or


[10/09/07 - 03:48 PM]
HBO Enters Into Exclusive Overall Development Deal with Emmy(R) Winning Actor and Director Charles S. Dutton
"I'm excited to renew my long-standing relationship with HBO," said Dutton. "I look forward to developing other projects that will have the same stamp of excellence as our previous collaborations."

[via press release from HBO]

HBO Enters Into Exclusive Overall Development Deal With Emmy� Winning Actor and Director Charles S. Dutton

October 09, 2007

HBO has entered into an exclusive overall development deal with Charles S. Dutton, a multiple Emmy� winner for his work as both an actor and a director, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, Programming Group and West Coast Operations, HBO. The agreement covers series, movies and miniseries.

"HBO has enjoyed a long and fruitful partnership with 'Roc' Dutton, and we are looking forward to teaming up with him on other exciting ventures," said Lombardo.

"I'm excited to renew my long-standing relationship with HBO," said Dutton. "I look forward to developing other projects that will have the same stamp of excellence as our previous collaborations."

Charles S. Dutton has a career spanning theater, television and film. His HBO credits include acting roles on the hit series Oz (Emmy� nomination) and The Sopranos. Dutton made his directorial debut in 1997 with the HBO original movie First Time Felon, and went on to direct the acclaimed HBO miniseries The Corner, for which he received a Best Director Emmy�.

A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Dutton created the lead roles in three of August Wilson's early plays: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, both of which brought him a Tony nomination, and Joe Turner's Come and Gone. He also received Emmy� and Golden Globe nominations for the TV adaptation of The Piano Lesson, making him one of the few actors to earn Tony, Emmy� and Golden Globe nominations for the same role.

On TV, Dutton also starred in and executive produced the hit series Roc (produced by HBO Independent Productions), for which he received several NAACP Image Award nominations. His other TV acting credits include the miniseries The Murder of Mary Phagan, The 60's, Deadlock and Aftershock, as well as appearances on the series House, Without a Trace (Emmy� win) and The Practice (Emmy� win). Dutton also stars in and directs the upcoming TV movie Racing for Time.

Dutton's numerous feature films include Q & A, Alien3, Menace II Society, Rudy, A Low Down Dirty Shame, Cry, The Beloved Country, Nick of Time, A Time to Kill, Get on the Bus, Gothika and Secret Window. He received Independent Spirit Award nominations for Blind Faith and Cookie's Fortune. Dutton's upcoming movies include John Sayles' Honeydripper and Express, starring with Dennis Quaid.

Dutton made his feature film directorial debut in 2004 with Against the Ropes and more recently directed episodes of the cable series Sleeper Cell, for which he was nominated for a DGA award.

About HBO

Home Box Office, Inc. is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., providing two 24-hour pay television services - HBO and Cinemax - to over 40 million U.S. subscribers. The services offer the most popular subscription video on demand products, HBO On Demand and Cinemax On Demand, as well as multiplex channels and HD feeds. Internationally the subscription video on demand products HBO On Demand and HBO Mobile, along with branded joint ventures, bring HBO services to over 50 countries. HBO programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide. Learn more at homeboxoffice.com.





  [october 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· AFTERSHOCK: EARTHQUAKE IN NEW YORK (CBS)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· PRACTICE, THE (ABC)
· RACING FOR TIME (LIFETIME)
· SLEEPER CELL (SHOWTIME)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





[02/07/16 - 06:53 PM]
Video: CBS Debuts Humorous "CBS All Access" Commercial During "Super Bowl 50"
The 30-second commercial was directed by famed producer/writer/director Peter Farrelly.

[02/07/16 - 06:14 PM]
Video: For the First Time Ever, A Showtime(R) Spot Is Featured in the Super Bowl
The new spot, with music by Grammy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated singer-songwriter Sia, was one of the only streaming service commercials to air during the game.

[02/07/16 - 04:58 PM]
Video: CBS Announces the Final Nine Episodes for "The Good Wife"
The series finale of broadcast television's most acclaimed drama will air Sunday, May 8.

[02/07/16 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with New Hampshire Republican Debate
The Alphabet averages more than 11.6 million viewers in primetime.

[02/07/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Ties for the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 6.

[02/06/16 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows" helps power said victory.

[02/06/16 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 on Friday with the Top Shows - "20/20" Scores Strongest Numbers Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/06/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/05/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 5
Updates include: Kal Penn, Maggie Q among those cast in ABC's "Designated Survivor"; FOX adds two single-camera projects to its pilot roster; and CBS orders pilot for medical drama "Sensory."

[02/05/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 03:01 PM]
Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta and "Shades of Blue" Back on the Beat for a Second Season on NBC
In L+3 results from Nielsen Media Research through its first three telecasts, "Shades of Blue" has averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.2 million viewers overall.

[02/05/16 - 01:19 PM]
ESPN to Televise "Monday Night Football" Game from Mexico City
The Texans-Raiders matchup will be played at famed Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21 (week 11) of the 2016 NFL season.

[02/05/16 - 12:24 PM]
Investigation Discovery's World Premiere of "20/20 on ID Presents Homicide" Reveals Never-Before-Heard Details
The interview airs as part of three original hours, premiering on Wednesday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/16 - 12:23 PM]
Investigation Discovery Begins 2016 as the #10 Network in Prime in Ad-Supported Cable
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 12:10 PM]
NBA and Turner's Cartoon Network Team Up for the Kids Channel's Annual "NBA All-Star Jam"
LeBron James makes an appearance as an animated version of himself on Cartoon Network's hit series "Teen Titans Go!"; while Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard are featured in "We Bare Bears."