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‘Game of Thrones’ Comes to the Lower East Side this Week with ‘Immersive Art Experience’

Last modified April 18, 2016 at 11:50 pm

Winter might be ending for us plebs in the northern hemisphere, but not in Game of Thrones. The popular HBO series returns next Sunday for its highly-anticipated sixth season. As part of the overall marketing push, the cable network is coming to the Lower East Side for an exclusive art exhibit. “Art the Throne,” as […]

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HBO’s Scorsese/Jagger Series ‘Vinyl’ Taking Over the LES Today; Will Shoot at Mission Chinese

Posted October 27, 2015 at 5:19 am

HBO’s love affair with the Lower East Side continues. For the second time this month, the hotly anticipated Martin Scorsese/Mick Jagger series, Vinyl, will occupy an enormous swath of Lower East Side territory. From Rivington to Rutgers Street, in fact. All day today. The usual no parking signs envelop the street furniture east of Hell […]

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HBO Wants to Film Scorsese/Jagger Series ‘Vinyl’ in Your Living Room

Posted October 7, 2015 at 10:33 am

If you live in the vicinity of 253 East Houston (at Suffolk), now is your chance to have your abode on the small screen. HBO sent its scouts to the Lower East Side this week with the goal of finding apartments for its highly-anticipated music series, Vinyl. The crew is specifically looking for an “apartment with […]

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Your First Look at Martin Scorsese’s HBO Music Series ‘Vinyl’ [VIDEO]

Posted August 10, 2015 at 9:28 am

Needle drop. Last week, HBO unleashed the first teaser trailer for the much-anticipated music series, Vinyl. Wow. There’s enough in this clip to whet your whistle, from the soundtrack (New York Dolls) and setting (NYC) to the sex and drugs. Unfortunately, the real deal won’t air until 2016. Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and showrunner/writer Terrence […]

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Now’s Your Chance to be an Extra in the Scorsese-Jagger HBO Music Series

Last modified August 9, 2015 at 7:32 pm

HBO is currently in production on a new music-oriented series from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger. The unnamed show is not even out yet and already garnering accolades and critical acclaim. It’s about a music executive navigating the glorified, though changing, scene of the 1970s. Boardwalk Empire creator Terrence Winter is also attached to the […]

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Times Square Porn Industry the Subject of New HBO Project by David Simon

Posted June 19, 2015 at 5:20 am

Fans of smutty city history and The Wire will treasure this news. Prolific screenwriter David Simon is developing a new show for HBO about the porn industry with frequent collaborator George Pelecanos. Aptly dubbed The Deuce (nickname of yore for 42nd Street), the potential show (it’s still in an early phase) will “chronicle the legalization and […]

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‘Crime’ Takes Hold of the Lower East Side for HBO

Posted January 20, 2015 at 10:20 am

Crime is coming to the Lower East Side today. As in the new HBO miniseries currently in production. Two different areas are selected for the shoot, including Hell Square and the streets beside the Manhattan Bridge entrance. The eight-hour program – born as an unaired pilot starring the late James Gandolfini – is a New […]

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HBO’s ‘Girls’ is Filming on the Bowery Today

Posted July 22, 2014 at 10:00 am

Lena Dunham and the Girls crew will be filming scenes in and around the Bowery today. The shoot is to capture scenes for the upcoming fourth season of the hit HBO series. Laminated signs mark the territory, lining the west side of the Bowery and bending around to Kenmare Street into Little Italy. Season 4 […]

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‘Girls’ is Filming Scenes in SoHo Today

Last modified April 21, 2014 at 10:52 am

Barely a month after the finale of Season 3, Lena Dunham’s HBO dramedy Girls is back on the city streets to film the follow-up. The renewal for a fourth series actually happened back in January. The annoying cast of girls from Brooklyn will make their way to SoHo later today for the requisite filming activities. No […]

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Some Thoughts on Season 3 of HBO’s ‘Girls’; Worth All the Fuss?

Last modified January 17, 2014 at 12:57 pm

Girls is a volatile subject around town, carrying all the weight of discussing politics or religion in the workplace. Love or loathe, it’s a media force that doesn’t appear to be disappearing any time soon. Over the past year, Lena Dunham and Co. spent a great deal of time on the Lower East Side, so, […]

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