Watch a Trailer for HBO's New Comedy 'Getting On'
by Bradford Evans Here's a new trailer for Getting On, HBO's upcoming remake of the UK medical comedy of the same name. Premiering Sunday, November 24th, Getting On stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, and Mel Rodriguez as employees at a womens' extended care facility. Guest stars inclu... [Read More]
'Eastbound & Down' Season 4 Justifies Resurrecting the Show
by Bradford Evans It came as a bit of a shock last year when Eastbound & Down was renewed by HBO for a fourth season. For years, showrunners Danny McBride and Jody Hill had been planning on ending Eastbound after its third season and they even wrote/shot/aired the last episode as a series finale... [Read More]
Stephen Merchant's 'Hello Ladies' Feels Cringe-Worthingly Familiar
by Elise Czajkowski Stephen Merchant is, and probably will always be, best known as the co-creator of cringe-worthy shows that made Ricky Gervais very famous: The Office, Extras, and The Ricky Gervais Show, amongst others. But last night, he stepped into his first starring role with the premiere of ... [Read More]
Watch the First Trailer for 'Ja'mie King: Private School Girl'
by Elise Czajkowski Here's the first trailer for Chris Lilley upcoming HBO show Ja'mie King: Private School Girl. The  six-episode series, which debuts in the US on November 24, follows Lilley's popular Ja'mie King character as she returns to private school. It's the third appea... [Read More]
Good Neighbor Member Nick Rutherford Speaks Out About Not Being Hired by 'SNL'
by Bradford Evans Last month, Saturday Night Live hired everyone from the LA-based sketch group Good Neighbor onto the show except for member Nick Rutherford. Good Neighbor's Kyle Mooney and Beck Bennett were hired as featured players, while Dave McCary was brought on as a director, with all of... [Read More]
What to Look Forward to in 'SNL' Season 39
by Erik Voss Season 39 of SNL kicks off this Saturday night with Tina Fey, Arcade Fire, and a mouthful of new names for Don Pardo to read off in the opening credits. After several seasons of little turnover, the cast is experiencing a major upheaval, with six — six! — new cast members to... [Read More]
Emily Mortimer Sells a Semi-Autobiographical Comedy to HBO
by Bradford Evans Emily Mortimer, star of The Newsroom and Shutter Island amongst countless other things, is co-creating and starring in a new comedy that'll be airing on HBO, THR reports. The show is called Doll & Em, and it was created by and stars Mortimer and her real-life best friend Dolly ... [Read More]
Primetime Emmy winners for Comedy 2013
Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield did not win the Emmy this year for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, but the 30 Rock finale episode they wrote ("Last Lunch") that included the "Rural Juror" song did win for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, so that's got to count for something. Even if the ... [Read More]
HBO's Remake of the UK Series 'Getting On' Premieres Nov. 24
by Bradford Evans HBO announced today that the network's adaptation of the acclaimed UK medical comedy Getting On will debut Sunday, November 24th at 10pm. The US version of the show follows the put-upon nurses and doctors of a Long Beach extended-care facility the show is set in the women&rsqu... [Read More]
Watch a Trailer for Stephen Merchant's New HBO Show 'Hello Ladies'
by Bradford Evans Stephen Merchant, Ricky Gervais's writing partner and co-creator of The Office and Extras, is set to play his first lead role in Hello Ladies, an HBO sitcom he co-created that debuts September 29th. Here's the first full-length trailer for the show, which features him getting reje... [Read More]