Tonight at midnight ET/PT (early morning of Tuesday, Sept. 20) — at the exact moment that the repeal of the controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law takes effect — HBO will be offering a sneak preview of its new documentary The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. It’s the strange-but-true story of the U.S. military’s ban on gays and lesbians, from its implementation, through passionate protests and debates, and finally to its 2011 repeal as of tomorrow — after 17 years, three presidencies and the discharge of 13,368 active service members under the law. After this preview, the 90-minute documentary — filmed during the final 15 months of the law by Emmy winners Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato — will make its first primetime airing Sept. 20 at 8pm ET/PT on HBO.
Jazmyn Simon’s got herself a good gig. She’s currently the only female series regular in HBO’s new dramedy Ballers, which makes its debut on Sunday, June 21 at 10pm ET. Like Entourage was to the movie industry, Ballers is to the male-dominated world of football — both, though, lightheartedly depicting the whirlwind lifestyle and real-life problems of their respective industry and both hailing Steven Levinson and Mark Wahlberg as EPs. “If you just like good TV, you’ll love it. Football, I would say, is 45 percent of it, 55 percent of our show, is life,” Simon tells. “It’s people, it’s […]
Season 10 Tease For those who love controversy, it seems only fitting that Real Time With Bill Maher is returning the same weekend that Tim Tebow’s Denver Broncos are appearing in the playoffs. Maher has been on hiatus the last several weeks, but that didn’t stop the outspoken atheist from making the news. His unprovoked jabs on Twitter at the devoutly religious Tebow not only upset Christians and football fans, but it has led some to call for a boycott of his HBO show. Of course that just means more people will likely tune in tonight (10pm ET) to see if Maher […]
Al Pacino stars as legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, who spent his final months in the shadow of the sexual abuse scandal surrounding former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. […]