Pressemitteilung

HBO Programming Overview

Table of Contents

FALL 2021

WINTER 2021

CURRENTLY AIRING

UPCOMING

RETURNING

FALL 2021

 

SUCCESSION (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season 2, Logan Roy begins Season 3 in a perilous position. Scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war.
  • S3 Cast: Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Friedman, J. Smith Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk, Justine Lupe, David Rasche, Fisher Stevens, Hiam Abbass, Arian Moayed, Harriet Walter and James Cromwell return. Additional cast includes Alexander Skarsgård, Sanaa Lathan, Linda Emond, Jihae, Adrien Brody and Hope Davis.
  • S3 Credits: Created by Jesse Armstrong; executive produced by Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown and Will Ferrell. Jesse Armstrong serves as showrunner.
  • Status: Season 3 debuts October 17.
  • Contact: Angela.Tarantino@warnermedia.com, Kayla.Spector@warnermedia.com

 

FOUR HOURS AT THE CAPITOL (Documentary)

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  • Synopsis: HBO’s FOUR HOURS AT THE CAPITOL is a harrowing and immersive chronicle of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, when thousands of American citizens from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to protest the results of the 2020 presidential election, many with the intent of disrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s presidency.
  • Credits: HBO Documentary Films presents FOUR HOURS AT THE CAPITOL in association with the BBC, produced and directed by Jamie Roberts; edited by Will Grayburn; executive produced by Dan Reed, For HBO: executive producers, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller; coordinating producer, Anna Klein.
  • Status: Debuts October 20.
  • Contact: Lana.Iny@warnermedia.com, Veronica.VanPelt@warnermedia.com
     

RICKY VELEZ: HERE’S EVERYTHING (Comedy Special)

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  • Synopsis: Comedian and actor Ricky Velez (“The King of Staten Island”) bares it all with his honest lens and down to earth perspective in his first hour-long HBO comedy special. Executive produced by Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson, produced by RadicalMedia, and taped in August at Brooklyn Steel in New York City before a live audience, Ricky Velez showcases his ability to relate through comedy as he delivers a hilarious set integral to his Queens, NY upbringing.
  • Credits: Written and executive produced by Ricky Velez; directed and produced by Michael Bonfiglio; executive produced by Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Josh Church and Neal Marshall; executive produced by Meredith Bennett, Jon Kamen and Dave Sirulnick for RadicalMedia; produced by Rhonda Freeson; co-produced by Constantina Konugres.
  • Status: Debuts October 23.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com 
     

INSECURE (Comedy Series)

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  • Synopsis: A new season that finds our favorite characters evaluating their relationships, new and old, in an effort to figure out who and what comes with them in the next phase of their lives.
  • S4 Cast: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales, Kendrick Sampson, Alexander Hodge
  • S4 Credits: Created by Issa Rae & Larry Wilmore; executive produced by Issa Rae, Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Amy Aniobi and Jim Kleverweis; co-executive producers, Laura Kittrell and Phil Augusta Jackson.
  • Status: Season 5 debuts October 24.
  • Contact: Sofia.Elias@warnermedia.com
     

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (Comedy Series)

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  • Synopsis: Originally debuting on HBO in 2001 and presenting 100 episodes to date, the series stars “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his fictionalized life. The comedy series continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one's day-to-day life – a cold cup of coffee, a stained shirt, a missing toothbrush – can precipitate a chain of misfortune to hilarious effect.
  • Cast: Larry David, Susie Essman, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Richard Lewis, J.B. Smoove and Ted Danson.
  • S11 Credits: The series is created by Larry David; executive producers, Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Jeff Schaffer, Gavin Polone; co-executive producer, Laura Streicher; consulting producer, Jon Hayman, Steve Leff.
  • Status: Season 11 debuts October 24.
  • Contact: Sofia.Elias@warnermedia.com, Mandy.Ellis@warnermedia.com, Kristen.Ardigo@warnermedia.com 

 

HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON S2 (HBO Series)

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  • Synopsis: John Wilson, documentary filmmaker and self-described “anxious New Yorker,” made his HBO debut as writer, director, cameraman, executive producer and narrator of the critically acclaimed, six-episode docu-comedy series.  In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, Wilson covertly and obsessively films the lives of his fellow New Yorkers while attempting to give everyday advice on relatable topics. The awkward contradictions of modern life are eased by Wilson’s candid, unpolished commentary, with season one’s episodes offering up his distinct take on a range of deceivingly simple topics. Building upon Wilson’s previously released “how to” short films, the episodes take wildly unexpected turns, but are grounded in John’s refreshing honesty.
  • S1 Credits: Season one is executive produced by John Wilson, Nathan Fielder, Michael Koman, and Clark Reinking.
  • Status:  Season 2 debuts November 26.
  • ContactDiego.Aldana@warnermedia.com, Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com 

