Cheney, Pryor Get ‘Closeup’ Profiles on Showtime

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says it’s launching a new documentary showcase, with Dick Cheney and the late Richard Pryor among the first to be profiled. The cable channel told the Television Critics Association on Monday that the series titled “Closeup” will offer provocative studies of culturally significant people. Among the first films will […]

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Bill Maher Back For Ninth Season Of ‘Real Time’

By Kimberly Potts LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – When Bill Maher returns with “Real Time” tonight with guests including Keith Olbermann and Louis C.K., they’ll have no shortage of political fodder. Look for a lively roundtable, given President Obama’s low approval ratings, Dick Cheney’s book tour, a Republican winning Anthony Weiner’s seat, and a new Sarah […]

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No Political Dustups For Cheney On ‘The View’

NEW YORK — The rough, tough ladies of “The View“? No problem for former Vice President Dick Cheney. Cheney was on the daytime show Tuesday promoting his new memoir, “In My Time,” and there were no fireworks. “The View” hosts, particularly Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar, are often combative with guests they disagree with politically. […]

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HBO Explores the ‘Dark Side’ with Dick Cheney Miniseries

HBO has depicted mobsters, vampires and the Baltimore drug trade, but it will soon be exploring “The Dark Side.” Former Vice President Dick Cheney was the subject of the “Frontline” documentary by that name and will soon be the subject of an HBO miniseries based on the doc and the book “Angler: The Cheney Vice […]

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