the network would stick closely to George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books on which Game of Thrones is based, asking if they might consider seasons longer than 10 episodes, and generally attempting to get a decade-long order for future seasons.
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HBO, in turn, reassured and made no guarantees.
ABC's Modern Family, Fox's Glee and HBO's In Treatment were among Wednesday's 36 Peabody Award winners, which included the usual strong array of public-affairs programming.
"Our selections demonstrate...
HBO offers the most and best depictions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, according to a report by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
In GLAAD's third annual Network Responsibility Index, which evaluated the five major networks and 10 cable outlets, HBO — the home to True Blood, Entourage and No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency — scored the highest rating and a grade of "Good," with 42 percent of its programming featuring LGBT content. Showtime placed second.
"This year programming was not only inclusive of LGBT people, but networks like HBO are beginning to reflect the broad diversity within our community," Rashad Robinson, GLAAD's senior director of media programs, said in a statement.
In all, GLAAD evaluated 4,901 hours of prime-time broadcast programming and 1,213 hours from cable, from June 2008 through May 2009.
Also ranking "Good" was ABC ...