 

A CHOICE OF WEAPONS: THE LEGACY OF GORDON PARKS (HBO Documentary)

  • Synopsis: Inspired by Gordon Parks, this documentary explores the power of images in advancing racial, economic, and social equality as seen through the work of Gordon Parks, one of America's most trailblazing photographers, and a new generation of artists he inspired.
  • Credits: Directed by John Maggio; executive produced by Alicia Keys, Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, Jelani Cobb, Jacqueline Glover, Peter W. Kunhardt , Jr. and Peter Kunhardt.
  • Status: Debuts this November.
  • Contact: asheba.edghill@warnermedia.com, lana.iny@warnermedia.com

 

LANDSCAPERS (HBO Limited Series)

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  • Synopsis: Susan and Christopher Edwards, a pair of misfits on the run from reality, cast themselves as Hollywood heroes in their own love story tainted by a terrible secret buried in the garden.
  • Cast: Olivia Colman, David Thewlis, Kate O’ Flynn, Dipo Ola, Samuel Anderson, Karl Johnson, Felicity Montagu and Daniel Rigby.
  • Credits: Written and executive produced by Ed Sinclair. Jane Featherstone, Chris Fry also executive produce. Directed by Will Sharpe.
  • Status: Debuts this fall.
  • Contact: Christopher.Godefroy@warnermedia.com, Jessica.Sanchez@warnermedia.com

 

MUSIC BOX SERIES (HBO Documentary Films Series)

  • Synopsis: MUSIC BOX is a collection of documentary films created by Bill Simmons exploring pivotal moments in the music world. The films in the series, kicked off by Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage in July, are each helmed by a different director and will continue airing in late fall 2021 and include:
    • “Jagged”: An intimate exploration of Alanis Morissette and her groundbreaking 1995 album Jagged Little Pill; directed by Alison Klayman
    • “Untitled DMX”: A film with rare access to the late rapper after his release from prison – a portrait of a man struggling with addiction, fame, and his inner demons in the final years of his life; directed by Christopher Frierson
    • “Listening to Kenny G”: An examination of the most popular instrumentalist of all time and why he is polarizing to so many; directed by Penny Lane
    •  “Mr. Saturday Night”: The untold story of Robert Stigwood and how he amped the disco era; directed by John Maggio
    •  “Untitled Juice WRLD”: A film exploring how the late hip-hop star impacted a genre during his short life; directed by Tommy Oliver
  • Status: Debuts this fall.
  • Contacthayley.hanson@warnermedia.com, veronica.vanpelt@warnermedia.com

 

THE SLOW HUSTLE (HBO Documentary)

  • Synopsis: After Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter is shot and found dead while on duty, the circumstances surrounding his death become enmeshed in a widening corruption scandal that threatens to unravel the public’s already strained relationship with law enforcement.
  • Credits: Directed by Sonja Sohn and executive produced by Marc Levin.
  • Status: Debuts this fall.
  • Contact: Asheba.Edghill@warnermedia.com, Lana.Iny@warnermedia.com

 

STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET (HBO Documentary)

  • Synopsis: This documentary takes audiences inside the minds and hearts of the “Sesame Street” creators, artists, writers and educators who together established one of the most influential and enduring children’s programs in television history.
  • Credits: HBO Documentary Films presents a Macrocosm Entertainment production, in association with the Exchange, Bondit Media Capital, and Citizen Skull Productions. It is directed by Marilyn Agrelo; produced by, Trevor Crafts, Ellen Scherer Crafts; producer, Lisa Diamond; executive producers, Brian O’Shea, Nat McCormick, Matthew Helderman, Luke Taylor, Mark Myers, Heather Kenyon; co-executive producer, Michael Davis; editor, Ben Gold. 
  • Status: Debuts this fall.
  • Contact: Veronica.Vanpelt@warnermedia.com

 

RICKY VELEZ COMEDY SPECIAL (HBO Comedy Special)

  • Synopsis: Ricky Velez (The King of Staten Island) will headline his first HBO comedy special to tape later this year.
  • Credits: Written, executive produced and performed by Ricky Velez; Directed by Mike Bonfiglio; Executive Produced by Jon Kamen, Meredith Bennett, Neal Marshall, Dave Sirulnick; Produced by Mike Bonfiglio and Josh Church.
  • Status: Debuts this fall.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com

