In Brief: HBO renews ‘The Gilded Age’ for season 3, and more

HBO has renewed The Gilded Age, the period drama from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, for a third season. Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski star in the series, set in "a period of immense economic change, of great conflict between the old ways and brand-new systems, and of huge fortunes... Read More.

In Brief: HBO skewering superhero movies with ‘The Franchise’, and more

HBO has greenlit The Franchise, a half-hour comedy from Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of American Beauty, and Veep and Avenue 5 creator Armando Iannucci that pokes fun at superhero movies. Himesh Patel and Aya Cash star in the series about "the crew of an unloved franchise movie fighting for their place in a savage and unruly... Read More.

HBO renews ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ for fourth season

Fans of The Righteous Gemstones have seen their prayers answered: HBO has renewed its acclaimed original comedy series for a fourth season.Created by costar Danny McBride, the show about a greedy televangelist family centers on the family members' jockeying for control of their dollar-grabbing... Read More.

In Brief: ‘Perry Mason’ dropped by HBO, and more

HBO's reboot of Perry Mason, which is co-produced by Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan, and which stars The Americans Emmy winner Matthew Rhys in the title role, has been canceled by the cable network after two seasons, according to

David Bowie doc ‘Moonage Daydream’ gets HBO premiere date

David Bowie fans will soon be able to watch the documentary Moonage Daydream without leaving the comfort of their own homes. The doc, from Oscar- and Emmy-nominated director Brett Morgan, will debut on HBO Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. and will also stream on HBO Max.Moonage Daydream focused on Bowie’s catalog... Read More.