David Milch Extends HBO Overall Deal Through 2016

David Milch Extends HBO Overall Deal Through 2016

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“Luck” writer/producer has been with network since 2002

“Deadwood” producer David Milch has signed on for a new two-year overall deal with HBO, a network representative told TheWrap.

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The TV writer/producer has had projects at HBO since the 2002 hit western series, which led to an overall deal in 2005. The new deal will extend Milch's relationship with the network through 2016.

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Since “Deadwood,” Milch has seen “Luck” and “John From Cincinnati” air at HBO. The 2008 pilot “Last of the Ninth” was not picked up by the network, and HBO decided not to move forward with Nathan Lane media mogul project “The Money” for the current season.