 

WINTER 2021

 

SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE (HBO Original Comedy Series)

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  • Synopsis: Sam (Bridget Everett) is a true Kansan on the surface, but, beneath it all, struggles to fit the hometown mold. As she grapples with loss and acceptance, singing is Sam's saving grace and leads her on a journey to discover herself and a community of outsiders who don't fit in but don't give up, showing that finding your people, and finding your voice, is possible. Anywhere. Somewhere.
  • Cast: Bridget Everett, Jeff Hiller, Mary Catherine Garrison, Danny McCarthy, Mike Hagerty, Murray Hill, Jon Hudson Odom
  • Credits: Co-creators & Executive Producers Hannah Bos & Paul Thureen; Executive Producer & Star; Bridget Everett; Director/Executive Producer, Jay Duplass (Duplass Brothers Productions); Executive Producer, Mark Duplass (Duplass Brothers Productions); Executive Producer, Mel Eslyn (Duplass Brothers Productions); Executive Producer, Carolyn Strauss (The Mighty Mint); Writer/Executive Producer, Patricia Breen; Executive Producer, Tyler Romary;  Director, Robert Cohen; Producer, Shuli Harel.
  • Status: Debuts this January.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com, Michelle.Goldstein@warnermedia.com

 

 

CURRENTLY AIRING

 

WE’RE HERE (Unscripted Series)

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  • Synopsis: This Emmy-nominated unscripted series recruits local residents across small-town America to participate in a one-night-only drag show. In each episode, renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley visit a different small town to inspire and teach their own “drag daughters” to step outside their comfort zone for a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.
  • S1 Cast: Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela
  • S1 Credits: Created and executive produced by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram; directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco; executive produced by Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman for Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O’Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela) serve as consulting producers.
  • Status: Season 2 debuted October 11.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com 
     

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER

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  • Synopsis: The only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night, this series takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events. Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts, the Emmy®-winning show features Oliver’s topical commentary on the previous week’s events, as well as addressing broader issues.
  • Cast: John Oliver hosts.
  • S6 Credits: Executive producers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday and James Taylor; director, Paul Pennolino. Writers, John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Daniel O’Brien, Owen Parsons, Charlie Redd, Joanna Rothkopf, Chrissy Shackelford, Ben Silva, Seena Vali, Mark Kramer, Johnathan Appel and Liz Hynes.
  • Status: Series is currently in its 8th season. Series has been renewed through 2023.
  • Contact: Michelle.Goldstein@warnermedia.com

 

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER

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  • Synopsis: This weekly live show is devoted to news and comedy, allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues. Editions debut Fridays at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
  • Cast: Bill Maher hosts.
  • S18 Credits: The executive producers of REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER are Bill Maher, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, Billy Martin; co-executive producer, Chris Kelly; producer, Matt Wood; director, Paul Casey.
  • Status: Series is currently in its 19th season. Series has been renewed through 2024.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@warnermedia.com

 

BACK ON THE RECORD WITH BOB COSTAS

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  • Synopsis: 29-time Emmy® winner Bob Costas, the only broadcaster to receive Emmys in the news, sports and entertainment categories, returns to HBO to address the most pressing issues impacting the sports world.
  • Cast: Bob Costas hosts.
  • Credits: Executive produced by Jonathan Crystal, Ross Greenburg, and Howard Bryant.
  • Status: Series is currently in its first season.
  • Contact: Ciara.Rolle-Harris@warnermedia.com

 

AXIOS (News Documentary Series)

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  • Synopsis: The news-breaking documentary series will continue to work with Axios journalists to cover it all – politics, business, technology – and share insight on other big topics shaping the future. Co-founded in 2016 by Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz, Axios is known for its headline-generating interviews, illuminating coverage and trustworthy insight delivered with “smart brevity.” 
  • Credits: Directed and produced by Emmy® winner Matthew O’Neill and Perri Peltz.
  • Status: The show is currently in its fourth season.
  • Contact: Asheba.Edghill@warnermedia.com or Hayley.Hanson@warnermedia.com

 

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL (Sports Series)

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  • Synopsis: Winner of 34 Emmys®, and the only sports show to receive four Columbia University-duPont broadcast journalism awards, this monthly magazine program explores issues, controversies and personalities in the sports world with provocative reports.
  • Cast: Host Bryant Gumbel is joined by correspondents Mary Carillo, Jon Frankel, Bernard Goldberg, Andrea Kremer, Soledad O’Brien and David Scott.
  • Credits: Executive Producer, Joe Perskie.
  • Status: Series is currently in its 27th season.
  • Contact: Patrick.Byrne@warnermedia.com

