What would happen if a former diamond thief were released from fifteen years in prison, and by way of a series of odd circumstances, wound up assuming the identity of the sheriff of a small Amish community in rural Pennsylvania? That is the premise behind Cinemax’s new drama “Banshee.” The series, from executive producers Alan […]
Wait, Bill is a what? Whether you loved it or hated it, you cannot deny that the “True Blood” finale (“Save Yourself”) was an action packed game changer. A major character died (finally!) as did a couple who weren’t so important. It all ended with one hell of a cliffhanger. This episode was also show […]
“True Blood” creator Alan Ball wrote this week’s episode, “Hopeless.” It was full of juicy twists and turn, as well as hilarious dialogue. Way to hog all the good stuff for yourself, Alan. This week’s shocking death will have a lot of the audience calling foul, while others will be equally upset that a character […]
The stars of “True Blood” showed up in force at Comic-Con. Here’s what they had to say …
By Sharon Waxman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Alan Ball, the creative genius behind HBO’s Southern gothic vampire drama “True Blood,” has decided that next season on the show will be his last. At the dawn of a new season in which a Vatican-style theocracy takes hold of Sookie’s world, Ball discusses his decision with Wrap […]
Alan Ball’s successor as “True Blood”‘s showrunner has been chosen. Mark Hudis, a co-executive producer on HBO’s vampy hit, will take the reins from show creator Ball should the series be picked up for a sixth season.
“True Blood“‘s upcoming fifth season will be the last with Alan Ball in charge. Ball, who created and executive produces HBO’s vampire drama, will not continue as the series’ showrunner if the show goes on to another season, the network confirmed to TheWrap on Monday. According to HBO, the decision came about last summer, when […]
Alan Ball is expanding from vampires to another mythical creature of dread.
“General Hospital” fans’ worst fears came true Tuesday when Robin (Kimberly McCullough) confided to her former love Jason (Steve Burton) that her medications stopped working and her HIV viral load had increased.
Two long-time HBO producers are developing new series for the pay-cable channel. In the first project – reported here on the Hollywood Reporter Web site – Tom Hanks is developing a half-hour comedy about college athletes called “Players.” The series will be from Hanks’ production company, Playtone, with partner Gary Goetzman. The two have a […]