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[04/23/14 - 06:19 AM]
Amazon and HBO Ink Exclusive Multi-Year Deal to Bring Award-Winning HBO Programming To Prime Members
"The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The Wire," "Big Love," "Eastbound & Down," "Oz," "Band of Brothers," "Deadwood," "Boardwalk Empire" and "True Blood" are among the titles.

[09/23/13 - 06:21 AM]
Alicia Witt Stars as a Bride Who's Destiny Takes a Detour When She Attempts to Meet Her Future In-Laws in "A Very Merry Mix-up," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere November 10
The film also stars Mark Wiebe, Scott Gibson, Susan Hogan, Richard Fitzpatrick and Lawrence Dane.

[07/24/13 - 11:06 AM]
Alicia Witt Stars as a Bride Who's Destiny Takes a Detour When She Attempts to Meet Her Future In-Laws in "Merry Mix-Up" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Holiday 2013
Also starring are Mark Wiebe, Scott Gibson, Susan Hogan, Richard Fitzpatrick and Lawrence Dane.

[03/20/13 - 12:45 PM]
"Shogun" and "The Run of His Life: The People V. O.J. Simpson" (working title) Added to Roster of FOX Tentpole Event Series in Development
Said duo joins the previously announced "Wayward Pines" and "Blood Brothers."

[01/18/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: NBC gives green light to three comedy pilots; CBS taps four for pilot orders; and Jessica de Gouw joins NBC's "Dracula."

[10/19/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 19
Updates include: Craig Robinson to star in potential NBC comedy; Tom Hertz gets put pilot order from CBS; and Ken Mok to executive produce FOX's "Scarlatti."

[02/15/12 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Ten Writers Selected for "Fox Writers Intensive"
Hart Hanson, Davey Holmes, Patrick Massett, Roy Lee and Virgil Williams are among the writers and producers who will engage in collaborative sessions with this year's FWI finalists.

[12/08/11 - 10:35 AM]
Richard Dreyfuss, Ellen Burstyn, James Woods, Geena Davis, Lauren Ambrose and Steven Pasquale to Star in A&E Network's Four-Hour Epic Mini Series "Coma"
The two-night event, currently in production in Atlanta, also stars James Rebhorn, Joe Morton and Joseph Mazello.

[12/05/11 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 5
Updates include: Ice Cube books "An Eye for an Eye" at FX; Sara Rue to topline "Poseurs" at The CW; plus HBO to tell David Rohde's story in "A Rope and a Prayer."

[08/09/11 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 9
Updates include: CBS looks to revive "Bewitched"; Scott Wolf to visit "NCIS"; and a host of potential new comedies find homes.

[08/04/11 - 10:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 4
Updates include: Syfy renews "Eureka" for sixth season; Lifetime sends "The Protector" to late night; and Catherine Bell to star in TNT's "Good Morning, Killer."

[03/10/11 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 10
Updates include: Kristoffer Polaha, Zach Gilford land pilots; Debbie Allen reports to ABC's "Grace"; and Titus Welliver to hunt zombies in The CW's "Awakening."

[03/09/11 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 9
Updates include: Donal Logue, Terry O'Quinn join ABC's "Hallelujah"; Michael Chiklis is "Vince Uncensored" for CBS; and Jennifer Morrison reports to "Once Upon a Time" at ABC.

[01/25/11 - 02:16 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: HBO
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/14/10 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Received 12 Golden Globe Nominations, The Most of Any Television Network This Year
"Boardwalk Empire" and "Temple Grandin" led the charge with three nominations each.

[12/14/10 - 05:35 AM]
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Boardwalk Empire," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Mad Men," "The Walking Dead" are up for Best Drama; "30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Big C," "Glee," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie" to duel for Best Comedy.

[12/08/10 - 10:08 AM]
2011 Writers Guild Awards Television, News, Radio, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced
Winners will be announced Saturday, February 5 in Los Angeles and New York.

[09/23/10 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 23
Updates include: The CW's "Hellcats" first freshman to land additional scripts; Jon Seda joins HBO's "Treme"; and Wolfgang Petersen, Ron Shelton circle Starz limited series.

[08/30/10 - 11:52 AM]
HBO Receives 25 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year
"The Pacific" led all programming with 8 awards, while "Temple Grandin" received 7 awards.

[08/29/10 - 08:01 PM]
2010 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Winners
"Modern Family" and "Mad Men" take home top series honors, "The Pacific" finishes with most wins.

[08/21/10 - 06:01 PM]
2010 Creative Arts Emmy(R) Winners
"The Pacific" leads all winners with seven trophies; "Modern Family," "Saturday Night Live" each take home three.

[07/09/10 - 12:59 PM]
Frank Darabont, Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Kirkman and the Cast of AMC's Series "The Walking Dead" Descend on Comic Con 2010
The series will premiere this October during AMC Fearfest.

[05/05/10 - 11:27 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 5
Updates include: Oprah Winfrey books a third mini-series at HBO; three are "The Walking Dead" for AMC; and Debra Winger closes her deal for HBO's "In Treatment."

[04/20/10 - 09:16 AM]
AMC Announces Summer Programing Lineup
"Mad Men" returns Sunday, July 25 while newcomer "Rubicon" is due on Sunday, August 1.

[04/09/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 9
Updates include: MTV books "Jersey Shore's" return date; Jason Gedrick, Jill Hennessey have "Luck" with HBO; and Lizzy Caplan joins "True Love" at CBS.

[04/06/10 - 12:17 PM]
AMC Casts Andrew Lincoln as Lead on New Series the Walking Dead
Plus: Jack LoGiudice has been tapped as a co-executive producer.