 

THE SHOP: UNINTERRUPTED (Sports Series)

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  • Synopsis: From HBO Sports and Uninterrupted, the digital media company of LeBron James and Maverick Carter, this unscripted series is set in a barbershop, which for many provides a sanctuary for spirited, free-flowing conversation. The high-energy, fast-paced program offers unfiltered conversation and debate with some of the biggest names in sports, music, culture and entertainment.
  • Cast: LeBron James and Maverick Carter
  • Credits: Executive produced by LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Peter Nelson, Rick Bernstein and Devin Johnson; directed by Robert Alexander; supervising producer, Bentley Weiner; director of photography, Brandon Riley; created by Paul Rivera and Randy Mims; operations producer, Holly Peterman.
  • Status: Currently airing new editions.
  • Contact: Patrick.Byrne@warnermedia.com

 

UPCOMING

THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE (Drama Series)

  • Synopsis: An intricate and magical love story, adapted by Steven Moffat from the much loved novel by Audrey Niffenegger, this series tells the story of Clare and Henry, and a marriage with a problem... time travel.  
  • Cast: Stars Rose Leslie (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”), Theo James (“Divergent”), Desmin Borges (“You’re the Worst”) and Natasha Lopez (“Runner Runner”).
  • Credits: THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE is an HBO and Warner Bros. Television production based on the book by Audrey Niffenegger, is executive produced by Steven Moffat (“Doctor Who,” “Sherlock”), Sue Vertue, and Brian Minchin through Hartswood Films; Joseph E. Iberti; and David Nutter.
  • Status: In production.
  • Contact: Yoonie.Yang@warnermedia.com, litzaya.ahumada@warnermedia.com

 

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” this “Game of Thrones” prequel co-created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal, which is set 300 years before the events of “Game of Thrones,” tells the story of House Targaryen.
  • Cast: Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith and Emma D’Arcy, additional cast to be announced.
  • Credits: Co-created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal. Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan Condal will partner as showrunners and will also serve as executive producers along with George R.R. Martin and Vince Gerardis.
  • Status: The series has been given a ten-episode series order and is currently in production.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@warnermedia.com

 

SEEN & HEARD (Two-Part Documentary)

  • Synopsis: This two-part documentary explores the history of Black television as seen through the eyes of trailblazers who wrote, produced, created and starred in groundbreaking series of the past and present. The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.
  • Credits: Produced and directed by award-winning documentarian Phil Bertelsen, and executive produced by Issa Rae and Montrel McKay of Issa Rae Productions, the Peabody and Emmy®-nominated team at 3 Arts Entertainment, including Jonathan Berry and David Becky, and by the Peabody and Emmy-award winning team at Ark Media, including Rachel Dretzin and Esther Dere.
  • Contact: Lana.Iny@warnermedia.com or  Asheba.Edghill@warnermedia.com

 

THE GILDED AGE (Drama Series)

  • Synopsis: The American Gilded Age was a period of immense economic change, of huge fortunes made and lost, and the rise of disparity between old money and new.  Against this backdrop of change, the story begins in 1882 - introducing young Marian Brook, the orphaned daughter of a Union general, who moves into the New York City home of her thoroughly old money aunts Agnes van Rhijn and Ada Brook. Accompanied by Peggy Scott, an accomplished African-American woman, Marian inadvertently becomes enmeshed in a social war between one of her aunts, a scion of the old money set, and her stupendously rich neighbors, a ruthless railroad tycoon and his ambitious wife, George and Bertha Russell. In this exciting new world that is on the brink of the modern age, will Marian follow the established rules of society, or forge her own path?
  • Cast: Series regulars include Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Denée Benton, Louisa Jacobson, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel and Jack Gilpin. Additional cast includes Jeanne Tripplehorn, Audra McDonald, Kelli O’Hara, Donna Murphy, Michael Cerveris, Debra Monk, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kristine Nielsen, John Douglas Thompson, Bill Irwin, Patrick Page, Douglas Sills, Amy Forsyth, Taylor Richardson, Kelley Curran, Ben Ahlers, Nathan Lane, Sullivan Jones, Linda Emond, Michel Gill, Ward Horton.
  • Credits: Creator/writer/executive producer, Julian Fellowes; executive producer, Gareth Neame; director/executive producer, Michael Engler; executive producer, David Crockett; director/executive producer Salli Richardson-Whitfield; Writer/Co-Executive Producer Sonja Warfield. THE GILDED AGE is a co-production between HBO and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
  • Contact: Angela.Tarantino@warnermedia.com; Chris.Godefroy@warnermedia.com, Kayla.Spector@warnermedia.com

