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Round-up: Lena Dunham to direct HBO’s ‘Industry’; A+E UK snaps up ‘Photos’

Lena Dunham to direct HBO’s Industry Lena Dunham is to direct and executive produce international finance drama Industry for HBO. The eight-part series is being produced by Cardiff-based production company Bad Wolf (His Dark Materials). The show follows a group of young graduates competing for positions at a top investment bank in London. The boundaries […]

HBO’s Girls gets a final season

HBO’s comedy drama series Girls will end after its sixth season, the premium cable net has confirmed. The Lena Dunham series, which counts Judd Apatow among its exec producers, heads into season five on HBO in the US next month. The cable net has commissioned a sixth run, after which it will come to an […]

Girls creator in BBC digital experiment

The writer of HBO drama Girls, Lena Dunham, is among names attached to BBC Taster, an experimental new platform for digital content and emerging technology. The UK’s pubcaster is billing Taster as “a place for the BBC to try new ways of telling stories, develop new talent, and put new technology through its paces”. This […]

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 […]

Sundance Channel acquires shows for Latin launch

AMC Networks’ Sundance Channel has picked up new drama and factual titles for its soon-to-launch Latin American service. The Lat Am channel rolls out on September 17 on the DirecTV pay TV platform. Australian crime drama Rake, recently remade for US broadcast net Fox, will feature in the launch programming line-up after Sundance acquired it […]