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[07/14/20 - 11:29 AM]
Video: New HBO Max Brand Spot Showcases Next Wave of Powerhouse HBO and Max Originals
Max Originals showcased in the spot include tentpole scripted dramas "The Flight Attendant" and "Raised by Wolves."

[07/09/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO, HBO Max and TBS Announce Lineup for San Diego Comic-Con's Virtual Comic-Con@Home
The combined nine virtual panels will each be available to view for free at Comic-con.org and via SDCC's YouTube channel.

[07/01/20 - 09:00 AM]
New Drama Series "Lovecraft Country" Debuts August 16, Exclusively on HBO
The series follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he journeys with his childhood friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father Montrose (Michael Kenneth Williams).

[06/03/20 - 10:12 AM]
Video: "Lovecraft Country" Official Teaser - HBO
The pay channel releases the latest tease for the upcoming drama, due in August.

[05/13/20 - 07:01 AM]
HBO Max Unveils Exciting Second Wave Slate of Max Originals to Debut Throughout the Summer Beginning June 18th
The next wave of titles coming to the platform begins Thursday, June 18 with the debut of the entire first season of the unscripted kids adventure competition series "Karma," led by YouTube host Michelle Khare.

[05/03/20 - 06:01 PM]
Video: Coming Soon - HBO
New series, new documentaries, new episodes, and so much more. Here's everything coming soon to HBO.

[05/01/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Lovecraft Country" Debuts This August
HBO's new drama follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he joins up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams).

[03/15/20 - 05:56 PM]
Video: HBO - What's New in 2020
The pay channel details its current and upcoming programming for the rest of 2020.

[01/15/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO and Cinemax Programming Overview - WarnerMedia TCA Winter 2020
The company recaps its current and upcoming projects to date.

[10/29/19 - 05:32 PM]
HBO Max Programming Highlights Unveiled at WarnerMedia Day
The company recaps all of its announced projects to date.

[09/12/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: J.J. Abrams to stay put at WarnerMedia with massive overall deal; Michael McKean, Ken Watanabe sign onto HBO Max projects; and HBO casts its Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for "Showtime" pilot.

[07/10/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 10
Updates include: AMC's new "The Walking Dead" spin-off casts trio; Quibi adds "Fight Like a Girl," "Royalties" to series roster; and Tony Goldwyn to visit HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[07/09/19 - 10:00 AM]
WarnerMedia Names Upcoming Direct-to-Consumer Service HBO Max
Anchored with and inspired by the legacy of HBO's excellence and award-winning storytelling, the new service will be "Maximized" with an extensive collection of exclusive original programming (Max Originals) and the best-of-the-best from WarnerMedia's enormous portfolio of beloved brands and libraries.

[06/20/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 20
Updates include: John Wells inks massive overall deal to stay at Warner Bros. Television; HBO's "Lovecraft Country" casts trio; and Alex Cary sets up shop at Sony Pictures Television.

[06/14/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 14
Updates include: Nat Geo's "The Right Stuff" rounds out cast; Lena Dunham to helm HBO's "Industry"; and Ben Edlund confirms end of the road for Amazon's "The Tick."

[05/10/19 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC passes on "New York Undercover" revival, will redevelop "NYPD Blue"; Steve Harvey's latest syndicated talk show to sign off in June; and ABC's "Black-ish" prequel series to recast Bow's father.

[04/09/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 9
Updates include: Hulu orders final season of "Future Man"; Richard E. Grant, Sally Field cast in AMC's "Dispatches from Elsewhere"; and "High Fidelity" TV series moves from Disney+ to Hulu.

[10/10/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 10
Updates include: Rick Muirragui brings DC Comics' "Secret Six" to CBS; Seth Grahame-Smith's "The Last American Vampire" eyed as NBC drama; and Chris Spencer to star in comedy "I Just Do" for FOX.

[10/04/18 - 12:15 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Fall 2018
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[06/19/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 19
Updates include: Kristen Wiig bows out of Apple comedy series; Jane Leeves signs onto FOX's "The Resident"; and Courtney B. Vance among latest cast in HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[05/03/18 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 3
Updates include: "Last Man Standing" eyes revival at FOX; Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" to wrap after four seasons; and Hulu's "Catch-22" locks in principal cast.

[05/02/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 2
Updates include: DC Universe to redevelop "Metropolis"; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to Rob McElhenney/Rob Rosell-comedy; and Jonathan Majors to star in HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[04/26/18 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 26
Updates include: Netflix sets leads for "Trollhunters" spin-off; Bradley Whitford cast in Pop's "Flack"; and Jurnee Smollett-Bell to lead HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[03/05/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 5
Updates include: Vanessa Williams cast in "False Profits" at ABC; Beth Behrs to star in FOX's "Our People"; and Laz Alonso latest tapped for "The Boys" at Amazon.

[05/16/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 16
Updates include: Misha Green, Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams team to bring Matt Ruff's 2016 novel "Lovecraft Country" to HBO as a drama series.







LOVECRAFT COUNTRY (HBO)
Premieres Sunday, August 16
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/16/20 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, July 2020) From showrunner and executive producer Misha Green, HBO's new drama series LOVECRAFT COUNTRY debuts SUNDAY, AUGUST 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Based on the novel of the same name by Matt Ruff, the ten-episode series follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he journeys with his childhood friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father Montrose (Michael Kenneth Williams). Their search-and-rescue turns into a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and monstrous creatures that could be ripped from an H.P. Lovecraft paperback.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Abbey Lee as Christina Braithwhite
· Aunjanue Ellis as Hippolyta Black
· Courtney B. Vance as George Black
· Erica Tazel as Dora Freeman
· Jamie Chung as Ji-Ah
· Jamie Neumann as Hillary
· Jonathan Majors as Atticus Black
· Jordan Patrick Smith as William
· Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Letitia "Leti" Dandridge
· Mac Brandt as Lancaster
· Michael K. Williams as Montrose Freeman
· Tony Goldwyn as Samuel Braithwhite
· Wunmi Mosaku as Rudy Dandridge
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Elizabeth Debicki as Christina Braithwhite (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Stephenson as EP
· Daniel Sackheim as EP
· J.J. Abrams as EP
· Jordan Peele as EP
· Matt Ruff as BOOK
· Misha Green as CRTR/EP
· Yann Demange as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bad Robot Productions
· Monkeypaw Productions
· Warner Bros. Television