 

LANDSCAPERS (Limited Series)

  • Synopsis: Inspired by real events, the drama explores the lives of convicted killers Susan and Christopher Edwards and asks how this devoted and mild-mannered couple came to kill Susan’s parents and bury them in the back garden of their Mansfield home, in a crime that remained undiscovered for over a decade. This blackly comic, narratively playful true crime drama is based on extensive research, hours of interviews and direct access to the accused, who have always protested their innocence of murder.
  • Cast: Olivia Colman, additional cast to be announced.
  • Credits: Produced by Sister, in association with South of the River Pictures for HBO and Sky. Executive producers for Sister are Jane Featherstone and Chris Fry; executive producers for South of the River Pictures are Ed Sinclair and Olivia Colman; written by Ed Sinclair; directed by Will Sharpe; produced by Katie Carpenter.
  • Contact: Chris.Godefroy@warnermedia.com,

 

THE BABY (Series)

  • Synopsis: Terrifying and darkly comic THE BABY gleefully deconstructs the “joy of motherhood,” exploring the powerful anxiety of whether or not to have children, questioning who gets to choose “motherhood” and who doesn’t.
  • Cast: To be announced.
  • Credits: The eight-episode first season will be produced by SISTER and Proverbial Pictures and Executive Produced by Jane Featherstone, Carolyn Strauss, Naomi de Pear, Katie Carpenter and Siân Robins-Grace. Joining the female-led creative team as producer is Lucy Gaymer. The series is a co-production between HBO and Sky and will be filmed in the UK in 2021.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com and Nina.Gioia@warnermedia.com

 

UNTITLED LAKERS PROJECT (Drama Series)

  • Synopsis: This fast-break series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.
  • Cast: John C. Reilly, Jason Clarke, Quincy Isaiah, Solomon Hughes, Gaby Hoffmann, Hadley Robinson, DeVaughn Nixon, Molly Gordon, Rob Morgan, Spencer Garrett, Kirk Bovill, Delante Desouza, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Tamera Tomakili and Joey Brooks.
  • Credits: Pilot director, executive producer, Adam McKay (for Hyperobject Industries); Executive producer, Kevin Messick (for Hyperobject Industries); Writer/executive producer, Max Borenstein; Co-writer of story/executive producer, Jim Hecht; Executive producers, Jason Shuman, Scott Stephens and Rodney Barnes. Based on Jeff Pearlman’s book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”
  • Contact: Sofia.Elias@warnermedia.com, yoonie.yang@warnermedia.com 

 

 

RETURNING

 

PAINTING WITH JOHN (Unscripted Series)

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  • Synopsis: Season one of PAINTING WITH JOHN featured musician, actor, director and painter John Lurie ensconced at his worktable, honing his intricate watercolor techniques and sharing reflections on what he’s learned about life. Combining images of Lurie’s paintings, original music, and irreverent point of view on tapping into your childlike artist side, his overall ambivalence toward fame, and more, the series serves as a reminder to prioritize a little time every day for creativity, fun and a bit of mischief.
  • Cast: John Lurie
  • Credits: The series is created by Larry David; executive producers, Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Jeff Schaffer, Gavin Polone; co-executive producer, Laura Streicher; consulting producer, Jon Hayman, Steve Leff.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Nina.Gioia@warnermedia.com

 

THE WHITE LOTUS (Limited Series)

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  • Synopsis: A social satire set at an exclusive tropical resort, this six-episode limited series follows the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week.
  • Cast: Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy, Brittany O'Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney, Steve Zahn. Recurring guest stars: Molly Shannon, Jon Gries, Jolene Purdy, Kekoa Kekumano, Lukas Gage.
  • Credits: Created, written and directed by Mike White; executive produced by White, David Bernad and Nick Hall; co-executive produced by Mark Kamine.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Erin.Tresco@warnermedia.com, Diego.Aldana@warnermedia.com, Kayla.Spector@warnermedia.com 

 

PAUSE WITH SAM JAY (Late Night Talk Series)

