Topic: Home Box Office Inc.
HBO cancels shows to make way for new programming.
12/21/2011 12:13 pm
How do you compress a complicated novel into a two-hour, cinema-friendly format? The answer, most often, is: you can't. A better solution for many authors is to have their books turned into HBO series. The end result is often an in-depth adaptation – with story and characters intact – that would have been impossible get at the multiplex. Here are some of the best-known books that have been turned into successful HBO series – with many more to come.
12/19/2011 03:53 pm
Your gift list can get long with nieces and nephews, grandparents and friends all needing a present this holiday season. Try a few of these items that are sure to please like 'Winnie the Pooh,' 'Ken Burns: Prohibition,' and the video game 'Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception.'
12/06/2011 11:11 am
Top Picks: Babar on DVD, pop-up version of The Odyssey, new website makes contemporary art easy, and more
'Babar and Father Christmas' released for first time on DVD, Sam Ita releases graphic novel with pop-up art illustrations of The Odyssey, new website makes collecting artwork accessible and affordable, and more top picks.
11/17/2011 11:52 am
Producer Brian Grazer says that Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series will air on HBO – but it's still uncertain which movie studio will take on the film portion of the project.
10/26/2011 05:12 pm
It may not be easy being green like Muppet favorite Kermit the Frog, but sometimes it's even harder to be hip.
10/25/2011 03:51 pm
Collection of Paul Simon lyrics in print, website that documents New Yorkers and what they're reading, new AMC Civil War series, and more.
10/25/2011 03:42 pm
Netflix: Under a four-year licensing deal announced Thursday, Netflix will have the right to show the previous seasons of TV series that CW airs through the network's 2014-15 programming window.
10/13/2011 06:28 pm
'The Corrections,' Jonathan Franzen's 2001 story of a troubled family, will air on HBO with Franzen working with director Noah Baumbach and producer Scott Rudin on the project.
10/05/2011 04:43 pm
Tony Bennett releases a CD of star-studded duets, new online tool measures your social media influence, Ken Burns produces a three-part PBS series on Prohibition, and more top picks.
09/30/2011 10:21 am