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HBO Programming Overview

TCA | Winter 2021

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SPRING 2021

CURRENTLY AIRING

UPCOMING

RETURNING

SPRING 2021

 

COVID DIARIES NYC (Documentary)

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  • Synopsis: This documentary chronicles the lives of five young filmmakers, ranging in age from 17 to 21, who turn their cameras on themselves to tell the stories of their families during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City. The deeply personal film illuminates the plight of essential workers and their families during the early days of the COVID-19 crisis as they navigate the deadly virus and a country riven by social upheaval.
  • Credits: HBO Documentary Films’ COVID DIARIES NYC is a DCTV production, directed by Marcial Pilataxi, Aracelie Colón, Camille Dianand, Shane Fleming, Arlet Guallpa, and Rosemary Colón-Martinez; produced by Jon Alpert, Jesse Perez Antigua, Sade Falebita, Naomi Mizoguchi, and Johnny Ramos; executive produced by Carrie Penner, Perri Peltz, and Matthew O’Neill.
  • Status: Debuts March 9.
  • Contact: Hayley.Hanson@warnermedia.com or Veronica.VanPelt@hbo.com

 

THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL (Sports Documentary)

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  • Synopsis: This feature-length documentary tells the story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. Emmy®-winning director Antoine Fuqua (HBO’s “What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali”) chronicles the abrupt stoppage, athletes’ prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic and the complex return to competition in the summer and fall. 
  • Credits: An HBO Sports presentation of a film by Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films in association with Waffle Iron Entertainment and Ohh Dip!!! Productions; Directed and produced by Antoine Fuqua. For Imagine Documentaries: producers Brian Grazer and Justin Wilkes; executive producers Ron Howard, Sara Bernstein, and Marc Gilbar. For Ohh Dip!!! Productions, executive producer Chris Paul. 
  • Status: Debuts March 21.
  • Contact: Patrick.Byrne@HBO.com 

 

TINA (Documentary)

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  • Synopsis: This feature documentary from Academy Award®-winning directors Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin and Lightbox, the production company founded by Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy®-winning producer Jonathan Chinn, together with Emmy-nominated producer Diane Becker, is a revealing and intimate look at the life and career of musical icon Tina Turner, charting her improbable rise to early fame, her personal and professional struggles throughout her life and her even more improbable resurgence as a global phenomenon in the 1980s.
  • Credits: HBO Documentary Films presents TINA, a Lightbox production, directed by Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin; produced by Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Diane Becker; executive produced by Erwin Bach, Tali Pelman, Will Clarke, Andy Mayson, Mike Runagall, David Gilbery, Charles Dorfman. For HBO: executive producers, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller.
  • Status: Debuts March 27.
  • Contact: Lana.Iny@hbo.comVeronica.VanPelt@hbo.com and  Asheba.Edghill@hbo.com

 

MARE OF EASTTOWN (Limited Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: This limited series stars Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her. MARE OF EASTTOWN is an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present.
  • Cast: Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters, Guy Pearce, David Denman and Joe Tippett star. Additional cast includes Cailee Spaeny, John Douglas Thompson, Patrick Murney, James McArdle, Sosie Bacon, Neal Huff, Kate Arrington, Ruby Cruz, Eisa Davis, Enid Graham, Justin Hurtt-Dunkley, Izzy King, Mackenzie Lansing, Cameron Mann, Kiah McKirnan, Jack Mulhern, Anthony Norman, Drew Scheid and Madeleine Weinstein.
  • Credits: An HBO co-production with wiip; creator/writer/showrunner/executive producer, Brad Ingelsby; director/executive producer, Craig Zobel; executive producer, Paul Lee through wiip; executive producer, Mark Roybal through wiip; executive producer, Kate Winslet; executive producer, Gavin O’Connor; executive producer, Gordon Gray through Mayhem Pictures.
  • Status: Debuts April 18.
  • Contact: Angela.Tarantino@hbo.com, Cecile.Cross-Plummer@hbo.com & Kayla.Spector@hbo.com

 

THE NEVERS (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: In the last years of Victoria’s reign, London is beset by the “Touched”: people - mostly women - who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities - some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces - to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.
  • Cast: Starring Laura Donnelly, Ann Skelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Rochelle Neil, Eleanor Tomlinson, Amy Manson, Pip Torrens, Denis O’Hare, Zackary Momoh, Elizabeth Berrington, Kiran Sawar, Nick Frost and Ben Chaplin.
  • Credits: THE NEVERS is created and executive produced by Joss Whedon; executive producers, Bernadette Caulfield, Ilene S. Landress, Doug Petrie, Jane Espenson and Philippa Goslett.
  • Status: Debuts April 11.
  • Contact: Diego.Aldana@hbo.com, Alyssa.Michnevitz@hbo.com, Jessica.Sanchez@hbo.com and Erin.Tresco@hbo.com