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  • Synopsis: Created by Sam Jay (Netflix’s “Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning”) and Prentice Penny (HBO’s “Insecure”), the series features a new take on the late-night talk show format and uses afresh lens to plunge into the cultural issues that divide us. Each week, Sam hosts a party at her apartment, where she and her guests explore current topics. Conversations are further expanded upon throughout the episode with additional interviews, sketches, and animation. In an era of discord, Sam sets out to listen, learn, and ask questions to those with different perspectives.
  • Credits: The series is created by Sam Jay and Prentice Penny; executive produced by Sam Jay, Prentice Penny for A Penny For Your Thoughts, Chris Pollack, Langston Kerman, Diane Fitzgerald, David Martin and Kara Baker for Avalon, Michelle Caputo, and Shannon Hartmann; co-executive produced by Alex Soler for A Penny for Your Thoughts Entertainment; directed by JamsXBash; produced for HBO by Art & Industry, Avalon, and A Penny For Your Thoughts.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Nina.Gioia@warnermedia.com
     

A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW (Comedy Series)

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  • Synopsis: This narrative series is set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. The show presents sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson.
  • S1 Cast: Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson.
  • S1 Credits: Creator/executive producer/writer/star, Robin Thede; executive producer, Issa Rae for Issa Rae Productions; executive producers, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry for 3 Arts Entertainment; executive producers, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch for JAX Media; head writer/co-executive producer: Lauren Ashley Smith; producers, Deniese Davis, Montrel McKay for Issa Rae Productions; producer, John Skidmore for JAX Media.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a third season.
  • Contact: Yoonie.Yang@warnermedia.com, Sofia.Elias@warnermedia.com
     

THE NEVERS (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: August, 1896. Victorian London is rocked to its foundations by a supernatural event which gives certain people - mostly women - abnormal abilities, from the wondrous to the disturbing. But no matter their particular “turns,” all who belong to this new underclass are in grave danger. It falls to mysterious, quick-fisted widow Amalia True (Laura Donnelly) and brilliant young inventor Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) to protect and shelter these gifted “orphans.” To do so, they will have to face the brutal forces determined to annihilate their kind.
  • Cast: Stars Laura Donnelly, Ann Skelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Pip Torrens, Ben Chaplin, Denis O’Hare, Amy Manson, Rochelle Neil, Zackary Momoh, Eleanor Tomlinson, Elizabeth Berrington, Anna Devlin, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Viola Prettejohn, Ella Smith, Vinnie Heaven and Nick Frost.
  • Credits: THE NEVERS Part One of the first season is executive produced by Joss Whedon, Bernadette Caulfield, Ilene S. Landress, Doug Petrie, Jane Espenson and Philippa Goslett. Daniel S. Kaminsky co-executive produces.
  • Status: THE NEVERS will return for Season One, Part Two.
  • Contact: Diego.Aldana@warnermedia.com, Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com, Jessica.Sanchez@warnermedia.com and Erin.Tresco@warnermedia.com

 

INDUSTRY (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: From first-time creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, the series follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited number of permanent positions at a leading international investment bank in London. INDUSTRY gives an insider's view of the blackbox of “high finance” through the eyes of an outsider, Harper Stern (Herrold), a talented young woman from upstate New York. Following a group of young grads fueled by ambition, youth, romance and drugs, the series examines issues of gender, race, class, and privilege in the workplace as these impressionable young minds begin to forge their identities within the pressure cooker environment and sensory blitz of Pierpoint & Co's trading floor, where meritocracy is promised but hierarchy is king.
  • Cast: Myha’la Herrold, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey, David Jonsson, Nabhaan Rizwan, Conor MacNeill, Freya Mavor, Will Tudor and Ken Leung.
  • Credits: INDUSTRY is created and executive produced by Mickey Down and Konrad Kay; Executive produced by Jane Tranter, Lachlan MacKinnon, Ryan Rasmussen, David P. Davis and by Ben Irving for BBC; Co-Executive produced by Ed Lilly; Produced by Lee Thomas. Produced for HBO / BBC by Bad Wolf. Writers include Konrad Kay, Mickey Down, Sam H. Freeman and Kate Verghese. Directors include Lena Dunham, Ed Lilly, Tinge Krishnan, Mary Nighy.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Diego.Aldana@warnermedia.com, Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com, Erin.Tresco@warnermedia.com 

 

