Kategoriarkiv: HBO

Pilot Picks: HBO (2015)




Brothers in Atlanta

  • Two 30-year old-reporters, as they try to make it big in the burgeoning black mecca of contemporary Atlanta, aka the New South.

Actor: Gregory Fears

Gregory Fears

Status: Picked up to series


  • Semi-autobiographical project about a sweet, wholesome comedian who, after his wife leaves him, has nowhere to stay but on the couches of New York’s finest comics.

Actor: Pete Holmes

Pete Holmes

Status: Not known yet


  • Influenced by her two recently single friends, a middle-aged woman impulsively brings up the idea of divorce with her husband but then can’t decide whether to actually go through with it — until her husband discovers the affair she’s been having and calls the marriage off.

Actor: Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

Status: Picked up to series


  • Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.

Actor: Sujata Day

Sujata Day

Status: Picked up to series


  • An aspiring-filmmaker arrives in Hollywood during the early 1980s and lands a job working on music videos.

Actor: Chris Diamantopoulos

Chris Diamantopoulos

Status: Picked up to series; 10-episode order

Mamma Dallas

  • A conservative family in Texas who unwittingly hires a hard-living drag queen, Liberty, as their live-in nanny. Liberty appears to be an attractive woman with a flirty side — but she’s really a drag queen with an upbeat personality. On a path that leads to jail or prostitution or both, Liberty (aka Albert) sees a future that will destroy his basically optimistic spirit and re-invents himself to get a job as a nanny to three children of a conservative Texan family.

Actor: Mike White

Mike White

Status: Not going forward

Untitled Lucy Prebble

  • A pathologically honest woman having a modern midlife crisis.

Actor: Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman

Status: Not known yet

Untitled Whitney Cummings

  • A comedic portrait of modern relationships that focuses on human nature and social construction using documentary elements and appearances from experts to help the characters understand the biological basis of their behavior. Inspired by Maureen Dowd’s 2005 book.

Actor: Whitney Cummings

Whitney Cummings

Status: Not known yet



Codes of Conduct

  • Beverly Snow is a young man from Queens as talented as he is ambiguous. His self-confidence will enable him to break into the social circles of Manhattan’s elite, testing the boundaries of access and social mobility.  Throughout the series, Beverly’s ability will grant him access to a life larger in every way than the one to which he was born. His chameleon-like approach to life will test his nerve as he takes his future into his own hands.

Actor: Devon Terrell

Devon Terrell

Status: Picked up as six-episode limited series

The Deuce

  • Named for 42nd Street, the project follows the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s. It explores the rough-and-tumble world that existed in Midtown Manhattan until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and the renewed real estate market all ended the bawdy turbulence.

Actor: James Franco

James Franco

Status: Not known yet

The Devil You Know

  • Explores the circumstances around one of the most compelling chapters in American history, where intolerance and repression set neighbor against neighbor and led a town to mass hysteria.

Actor: Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard

Status: Not known yet

Untitled David Simon

  • Set in the present-day world of Capitol Hill, it’s a detailed examination of partisanship and the influence of money on national governance

Actor: Not known yet

Status: Not known yet


  • A sweeping examination of the often baffling, sometimes unexpected but ultimately heart-wrenching ways love and human connection can be found today through a vast web of seemingly unconnected people

Actor: Not known yet

Status: Not known yet


  • Set against the complex and volatile backdrop of 18th century Vienna, it follows a class of young musical prodigies from all over Europe at the prestigious Academy of Musical Excellence.

Actor: Nico Mirallegro

Nico Mirallegro

Status: Not known yet

Game of Thrones: 15 New Photos From Season 4

Daenerys and Missandei

Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) still has advisor Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) on her side as she turns her attention to war.

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Jon Snow

Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is running low on allies in the fourth season, but he’s at least seemed to recover from all of those arrows to the chest.

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Father of the year Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) continues to make power plays as the hand of the king.

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King Joffrey

Still the king, and still one of the most-loathed characters on TV, King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) returns — smarmy grin intact.

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Oberyn and Ellaria

New characters Oberyn Martell (Pedro Pascal) and Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma) come to King’s Landing in the fourth season.

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Samwell Tarly (John Bradley) isn’t just in possession of the only weapon known to kill White Walkers, he’s now toting around a girlfriend and a baby.

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Arya and The Hound

With her family’s numbers dwindling, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) continues to plot her vengeance with her burly babysitter, The Hound (Rory McCann).

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Daario Naharis (Michiel Huisman), recast from his intro last year, has a bigger presence in season four as a romantic interest for Daenerys.

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Margaery and Olenna

Margaery (Natalie Dormer) still has Tyrell matriarch Olenna (Diana Rigg) as a snarky confidante.

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With another city claimed and her army growing, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) has more than dragons to take care of during season four.

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Jamie and Cersei

Reunited siblings Jamie (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Cersei (Lena Headey) have to deal with Jamie’s prosthetic hand — and the ramifications of incest.

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Tyrion and Shae

Domestic troubles continue for Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) and secret girlfriend Shae (Sibel Kekilli), as the Lannister is forced to marry Sansa Stark.

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The Hound

The Hound (Rory McCann) picks up in season four, still off the Westeros grid.

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Ygritte and Tormund

Wildlings south of the wall, Ygritte (Rose Leslie) and Tormund (Kristofer Hivju) ready for war.

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Sansa and Tyrion

Four seasons, things don’t look much easier for the least happy girl in King’s Landing, Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), joined by unlikely partner Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage).

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9 Most Anticipated New Shows for Midseason 2014


For 2014 there are some shows starting that I recommend you keep an eye out for if the current bid out there does not float your boat.

My votes in rank of anticipation goes like this:

9. Resurrection (ABC)

Drama / Fantasy
Premieres March 9th


8. The 100 (The CW)

Premieres Match 19th


7. Believe (NBC)

Action / Drama / Science-Fiction
Premieres: TBD


6. Mind Games (ABC)

Premieres Match 11th


5. Enlisted (FOX)
Premieres January 10th


4. Intelligence (CBS)
Action / Adventure / Drama
Premieres January 7th


3. Helix (Syfy)
Drama / Science-Fiction
Premieres January 10th


2. Black Sails (Starz)
Action / Adventure / Drama
Premieres January 25th


1. True Detective (HBO)

Crime / Drama
Premieres January 12th