 

IN TREATMENT (Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: This Emmy®-winning drama series is returning for a fourth season on HBO with Uzo Aduba set to star. The reimagining of the series brings a diverse trio of patients in session with the observant, empathetic Dr. Brooke Taylor (Aduba) while she wrestles with her own issues in this half-hour drama series.
  • Cast: Uzo Aduba, Anthony Ramos, Liza Colón-Zayas, John Benjamin Hickey, Quintessa Swindell and Joel Kinnaman.
  • Credits: IN TREATMENT is produced by HBO Entertainment; executive producers Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Hagai Levi, Jennifer Schuur, Joshua Allen and Melissa Bernstein; Joanne Toll and Noa Tishby serve as co-executive producers. IN TREATMENT is produced in association with Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions and Sheleg.
  • Status: Debuts May.
  • Contact: Tonya.Owens@hbo.com, Jessica.Sanchez@hbo.com, Sofia.Elias@hbo.com  

 

THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY (Two-Part Documentary Series)

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  • Synopsis: This two-part documentary directed by Emmy® and Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney (HBO’s “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley,” “Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief”), is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enable over-production, reckless distribution and abuse of synthetic opiates. Exploring the origins, extent and fallout of one of the most devastating public health tragedies of our time, with half a million deaths from overdoses this century alone, the film reveals that America’s opioid epidemic is not a public health crisis that came out of nowhere.
  • Credits: HBO Documentary Films’ presents a Jigsaw Production in association with Storied Media Group, THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY written and directed by Alex Gibney; produced by Alex Gibney, Sarah Dowland, and Svetlana Zill; executive produced by Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, Todd Hoffman, and Aaron Fishman; For HBO: senior producer, Tina Nguyen; executive producers, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller.
  • Status: Debuts May.
  • Contact: Hayley.Hanson@warnermedia.com or Veronica.VanPelt@hbo.com

 

CURRENTLY AIRING

 

BEARTOWN (Limited Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: This five-episode limited drama series from Sweden, explores the hopes that bring a small community together, the secrets that tear it apart, the courage it takes for an individual to go against the group and the consequences of how we raise our children. With a small-town Swedish junior ice-hockey team having a shot at winning the national semi-finals, all the dreams of the locals now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys. This heavy burden becomes the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatized and a town in turmoil. Accusations are made, and like ripples on a pond, they travel through Beartown, leaving no resident unaffected.
  • Cast: Ulf Stenberg, Aliette Opheim, Tobias Zilliacus, Miriam Ingrid and Oliver Dufåker.  Additional cast includes Otto Fahlgren, Alfons Nordberg, Erik Lundqvist, Rasmus Karlsson, Najdat Rustom, Jacob Nordenson, Charlotta Jonsson, Sanna Niemi, Lukas Wetterberg, Frida Sandberg, Mikael Odhag, Anna Azcárate, Tomas Bergström, Einar Bredefeldt and Gustav Lindh. 
  • Credits: BEARTOWN is based on the bestselling novel of the same name, written by Swedish author Fredrik Backman. Directed by Peter Grönlund. Screenwriters, Anders Weidemann, Antonia Pyk and Linn Gottfridsson. Producers for Filmlance International (part of Banijay), Bonnie Skoog Feeney and Mattias Arehn. Hanne Palmquist, Steve Matthews and Antony Root executive producers for HBO Europe. Fredrik Backman executive produces. The series is produced by Filmlance, part of Banijay.
  • Status: Debuted February 22.
  • Contact: Chris.Godefroy@hbo.com, Litzaya.Ahumada@hbo.com

 

ALLEN V. FARROW (Documentary Series)

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  • Synopsis: From award-winning investigative filmmakers Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, this four-part documentary series goes behind decades of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one of Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then seven-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody trial, the revelation of Allen’s relationship with Farrow’s daughter, Soon-Yi; and the controversial aftermath in the years that followed. Once celebrated for their on and off-screen partnership, Farrow and Allen’s lives were irrevocably fractured and their sprawling family torn apart with the public disclosure of the abuse allegations and the vitriolic disputes that followed.
  • Credits: HBO Documentary Films presents in association with Impact Partners and Chicago Media Project a Jane Doe Films Production. Directed by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering; produced by Amy Herdy and Jamie Rogers; executive produced by Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering, Dan Cogan, Tara Lynda Guber, Regina K. Scully,, Maiken Baird, Ian Darling, Steve Cohen & Paula Froehle,The Lozen Foundation, Debbie L. McLeod, Jenny Raskin, Geralyn White Dreyfous; edited by Mikaela Shwer and Parker Laramie; music by Michael Abels. For HBO: senior producer, Sara Rodriguez; executive producers, Lisa Heller and Nancy Abraham.
  • Status: Debuted February 21.
  • Contact: Lana.Iny@hbo.com or Veronica.VanPelt@hbo.com

