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[08/30/21 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 30
Updates include: The CW orders "Nancy Drew" spin-off "Tom Swift" to series; Emily VanCamp to exit FOX's "The Resident"; and Kyle Chandler boards "Mayor of Kingstown" at Paramount+.

[08/09/21 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 9
Updates include: Jackie Earle Haley among latest bound for Showtime's "The First Lady"; "Hacks" co-creator Jen Statsky extends overall deal with Universal; and Beth Goddard tapped for Starz's "The Serpent Queen."

[06/08/21 - 12:31 PM]
HBO Max Renews Acclaimed Comedy Series "Hacks" for a Second Season
The first season will conclude this Thursday, June 10 with the final two episodes.

[05/20/21 - 07:01 AM]
"In the Heights," "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It," and All Eight Harry Potter Films Arrive on HBO Max This June
The season 1 part 2 premiere of "Genera+ion," documentary "Revolution Rent," season four of "Summer Camp Island," the second seasons of "The Fungies" and "Full Bloom," the competition series hosted by celebrity florist Simon Lycett, and "Starstruck," premiere in the month as well.

[04/28/21 - 10:59 AM]
Video: HBO Max Unveils Trailer and Key Art for "Hacks," Debuting May 13
The series explores a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old (Hannah Einbinder).

[04/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Angelina Jolie in "Those Who Wish Me Dead," "Tenet," "In Treatment," New Dark Comedy Series "Hacks" and "Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Together Again" Arrive on HBO Max This May
Also on tap are a new season of "Gomorrah" and the Andrew Scott/Ruth Wilson-led film "Oslo."

[02/08/21 - 01:37 PM]
Hannah Einbinder and Carl Clemons-Hopkins Star in the Untitled Jean Smart Comedy Series
The series, due this spring on HBO Max, is created by Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky.

[01/01/21 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 28-January 1
Updates include: the five major studios will place their Southern California-based series on an extended hiatus due to the state's surge in coronavirus cases.

[05/05/20 - 01:01 PM]
HBO Max Gives Series Order to Dark Comedy Project from Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky
Emmy Award(R)-winning actress Jean Smart has been cast to star in the comedy series, which will explore a dark mentorship that forms between a Las Vegas diva (Smart) and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.

[01/28/20 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 28
Updates include: FOX issues pilot order to "The Big Leap"; Margarita Levieva to star in Netflix's "In from the Cold"; and Matthew McConaughey, Nic Pizzolatto re-team for FX's "Redeemer."







HACKS (HBO MAX)
Returns in TBA 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/13/21 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 2 ordered on 6/8/21
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO Max's web site, May 2021) To salvage her waning career, legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) is forced to team up with an entitled, outcast television writer in this hilariously dark comedy series.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carl Clemons-Hopkins as Marcus
· Christopher McDonald
· Hannah Einbinder as Ava
· Jean Smart as Deborah Vance
· Johnny Sibilly
· Kaitlin Olson
· Mark Indelicato
· Meg Stalter
· Paul W. Downs
· Poppy Liu
· Rose Abdoo
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Miner as EP
· Jen Statsky as CRTR/EP
· Lucia Aniello as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Schur as EP
· Morgan Sackett as EP
· Paul W. Downs as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· First Thought Productions
· Fremulon
· Paulilu Productions
· Universal Television