Dustin Hoffman: TMZ Killed My Show!

Apparently, Dustin Hoffman is not happy about the cancellation of his HBO series “Luck,” and he is naming names. In an interview with Fox News, Hoffman pointed the finger at TMZ and PETA for publicizing what he says was false information about the show’s treatment of horses. PETA (The People for the Ethical Treatment of […]

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What Were the AP’s 10 Most Memorable TV Moments of 2012?

NEW YORK — What was TV like in 2012? As with every year, it was a mix of the ridiculous and the sublime, the sacred and the profane. A TV-centric political season provided many memorable moments (President Barack Obama’s missing-in-action debate performance; Clint Eastwood’s empty-chair duet). Excellence persevered with series such as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” […]

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HBO’s Cost of Killing ‘Luck’: $35 Million

HBO’s cancellation of the beleagured horseracing drama “Luck” cost the network $35 million, according to an earnings report released by Time Warner Wednesday. Time Warner, which owns the premium cable provider, said it suffered the “impairment” because of the series’ cancellation in its first season following the death of three horses. The show had already […]

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