 

THE INVESTIGATION (Limited Drama Series)

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  • Synopsis: From Oscar-nominated Tobias Lindholm, THE INVESTIGATION explores the complex real-life investigation surrounding the 2017 murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, making international headlines around the world as one of the most notorious criminal cases in Danish media history. Based on the internationally followed “submarine case,” the series closely follows Jens Møller (Søren Malling), the Head of Homicide, and his team in the pursuit of the truth. With the hope of being able to provide the prosecutor (Pilou Asbæk) solid evidence in order to create a convincing case and give the relatives the certainty they deserve, the team enlists the use of methodical, unusual and technical work tactics. The series was made in close cooperation with the real-life Jens Møller and Kim Wall’s parents, Ingrid and Joachim Wall.
  • Cast: Søren Malling, Pilou Asbæk,Pernilla August, Rolf Lassgård, Laura Christensen, Anders Juul, Henrik Birch, Hans Henrik Clemensen, Dulfi Al-Jabouri and Charlotte Munck. .
  • Credits: THE INVESTIGATION is written, directed and executive produced by Oscar-nominated Tobias Lindholm and produced by Jonas Allen, Caroline Blanco, Peter Bose and René Ezra. The series is distributed by Fremantle and produced by Fremantle’s Scandinavian drama label, Miso Film in cooperation with Outline Film, TV 2 Denmark, SVT and Nordic Entertainment Group with support from The Danish Film Institute’s Public Service Fund, Copenhagen Film Fund and Creative Europe - Media Programme.
  • Status: Debuted February 1.
  • Contact: Alyssa.Michnevitz@hbo.com, Angela.Tarantino@hbo.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@hbo.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 2022.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@hbo.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@hbo.com or Hayley.Hanson@hbo.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: Chuck.Kingsbury@hbo.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@hbo.com

 

UPCOMING

 

100 FOOT WAVE (Sports Documentary Series)

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  • Synopsis: This six-part series intimately captures the decade-long odyssey of surfing pioneer Garrett McNamara, who, after visiting Nazaré, Portugal in hopes of conquering a 100-foot wave, pushed the sport to ever-greater heights and alongside locals helped transform the small fishing village into the world’s preeminent big-wave surfing destination.
  • Credits: Produced by Topic Studios, Library Films and Amplify Pictures. Directed by Chris Smith; executive producers, Chris Smith, Joe Lewis, Maria Zuckerman, Ryan Heller and Michael Bloom.
  • Status: Debuts summer.
  •  2021.
  • Contact: Chuck.Kingsbury@hbo.com

 

EXTERMINATE ALL THE BRUTES (Four-Part Documentary Series)

  • Synopsis: This four-part documentary series by acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (“I Am Not Your Negro,” HBO’s “Sometimes in April”) pushes the boundaries of traditional documentary filmmaking, offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa and its impact on society today.
  • Credits: Produced by Velvet Film. Written and directed by Raoul Peck.  Emmy® winners Raoul Peck and Rémi Grellety serve as executive producers.
  • Status: The series will debut on HBO with two back-to-back episodes April 7, with the final two episodes airing back-to-back April 8. The film’s HBO debut date coincides with the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.
  • Contact: Veronica.VanPelt@hbo.comor Asheba.Edghill@hbo.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@hbo.com or  Asheba.Edghill@hbo.com

 

THE WHITE LOTUS (Limited Series)

  • Synopsis: A social satire set at an exclusive tropical resort, this 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: In production.
  • Contact: Erin.Tresco@hbo.com, Diego.Aldana@hbo.com, Kayla.Spector@hbo.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.
  • Status: Currently in production.
  • Contact: Angela.Tarantino@warnermedia.com; Chris.Godefroy@warnermedia.com, Kayla.Spector@warnermedia.com

 

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON (Drama Series)

  • 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.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@hbo.com

 

SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE (Limited Series)

  • Synopsis: An adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s classic series, Scenes from a Marriage, that re-examines the show’s iconic depiction of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple. 
  • Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Nicole Beharie, Corey Stoll, Tovah Feldshuh, Nicole Beharie
  • Credits: Written, directed and executive produced by Hagai Levi; Executive produced by Amy Herzog, Michael Ellenberg, Lars Blomgren, Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Daniel Bergman and Blair Breard.
  • Status: In production.
  • Contact: Yoonie.Yang@hbo.com, Chris.Godefroy@hbo.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@hbo.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: Karen.Jones@hbo.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: Tonya.Owens@hbo.com, Sofia.Elias@hbo.com

 

