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Fans Urge HBO to Bring Back 'Looking' With Petition

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 26
"Looking" fans are clamoring on social media, urging HBO execs to bring back the dramedy about three gay men looking for love in San Francisco just hours after the cable network announced the program would not return for a third season.

Why HBO Should Look For Any Reason to Keep 'Looking'

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 14
As Season Two of HBO's gay dramedy "Looking" heads towards its finale, online chatter suggests the network may not renew the show due to poor ratings.

'Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up' Debuts on HBO

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 10
On Valentine's Day, February 14, HBO Documentary Films presents "Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," a hybrid form of standup comedy inspired by O'Donnell's recent near-fatal heart attack.

Prop 8 Doc to Premier June 23 on HBO

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 21
There are many tales being told in "The Case Against 8," Ben Cotner and Ryan White’s riveting new documentary about one of the lawsuits which changed the course of LGBT history by opening the marriage equality floodgates.

HBO Holds Reception for Gay Couples Wed in Utah

TELEVISION | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Jan 18
Though they are not considered legally married in Utah, several gay and lesbian couples were feted with a wedding celebration as part of HBO’s promotion of its upcoming documentary on gay marriage, "The Case Against 8."

Jonathan Groff is Happy to be ’Looking’

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jan 18
"Looking" star Jonathan Groff chats about the new HBO show: "It’s nice that we’ve reached the point that we’re making a show about gay characters in which gay is who they are, but it doesn’t define them."

Six By Sondheim

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Dec 7
You don’t need to have a Sondheim obsession to be spellbound by HBO Documentaries Films’ "Six by Sondeim." The documentary examines Sondheim’s life and career by looking at six of his songs, and is directed by longtime collaborator James Lapine.

Whoopi Honors Moms Mabley

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 16
In her debut as a filmmaker, Whoopi Goldberg tips her hat to Jackie "Moms" Mabley (1894-1975), the boundary-smashing black comic who helped open a few doors for people like Whoopi herself.

More Details On HBO’s ’Looking’

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
HBO’s new gay-themed dramedy "Looking" will feature out British actor Russell Tovey, who plays "an accomplished video game wunderkind who has achieved financial and critical success at a young age."

More Details about HBO’s Gay ’Sex and the City’ Revealed

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 17
The star of the unnamed HBO dramedy said to be the gay version of "Sex and the City" reveals more details about the program.

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