I arrived in Beverly Hills Sunday for annual summer press tour for critics from around the nation. Unfortunately, I arrived several days after the tour began, and I feel a little bit like a student who missed the first few days of classes and has to catch up on all the gossip.
I'm told that Thursday's HBO session was notable for a couple of reasons. There is going to be a lot of controversy connected to a new provocative HBO drama about marriage, "Tell Me You Love Me," that premieres Sept. 9. It apparently is loaded with sexual content.
There also was some news concerning the proposed "Deadwood" movies from Buffalo's David Milch.
Well, actually the news is there is no news. HBO's executives said they are still interested in doing the films but added that Milch is drained from working on his new series, "John From Cincinnati," and the plan is to talk with him after he's had some rest.