[03/29/10 - 01:57 PM]
The Walking Dead Lives on Amc
The cable channel has ordered the drama straight to series, to premiere in October.

[03/16/10 - 12:07 PM]
AMC's Rubicon Begins Production March 29th in New York City
James Badge Dale toplines the drama, which premieres this summer.

[03/14/10 - 12:07 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Pacific, The" (HBO)

[03/03/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 3
Updates include: Michael Imperioli reports to ABC's "187 Detroit"; Jason Isaacs is "Pleading Guilty" for FOX; and HBO moves forward with its "Game of Thrones."

[01/14/10 - 02:48 PM]
HBO Miniseries Presents the Pacific, an Epic Ten-Part Event
The mini-series will air on consecutive Sundays from March 14 through May 16 on the pay channel.

[01/14/10 - 02:44 PM]
Hbo/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channel gives a status update on all its various properties.

[12/16/09 - 06:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 16
Updates include: HBO sets winter premieres; Chuck Lorre eyes a third series on CBS; and Jenny Wade joins FOX's "Jack & Dan."

[11/11/09 - 06:00 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 11
Updates include: Australian actor Mitch Ryan to recur on The CW's "One Tree Hill."

[07/30/09 - 08:25 PM]
HBO Renews Current Trio, Gives Status of Upcoming Slate
Plus: Larry David teases the upcoming season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

[08/13/08 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: ABC locks casting on 18 pilots; Cynthia Stevenson set for "Surviving Suburbia" at The CW; and Jennifer Lopez to bring "Maid in Manhattan" to the small screen at ABC.

[08/17/07 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 13-17
Updates include: Fates come down on three HBO originals and Sci Fi's "Painkiller Jane," Lifetime shuffles its Sunday lineup and NBC preps a syndicated version of "Deal or No Deal."

[08/03/07 - 05:50 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 30-August 3
Updates include: Sci Fi, E! call it quits on "The Dresden Files," "The Simple Life," TNT moves forward with two pilots and ABC Family extends "Greek" another 10 episodes.

[07/27/07 - 07:06 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 23-27
Updates include: Rob Thomas and David Greenwalt exit their respective showrunning gigs, HBO gives "Big Love" a third season and Brooke Langton to take over for Melissa Sagemiller on NBC's "Life."

[07/12/07 - 12:36 PM]
HBO Films Announces Upcoming Lineup and Production Slate, Featuring Major Stars Kevin Bacon, Paddy Considine, Michael Gambon, Paul Giamatti, Brendan Gleason, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi, Kevin Kline, Laura Linney, Janet Mcteer, Alfred Molina, David Oyelowo, Sarah Polley, Jonathan Pryce, Andy Serkis, Maggie Smith, David Tennant, Uma Thurman and Tom Wilkinson
HBO Films has announced its upcoming lineup and production slate, with a list of award-winning actors and filmmakers set for movies and miniseries airing on HBO.

[06/15/07 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 11-15
Updates include: "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas to run ABC's "Miss/Guided," Donald Trump brings "Lady or a Tramp" to FOX, MTV renews "Laguna Beach" and "Run's House" plus a host of casting news.

[06/08/07 - 05:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 4-8
Updates include: ABC's "Wanna Bet?" and CBS's "The Captain" set for midseason duty, A&E renews "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels" and Sam Waterston's Jack McCoy earns a promotion on NBC's "Law & Order."

[04/25/07 - 06:50 PM]
HBO Films Announces 'The Pacific' -- an Epic Ten-Hour Miniseries Event
To be shot in Australia, the epic ten-hour miniseries will be executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, the creative team behind the Emmy(R)-winning 2001 HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers."

[01/09/07 - 01:20 PM]
A&E Announces First Scripted Drama Series Development Slate in More Than Five Years
Projects from Joel Silver, Sheldon Turner, Dan Therriault, Bruce McKenna, Steven Bochco and Billy Finkelstein are among those in the works at the cable channel.

[10/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 10-11

[07/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
HBO Renews 'Entourage,' Sets Dates for 'Curb,' 'Extras' and More

[01/07/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 7

[07/21/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 21







PACIFIC, THE (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/14/10 - 5/16/10
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, January 2010) This epic ten-part miniseries tracks the intertwined odysseys of three U.S. Marines Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale), Eugene Sledge (Joe Mazzello) and John Basilone (Jon Seda) across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. It follows these men and their fellow Marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rain forests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa, and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day. The HBO Miniseries presentation of a Playtone and DreamWorks production is executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, the producing team behind the Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe-winning 2001 HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers"; Hanks and Goetzman also executive produced the 2008 HBO miniseries "John Adams," which won a record 13 Emmys(R). Debuts March 14.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· James Badge Dale as Robert Leckie
· Joe Mazzello as Eugene Sledge
· Jon Seda as John Basilone
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bruce McKenna as CO-EP
· Carl Franklin as DIR (5)
· Cherylanne Martin as PROD
· David Nutter as DIR (2, 8)
· Eugene Kelly as BOOK
· Gary Goetzman as EP
· George Pelecanos as CO-PROD
· Graham Yost as CO-EP/DIR (4)
· Hugh Ambrose as CONS
· Jeremy Podeswa as DIR (3, 8, 10)
· Michelle Ashford as CO-PROD
· Robert Leckie as BOOK
· Robert Schenkkan as CO-PROD
· Steven Shareshian as PROD
· Steven Spielberg as EP
· Tim Van Patten as SP/DIR (1, 7, 9)
· Todd London as PROD
· Tom Hanks as EP
· Tony To as CO-EP/DIR (6)
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· DreamWorks Television
· HBO Films
· Playtone