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HBO halts production on 'Luck'

HBO halts production on 'Luck'

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- HBO and the producers of "Luck" say they've ceased production on the California-set racetrack drama after three horses were injured, then euthanized on its set.

Milch, HBO reunite for third TV drama

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- "Deadwood" and "John From Cincinnati" veteran David Milch co-wrote and will co-executive produce a new U.S. drama pilot for HBO, The Hollywood Reporter said.

HBO series 'John' rouses sleepy beach town

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif., April 21 (UPI) -- An out-of-the-way San Diego-area beach town has a starring role in the upcoming HBO series "John From Cincinnati."

Milch developing surf, aliens TV series

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Hollywood television writer David Milch is in the midst of developing series for HBO based on surfing, family dysfunction and space aliens.

Luke Perry joins 'Cincinnati' TV cast

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Veteran TV actor Luke Perry has joined the cast of "John from Cincinnati," an upcoming HBO series set in California.

Milch, HBO aiming for another 'Deadwood'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- "Deadwood" creator David Milch and HBO are looking to mirror the success of the well-received U.S. western series with "John from Cincinnati."

Actor Nichols joins HBO in 'Cincinnati'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- "Wimbledon" actor Austin Nichols has joined the HBO production of "John from Cincinnati Meets the Surfing Yosts," taking on the U.S. series' title role.

Two movies to mark end of Deadwood

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- HBO's Western drama series Deadwood will wrap up with a pair of two-hour television movies instead of a fourth season.

'Deadwood' may be dead wood next year

LOS ANGELES, May 12 (UPI) -- "Deadwood" creator David Milch has said his Emmy-winning Western would only run four seasons, but HBO is sending out signals season three may be its last. Milch had said from the onset of the drama that each season of "Deadwood" would represent a year in

HBO wants a fourth season of 'Deadwood'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- HBO's "Deadwood" hasn't started its third season yet, but there were reports Friday the oater would stick around at least through season four.

Mark Tinker joins 'Deadwood' team

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Veteran TV producer Mark Tinker has joined the team of HBO's "Deadwood" as executive producer and director.

Deadwood may get an openly gay character

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (UPI) -- "Deadwood" creator David Milch says he's thinking about putting an openly gay character in the HBO Western drama next season.

2006 Hollywood 'Walk' stars named

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Steve Martin and Charlize Theron head the list of Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipients for 2006, announced Friday by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

HBO goes for a third 'Deadwood' season

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- HBO's hit "Deadwood" series, already four shows into its second U.S. season, has been renewed for a third set of episodes.
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David S. Milch (born March 23, 1945) is an American screenwriter and television producer. He has created several television shows, including NYPD Blue (co-created with Steven Bochco) and Deadwood.

Milch graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale where he won the Tinker Prize in English and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa chapter along with future U.S. president George W. Bush. He earned an MFA from the Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa.

To avoid the draft during the Vietnam War, Milch enrolled in Yale Law School, but was expelled for shooting out a police car siren with a shotgun. Milch then worked as a writing teacher and lecturer in English literature at Yale. During his teaching career, he assisted Robert Penn Warren and Cleanth Brooks in the writing of several college textbooks on literature. Milch's poetry and fiction have been published in The Atlantic Monthly and the Southern Review.

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