HBO Special “Talking Funny” with Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock Premieres April 22
What does it mean to be a successful comedian? How far can the boundaries of taste be pushed to get a laugh? Four top comics – Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock – discuss and debate their craft on the laugh-filled HBO presentation TALKING FUNNY, debuting FRIDAY, APRIL 22 [Read More]
New 'Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway' promo video has footage from the special
TV Promo: Pee Wee Herman on Broadway - Airing Saturday on HBO at 10 pm - Here’s the feature promo with actual footage from the special. Also HBO has launched a Facebook app where Pee Wee will make a personalized call to your friends.. [Read More]
Colin Quinn Long Story Short Will Air on HBO in April
Colin Quinn Long Story Short, the former "SNL" cast member's solo comedy about the rise and fall of the world's greatest empires, will debut April 9 on HBO at 10 PM ET. Encore airings are scheduled for April 14 at 12:05 AM, April 18 at 10:05 PM, April 22 at midnight, April 23 at 4:30 PM and April 26 at 12:40 AM. The cable network filmed Long Story Short in front of a live audience this past February at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre. The 75-minute work, directed by Golden Globe Award-winning com... [Read More]
‘Entourage’ Creator Doug Ellin Readies Comedy Pilot ’40′ for HBO | Screen Rant
What’s next for Entourage creator Doug Ellin? The producer is dancing with the network that brought him fame, pitching a single-camera sitcom for HBO tentatively titled 40, about middle-age in America. The pilot stars regular Entourage guest star, Ed Burns. [Read More]
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]