Cinemax, Alan Ball Team for New Amish Drama ‘Banshee’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Cinemax is raising the barn: The cable network announced a new Amish drama from “True Blood” creator Alan Ball. The cable station confirms to TheWrap that it’s working with Ball on a new series, “Banshee,” that will center around an ex-con/martial arts expert who descends on a tiny […]

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SC Filmmaker: Channels Showed Porn, Not His Comedy

By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. - A former South Carolina lawmaker is suing cable TV channels HBO and Showtime, claiming they promoted his low-budget comedy about Appalachia called 'The Hills Have Thighs' only to instead show a soft-core pornographic movie with the same title. James "Bubba" Cromer said the mix-up defamed him […]

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