Articles Tagged 'HBO'

Joffrey

‘Game of Thrones’ Season Five Trailer Launching in IMAX

If you find yourself missing Joffrey Baratheon, or just want to re-live those last moments with the young king, you have a chance to catch up with him at the movies. HBO’s Britcentric series Game of Thrones is the first TV series to be screened in the IMAX format, reports The Independent. While we won’t […]

Christopher Eccleston  in ‘The Leftovers’

WATCH: Christopher Eccleston in ‘The Leftovers’ Trailer

Over the weekend, a second trailer arrived for HBO’s latest high-concept TV show, and it’s of special interest to Doctor Who fans, because we finally get to see Christopher Eccleston—the Ninth Doctor himself—taking part in the action. The Leftovers is a drama with a deeply unsettling concept, adapted from the best-selling novel by Tom Perotta. […]

John Oliver

John Oliver Gets Own Show on HBO

British comedian John Oliver must have done something right when filling in for Jon Stewart at The Daily Show earlier this year, because he’s been offered his own TV show on HBO, reports BBC News. Prior to taking over full-time, temporary hosting duties, Oliver was a regular contributing writer on The Daily Show since 2006. […]

Stephen Merchant, Hello Ladies

‘The Office’s Stephen Merchant Stars in HBO’s ‘Hello Ladies’

Why, hello sir. Fancy seeing you here. Stephen Merchant, co-creator and co-director of The Office UK and Extras with Ricky Gervais, is setting up shop at HBO with his new sitcom Hello Ladies, which is based on his 2012 stand-up special. The eight-episode series is a fish-out-of-water tale of a gangly, awkard yet charming Englishman […]

WATCH: Emily Mortimer Holding Forth on the News

(AP) Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Alan Poul at premiere. Emily Mortimer, who stars in HBO’s just premiered The Newsroom, has been giving her own views on the Fourth Estate. In the series Mortimer has a key role playing the executive producer of a fictional tv news program called News Night. The actress notes […]