Mike White to Produce a New HBO Comedy from 'Girls' and 'Klovn' Writers
by Bradford Evans It's been eight months since HBO canceled writer/director Mike White's critically-acclaimed series Enlightened, but White is already getting back into business with the network. HBO is developing a new comedy series called Mr. Romance that White will executive produce, THR reports.... [Read More]
Chris Lilley's Character Jonah Takalua Is Getting His Own Show
by Elise Czajkowski Summer Heights High creator and star Chris Lilley's spinoff Ja'mie: Private School Girl has only just premiered in the US, but he's already announced that another character from Summer Heights will front a new show. Lilley tweeted a confirmation of a BBC ... [Read More]
Check out the first episodes of HBO’s new comedies
Sunday evening, HBO premiered two new comedies, Ja’mie: Private School Girl and Getting On. And for a network that’s generally very protective of their original shows, it’s surprising to see that they’ve put the first episode of each show on YouTube for free viewing. Ja&rsquo... [Read More]
Watch the First Episode of HBO's New Comedies 'Ja'mie: Private School Girl' and 'Getting On' Online
by Bradford Evans HBO premiered two new comedies last night, and the network uploaded the first episode of each to YouTube for free, which is a rare move for them. Above is Chris Lilley's new show, Ja'mie: Private School Girl, which follows his Summer Heights High character Ja'mie King. Watch the p... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman's 'We Are Miracles': A Proudly Filthy Comic at the Top of Her Game
by Josiah Hughes While fans of her 2005 special, Jesus Is Magic, will not be disappointed with the material in Sarah Silverman's highly anticipated new release, there is no denying that this pot and poop loving comic has grown up a bit. There's still plenty here to offend the wince-ready audiences w... [Read More]
Diablo Cody Is Making an HBO Comedy with Oprah Winfrey
by Elise Czajkowski HBO is developing a comedy with Diablo Cody and Oprah Winfrey, says The Hollywood Reporter. Still untitled, the show will based on the upcoming book Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You're Taking, the Sex You're Not Having, The Sleep You're Missing and What's Really ... [Read More]
Reviewed: Sarah Silverman’s “We Are Miracles” (HBO)
Sarah Silverman does not Google herself for reviews or critiques that twist her words around in or out of context. “I guess that could get frustrating, but I can’t take any of it very seriously," Silverman said Wednesday night during a 92nd Street Y talk with Andy Borowitz. "I tell mysel... [Read More]
Talking to Sarah Silverman About Her New Special, Her Favorite Standups, and the James Franco Roast
by Bradford Evans Sarah Silverman has been doing standup for over 20 years, but she's never released a televised standup special until now. She's done dozens of late night spots and a theatrically-released concert film (Jesus Is Magic), but Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles, which premieres tomorrow ... [Read More]
Comedy Central commissions pilot for ‘The Chris Gethard Show’
Chris Gethard and his show are movin’ on up from  Manhattan’s public access channel to Comedy Central. The comedian announced the show last night on his show, stating that the opportunity won’t replace his current show. The network has commissioned a pilot of the sho... [Read More]
Bill Murray returning to small screen for HBO miniseries
Thanks to HBO, comedy legend Bill Murray is coming back to the telly. Bill will be playing the role of the local widower Jack Kennison in the upcoming miniseries Olive Kitteridge. The story is based on a novel by Elizabeth Strout. It takes place in a small New England town that seems to be sweeping ... [Read More]