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Little Britain Angers Gay Rights Groups

British comedy series LITTLE BRITAIN USA has sparked outrage in America - with a gay rights group calling the programme "offensive" and "obnoxious". The sketch show, which stars David Walliams and Matt Lucas, is a...

Historical Drama Sweeps The Creative Arts Emmys

Hit TV mini-series JOHN ADAMS took the top spot at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night (13Sep08) winning eight out of its 23 nominations. The historical HBO show, which tells the story...

Knightley's Love For Cult Cop Show

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has a surprising secret - she is obsessed with gritty TV cop show THE WIRE. The Atonement star admits the only time she really treats herself is when she splashes out...

Roeper Becomes As Famous As Stars He Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times critic Richard Roeper writes today about his cameo appearance on HBO's ENTOURAGE this Sunday -- as himself reviewing the movie Medellin . It was, he writes, the culmination of eight years as a...

Entourage Air Takes Flight

ADRIEN GRENIER's hit U.S. TV show ENTOURAGE will soar to new heights after rebranding U.S. domestic flights with its name. Flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Vegas have been dubbed...

Coogan Plots U.s. Tv Series

British funnyman STEVE COOGAN is planning a new TV series in a bid to crack America. The star, whose new film Tropic Thunder is currently top of the U.S. box office chart, is in talks...

Scorsese Takes Directing To Tv

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE is set to take his directing talents to the small screen in an upcoming U.S. television pilot. The Oscar-winner is reportedly in negotiations to direct forthcoming HBO show Boardwalk Empire. Scorsese will...

Bernie Mac Dies

LATEST: Comedian BERNIE MAC has died after losing his battle with pneumonia. The 50-year-old Ocean's Eleven star passed away on Saturday (09Aug08) morning at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, a week after being admitted...

Jonas Brothers Rewrite Disney Show

Pop trio THE JONAS BROTHERS' new Disney TV show will be inspired by comedy duo FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS. The singing sensations told Los Angeles radio host Ryan Seacrest on Tuesday (05Aug08) they've abandoned their...

Simpson Stars With Romo In Football Show

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON is set to join her boyfriend TONY ROMO on the American football field - she has signed to star alongside him in a new sports show. Simpson was criticised for supporting...

Tell Me You Love Me Is Axed

U.S. TV show TELL ME YOU LOVE ME has been axed after just one season. The HBO series - starring Jane Alexander and Michelle Borth - was named as one of the 10 ten TV...

Trio Of Prizes For Mad Men In Us Critics' Awards Show

Mad Men has won three prizes at the US Television Critics Association (TCA) awards.The 1960s-set drama - which screened on BBC4 in the UK - was named programme of the year for its unflinching portrayal...

By on 21 July 2008

Rogen's Entourage Idea Dismissed By Tv Executives

KNOCKED UP star SETH ROGEN finds it tough watching TV show ENTOURAGE - because his idea for a similar inside-Hollywood expose series was turned down by the same network bosses who greenlighted MARK WAHLBERG's project....

Protesters Targeting Edgier Network Programming

Network executives trying to attract younger viewers with edgier fare have been stymied by protests directed at the show's advertisers, Advertising Age observed today (Monday), pointing out that North American Philips recently withdrew ads for...

Sigler Joins Entourage Cast In Guest Spot

Former SOPRANOS actress JAMIE-LYNN SIGLER is set to make her return to television with a guest spot on hit U.S. show ENTOURAGE. The star has signed up to join cast members Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon,...

Sex + The City Nights Hit By 'Fraudsters'

Bar owners in Boston, Michigan were allegedly duped into cancelling SEX AND THE CITY-themed nights after receiving fake cease-and-desist letters purporting to be from U.S. broadcaster HBO. A string of venues in the city had...

Comedy Great George Carlin Dies Aged 71

Stand-up comedy legend George Carlin has died of heart failure at the age of 71.His publicist Jeff Abraham said the New Yorker had checked into St. John's Health Centre in Santa Monica on Sunday and...

By on 23 June 2008

Bruno Set For Release Next Year

Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno, the follow-up to his massively successful BORAT movie, is to be released by Universal on May 15th, 2009.It is thought that ANGELS AND DEMONS, the mystery drama starring Tom Hanks, would...

By on 18 June 2008

Cattrall: 'Don't Let Kids Watch Sex And The City'

SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL has issued a warning to parents across the world - urging them not to let their kids watch the hit TV show or its new big-screen adaptation. Cattrall's...

Polanski Film Changed In Legal Row

A documentary about shamed filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has been altered after complaints from Los Angeles court officials about allegations made in the film. A statement regarding a judge's action in the documentary Roman Polanski: Wanted...

Kung Fu Panda Smashes Way To Number One At Us Box Office

New animated comedy Kung Fu Panda has topped the US box office charts with the third-highest opening ever for a digital animation.The Dreamworks film, featuring Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, pulled in $60 million (£30.4...

By on 09 June 2008

Sex And The City Unable To Match Indiana Jones

The Sex and the City movie has topped the UK box office charts but has failed to match the opening take of the fourth Indiana Jones film.Sarah Jessica Parker and her co-stars in the HBO...

By on 04 June 2008

Carrie And Co Take Us Number One Spot In Style

The long-awaited Sex and the City film has topped the US box office after its first weekend on release, grabbing the biggest-ever opening for an R-rated comedy.The spin-off from the HBO series sees Sarah Jessica...

By on 02 June 2008

Sex And The City Writer Wins First-look Film Deal

Michael Patrick King, the writer/director/producer of Sex and the City, has agreed a 'first-look' deal with DreamWorks studios.With his feature directorial debut - based on the hit HBO series - having been released around the...

By on 30 May 2008

Former Critic Frank Rich To Help Develop Shows For Hbo

New York Times Op-Ed columnist Frank Rich is becoming a "creative consultant" to HBO to participate in the development of new programs. Rich has been a film and TV critic for Time and a theater...

Sex And The City Actress Parker 'Loves' Co-stars

Sarah Jessica Parker has denied claims that she and her Sex and the City co-stars fell out while making their hit TV series.Speaking on BBC1's Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, the actress put paid to...

By on 17 May 2008

Officials Hit Hbo Documentary On Florida Recount

Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher, who represented the Al Gore team during the 2004 Florida recount, has denounced the HBO drama Recount, scheduled to air on May 25. In an interview with today's (Thursday)...

Apple Changes Policy To Land Hbo

Apple, which said "no" to NBC last December when it demanded flexible pricing for programs sold on Apple's iTunes store, is now saying "yes" to HBO. Details were sketchy, but published reports said today (Tuesday)...

Fraggle Rock Set For Big Screen Outing

Fraggle Rock is set to become a live-action musical with a mix of humans and the Jim Henson puppets, according to a report.Variety claims The Weinstein Co (TWC) wants to turn the children's TV series...

By on 13 May 2008

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