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‘House of Cards’ dealt Netflix a winning hand

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Even if it never wins another award, “House of Cards” already ranks among the most influential series in television history. The political drama launched Netflix’s expansion into original programming two years ago, a risky bet that might have toppled the Internet video service had “House of Cards” flopped and squandered its estimated $100 million investment. Instead, the show was an immediate hit with viewers and critics, giving Netflix the financial clout and creative firepower to further transform how we watch…

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New Trailer for HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’

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HBO has released another fantastic trailer for the upcoming Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter created Prohibition-era gangster series Boardwalk Empire. The trailer focuses on the character Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, who is being played by Steve Buscemi. Thompson is the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City. He is described as a political fixer and backroom dealer who is equal parts politician and gangster and equally comfortable in either role. Check the new trailer below and see for yourself how great of a series this is going…

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New Trailer for HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’

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HBO has released another fantastic trailer for the upcoming Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter created Prohibition-era gangster series Boardwalk Empire. The trailer focuses on the character Enoch “Nucky” Thomspon who is being played by Steve Buscemi. Thompson is the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City. He is described as a political fixer and backroom dealer who is equal parts politician and gangster and equally comfortable in either role. Check the new trailer below and see for yourself how great of a series this is going…

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Mark Wahlberg reveals Entourage movie idea

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Last year Entourage producer Mark Wahlberg revealed his plan for the show and the characters saying that he would have two more seasons of the hit HBO TV series and then they would make a movie. Walhberg talked to MTV at the MTV movie awards this weekend and gave a little update on his plans for the Entourage movie. Turns out he’s more focused on the Entourage film than he is his own movies. Here is his quote. Wahlberg offered up…

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‘Treme’ renewed for a second season

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In some great news for the fantastic new series Treme, HBO has announced it has committed to a second season of the show. This, after only airing the debut episode of the first season this past Sunday. In making the announcement, Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, said, “I can’t think of another show that is more emblematic of what we aspire to be as a network than Treme. In the tradition of The Wire, David Simon and Eric Overmeyer…

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‘Treme’ renewed for a second season

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In some great news for the fantastic new series Treme, HBO has announced it has committed to a second season of the show. This, after only airing the debut episode of the first season this past Sunday. In making the announcement, Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, said, “I can’t think of another show that is more emblematic of what we aspire to be as a network than Treme. In the tradition of The Wire, David Simon and Eric Overmeyer…

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HBO to air controversial documentary Outrage, complete with claims Charlie Crist is gay

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A pull straight from the best writer at the Times, Eric Deggans: Looks like HBO has bought the broadcast rights to Outrage, the controversial documentary that purports to expose the private lives of politicians who work against gay rights in public but lead homosexual lives in private. HBO will air the documentary at 9 p.m. Oct. 5, re-airing the show several times that month. The documentary names Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as one of the politicians leading a double life,…

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