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‘Winning Time’ Co-Creator Max Borenstein Extends Overall Deal With HBO

‘Winning Time’ Co-Creator Max Borenstein Extends Overall Deal With HBO

Winning Time co-creator Max Borenstein is staying in business with HBO. The writer, producer and showrunner has renewed his overall deal for an additional three years, under which he will develop new content for the network.

Borenstein is the co-creator and showrunner of HBO’s drama series, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, which was recently renewed for a second season.

Based on Jeff Pearlman’s book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980, season 1 of Winning Time followed Dr. Jerry Buss (John C. Reilly) as he took control of the team financially, reshaped the way NBA games were presented, and created a dynamic squad featuring old and new blood (Magic Johnson as played by Quincy Isaiah), while rolling the dice on such coaches as Pat Riley (Adrien Brody), Jack McKinney (Tracy Letts) and Paul Westhead (Jason Segel

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