HBO Renews 'Entourage,'Conchords'; Cans 'John'

August 2007
Multichannel News;8/20/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p58
The article reports on the showing of the television series the "Entourage," and "Flight of the Conchords," by the Home Box Office (HBO). HBO will telecast the current episode of the two television movies on September 2, 2007. The two movies are replacement on the slot left by the previous movie "John From Cincinnati." According to the research conducted by the Nielsen Media Research Data, the previous season of Entourage and Concorde is a hit among viewers.


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