Newswire: Forget Drake and Meek Mill: HBO and Starz have mad beef, yo

So apparently some guy who used to be on Degrassi and some other guy who’s dating Nicki Minaj are having a rap beef of some kind? But enough about that: OMG you guys, HBO is beefing with Starz, and it’s about to get real. Maybe not real enough to spill into physical violence—or even profane tweets—but at least real enough to warrant a mention in Broadcasting & Cable.

The tense and bitter feud began when Starz sent television reporters a press release touting its pro basketball comedy Survivor’s Remorse and slamming HBO’s pro football comedy Ballers, noting that many critics called the show “mediocre.” (Which it totally is.)Survivor’s Remorse was funnier, better written, and an overall better show,” said the release. (Also true.) In a Thursday panel during HBO’s block of the Television Critics Association Press Tour, Ballers star Dwayne “The …

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