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Michael Lombardo

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  1. HBO Programming Head Talks 'True Detective' Season 2, Why 'True Blood' Is Ending

    8:09 am 8/21/2014

    The trio of cops starring in second season of Nic Pizzolatto's series will be revealed soonRead more

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  2. HBO Execs Talk 'True Detective' Casting, 'Game of Thrones' Future

    3:15 pm 7/10/2014

    Chiefs Richard Plepler and Michael Lombardo fielded other questions from TCA about the potential for more "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and a reworked Ryan Murphy pilot.Read more

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  3. HBO's Michael Lombardo to Host First Lady at DNC Fundraiser in L.A.

    11:40 pm 7/8/2014

    With the midterm elections looming, the July 15 event is the latest in a series of entertainment industry fundraisers featuring the Obamas in Los Angeles this month. Read more

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  4. Sarah Jessica Parker Presents Award to HBO's Michael Lombardo at amfAR Inspiration Gala

    10:17 pm 6/10/2014

    The Josh Duhamel-hosted NYC event for AIDS research also honored Calvin Klein Collection's Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli, and the HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway.Read more

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  5. HRTS Panel: There's a Dramatic Shortage of Drama Showrunners

    4:36 pm 9/10/2013

    “Anybody who knows how to run a show [is taken]," says FX CEO John Landgraf, citing the large number of series on air. "Drama is fully cooked.”Read more

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  6. 'Luck' Really Soured HBO on Working With Animals

    2:46 pm 7/25/2013

    A year after the highly-publicized deaths of several horses and the short-lived drama's cancellation, Michael Lombardo and Richard Plepler say other critter series are unlikely. Read more

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  7. HBO's Michael Lombardo: James Gandolfini Was 'Ready to Jump' Back Into TV

    8:00 am 6/26/2013

    The exec says the late actor had been working on "Big Dead Place," a show about the U.S. Antarctic program, and was ready to "commit to a series and character that he hadn't committed to since Tony Soprano."Read more

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  8. Cable Execs Won't Duplicate 'House of Cards' Model, Still Want Water-Cooler TV

    4:18 pm 2/27/2013

    Speaking at the HRTS luncheon, A+E Networks' Nancy Dubuc, HBO's Michael Lombardo and Turner's Steve Koonin praise the bravery of Netflix but say their brands are committed to destination viewing such as "Game of Thrones" and "Hatfields & McCoys."Read more

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