HBO boss doesn’t care if subscribers share their passwords

01.16.14 4 years ago

HBO boss doesn’t care if subscribers share their passwords
“It’s not that we’re unmindful of it, it just has no impact on the business,” HBO CEO Richard Plepler tells Buzzfeed. He adds that, in many ways, it is a “terrific marketing vehicle for the next generation of viewers.”

“Melissa & Joey” will host a “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” reunion

Melissa Joan Hart will reunite with David Lascher, her “Sabrina” love interest of three years.

$10,000 reward offered for unphotoshopped Lena Dunham Vogue pics
The “Girls” star always touts being real, so Jezebel is offering $10,000 for the real, untouched photos of Dunham from her Annie Leibowitz photo shoot. PLUS: $50 offered for unphotoshopped pictures of Adam Driver in Vogue.

“American Idol” champ Taylor Hicks raked in $2.5 million last year
The gray-haired Hicks is still popular, as his earnings prove. Forbes ranks him as the No. 7 o its list of the highest-earning “Idol” alums, beating out Fantasia and Jennifer Hudson.

Grey Damon reveals what “Friday Night Lights” had planned if it kept on going
Damon, who’s co-starring with fellow “FNL”-er Aimee Teegarden on CW’s “Star-Crossed,” says the writers had big plans for his character Hastings Ruckle.

“Portlandia” shows off its “Face in the Crowd” campaign for Season 4
Here’s the IFC series using high art.

Where did “Parenthood” go wrong?
Lately, the NBC family drama has stopped feeling authentic.

Judge rejects Nicollette Sheridan’s bid for a new “Desperate Housewives” trial
It’s now been four years since Sheridan sued over her exit from the ABC drama.

Matt LeBlanc has never objected to anything on “Episodes”
In fact, he’s pushed for more Matt LeBlanc jokes. PLUS: LeBlanc has no 20-year “Friends” anniversary plans, and watch the new “Episodes” trailer.

Showtime unveils “Penny Dreadful” trailer
The Josh Hartnett/Eva Green series is set in 1891, but it plans to explore modern themes.

“Chelsea Lately” star Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s Fox comedy
She’ll play an openly gay athlete in the comedy set in a women’s college.

Nick Lachey is the new host of VH1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live!”
He’s replacing Carrie Keagan.

Howard Stern’s favorite TV show: Fox News’ “The Five”
“I love it,” the shock jock says of the show Jon Stewart made fun of this week.

“Nikita’s” Devon Sawa becomes a dad
The actor welcomed son Hudson last Thursday.

Around The Web