By Oliver M. Pulumbarit
Lewd and lowbrow elements often make up most of Mike Judge’s humor, but the “Beavis and Butthead” creator’s new HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley” is primarily smart and geeky, although it can still be crude and downright silly at times.
By Rita P. Asilo
To win a war, you have to start one—and, with Julia Roberts and Matt Bomer in tow, that’s exactly what Mark Ruffalo does in Ryan Murphy’s “The Normal Heart,” shown on HBO last weekend. The exceptional drama based on Larry Kramer’s blisteringly polemical Tony-winning stage production about the HIV/AIDS crisis in the ’80s couldn’t have come at a more pertinent time.
The Foo Fighters are headed to the small screen.
Hit HBO television show “Games of Thrones” was renewed for two more seasons Tuesday, two days after its latest series opened with a bang that crashed the broadcaster’s online app.
The first show of the new “Games of Thrones” season drew HBO’s biggest audience since the finale of “The Sopranos,” data showed Monday after the broadcaster’s online app crashed under the strain.