HBO Is Developing a Comedy About Three Brothers in Los Angeles
by Megh Wright HBO is working on a sibling comedy. Titled Bros, the series comes from Hand of God writer Benjamin Cory Jones and The Wire/Newsroom director Anthony Hemingway and follows "three African-American brothers — two straight, one gay and all very different — looking for love and... [Read More]
John Oliver blasts Lowe’s for robot associate, pitches Home Depot commercial with Nick Offerman, Jon Benjamin (Video)
The only thing more awful than having to go to a home improvement store and dealing with an uncaring, unqualified sales staff is going to a home improvement store with a robot sales staff. But Lowe’s thinks it’s a great idea, which is why they’ve introduced OSHbot, a multilingual, ... [Read More]
Girls new promo video: Shoshanna actually has parents
Lena Dunham’s HBO series Girls continues to tease fans with a new promo video for its upcoming fourth season. Dunham appears in the video along with co-stars Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Alex Karpovsky and others in a behind-the-scenes peek at where the characters of the hit HB... [Read More]
'Last Week Tonight' Made a Realistic Home Depot Commercial Starring Nick Offerman, H. Jon Benjamin, and Sarah Baker
by Megh Wright Lowe's recently announced that they'll be testing out robot sales assistants in their stores this holiday season, so to help Home Depot deal with the competition, Last Week Tonight put together the above commercial starring who else but Nick Offerman as a helpful Home Depot employee, ... [Read More]
HBO will wrap up Stephen Merchant’s “Hello Ladies” with “Hello Ladies: The Movie”
If you thought that Stephen Merchant's Hello Ladies said goodbye already back in 2013, then you've got a second coming coming. HBO will wrap up the show's initial eight-episode storyline with an 80-minute Hello Ladies: The Movie, that debuts Nov. 22 on the cable channel and wherever your HBOGo ... [Read More]
Maybe See TV? The week in pilots, script commitments and development deals (Oct. 30, 2014)
You'll hear a lot in the trades and the trade winds from now through pilot season, which starts in earnest in January, all the way up to the cable Upfronts in the spring and the broadcast network Upfronts in May -- when TV programmers present their new and returning lineups to impress and attract ad... [Read More]
Kyra Sedgwick to Star in an HBO Comedy About a Disillusioned Nun
by Megh Wright While Amy Poehler is developing an NBC comedy about an agnostic woman who inherits a church, Entertainment Weekly reports that Kyra Sedgwick is going the opposite route. Sedgwick has partnered with The New Adventures of Old Christine creator Kari Lizer to create and star in a half-hou... [Read More]
Treat Yourself to the First Trailer for Tommy Wiseau's New Sitcom 'The Neighbors'
by Megh Wright Back in July, Tommy Wiseau released a teaser for his long in-the-works sitcom The Neighbors, and he recently added the first full length trailer as well as a list of screenings in November and December. This trailer alone is full of carefully crafted lines we will no doubt quote for c... [Read More]
John Oliver asks food manafacturers to “Show us your peanuts”
Last Week Tonight returned yesterday just in time for a special Halloween-related segment. After exposing today’s hottest “sexy” costumes (including Sexy John Oliver and Sexy Louis CK), John Oliver explores the dangers in America’s obsession with candy and sugar. According to... [Read More]
John Oliver Proposes a New Way to Measure Sugar in Food on 'Last Week Tonight'
by Megh Wright In honor of Halloween, last night on Last Week Tonight John Oliver devoted over 10 minutes to exploring the deceiving world of the sugar industry and the fact that every American eats "Michael Cera's weight in sugar every year." The FDA is currently trying to get an "Added Sugars" cat... [Read More]