Michael Lombardo http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/taxonomy/term/7396/all/feed en New HBO Programming Boss Casey Bloys to Hold Master Class in Banff (Exclusive) http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/new-hbo-programming-boss-casey-897474 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2016/05/casey_bloys_-_h_-_2016.jpg" /><br/>Bloys' post-HBO shake-up trek to the Canadian Rockies will see the comedy wiz join series producer Jenni Konner to talk about 'Girls.'<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/new-hbo-programming-boss-casey-897474" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/new-hbo-programming-boss-casey-897474#comments Television Television Canada THR Online HBO Michael Lombardo Richard Plepler Steven Zaillian Banff World Media Festival The Leftovers Moneyball International Thu, 26 May 2016 12:00:00 +0000 Etan Vlessing 897474 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com HBO Shake-Up: Casey Bloys Named President of Programming http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbo-shake-up-casey-bloys-896346 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2016/05/hbos_casey_bloys.jpg" /><br/>Michael Lombardo, whose abrupt exit was announced Friday, will segue into a producer deal with the premium network.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbo-shake-up-casey-bloys-896346" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbo-shake-up-casey-bloys-896346#comments Television Television USA THR Online HBO Michael Lombardo Sun, 22 May 2016 18:39:45 +0000 Lacey Rose 896346 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com HBO's Michael Lombardo Blames Himself For 'True Detective' Season 2 http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-michael-lombardo-blames-himself-852842 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/gettyimages-500278930_-_h_2016.jpg" /><br/>"Well, you know what? I set him up. To deliver, in a very short time frame, something that became very challenging to deliver," the HBO programming president said of 'True Detective' scribe Nic Pizzolatto.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-michael-lombardo-blames-himself-852842" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-michael-lombardo-blames-himself-852842#comments Television Television USA THR Online Michael Lombardo Nic Pizzolatto Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:53:09 +0000 Katie Wilson Berg 852842 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com 'True Detective' Can Only Be Judged in the Way It's Presented http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/true-detective-can-be-judged-812432 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/07/vince-vaughn-true-detective-207.jpg" /><br/>HBO implores critics to reserve judgment till the end of the season, but that's no good for either side.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/true-detective-can-be-judged-812432" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/true-detective-can-be-judged-812432#comments Live Feed Television Television THR Online Michael Lombardo Nic Pizzolatto TCA 2015 True Detective Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000 Rick Porter 812432 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com Starz Boss Chris Albrecht on Binge Watching and That HBO "Feud" http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/starz-boss-chris-albrecht-binge-812452 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/02/chris_albrecht.jpg" /><br/>The executive also used his time at TCA to tout the cabler's success with underserved viewers.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/starz-boss-chris-albrecht-binge-812452" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/starz-boss-chris-albrecht-binge-812452#comments Live Feed Television Television THR Online Chris Albrecht Michael Lombardo TCA 2015 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:41:41 +0000 Lesley Goldberg 812452 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com HBO Boss Blasts Starz's 'Ballers' Dig, Asks: "What's 'Survivor's Remorse'?" http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/hbo-boss-blasts-starzs-ballers-812345 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/07/dwayne_johnson_ballers_jessie_usher_survivors_remorse_split.jpg" /><br/>"We make this for the consumer and I really feel a vote of confidence from them," HBO programming president Michael Lombardo said at TCA.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/hbo-boss-blasts-starzs-ballers-812345" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/hbo-boss-blasts-starzs-ballers-812345#comments Live Feed Television Television THR Online Michael Lombardo TCA 2015 Ballers Survivor's Remorse Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:12:00 +0000 Kate Stanhope 812345 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com 'The Brink' Creators on Jerry Weintraub: "He Had Your Back, Not His Own" http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/brink-creators-jerry-weintraub-he-808560 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/07/the_brink_hbo_panel.jpg" /><br/>The duo behind HBO's political satire owe their A-list director and cast to the late producer, who wouldn't even let execs see the pilot unless he could screen it his way.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/brink-creators-jerry-weintraub-he-808560" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies Culture USA Jerry Weintraub Michael Lombardo THR Weekly Magazine The Brink Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 Roberto and Kim Benabib 808560 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com HBO's Real-Life Game of Thrones: The Fight to Stay Rich, on Top and Score Bill Simmons http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-real-life-game-thrones-802764 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/06/hbo_video.jpg" /><br/>Warring clans (cable vs. broadband) battle over unfathomable riches (revenues of $5.4 billion last year) and golden idols (Emmys), with fire-breathing dragons circling overhead (oh, wait, that's just Nic Pizzolatto). Now, the network chiefs reveal the dramatic boardroom backstory on how "HB-Over" became HB-Over-the-Top.