HBO wants George R.R. Martin to ‘get busy writing’

07.25.13 4 years ago

HBO wants George R.R. Martin to “get busy writing”
HBO execs addressed the future of “Game of Thrones,” saying their fine with the show as long as it has stories to tell. PLUS: “Treme” returns Dec. 1 and “The Newsroom” is on the verge of renewal.

“Eastbound & Down” creators are developing a new series for HBO

“They’re going to take a look at high school” is the only thing HBO”s Michael Lombardo would say about the potential Danny McBride/Jody Hill comedy.

Mitch Hurwitz: “Arrested Development” is “definitely” coming back
At the Just For Laughs comedy festival, Hurwitz wouldn’t say how “Arrested” would come back — as a movie or another TV season?

“Burn Notice” may get a spinoff
Coby Bell and Bruce Campbell say there are discussions to spin their characters off on a new show.

“Glee’s” Cory Monteith memorial is being held today

Fox said in a statement: “Today, Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele gathered the cast, crew and producers of Glee, along with colleagues from the network and studio, to share memories and music in an emotional celebration of the life of Cory Monteith.”

HBO won’t show the James Gandolfini “Criminal Justice” pilot shot before his death
HBO CEO Richard Plepler says it hasn’t been decided what to do with the project.

Patrick Dempsey is “not necessarily bored” with “Grey’s Anatomy”

But the actor, promoting his new TLC series “Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans,” made it clear that he did the show to fund his love of racing.

HBO explains “Enlightened’s” cancelation
It was a combination of disappointing ratings and the feeling that Laura Dern’s character had completed her journey.

HBO isn’t interested in working with animals after “Luck”
Asked if he would think twice about using animals again, HBO’s Michael Lombardo said, “Yes.” Twice.

Sarah Silverman getting an HBO special

“Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles” will air on Nov. 23.

Arrest warrant issued for Dog the Bounty Hunter’s wife Beth

She’s accused of using “coarse language” in calling somebody a whore and a slut.

Key and Peele are developing an animated series for Comedy Central
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele say their project would be based on their 12-year-old selves.

Esai Morales joins “Criminal Minds”

He’ll play Matt Cruz, the new BAU section chief.

“The Challenger Disaster” with William Hurt premieres on Nov. 16

The Science Channel movie follows a scientist who seeks to uncover the truth of the 1986 shuttle disaster.

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