HBO Greenlights World War I Mini Starring Benedict Cumberbatch And Rebecca Hall

By | Friday June 3, 2011 @ 12:18pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

HBO and BBC have given the green light to Parade’s End, a five-part miniseries set during World War I,  written by Oscar winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare In Love) and starring … Read More »

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EMMYS BACKSTAGE: Tom Hanks & ‘Pacific’

Tom Hanks was beaming backstage after having picked up the Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries for his work producing the HBO 10-parter The Pacific, the $200 million-plus project that was the most expensive in TV history. Hanks, who with Playtone partner Gary Goetzman exec produced the mini with Steven Spielberg, began … Read More »

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Can The Miniseries Emmy Field Be Brought Back From The Brink Of Extinction?

Nellie Andreeva

History’s The Kennedys and Starz’s The Pillars of the Earth can’t come soon enough. The miniseries form has been on life-support in the past couple of years, with only one U.S. network, HBO, making consistent efforts in the arena. As a result, the nomination field for best miniseries has developed … Read More »

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