HIS DARK MATERIALS (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, HIS DARK MATERIALS follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Season two began as Lyra, distraught over the death of her best friend, embarks upon a journey in a strange and mysterious abandoned city. There she meets Will (Amir Wilson), a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson) searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary.
  • Cast: Season two series regulars include Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Amir Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas and Lin-Manuel Miranda. New cast members for season two included Terence Stamp, Jade Anouka and Simone Kirby.
  • Credits:HIS DARK MATERIALS is produced by Bad Wolf in association with New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are Jane Tranter, Dan McCulloch, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving for the BBC.
  • Status: Season 3 is currently in production.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@warnermedia.com    

 

THE VOW PART TWO (Documentary Series)

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  • Synopsis: The HBO documentary series THE VOW will continue with a second installment of episodes, to air in 2021. Set against the backdrop of the federal trial of The United States against Keith Raniere, THE VOW Part Two will offer an exclusive view into Raniere's innermost circle. It delves into the stories of NXIVM’s top leadership in the US and Mexico, and into powerful, intimate stories of DOS members. Part Two follows the legal and emotional journeys of the group’s founders, supporters and defectors as new evidence and stunning revelations come to light while federal prosecutors and defense attorneys battle for opposing views of justice in a case caught in the national spotlight.
  • Credits: The Emmy®-winning, Academy Award nominated team of Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer will again direct and executive produce.
  • Status: Part Two will debut in 2021.
  • Contact: Veronica.VanPelt@warnermedia.com or Lana.Iny@warnermedia.com

 

THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES (Comedy Series)

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  • Synopsis: This comedy series tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work.
  • S1 Cast: John Goodman, Danny McBride, Edi Patterson, Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero, Tim Baltz and GregAlan Williams star.
  • S1 Credits: Executive producer, creator, writer, director, Danny McBride; executive producer, director, Jody Hill; executive producer, director, David Gordon Green.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Diego.Aldana@warnermedia.com and Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com

 

BARRY (Comedy Series)

  • Synopsis: This dark comedy stars Emmy® winner Bill Hader in the title role. Desperate to leave his violent past behind, Barry is attempting to untangle himself from the world of contract killing and fully immerse himself in acting. But while he has eliminated many of the external factors that pushed him towards violence, Barry soon discovers they weren’t the only forces at play.
  • S2 Cast: Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Anthony Carrigan and Emmy® winner Henry Winkler also star.
  • S2 Credits: Created by Alec Berg & Bill Hader; executive produced by Bill Hader and Alec Berg.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a third season.

 

EUPHORIA (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: This drama series follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.
  • Cast: Zendaya leads an ensemble cast that also includes Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer, Algee Smith and Sydney Sweeney.
  • Credits: Augustine Frizzell directed and co-executive produced the pilot. All episodes written by Sam Levinson, who also serves as executive producer. Executive producers also include Drake, Future the Prince, Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin, Tmira Yardeni, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon. Produced in partnership with A24 and based on the Israeli series of the same name from HOT, which was created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season. The series will return with two special episodes, with the first debuting December 6.
  • Contact: Christopher.Godefroy@warnermedia.com and Sofia.Elias@warnermedia.com

 

WESTWORLD (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: This Emmy®-winning one-hour drama series is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth.
  • Cast: Confirmed season three cast includes returning stars Evan Rachel Wood, Emmy® winner Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Simon Quarterman, and new cast members Aaron Paul, Vincent Cassel, Lena Waithe, Scott Mescudi, Marshawn Lynch, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Ealy, and Tommy Flanagan.
  • S3 Credits: WESTWORLD was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with Denise Thé, J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis, and Ben Stephenson. Production companies: Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television; based on the film written by Michael Crichton.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a fourth season.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@warnermedia.com or Christopher.Godefroy@warnermedia.com

 

PERRY MASON (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: 1931, Los Angeles. While the rest of the country struggles from the Great Depression, this city is booming! Oil! Olympic Games! Talking Pictures! Evangelical Fervor! And a child kidnapping gone very, very wrong! Based on characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner, this new series follows the origins of American fiction’s most legendary criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason (Matthew Rhys). When the case of the decade breaks down his door, Mason’s relentless pursuit of the truth reveals a fractured city and just maybe, a pathway to redemption for himself.
  • Cast: Matthew Rhys, Tatiana Maslany and John Lithgow star. The cast also includes Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Nate Corddry, Veronica Falcon, Jefferson Mays, Gayle Rankin, Lili Taylor, Juliet Rylance, Andrew Howard, Robert Patrick, and Stephen Root.
  • Credits: Executive producers for Team Downey, Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey, Amanda Burrell; writer/showrunner/executive producer, Ron Fitzgerald; executive producer, Joe Horacek; writer/showrunner/executive producer, Rolin Jones; director/executive producer, Tim Van Patten; co-executive producer Aida Rodgers; star/producer, Matthew Rhys.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Christopher.Godefroy@warnermedia.com

