David Simon pilots set for HBO

HBO’s long-standing partnership with The Wire creator David Simon continues with the greenlight of two pilots. The US premium cable channel has given the greenlight to The Deuce, a pilot starring James Franco about the legalisation of the porn industry set around 1970s and 1980s New York; and a Capital Hill-themed drama with Watergate journalist […]

HBO Europe’s burning ambition

HBO Europe started making original shows six years ago, but its upcoming miniseries Burning Bush marks a new level of budget and ambition. Director Agnieszka Holland tells TBI about her work on the show, HBO’s content boss Antony Root talks about how the original programming strategy will evolve and HBO Europe boss Linda Jensen explains […]