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HBO Creating “Wichita,” A Drama About Murdered Abortion Provider Dr. George Tiller

HBO is developing a drama about an abortion provider in Wichita, Kansas, based, it seems, on the late Dr. George Tiller, who was murdered by anti-abortion extremist Scott Roeder in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2011 - 3:40 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Gloria: In Her Own Words”

Gloria Steinem became famous in 1963 when she published an article called “A Bunny’s Tale” in which she went undercover at a Playboy Club to expose the treatment of its…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Oprah Headed To Broadway, HBO

What will Oprah do with her days once her talk show ends? She divulged to The Chicago Tribune that, in addition to running her own network, she is planning to…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 11, 2011 - 6:40 pm

First Look: Julianne Moore As Sarah Palin!

Watch your back, Tina Fey, there’s a new Sarah Palin in town! The first photo of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin for the HBO film, “Game Change,” which began production…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2011 - 11:40 am

Will You Be Watching Lady Gaga’s “Monster Ball” Concert On HBO?

Some of us haven’t been lucky enough to see Lady Gaga in concert (ahem, Amelia). But fret not! Those of us who fork over the moolah each month…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2011 - 11:00 am

Unlikely Style Inspiration: “Mildred Pierce”

Everyone’s talking about the HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce,” based on the 1941 novel by James Cain, which ended its five-part run last night. Things really revved up when Evan Rachel

Julie Gerstein | April 11, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Chloe Sevigny To Play Lizzie Borden

Don’t be surprised if you see Chloe Sevigny walking around with a hatchet. The word on the street is that she is getting very method over her newest role, playing…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 16, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Julianne Moore To Play Sarah Palin in HBO Movie

Julianne Moore will play Sarah Palin in an HBO film adaptation of Game Change, a book about the 2008 election by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. Julianne as Sarah? Make…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 7:40 pm

HBO Making A Male “Sex And The City”?

When “Entourage” first came out, many labeled it a male “Sex and the City.” But now, HBO is working on a series that sounds even more like “SATC For Dudes.”

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 3, 2011 - 1:40 pm

“Tiny Furniture” Takes An Honest Look At Post-College Freak-Outs

The netherworld between college and actual adulthood can be one of the most confusing times of life. Not yet fully formed, not truly who you’re going to be, you crawl…

Julie Gerstein | November 1, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Kate Winslet And Evan Rachel Wood Remake 1945 Flick “Mildred Pierce” For HBO

All right, who is the Frisky reader with HBO who will have me over for the five-night series of “Mildred Pierce”? Kate Winslet and Evan Rachel Wood star…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2010 - 4:40 pm

HBO Creating A Series About The Porn Industry

Being the n’er-do-well pervert that I am, I love a good show about sex. And while Showtime seemed to beat other networks to the punch with my no-babysitter favorite “Red…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 19, 2010 - 7:45 pm

HBO Developing Comedy About One Woman’s Quest For An Orgasm

Oh, joy: HBO is developing a comedy about a young woman’s quest for an orgasm, based on the memoir Thanks For Coming: One Young Woman’s Quest For An Orgasm, by…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2010 - 5:10 pm

HBO’s “How To Make It In America” Apparel Is Definitely Not Vintage

Been watching “How to Make it in America”? In this week’s episode, the adorable Ben Epstein (Note—no relation, tee hee) and his friend Cam finally got one of their fashion…

Leonora Epstein | April 7, 2010 - 3:50 pm

“Hung” Like A Billboard?

This is way too much of a bulging good thing, but it’s sure to get viewers to notice the premiere of HBO’s “Hung” in New Zealand. [Copyranter] …

Annika Harris | February 19, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Someone Got “Carrie”-d Away With Xmas

I like “Sex and the City” as much as any other girl, but with these new holiday ornaments, I think some people’s obsession might have gone a little bit too…

Bianca Posterli | November 25, 2009 - 8:15 pm

WTF? Oprah Teams Up With The “Secretary” Screenwriter

Poor Oprah. Girlfriend is having a total midlife crisis! First she quits her cash cow of a TV show; now she’s hiring the screenwriter who wrote sadomasochism spectacular “Secretary” to…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Jemaine Clement: Please, Please Don’t Quit “Flight Of The Conchords”

Dear Jemaine,

We heard that you’re not sure you want to do another season of “Flight of the Conchords” because it’s too much work. We totally sympathize but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 8, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Ellen Page Mocks Hipsters In HBO’s “Stich N’ Bitch”

Brooklyn hipsters need more positive encouragement like I need a hole in the head. But I’m still thrilled my girl Ellen Page is writing a comedy for HBO about mankind’s…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2009 - 5:50 pm