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Confederate’s Producers Respond to Backlash

Benioff and Weiss, along with the show's announced writing team, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm Spellman, gave a damage control interview that probably didn't end winning over many critics.

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There Are So Many Things Wrong With HBO’s Confederate Idea

Yesterday, HBO announced a new show they're developing with D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, the creators and showrunners of Game of Thrones. The new project is called Confederate, and tracks an alternate historical timeline in which the Southern states seceded from the Union and  where slavery is then still legal "and has evolved into a modern institution." A whole lot of people at HBO must have thought this was a great idea.

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Issa Rae Shares 5 Reasons You Should Watch Insecure Season 1 When HBO Streams It for Free

Formation. Music. Video.

In preparation, HBO will be making the entire first season free for viewing leading up to the premiere of season 2. Issa Rae gives you some reasons you should tune in, and some are Beyoncé-related.

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Things We Saw Today: Cameron Esposito and Roxane Gay Both Want to Join The L Word Sequel

You might've heard that popular lesbian drama The L Word is preparing for a comeback on Showtime, with many of the original actors possibly returning. But did you see that comedian Cameron Esposito and Bad Feminist writer Roxane Gay have both expressed their interests in this project and do it Showtime, don't you dare throw this opportunity aside.

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Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death Is in Early Development at HBO

Nnedi Okorafor's World Fantasy Award-winning novel, Who Fears Death, is now in development as a TV series at HBO, with George R.R. Martin executive producing.

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Well Played, HBO – If Mahershala Ali Is in True Detective Season 3, Then I Have to Watch It

Moonlight and Luke Cage star Mahershala Ali is in "early discussions" for a lead role on HBO's third season of True Detective.

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Issa Rae as Lovably Adorkable as Ever in First Season 2 Trailer For HBO’s Insecure

One of our favorite breakout shows of last year is back with an all-new season! Check out the first Season 2 trailer for HBO's hit series, Insecure.

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Things We Saw Today: Horror Master Stephen King Loves the Women of TNT’s Claws

Critically acclaimed horror author Stephen King is a huge fan of TNT's Claws, and so are we! Seriously, what other endorsements do you need? Go watch it now!

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We Have a Title For Ep 1 of Westworld S2…But What Does It All MEAN?!

I love how Jonathan Nolan loves to dangle things in front of fans on Reddit.

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Issa Is Hella Confused, Tempted and Lit in the Insecure Season 2 Teaser

Issa Rae shared a teaser for season 2 of her HBO show Insecure, and all our favorite characters are back.

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Ice Cube Appears on Real Time to School Bill Maher on the N-Word

Bill Maher is problematic. So is Ice Cube. But in this case, it took the latter to remind the former that you shouldn't feel "too familiar" with oppressed groups. Certainly not "familiar" enough to feel comfortable dropping a racial slur.

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HBO Developing Digital Series Brown Girls, Bringing Story of Queer Women of Color to a Wider Audience

Another digital darling is moving up to the big leagues! Brown Girls debuted back in February and became a popular web-based series. Now, these queer women of color are moving to HBO.

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John Oliver Tries to Make Sense of Trump’s Watergate Speedrun With Last Week’s Deluge of News

But did he use hacks?

We've made tons of (mostly bad) jokes in recent days that political news has been breaking at an absurd and fairly regular pace, mostly with reference to the investigation into the Trump team's dealings with Russia. That's why John Oliver is back to covering "Stupid Watergate" this week, Trump's remarkably Nixionian scandal that almost feels like he's creating the parallels on purpose at this point.

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HBO’s Big Little Lies On Selling One’s Big Little Virginity

HBO's miniseries Big Little Lies is an incisive examination of the ways in which womenparticularly women of A Certain Ageare oppressed, suffocated, and taught to think that their lives are never enough. In one particular storyline, we see the seeds of that suffocation starting in girlhood.

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HBO Is Adapting Fahrenheit 451 and I Am on Fire

HBO is developing an adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic novel Fahrenheit 451, and while the project is still in early stages, Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon are already attached to star. HELL YES. This is the dystopia that we deserve.

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Goodbye Girls: Redeeming An Irredeemable Character

"This is reality! It's happening now! And you suck at it!" - Hannah, S6, Ep 10, "Latching"

The series finale of HBO's Girls aired last night, marking the end of a six-year journey for a group of female millennials in New York City. The show wasn't necessarily everyone's cup of tea. When the pilot aired six years ago, I didn't think it would be mine. [SPOILER ALERT if you haven't watched the finale yet, and care about being spoiled on Girls.]

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Why Are We Still Talking About a Big Little Lies Season 2?

Remember when the mini-series Big Little Lies wrapped things up and it felt like a satisfactory ending?

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Hiring a Male Director Is Not Promising News for HBO’s Adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend

Do we really need any more stories of sexual violence coming from men at HBO?

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Nicole Kidman Speaks on the Possibility of Big Little Lies Season 2

Could there be more Big Little Lies on the horizon?

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Do We Really Need Another Season of True Detective?

Let sleeping dogs lie. Please.

Reports are pouring in that despite being off the air for two years, HBO's True Detective is coming back for a third season. After the second season, we have to ask: is this really necessary?

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