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[01/18/14 - 07:09 PM]
SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" both took home top ensemble honors as well as lead actor.

[01/13/14 - 08:17 AM]
HBO Receives 2 Golden Globe Awards, Tied for the Most of Any Television Network This Year
"Behind the Candelabra" received Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Michael Douglas).

[12/12/13 - 08:21 AM]
HBO Receives 9 Golden Globe Nominations, the Most of Any Television Network This Year
"Behind the Candelabra" received four nominations, including Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

[12/12/13 - 06:30 AM]
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO tops all networks with nine nominations while "House of Cards" leads all series with four.

[12/11/13 - 06:20 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO tops all networks with 15 nominations while "Breaking Bad" leads all series with four nods.

[12/09/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 9
Updates include: Patrick Heusinger to lead NBC's "Tin Man"; Bette Midler to star in "Mae West" biopic for HBO; and "The Sound of Music Live!" producers circle next live production for NBC.

[11/05/13 - 10:06 AM]
Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs of "2 Broke Girls" Announced as the Hosts of "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards" at the Nominee Press Conference
Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast from Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 8.

[09/23/13 - 07:50 AM]
HBO Receives 27 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year; "Behind the Candelabra" Leads All Programming with 11 Emmys(R)
"Boardwalk Empire" also received five awards, the second-most of any program.

[09/22/13 - 08:11 PM]
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" took home top honors in the Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series categories.

[09/20/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 20
Updates include: A&E cancels "Hoarders" after six seasons; Richard Coyle joins John Malkovich on NBC's "Crossbones"; and Shiri Appleby to get "Unreal" for Lifetime.

[09/09/13 - 08:30 AM]
Superstar Elton John to Perform at the "65th Primetime Emmy Awards," Sunday, Sept. 22
While John has played more than 3,500 concerts in his career, this marks his first appearance at the Emmy Awards.

[09/03/13 - 10:26 AM]
First Primetime Emmy Awards Presenters Announced
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, both five-time Primetime Emmy(R) Award nominees, are the first presenters announced.

[07/18/13 - 09:41 AM]
HBO Receives 108 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year
"Game of Thrones" led all HBO nominees with 16 nominations, while "Behind the Candelabra" received 15 nominations.

[05/23/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 23
Updates include: Clive Owen, Steven Soderbergh to bring "The Knick" to Cinemax; Neil LaBute's "Full Circle" sets cast; and Stephanie Sengupta departs The CW's "Reign."

[01/04/13 - 01:46 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channels issue their biannual recap of their upcoming offerings.

[01/04/13 - 01:45 PM]
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon Star in HBO Films' "Behind the Candelabra," Executive Produced by Jerry Weintraub, Directed by Steven Soderbergh, from a Script by Richard LaGravenese
Dan Aykroyd, Scott Bakula, Rob Lowe, Tom Papa, Paul Reiser and Debbie Reynolds also star in the project.

[08/01/12 - 02:04 PM]
HBO/Cinemax 2012-2013 Programming Overview
The networks release their biannual programming recaps for the rest of the year and beyond.

[06/29/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 29
Updates include: NBC details characters for its "The Office" spin-off; Warner Bros. Television picks up options on FOX's "Guilty"; and Elle Macpherson won't return as host of "Fashion Star."

[06/21/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 21
Updates include: Blair Brown, David Monahan bound for USA's "Political Animals"; Tom Papa cast in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra"; and Kevin Pereira to host "Let's Ask America."

[06/15/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 15
Updates include: Cheyenne Jackson lands role on NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; CBS orders pilot for "Draw Something"; and Matt Warburton to oversee FOX's "The Mindy Project."

[06/13/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 13
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Secret Lives of Husband and Wives"; Aaron Paul in talks to star in HBO's "The Missionary"; and Luke Kirby joins Sundance's "Rectify."

[10/11/11 - 10:01 AM]
Steven Soderbergh and Jerry Weintraub Bring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon to HBO for HBO Films' "Behind the Candelabra"
The film "takes a behind-the-scenes look at the tempestuous relationship between legendary entertainer Liberace and Scott Thorson, his younger live-in lover."







BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/26/13
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, January 2013) BEHIND THE CANDELABRA: Starring Academy Award(R) winners Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, this drama takes a behind-the-scenes look at the tempestuous relationship between legendary entertainer Liberace and Scott Thorson, his younger live-in lover. Directed by Academy Award(R) winner Steven Soderbergh from a script by Oscar(R) nominee Richard LaGravenese, the film is executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Jerry Weintraub and produced by Gregory Jacobs, Susan Ekins and Michael Polaire. Debuts this spring.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cheyenne Jackson as Jerry O'Rourke
· Dan Aykroyd
· Debbie Reynolds
· Matt Damon as Scott Thorson
· Michael Douglas as Liberace
· Paul Reiser as Mr. Felder
· Rob Lowe
· Tom Papa as Ray Arnett
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gregory Jacobs as PROD
· Jerry Weintraub as EP
· Richard LaGravenese as WRTR
· Steven Soderbergh as DIR
· Susan Ekins as PROD
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· HBO Films