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: To be announced.
  • Credits: Executive producer/writer, Steven Moffat; Executive producers, Sue Vertue and Brian Minchin; Based on the novel by Audrey Niffenegger; Production Companies: Hartswood Films in association with Warner Bros. Television.
  • Contact: Yoonie.Yang@hbo.com

 

OSLO (Film)

  • Synopsis: Adapted from the Tony Award-winning play of the same name, the film is based on a true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.
  • Cast: Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Salim Dau, Waleed Zuaiter, Jeff Wilbusch, Igal Naor, Dov Glickman, Rotem Keinan, Itzik Cohen, Tobias Zilliacus and Sasson Gabai.
  • Credits: Executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger of DreamWorks Pictures, David Litvak of Bold Films, and Marc Platt; Writer/co-executive producer, J.T. Rogers; Director/co-executive producer, Bartlett Sher; Co-executive producer, Cambra Overend; Producer, Mark Taylor; Producers for Marc Platt Productions, Jared LeBoff and Adam Siegel; Producers for Bold Films, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, and Svetlana Metkina.
  • Status: In production. Debuting in 2021.
  • Contact: Chris.Godefroy@hbo.com

 

IN THE SAME BREATH (Documentary)

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  • Synopsis: Directed with a deeply personal approach by Nanfu Wang (“One Child Nation”), who was born in China and now lives in the United States, the film explores the parallel campaigns of misinformation waged by leadership and the devastating impact on citizens of both countries. With emotional first-hand accounts and startling, on-the-ground footage, the film weaves a revelatory picture of cover-ups and misinformation, while also highlighting the strength and resilience of the healthcare workers, activists and family members who risked everything to communicate the truth.
  • Credits: Produced and directed by Nanfu Wang; produced by Jialing Zhang, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, and Carolyn Hepburn; For HBO: senior producer, Sara Rodriguez; executive producers, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller.
  • Status: Debuting in 2021.
  • Contact: Asheba.Edghill@hbo.com or Hayley.Hanson@warnermedia.com

 

RETURNING

 

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@hbo.com, Alyssa.Michnevitz@hbo.com, Erin.Tresco@hbo.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 2 debuted November 16.
  • Contact: Kelley.Carville@hbo.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@hbo.com or Lana.Iny@hbo.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.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for an 11th season.
  • Contact: Tonya.Owens@hbo.com and Sofia.Elias@hbo.com

 

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. The second season won a total of 7 Emmys® including Outstanding Drama Series.
  • 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 and Arian Moayed.
  • 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 three is currently in production.
  • Contact: Angela.Tarantino@hbo.com & Kayla.Spector@hbo.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@hbo.com and Alyssa.Michnevitz@hbo.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: Tonya.Owens@hbo.com, Christopher.Godefroy@hbo.com and Sofia.Elias@hbo.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: The series has been renewed for a fifth season.
  • Contact: Tonya.Owens@hbo.com and Sofia.Elias@hbo.com

 

WESTWORLD (Drama Series)

  • 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@hbo.com or Christopher.Godefroy@hbo.com

 

HARD KNOCKS (Sports Series)

  • Synopsis: With the launch of HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE BALTIMORE RAVENS in the summer of 2001, HBO Sports and NFL Films developed not only a ground-breaking prime-time franchise but, in the process, created a category of programming in what has become known as “sports reality television.”  The multi-part series redefined the terms “all-access” and “fastest turnaround time,” capturing the imagination of both the hardcore NFL fan and the casual sports and entertainment viewer.
  • Credits: The HBO Sports presentation is produced in association with NFL Films; senior coordinating producer Ken Rodgers; For HBO: executive producer Jonathan Crystal.
  • Status: 20th anniversary season premieres summer 2021; Team TBA
  • Contact: Patrick.Byrne@hbo.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@hbo.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@hbo.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@hbo.com

 

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: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Erin.Tresco@hbo.com

 

BETTY (Series)

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  • Synopsis: Based on Crystal Moselle’s critically acclaimed feature Skate Kitchen, this six-episode half-hour series follows a diverse group of young women navigating their lives through the predominantly male-oriented world of skateboarding, set against the backdrop of New York City.
  • S2 Cast: Stars Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell, and Rachelle Vinberg, who all starred in the original film.
  • S2 Credits: Directed by Crystal Moselle; executive produced by Moselle, Igor Srubshchik, Alliah Sophia Mourad, Jason Weinberg, and Annie Schmidt.
  • Status: The series has been renewed for a second season.
  • Contact: Litzaya.Ahumada@hbo.com, Nina.Gioia@hbo.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@hbo.com & Nina.Gioia@hbo.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 second season.
  • Contact: Tonya.Owens@hbo.com and Sofia.Elias@hbo.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@hbo.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.

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