Damon Lindelof

HBO gives Watchmen the green light

HBO has given the greenlight to Watchmen and ordered backup scripts for the project. Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers, pictured), the show’s creator along, alluded to the go-ahead Tuesday with an Instagram post which marked “Day One” in the writers’ room. HBO has since confirmed the order. Watchmen is based on the DC Comics miniseries of […]

News brief: HBO chiefs to headline Banff

HBO’s Richard Plepler (left) and Michael Lombardo will headline the Banff World Media Festival. The industry confab, held in the Canadian Rockies in June, has HBO as its ‘company of distinction’ and Plepler, CEO and chairman of the premium cabler, will give a keynote address. Michael Lombardo, will also speak, in a session with Damon […]

HBO orders more Girls, Boardwalk Empire ending

HBO has greenlit a fourth season of Lena Dunham’s comedy Girls and a fifth and final season of Boardwalk Empire. The final season of period crime drama Boardwalk will start on HBO as part of the premium cabler’s fall schedule. Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming said: “It has been an incredible honor to bring this […]