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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Moonlight and Luke Cage star Mahershala Ali is in "early discussions" for a lead role on HBO's third season of True Detective.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
I love how Jonathan Nolan loves to dangle things in front of fans on Reddit.Read More
Issa Rae shared a teaser for season 2 of her HBO show Insecure, and all our favorite characters are back.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
HBO's miniseries Big Little Lies is an incisive examination of the ways in which women—particularly women of A Certain Age—are 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.Read More
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.Read More
"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.]Read More
Remember when the mini-series Big Little Lies wrapped things up and it felt like a satisfactory ending?Read More
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?Read More
Could there be more Big Little Lies on the horizon?Read More
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?Read More