HBO Unveils Programming Plans Moving Forward

Jul 27, 2017  •  Post A Comment

HBO provided a detailed roadmap for its programming in the coming months, along with what’s in the works at corporate cousin Cinemax. The full roundup can be seen by clicking here.

Included are plans for the drama series “Game of Thrones,” “The Deuce,” “Westworld,” “Sharp Objects,” “My Brilliant Friend” and “Gentleman Jack,” along with an untitled Alan Ball series, and the comedies “Ballers,” “Insecure,” “Vice Principals,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Tracey Ullman’s Show,” “Veep,” “Silicon Valley,” “Divorce,” “Barry,” “Crashing,” “High Maintenance” and “Animals.”

The announcement also updates the series “Room 104,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” “Vice,” “Vice News Tonight” and the venerable “Sesame Street.”

Projects that are in the works from HBO Films include “Fahrenheit 451,” “My Dinner With Herve” and “Notes From the Field,” along with the untitled Barry Levinson project on Joe Paterno starring Al Pacino.

HBO also updates the miniseries “Chernobyl” and comedy specials from George Lopez, Felipe Esparza and Michelle Wolf, along with the documentaries “Baltimore Rising,” “Brillo Box (3 Cents Off,” “Clinica de Migrantes,” “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution,” “Elvis Presley: The Searcher,” “David Bowie: The Last Five Years” and “May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers.” Other documentaries focus on Steven Spielberg, Rolling Stone magazine and Muhammad Ali.

In sports programming, “Hard Knocks” embeds with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers while “24/7” goes behind the scenes of preparations for the Canelo-Golovkin fight. Other sports programming includes “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley” and a documentary on Andre the Giant.

On the Cinemax side, programming highlights include “Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus,” “Strike Back,” “Rellik,” “Warrior” and “Outcast.”

Click here for the full rundown.

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