Like any profitable and aggressive media outfit, HBO must ensure that its Web site is always up to date. All the latest information on its shows, its talent, its ambitions — it’s gotta be up there, fresh.

Routine maintenance and updating is the only possible explanation for the change in Bill Maher’s “cast & crew” page over the last 24 hours. Here’s how that page looked yesterday, before this blog started making inquiries about why it showcased a 13-to-1 man-to-woman ratio.


And here’s how it looks now, a day later. Kudos to HBO for updating things, not to mention attaining overnight gender diversity.