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-real-life-game-thrones-802764" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Television Business USA HBO Michael Lombardo Richard Plepler THR Weekly Magazine Game of Thrones Silicon Valley Summer Guide THR Cover Story Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 Lacey Rose 802764 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com L.A.'s Soho House Turns 5: Membership Rejections, Success Secrets Revealed in Oral History http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/las-soho-house-turns-5-784025 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/03/soho_house_illo.jpg" /><br/>For the first time, on the private club's fifth anniversary in L.A., the key players reveal how they made it a success, why the Real Housewives will never get in and the vague rules for which creative types do make the cut: "The very worst people ... doubled our satisfaction in rejecting them."<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/las-soho-house-turns-5-784025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Culture USA Paul Haggis Amy Adams Ben Silverman Danny Strong Hilary Shor Jesse Tyler Ferguson Julie Plec Matthew Rhys Michael Lombardo Nicole Clemens Ron Burkle Waldo Fernandez THR Weekly Magazine Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 Gary Baum 784025 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com Industry Picks: Chuck Lorre, Shonda Rhimes Reveal Their Favorite Big-Screen Comedy http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/industry-picks-chuck-lorre-shonda-782408 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/02/chuck_lorre.jpg" /><br/>Maria Bello, Guillermo Diaz and HBO's Michael Lombardo also share their personal favorites.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/industry-picks-chuck-lorre-shonda-782408" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA Chuck Lorre Guillermo Diaz Lisa Kudrow Maria Bello Michael Lombardo Mira Sorvino Shirley MacLaine Shonda Rhimes THR Weekly Magazine Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000 THR Staff 782408 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com Shonda Rhimes Honored at HRC Benefit: "You Are Not Alone" http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/shonda-rhimes-honored-at-hrc-781566 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/03/ap943567693829.jpg" /><br/>The prolific showrunner and HBO's Michael Lombardo were celebrated for their wide inclusion of the LGBT community on some of the highest-rated shows on TV.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/shonda-rhimes-honored-at-hrc-781566" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/shonda-rhimes-honored-at-hrc-781566#comments Style Television USA THR Online HBO Lena Dunham Michael Lombardo Shonda Rhimes Shondaland Scandal The Case Against 8 The Normal Heart About Town Sun, 15 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 Arlene Washington 781566 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com Emmy Comedy Clarification: TV Academy Says Rule Changes "Just a Start" http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/emmy-comedy-clarification-tv-academy-777499 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/02/no_longer_a_comedy_split.jpg" /><br/>"These are not hard-and-fast rules," chief Bruce Rosenblum tells THR as networks plan to challenge new edicts defining a comedy as a half-hour.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/emmy-comedy-clarification-tv-academy-777499" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Television Awards USA Mark Pedowitz Michael Lombardo William H. Macy THR Weekly Magazine Emmy Awards Fargo Glee Jane the Virgin Orange is the New Black Shameless True Detective Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000 Michael O'Connell 777499 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com Oscar Party Diary: Inside the Glitziest Bashes http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscar-party-diary-inside-glitziest-775845 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/02/ap109027850145.jpg" /><br/>Lil Kim, Aaron Paul and Octavia Spencer were all spotted as THR hit the most exclusive celebrations.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscar-party-diary-inside-glitziest-775845" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscar-party-diary-inside-glitziest-775845#comments Awards Movies Style Culture Awards USA THR Online Anna Wintour Benedict Cumberbatch Carol Channing Channing Tatum Gayle King Gwyneth Paltrow Harvey Weinstein James Corden Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Lopez Julianne Moore Keira Knightley Kelsey Grammer Matthew Morrison Michael Lombardo Nicole Scherzinger Rita Ora Zach Galifianakis Independent Spirit Awards Oscars Oscars 2015 About Town Sat, 21 Feb 2015 03:12:18 +0000 Matthew Belloni, Alex Ben Block, Alison Brower, Scott Feinberg, Chris Gardner, Merle Ginsberg, Arlene Washington, Stacey Wilson Hunt 775845 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com 23 Network Chiefs on Frustrating Trends, Coveted Reboots and the Series They Can't Miss http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/network-broadcast-cable-trends-2015-764852 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/01/ted_sarandos_john_landgraf_dana_walden_split.jpg" /><br/>The Hollywood Reporter sat down with TV's top executives at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour to get their honest assessments on everything from whom they'd swap jobs with for a day to the hardest show they've had to cancel.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/network-broadcast-cable-trends-2015-764852" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Business Television Business USA 20th Century Fox Film AMC BBC America Bob Greenblatt CBS Charlie Collier Chris Albrecht Chris McCumber Cindy Holland Comedy Central Dana Walden Dave Howe David McKillop David Nevins Dirk Hoogstra FX Gary Newman HBO History John Landgraf Kent Alterman Larry Jones Lifetime Mark Pedowitz Matt Cherniss Michael Lombardo MTV NBC Netflix Nina Tassler Rob Sharenow Sarah Barnett Showtime Starz! Susan Levison Susanne Daniels SyFy Ted Sarandos The CW TV Land VH1 WGN America THR Weekly Magazine TCA Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:00:00 +0000 Lacey Rose, Lesley Goldberg 764852 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com HBO's Michael Lombardo Earns HRC Honor http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-michael-lombardo-earns-hrc-764097 <img src="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2015/01/mike_lombardo_a_p.jpg" /><br/>For his efforts to advance LGBT equality.<p><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-michael-lombardo-earns-hrc-764097" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hbos-michael-lombardo-earns-hrc-764097#comments Television Television USA THR Online HBO Michael Lombardo LGBT Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:36:23 +0000 Lesley Goldberg 764097 at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com