Lena Dunham working on second series for HBO
In a move only slightly less surprising than Girls getting picked up for a third season, HBO has given Lena Dunham the greenlight to develop a second series – also set in New York City — for the cable network. The 26-year-old writer, star and p... [Read More]
HBO beefs up comedy selection with Duplass brothers series
Hot off their streak of awards with current series, Girls, HBO is adding another comedy series to its lineup, Togetherness, and Ricky Gervais isn’t in it! Well, not yet anyway. Known for spearheading the mumblecore movement, The Duplass brothers will direct, produce, and write Togetherness, a show a... [Read More]
It’s official: HBO renews ‘Girls’ for a third season
After airing only two episodes of the second season and averaging an estimated 3.8 million viewers each Sunday, HBO has renewed Girls for a third season. What’s more, is that season three will consist of 12 episodes, up from the usual 10. If yo... [Read More]
Lena Dunham on Last Night’s Girls / Donald Glover Throwdown
That didn’t take long. Last night, after exactly two episodes and one Ayn Rand reference, Donald Glover’s black Republican was kicked off Girls. Put more specifically, he was written off the show after a mortifying breakup fight seemingly designed to answer the many criticisms surrounding Girls and its lack of racial diversity. When Vulture spoke to Lena Dunham a few weeks ago, she told us that Glover was cast before the public outcry (“why would you not want to kiss him on TV?”) but that he fe... [Read More]
‘Girls’: Season 2 of HBO’s Lena Dunham Comedy Soars
The hotly anticipated second season of Girls, which returns to HBO on Sunday, builds on the strengths of its stellar first season and captures the quicksilver magic of Dunham at her best, with the first four episodes supplying a mighty kick to the heart. [Read More]
Enter to win an HBO comedy prize packs with “The Life And Times of Tim,” “Angry Boys,” and “We Can Be Heroes” (contest)
We’re big fans of HBO’s ability to air some really off the wall comedies. Case in point the recent DVD release of Angry Boys and We Can Be Heroes, two great series from the mind of Aussie comedian Chris Lilley in which Lilley portrays every main character in the series. Another favorite ... [Read More]
Mike Royce: The Man Behind the Laughter
Aside from being a former stand-up comedian, Mike Royce is an Emmy-winning writer and producer on Everybody Loves Raymond. He co-created Men of a Certain Age with Ray Romano which aired for two seasons on TNT and was executive producer and showrunner... [Read More]
Yes! Brody Stevens Keeps it Positive
Steven Brody Stevens is a complicated man.  As a comedian, Stevens is equally as complicated – and it works. On the stage,  Stevens masters blurring the line between stand-up and performance art. Off-stage, you guessed it – Stevens is still blurring ... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Adds Cities to Upcoming Tour
Hey friends! I am not sure if you have heard, but there is a new star quickly rising through the ranks of the comedy scene. His name is Louis C.K. I am suuureee that you have never heard of him, and since the comedy community seems to be neglecting h... [Read More]
‘Girls’ Returns to HBO for Season 2, Watch the Trailer Here!
Lena Dunham’s Girls  is returning to HBO for its second season in January.  The official trailer for the season was released yesterday. Girls is a dramedy focused on the lives of four women in New York City.  The concept of the show is based on real-... [Read More]