HBO Films

HBO Films, miniseries and Cinemax boss Len Amato latest WarnerMedia departure

Len Amato, president of HBO Films, miniseries and Cinemax, is exiting the WarnerMedia-owned US network after 13 years. His departure comes as Cinemax winds down its original programming and HBO Films has reduced its original output to focus on acquired content. Joining HBO in 2007 as an SVP, Amato was promoted to president of HBO […]

Sonar hires ex-HBO exec for LA development role

New York-based Sonar Entertainment has hired former HBO Films VP Sam Martin as executive VP, development and production. Martin will head up a new LA office, though she will also operate from Sonar’s East Coast base. She was previously responsible for overseeing production and development of original movies for premium cable channel HBO. JP Sarni, […]

Mike Tyson to hit out on HBO

Filmmaker Spike Lee is set to bring controversial former boxer Mike Tyson’s one-man stage show to television on US cable channel HBO. Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth is being filmed in New York next month and will debut on HBO Films later in the month. The stage production of the same name debuted in spring […]