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THE KNICK Finally Officially Cancelled

THE KNICK Finally Officially Cancelled

It took Cinemax long enough to make the official call, and we knew it was, unfortunately, true anyway, but it has finally declared THE KNICK dead on the table. What, its last episodes were in December of 2015?  In a statement the president of HBO Miniseries and Cinemax Programming, Kary Antholis stated that –  “After a critically acclaimed two-season run of The Knick on Cinemax, we will not be going forward with additional episodes of the series. Despite our pride in and affection for the series, as well as our respect for and gratitude towards Steven Soderbergh and his team, we have decided to return Cinemax to its original...

Cinemax Gets Mike Judge’s Return to Animation

Cinemax Gets Mike Judge’s Return to Animation

Do any of you remember “heh-heh” Beavis and Butthead? Perhaps you recall Hank Hill and his Arles, Texas brood in King of the Hills? Mike Judge, long before his stint as co-creator of HBO’s SILICON VALLEY, generated these mentioned animated works for MTV and Fox, respectively. Well, he now returns to animation with a signed on series for Cinemax. Not many details are known about the work, but enough to perhaps pique some interest. The work is entitled MIKE JUDGE PRESENTS: TALES FROM THE TOUR BUS and is slated for an eight-episode run (at least to start). It is said it will draw from the many stories told upon the old tour buses of some...

Cinemax’s STRIKE BACK Does Just That with Reboot

Cinemax’s STRIKE BACK Does Just That with Reboot

Cinemax’s STRIKE BACK, the military action series about the elite British intelligence undercover unit Section 20, concluded its fourth and final season on 10.09.15. But, the series has now turned around for a reboot. The old squad is out and a new team is assembled for a Season 5.   The new version will star Alin Sumarwata, Daniel MacPherson, Roxanne McKee and Warren Brown.  According to Variety STRIKE BACK’s relaunch, which will film in 2017, centers around the Section program that is restored, in order to track down a notorious terrorist following a brutal prison break. Tasked with covert military intelligence and high-risk...

Marvel’s SCARLET Comes To Cinemax Not HBO!

Marvel’s SCARLET Comes To Cinemax Not HBO!

Nothing is confirmed to series yet, but the Marvel property SCARLET is in early development at HBO’s sister channel. One of the Marvel Comics gurus, Brian Michael Bendis, attended the to talk all things Marvel and let out the following news. “I do a book called Scarlet which is soon to be announced also in our universe of television. Not announced yet, but HBO.” [It is] “at the earliest stage,” [but that] “the team around it…will be announced as soon as all are on the same page.” A number of outlets jumped on the story all declaring that HBO was developing the Marvel content. That is true, but not quite. The SCARLET concept...

Cinemax Makes OUTCAST Episode One Available

Cinemax Makes OUTCAST Episode One Available

As we stated in a previous post Cinemax is debuting its supernatural show OUTCAST on June 3. The show got quick buzz as it offered up facts and a cast at both New York and San Diego’s Comic Con events in 2015. This year’s SWSX hosted the world premiere of OUTCAST’s premiere episode and off of all that buzz and attention the show, based on the Skybound/Image comic title by creator Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta locked in a Season two commitment. Now Cinemax has been kind enough to open up the show’s first episode to non-subscribers.  The series follows Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all...

OUTCAST Debuts on Cinemax on June 03, 2016

OUTCAST Debuts on Cinemax on June 03, 2016

Cinemax is about to release the new series OUTCAST. It looks hauntingly cool. Here are details as we got them via a press release.     CINEMAX DRAMA SERIES OUTCAST DEBUTS JUNE 3   Kyle Barnes has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson, a preacher who has personal demons of his own, the young man embarks on a journey to find answers and regain the normal life he lost. But what Kyle discovers could change his fate — and the fate of the world — forever.   Based on the Skybound/Image comic title by creator Robert Kirkman (“The Walking Dead”) and artist Paul Azaceta,...

Cinemax’s BANSHEE and OUTCAST Get Premiere Dates

Cinemax’s BANSHEE and OUTCAST Get Premiere Dates

Fans of Cinemax’s BANSHEE have been waiting a while for the concluding season of that series and it is just around the corner as well as the new series OUTCAST which was featured at SXSW this year. Here is a look at both. BANSHEE’s fourth and final season will debut on April 01, 2016 at 10:00pm. It was originally slated for a January debut but was held off a couple of months to firm up finale season. You will notice, if you followed that last link, that we already posted a detailed press release regarding the fourth season, but we add the updated notice attached to that previous release. BANSHEE will return for its eight-episode fourth...

VICE PRINCIPALS, SILICON VALLEY and OUTCAST Debuting at SXSW in March

VICE PRINCIPALS, SILICON VALLEY and OUTCAST Debuting at SXSW in March

You all know what SXSW is, right? It stands for South By Southwest which is a 3-in-1 music, film and interactive media festival under one banner. It happens in Austin, Texas every year in March and can last for days. Tool about the festival’s website to see what going down in the heart of Texas. Trust me a lot is happening doing the nine day event from March 11 – 20, but we are, naturally, singling out the HBO content.  The new HBO series VICE PRINCIPALS and the new Robert Kirkman CINEMAX series OUTCAST will make their world premieres at panels of the 2016 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival this March, while the panel for...

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