HBO Greenlights Judd Apatow / Lena Dunham Coming-of-Age Comedy Pilot | Deadline
HBO has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy project from comedy heavyweight Judd Apatow and hot young prodigy Lena Dunham. The 24-year-old Dunham wrote the untitled comedy, about the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their early 20's. [Read More]
Comedians to Guest Star on New Season of ‘Bored to Death’
HBO’s Bored to Death, starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, kicks off its second season on Sunday, September 26 at 10pm ET/PT.. [Read More]
HBO Picks Up Animated Comedy ‘Life & Times Of Tim’ For Season 3
The summer of TV resurrections continues with a third-season pickup of The Life & Times Of Tim at HBO. The 10-episdode order of the MRC/Good Humor TV-produced animated comedy comes 2 months after HBO cancelled the underrated series by Steve Dildarian. [Read More]
Tracy Morgan set to record stand-up comedy special for HBO
30 Rock star Tracy Morgan will continue his dominance in the comedy world this September, by taping his first HBO stand-up comedy special at famed Apollo Theater in New York. The filming, which will g... [Read More]
Louis C.K. finds a perfect fit at FX
When HBO canceled Lucky Louie almost four years ago, Louis C.K. thought he’d never have a better job again. He’d had near complete artistic freedom to create the show, and a good relationship with... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais will star in the next series of Curb Your Enthusiasm | Chortle
Ricky Gervais will star in the next series of Curb Your Enthusiasm, he confirmed today. Earlier this year, creator Larry David revealed that he had asked The Office creator to be in the show’s eight series – and now his casting has been confirmed. [Read More]
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" Will Die Without Advance Warning | NBC Philadelphia
He equated it to human death, which does not always have a dramatic hospital bed good-bye to loved ones. "Sometimes people just have heart attacks and die," he said. "There's no closure." As for whether the upcoming eighth season on HBO will be the final season or not, he said he doesn't know. David generally decides at the end of the season whether to sign up for another. [Read More]
Ricky Gervais on his animated podcasts - 'It's money for old rope' | Chortle
‘This will be the third time we’ve been paid for this shit,’ Ricky Gervais admits. ‘It is money for old rope.’ [Read More]
In Syndication, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Is Adding Content | NY Times
The new owners of the TV Guide Network believed they had found just the right show to send the message that the channel was getting into the business of broadcasting programs instead of listing them: Larry David’s HBO comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. [Read More]
Executive producer Andrew Steele says HBO's "Funny or Die Presents" is "true to us" | the comic's comic
"Here was our approach. We have a similar approach to the website. I know who I wanted to work with, but once they were out the door, they'd pitch me different projects and I'd say no or yes, but once they were out the door. I wrote the host segments. But the pieces themselves are fairly autonomous and they're how the people wanted them." [Read More]