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[07/10/14 - 09:16 AM]
HBO Receives 99 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Game of Thrones" led all nominees with 19 nominations, while "The Normal Heart" received 16, "True Detective" received 12 and "Veep" received 9.

[01/09/14 - 12:59 PM]
The "45th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced
BET and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 19 and 16 nominations respectively, followed by ABC with 15 nominations and HBO with 13 nominations.

[09/12/13 - 09:37 AM]
Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and Benjamin Walker Star in the HBO Films Presentation "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," Directed by Stephen Frears, Debuting Oct. 5
Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears directed from a script by Shawn Slovo.

[07/25/13 - 02:02 PM]
Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and Benjamin Walker Star in the HBO Films Presentation "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," Directed by Stephen Frears, Debuting Oct. 5
Stephen Frears directed the film from a script by Shawn Slovo.

[07/25/13 - 02:00 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channels release their biannual overview of their respective programming highlights.

[04/10/12 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Danny Glover, Barry Levinson among latest to "Ali's Greatest Fight" at HBO; Freya Tingley joins Netflix's "Hemlock Grove"; and Lauren Cohan upped to series regular on AMC's "The Walking Dead."

[02/15/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 15
Updates include: Terry O'Quinn joins ABC's "666 Park Avenue"; Ali Larter is FOX's "The Asset"; and Steven Pasquale to topline NBC's "Do No Harm."







MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/5/13
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, July 2013) MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT: This drama goes behind the closed doors of the United States Supreme Court as the nine Supreme Court Justices - Chief Justice Warren E. Burger (Frank Langella), Hugo Black (Fritz Weaver), William O. Douglas (Harris Yulin), John Harlan II (Christopher Plummer), William Brennan Jr. (Peter Gerety), Potter Stewart (Barry Levinson), Byron White (John Bedford Lloyd), Thurgood Marshall (Danny Glover) and Harry Blackmun (Ed Begley, Jr.) - decide the outcome of Muhammad Ali's landmark 1971 case. Justice Harlan, a respected jurist with 15 years on the Court, finds himself at odds with the Court's status quo after his perspective is challenged by the contemporary ideals of his new clerk, Kevin Connolly (Benjamin Walker). Executive produced by Frank Doelger, Tracey Scoffield and Jonathan Cameron; directed by Stephen Frears from a script by Shawn Slovo. Debuts Oct. 5.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Barry Levinson as Potter Stewart
· Benjamin Walker as Kevin Kennedy
· Christopher Plummer as John Harlan II
· Danny Glover as Thurgood Marshall
· Ed Begley Jr. as Harry Blackmun
· Frank Langella as Warren E. Burger
· Fritz Weaver as Hugo Black
· Harris Yulin as William O. Douglas
· John Bedford Lloyd as Byron "Whizzer" White
· Kathleen Chalfant as Ethel Harlan
· Pablo Schreiber as Covert Becker
· Peter Gerety as William Brennan, Jr.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Frank Doelger as EP
· Jonathan Cameron as EP
· Shawn Slovo as WRTR
· Stephen Frears as DIR
· Tracey Scoffield as EP
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· HBO Films
· SAF Films West