HBO to Air 'Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway' on March 19th
HBO will air "The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway" on March 19, the network announced Monday. The special was filmed at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York in January, following the conclusion of the show's Broadway engagement. [Read More]
HBO unveils their Pee-Wee Herman poster! | PopBytes
..Pee-Wee Herman was bringing his recent hit Broadway production, The Pee-Wee Herman Show to HBO next month (March 19th), now here’s a look at the poster, featuring two of my favorite Playhouse characters, Miss Yvonne and Cowboy Curtis! [Read More]
"Mike Merryfield's Public Apology"
"...If you were part of an audience at the Skyline at any time in the first half of my career, I sincerely apologize. You most likely had to sit through an uncomfortable string of bad premises, weak punch lines and flop sweat. You did it and I love you for it. I was not good and you didn’t have the heart to tell me. You rule. On many occasions I deserved to be taken out back of the club and bludgeoned to death with the very microphone that I had no right to be holding. At the very least, you g... [Read More]
Funny Or Die Presents - The Complete First Season (dvd review) | The Serious Comedy Site
Funny or Die is an HBO sketch comedy show. Like any sketch comedy show each episode is a series of hit and misses. Fortunately there are many more hits than misses and usually at least one show-your-friends funny bit per show. [Read More]
Garfunkle and Oates Developing Series for HBO
You're telling me that two adorable musical comedians with numerous TV credits and a huge internet following are getting a development deal with HBO? Get out of town! That kind of thing only happens in the movies! Comics Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome.. [Read More]
HBO to film political comedy series 'Veep' starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus next month
It's official: HBO's upcoming political satire series "Veep," starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will be filmed on a Baltimore movie set next month. Dreyfus will play a fictional Vice President, Selina Meyer, a former senator who becomes VP after losing a primary to the man who eventually becomes president. According to press for the project, Selina Meyer "finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about." [Read More]
HBO Picks Up Judd Apatow-Produced Comedy With 'Tiny Furniture' Star Lena Dunham
HBO has picked up a new comedy series produced by Judd Apatow and created by and starring "Tiny Furniture" filmmaker Lena Dunham, the network announced. The show, called "Girls," will look at "the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their early 20s," the network said. Dunham and Apatow will executive produce with Jenni Konner. Ilene S. Landress will co-executive produce. [Read More]
Things you might not see on HBO in March: Notes from Pee-wee Herman's gran Broadway finale
At least one review of Pee-wee Herman's Broadway run this winter complained that his show was, in essence, preaching to a choir of lifelong fans. If you loved Pee-wee then, you'd love him now. [Read More]
The Ricky Gervais Show returns to HBO Jan. 14; watch some previews
On the heels of the premiere of Out of England 2, Ricky Gervais’ newest HBO stand-up special, the worldwide comedy giant will soon hit the network again, albeit, in cartoon fashion. On Jan. 14 at 9 pm EST The Ricky Gervais Show kicks off its se... [Read More]
HBO Developing Bodybuilding Comedy 'Muscle' With ‘Blue Valentine’ Filmmaker Derek Cianfrance | Deadline
HBO has put in development Muscle, a single-camera comedy from Blue Valentine co-writer/director Derek Cianfrance about the subculture of contemporary professional bodybuilding. It is based on Sam Fussell's memoir Muscle: Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder, which chronicles his four-year stint as a full-time bodybuilder after graduating from Oxford. [Read More]