 

MY BRILLIANT FRIEND: THE STORY OF A NEW NAME (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: Based on Elena Ferrante’s second book of her four-part series, this season follows Elena and Lila’s journey into adulthood as they weather romance, heartbreak, success and betrayal.
  • S2 Cast: Series regulars include Elisa Del Genio, Ludovica Nasti, Margherita Mazzucco and Gaia Girace.
  • S2 Credits: An HBO, Rai Fiction series, produced by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for The Apartment and Wildside, both part of Fremantle, and by Domenico Procacci for Fandango, in collaboration with Rai Fiction, In collaboration with HBO Entertainment, In co-production with Mowe and Umedia. Internationally distributed by Fremantle in collaboration with Rai Com; executive producers, Lorenzo Mieli, Mario Gianani, Domenico Procacci, Paolo Sorrentino, Jennifer Schuur, Elena Recchia, Guido De Laurentiis. Based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling book of the same name, which is the second of her four-part series published in the U.S. by Europa Editions.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a third season.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@warnermedia.com.

 

AVENUE 5 (Comedy Series)

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  • Synopsis: This space tourism comedy is set 40 years in the future, when the solar system is everyone’s oyster. With Hugh Laurie as the captain, nothing can go wrong.
  • S1 Cast: Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rebecca Front, Lenora Crichlow, Suzy Nakamura and Ethan Phillips also star.
  • S1 Credits: Executive producer, creator, Armando Iannucci; executive producer, Kevin Loader; executive producer, Simon Blackwell; executive producer, Tony Roche; executive producer, Will Smith.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Cecile.Cross-Plummer@warnermedia.com

 

GENTLEMAN JACK (Drama Series)

  • Synopsis: From Sally Wainwright, this series tells a remarkable and unlikely love story, set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax, the cradle of the industrial revolution. Starring Suranne Jones, it focuses on landowner Anne Lister and her determination to change the fate of Shibden Hall, her faded ancestral home, by re-opening the coal mines and marrying well. The charismatic, single-minded, swashbuckling Lister – who dresses head-to-toe in black and charms her way into high society – has no intention of marrying a man. Every part of the story is based in historical fact, recorded in the four million words of the real-life Anne Lister’s diaries, which contain the most intimate details of her life, once hidden in a secret code that is now broken.
  • S1 Cast: Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Katherine Kelly, Sofie Gråbøl, Derek Riddell, Veronica Clifford, Sylvia Syms, Brendan Patricks, Caspar Phillipson, Polly Maberly, Lucy Black, Stephanie Hyam, Dino Fetscher, Rupert Vansittart, Michael Xavier, Gemma Whelan, Timothy West, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Cole, Peter Davison, Amelia Bullmore, Vincent Franklin, Shaun Dooley, Joe Armstrong and Rosie Cavaliero.
  • S1 Credits: Creator/writer/director Sally Wainwright executive produces along with Faith Penhale and Piers Wenger. Produced by Lookout Point for BBC One, and co-produced with HBO.
  • Status: Season two is currently in production.
  • Contact: Yoonie.Yang@warnermedia.com & Nina.Gioia@warnermedia.com

 

LOS ESPOOKYS (Comedy Series)

  • Synopsis: This primarily Spanish-language (with English subtitles) comedy series follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to those who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life.
  • S1 Cast: Ana Fabrega, Julio Torres, Cassandra Ciangherotti and Bernardo Velasco star as Los Espookys, with José Pablo Minor and recurring guest star Fred Armisen.
  • S1 Credits: Created by Fred Armisen & Ana Fabrega & Julio Torres; executive produced by Fred Armisen and Lorne Michaels, along with Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer and Alice Mathias.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@warnermedia.com

 

RANDOM ACTS OF FLYNESS

  • Synopsis: This innovative series explores evergreen cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy and sensuality from a new, thought-provoking perspective. A fluid, stream-of-consciousness response to the contemporary American mediascape, each episode features a handful of interconnected vignettes, showcasing an ensemble cast of emerging and established talent.
  • S1 Cast: Terence Nance, guests TBA.
  • S1 Credits: Created by Terence Nance; written and directed by Terence Nance; executive producers, Terence Nance, Tamir Muhammad, Jamund Washington, Kishori Rajan, Kelley Robins Hicks, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, Ravi Nandan and John Hodges. MVMT is producing the series in association with A24.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.