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Michael Lombardo

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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Michael Lombardo Leads Celebration for HBO at Caucus Awards

    12:43 am 12/3/2012

    It was a banner night for the pay network as its president of programming was named executive of the year and frequent collaborators Jay Roach, Graham Yost and Stan Lathan were also honored.Read more

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  6. HBO's Michael Lombardo is the Caucus' Executive of the Year

    6:20 pm 11/16/2012

    The group of veteran producers, directors and writers also announces nominees for producer of the year, including Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Howard Gordon.Read more

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  7. Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Honors Katzenbergs, Matt Bomer and Partner, Bob and Harvey Weinstein

    4:13 pm 10/6/2012

    GLSEN, which works to create safe schools for LGBT youth, raised $1 million at its eight annual Respect Awards in Los Angeles.Read more

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  8. TCA 2012: HBO Execs on Larry David, Aaron Sorkin and the Future of 'Game of Thrones'

    3:49 pm 8/1/2012

    Richard Plepler and Michael Lombardo open up about the status of "Bored to Death" and "Entourage" movies and the departure of Scott Rudin.Read more

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  9. Michael Lombardo to Be Honored By Saban Free Clinic (Q&A)

    1:48 pm 11/16/2011

    HBO's programming chief talks to THR about his recent tour of the clinic, the charity's work and why he's offering his support.Read more

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