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HBO Go finds new home with 3BB in Thailand

HBO GO will move to a new home in Thailand later this month, as both a standalone service and as part of a broadband bundle with operator 3BB. Subscribers to WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks and Triple T Broadband’s (3BB) service will have access to the HBO channel and its content via the HBO GO app as […]

Sky, HBO renew Iannucci’s ‘Avenue 5’

Sky and HBO have renewed Armando Iannucci’s Avenue 5 for a second season. Created and executive produced by Iannucci, Avenue 5 stars Hugh Laurie and is co-produced by Sky and HBO. It kicked off its first nine-episode run in January. Avenue 5 is set forty years in the future when travelling the solar system is […]

Sky and HBO’s ‘The Third Day’ gets immersive with Punchdrunk

Sky Studios, HBO, Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B and immersive theatre specialists Punchdrunk and writer Dennis Kelly have partnered to create a live event experience around upcoming drama series The Third Day. Starring Naomie Harris and Jude Law, The Third Day project will tell three, stand-alone but interconnected stories, on Sky Atlantic, as well […]

WarnerMedia strikes three-year TV, film pact with Steven Soderbergh

WarnerMedia has struck a three-year deal with veteran filmmaker Steven Soderbergh that will see him develop content for both its streaming HBO Max and cablenet HBO. The exclusive agreement covers all forms of TV and a first-look for features, with his first project the previously announced feature Let Them All Talk for HBO Max. It […]

Sky Atlantic, HBO order crime drama from Olivia Colman’s new prodco

Sky Atlantic and HBO have ordered a four-part crime drama that is being co-produced by The Crown actor Olivia Colman’s newly launched outfit South Of The River Pictures. Landscapers is being co-produced with Sister, which was recently launched by Elisabeth Murdoch, Stacey Snider and Jane Featherstone. It is also financially backing Colman’s new prodco, which […]

HBO sets release plan for ‘The Plot Against America’

HBO has unveiled the launch plan for its adaptation of Philip Roth’s acclaimed novel, The Plot Against America. The six-part limited series will debut 16 March and imagines an alternate American history, told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey. The story follows the family as they watch the political rise […]

Veteran HBO PR exec Mara Mikialian to leave

HBO’s senior VP of media relations is leaving the company after 36 years. The veteran PR executive led the public relations campaigns for HBO’s Game Of Thrones across all eight of its seasons. Mikialian is the latest in a string of executive departures at HBO after Bob Greenblatt was named WarnerMedia Entertainment chairman in March, […]

HBO acquires David France documentary ‘Welcome To Chechnya’

HBO has picked up North American TV and streaming rights to Welcome To Chechnya, the documentary from Academy Award-nominated director David France (How To Survive A Plague). The doc shadows a group of activists risking their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the Russian Republic of Chechnya and attempts to expose the little-reported […]

HBO scores untitled LA Lakers basketball drama

HBO has ordered a drama from the prodco recently launched by Succession’s Adam McKay, which will chronicle the professional and personal lives of the famous 1980s Los Angeles Lakers basketball team. The untitled series is based on Jeff Pearlman’s book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s, with McKay’s […]

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