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Articles tagged with 'hbo'


Milwaukee one of five cities to premiere HBO's "The Normal Heart"

Published May 7, 2014

Two years ago, Milwaukee Film and HBO teamed up to bring the North American premiere of the Alex Gibney church sex scandal documentary "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God" to the Milwaukee Film Festival. The film was terrific, but perhaps best of all, the 2012 collaboration seems to spawned an equally terrific relationship between the two organizations, one that's bringing yet another premiere to town.


Looking back on a year of television addiction

Published Jan. 2, 2014

I undoubtedly spend more time watching TV than any other activity in my life. So as the calendar changes to another year, I found myself reflecting on the past year of my TV viewing.

Recommends081713_storyflow Recommends, Aug. 17, 2013

Published Aug. 17, 2013

From gifts and games to butter and books, the products you need to know about are all here in this week's edition of Recommends.


HBO's 'True Blood' offers more than just bloody vampires

Published June 15, 2013

From HBO's True Blood Chris Bauer who plays Sheriff Andy Bellefleur joins today's Kramp Cast to talk about having half-fairy quadruplets while trying to protect the city of Bon Temps from vampires, werewolves, fairies, shape-shifters, demons and more.


Some great TV coming this summer

Published May 28, 2013

Cable outlets have had the right idea for years - if you put quality programs on in the summer, people will watch.


Easter weekend comes with some great TV gifts

Published March 28, 2013

No matter what your family traditions entail at this time of the year, I think most people would agree that it would be nice to find something new glowing on the magic box on the wall.


Plagiarism rampant in the digital world

Published March 20, 2013

World celebrated British primatologist Jane Goodall recently admitted to not citing sources for a number of passages in "Seeds of Hope," which she wrote with Gail Hudson.


Black history month on TV

Published Feb. 6, 2013

If you want to plan your Black History Month schedule around available television programming, you have lots of choices. As the saying goes, check your local TV listings.

Omcrecommends121711_storyflow recommends, Dec. 17, 2011

Published Dec. 17, 2011

Clever last-minute stocking stuffers, pampering nail prep for the cold-weather months and a refreshing white wine to class up dinner - these are a few of's favorite things this week.


It's not slavery when you average $5 million per year

Published Oct. 19, 2011

Bryant Gumbel, the race-baiting impresario of the remarkably reported Real Sports program, is at it again, choosing to liken our country's darkest past human rights violations with multi-millionaires getting a slightly smaller piece of the pie. It is irrelevant to him that average families no longer can afford to attend games, but it does lead you to wonder how he is able to retain his bully pulpit to aim his verbal daggers at anyone who dares enter his vitriolic realm.


OnMedia: Still waiting for HBO's new app

Published May 12, 2011

As soon as Time Warner Cable reaches a deal with HBO, the premium channel will become magically portable for subscribers. ... Channel 4's Lauren Leamanczyk heads to a new job in Boston next month. ... Serve Marketing's public service announcement on foster care gets an airing on all the Milwaukee TV news outlets Tuesday night.