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)











[10/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by a Season-High 65% in 18-49 Going from Live + Same Day to Live +3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/25/14 - 08:59 AM]
Season Debut of "Grimm" Delivers the Show's Top Rating Since March 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/25/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Once Again Pushes FOX in Front
Said coverage bumps ABC and CBS to second place in adults 18-49 and total viewers, respectively.

[10/25/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Beats NBC's Friday Debuts - "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Rank as Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/24/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "Empire" - The Sexy, New Powerful Drama Coming to FOX in January 2015
Watch the new promo that just debuted following tonight's World Series coverage on the network.

[10/24/14 - 08:02 PM]
ABC Cancels "Manhattan Love Story"
The previously announced special "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will fill its time period this coming Tuesday while a full hour of "Selfie" has been booked for November 4.

[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.