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  1. stand-up
    The 3 Stages of Pete Holmes’s New HBO Stand-up Special Dirty CleanBreaking Holmes’s new special down into three parts: crashing, climbing, and enlightenment.
  2. trailer mix
    Benedict Cumberbatch Is the Man Who Scammed a Nation in the Trailer for BrexitMeet Dominic Cummings.
  3. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Finale Recap: For Better, for WorseAs Lila’s wedding approaches, the differences between her and Elena unite the two friends in silent understanding.
  4. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: The Marriage PlotElena’s return to the quartiere finds her sorting out her own romantic confusion against the chaotic backdrop of Lila’s engagement.
  5. teasers
    Game of Thrones Season 8 Teaser Gets Literal With the Fire and Ice ThingPremiering in April.
  6. behind the scenes
    How My Brilliant Friend Filmed Its Most Disturbing SceneDirector Saverio Costanzo employed a body double and a closed set for the show’s gut-wrenching molestation scene.
  7. close reads
    My Brilliant Friend and the Relatable Horror of Elena’s ZitsIt isn’t merely that teenage Elena has acne, but how exquisitely all those pimples function as a (forsaken) facet of her character.
  8. season renewals
    My Brilliant Friend Renewed for a More Brilliant Season TwoSaluti!
  9. true detective
    Mahershala Ali’s True Detective Character Was Written As WhiteHow Ali convinced Nic Pizzolatto the character could be black.
  10. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: La Isla BonitaA viciously effective episode gives Elena what she’s always wanted, and then rips it all away.
  11. the industry
    Issa Rae, Laura Dern Go Toe-to-Toe Over Cabbage Patch Dolls in HBO’s The DollsThe limited run series is based on the so-called Cabbage Patch doll riots of 1983.
  12. close reads
    The Hidden Meaning Behind My Brilliant Friend’s Neapolitan DialectIf Neapolitan is the language of Lenù and Lila’s imprisoning neighborhood, then Italian is the language of social mobility.
  13. overnights
    Camping Finale Recap: The Wrath of KathAs the season and camping trip conclude, everyone ends up better than where they started — maybe. It’s hard to tell when everyone’s so terrible.
  14. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: If The Shoe Fits …A slow and slightly clunky hour fixates on the Cerullo siblings’ relationship to jealousy and fury.
  15. now streaming
    New on HBO: December 2018Blockers, Inception, Isle of Dogs, and more.
  16. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: Girl, You’ll Be a Woman SoonThe disproportionate dynamics between women and men color everything as Lila and Elena slide toward womanhood and all it entails.
  17. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: Growing PainsAs Elena and Lila lurch toward womanhood, the closed-off intimacy of their relationship has been stretched loose.
  18. it's not tv it's hbo
    Nicole Kidman Isn’t Optimistic for Big Little Lies Season 3We’ll just write some Celeste fan-fiction.
  19. vulture lists
    The 10 Best Episodes of The SopranosTwenty years ago, David Chase’s HBO gangster thriller changed television forever.
  20. roll clip!
    Watch Brian Tyree Henry Sing in Room 104’s Musical EpisodeA lovely little duet for you.
  21. what might have been
    Congrats Team Aidan: Sex and the City 3 Reportedly Would’ve Featured Big’s DeathSadly, you’ll just have watch it in your mind’s eye now.
  22. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Recap: The PlebsLila and Elena’s trajectories begin to diverge in an episode that fixates on what connects the two girls, and what sets them apart from each other.
  23. overnights
    My Brilliant Friend Premiere Recap: The Sounds of ViolenceThe Elena Ferrante HBO adaptation kicks off with a tightly packed episode establishing the contours of Lila and Elena’s loud, crowded lives.
  24. tv review
    My Brilliant Friend Is an Intimate Adaptation of a Beloved NovelBased on Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, HBO’s My Brilliant Friend is a late-breaking candidate for show of the year.
  25. backstories
    The Challenges of Adapting FerranteThe team behind HBO’s My Brilliant Friend on bringing the author’s Naples to life.
  26. the industry
    Hugh Grant is Joining Nicole Kidman’s HBO Series, The UndoingHugh Grant, a sketchy character? Perish the thought.
  27. date announcements
    HBO Reveals Game of Thrones Will Return Sometime in AprilWinter is coming next spring.
  28. the industry
    David Spade to Star in Diablo Cody’s New Comedy, Currently in Development at HBOThe actor will play a former ‘90s grunge rocker living life after recovering from heroin addiction.
  29. on comedy
    How John Oliver and Last Week Tonight Choose What Stories to CoverAs revealed during Oliver’s appearance on Scott Rogowsky’s live comedy talk show.
  30. set design
    Westworld Sets Destroyed by California WildfiresFirst the Bachelor mansion, now this.
  31. tv review
    Room 104 Season Two Is Weird, Surprising, and Packed With Great ActorsThe new season of the Duplass brothers’ HBO anthology series lands a lot more hits than misses.
  32. stand-up
    Insecure’s Amanda Seales to Make Her HBO Stand-up Debut Next YearTitled I Be Knowin’.
  33. series orders
    David Simon to Adapt Philip Roth’s Plot Against America for HBOThe book about the rise of fascism in America will become a six-part mini-series.
  34. tv review
    Sally4Ever Is an Unbridled Squirm FestEveryone on this HBO show is awful. This will either amuse you or drive you crazy.
  35. backstories
    Finding the Ferrante FourHow the stars of HBO’s My Brilliant Friend were chosen from 9,000 children to portray two of the most elusive characters in modern literature.
  36. tv review
    Pod Save America Is So Much Better Than AxiosBoth of these HBO shows are about politics and Trump, but only one of them is forthright about how partisan it is.
  37. overnights
    Camping Recap: Gone GlampingHold on to your butts, people: Kathryn McSorley-Jodell is on Adderall.
  38. season renewals
    HBO Renews Divorce for a Third Season, Because These Things Take TimeThe only divorce we’re excited to see get dragged out.
  39. trailer mix
    The True Detective, Season 3 Trailer Stars Mahershala Ali, Multiple TimelinesThe show returns to HBO in January.
  40. game of thrones
    GOT’s Final Season Will Open With Daenerys’s Tense Arrival in WinterfellThe first few details about the end of the show have started to trickle out.
  41. casting
    This Dude From Poldark Will Also Star in That Game of Thrones Prequel PilotMeet Josh Whitehouse.
  42. casting
    Naomi Watts to Star in HBO Game of Thrones Prequel and We Demand She Has a SwordShe’ll play “a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret.”
  43. the deuce
    The Deuce’s Gary Carr Got to Keep His Pimp Costume“I don’t know that I’ll ever wear any of it.”
  44. failed experiments
    Martin Scorsese Still Can’t Get Over Vinyl’s ‘Tragic’ FailureMarty baby, it’s okay!
  45. it's not tv it's...
    Every HBO Sex Scene Will Now Have Required ‘Intimacy’ SupervisionIt started with The Deuce.
  46. stand-up
    Pete Holmes’s Second HBO Stand-up Special Dirty Clean Premieres in DecemberHis last special, Faces and Sounds, aired in 2016.
  47. patience
    Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 10 Has Started ProductionThe fatwa is over.
  48. hollywood
    The True Story Behind My Dinner With Hervé“Now I’ve told you all ze bullshit stories, what about ze truth? Would you like to hear ze real story of my life?”
  49. casting
    Mark Ruffalo and Mark Ruffalo Will Play Twin Brothers in HBO Mini-seriesDerek Cianfrance will direct the six-episode mini-series.
  50. cancellations
    HBO Cancels Animals After Three SeasonsSo long.
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