Stories tagged: hbo
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
The former head of HBO, Richard Plepler, has signed an exclusive production deal with Apple to make TV shows and movies for the iPhone maker’s new streaming service, Apple TV …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist “a mistake” and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
The all-access show offers behind-the-scenes looks at various team meetings, invades the house of quarterback Anthony Gordon, running back Max Borghi and linebacker Hank Pladson, tags along with the wide …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
No sunshine and cupcakes: After filming trio of top-20 teams, HBO will give authentic look at struggling Washington State
Few people residing in Pullman have benefited from Washington State’s three-game losing streak, the sudden departure of a high-profile defensive coordinator or the dramatic twists that have emerged from both …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
After much speculation, HBO has announced it will spotlight Washington State and three other schools, Arizona State, Penn State and Florida, in a college football all-access series that will air …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
It’s official: Washington State’s football program will be spotlighted in an HBO program this fall modeled after the network’s “Hard Knocks” documentary series.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
Practice report from Day 13 of Washington State preseason camp: HBO cameras descend on Martin Stadium
A daily fall practice update from The Spokesman-Review’s Washington State beat writer, Theo Lawson (@TheoLawson_SR). We set the scene, list the day’s important notes, highlight one big play, pick the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
Cougars believe HBO “Hard Knocks” could have both positive, negative ramifications at Washington State
Washington State and its notoriously polarizing coach, Mike Leach, could be the subjects of a new HBO program modeled around the network’s popular “Hard Knocks” documentary series.
Mon., July 1, 2019
Michelle Carter sent her suicidal boyfriend countless text messages encouraging him to follow through on his plan to take his own life until he actually did. Two years after Carter …
Wed., June 12, 2019
“It’s wonderful that #ChernobylHBO has inspired a wave of tourism to the Zone of Exclusion,” Mazin tweeted on Tuesday. “But yes, I’ve seen the photos going around.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced that the Raiders will be featured on the network’s “Hard Knocks” show in training camp this …
Tue., May 21, 2019
The ‘Game of Thrones’ finale didn’t answer all of our questions: Here are 13 things still bothering us
Warning: This contains many spoilers covering the entirety of “Game of Thrones.” We have finally come to the end: Winter has come and gone, the watch is over (sort of) …
Sat., May 18, 2019
When Daenerys Targaryen went full Mad Queen on our television screens last week – and I found myself screaming on my couch, furiously scrolling on my phone as she blazed …
Mon., April 15, 2019
Nielsen data showed that the program – the first of the series’ final six episodes – was seen by 11.8 million viewers who watched on the premium cable network in …
Mon., April 15, 2019
Forget winter. The Great War is coming. Armies are marching. Evil queens are scheming. There is no time to waste. The end is near, just five episodes away.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
HBO’s ironclad battle against spoilers has often bordered on the absurd, but it’s difficult to deny that the show has been about as leakproof as the Mueller investigation.
Thu., March 7, 2019
Making the case: Spokane resident Asia McClain Chapman participates in HBO’s ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’
McClain Chapman was a classmate of Adnan Syed and the late Hae Min Lee, who was the subject of the “Serial” podcast.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
Born into an acting family – his father is the well-known Stellan Skarsgard – Alexander Skarsgard found himself in a couple of movies before he hit puberty. It was not …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Dish Network customers, including those who subscribe to SlingTV, have lost access to HBO channels and Cinemax – months after AT&T gained control of HBO’s parent company – in the …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018
The Cleveland Browns are becoming summer TV stars. The team has agreed to appear on HBO’s award-winning “Hard Knocks” series, which gives NFL fans a behind-the-scenes look into a team’s …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018
“Paterno” aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend’s fall, when the most essential question can never be answered. The HBO movie directed by Barry Levinson debuts Saturday, April …
Wed., April 4, 2018
“Elvis Presley: The Searcher,” a two-part, three-hour documentary, will premiere April 14 on HBO.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other streaming services.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
HBO’s John Oliver so relished being able to trash AT&T’s cell phone service that he can’t imagine doing “Last Week Tonight” under corporate restrictions.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
HBO distanced itself from Russell Simmons and scrubbed his name from a stand-up comedy series he helped produce on the eve of its debut following a second sexual misconduct allegation.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
An Iran-based hacker plotted to extort HBO out of $6 million by threatening to release stolen episodes and scripts of hit shows, such as “Game of Thrones,” at one point …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017
According to Coster-Waldau, security for this final “Game of Thrones” season is the tightest yet. Actors in each scene are equipped with earpieces and are fed their dialogue to deliver, …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
Just days after Energy Secretary Rick Perry made his first trip to the Hanford nuclear reservation, HBO’s John Oliver used the polluted nuclear site as a satirical punching bag for …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Hackers released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over electronic data swiped from HBO’s servers.