Judd Apatow Says He and Lena Dunham Have Talked About Ending 'Girls' After Six Seasons
by Bradford Evans Judd Apatow gave a nice lengthy interview in front of students at Loyola Marymount last week (via THR), and in it, he revealed that he and his fellows Girls producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner have discussed ending the show after six seasons: How many more seasons are you going ... [Read More]
What's On TV This Week: HBO's 'Doll & Em' Premieres and 'Whose Line' Returns
by Zach Herwitz With March Madness in full swing, many shows including Letterman, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, SNL, and Conan are on hiatus this week. HBO is premiering a new half-hour comedy, the British sitcom Doll & Em, created by and starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells. Also ... [Read More]
There Are Five Million Jokes in the Trailer for Season 3 of 'Veep'
by Bradford Evans HBO's political comedy Veep, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and created by Armando Iannucci, returns for its third season on Sunday, April 6th, and here's a brand new trailer for it. The trailer's only 90 seconds long, but there are at least five minutes worth of jokes in there. 0 ... [Read More]
South by Southwest Comedy
The decision to align the bulk of comedy programming from the second (Music-heavy) extended weekend to the first (Interactive-oriented) weekend has already proven to be an overwhelmingly correct decision. Comedians don’t have to compete with raucous music showcases blaring away next door to a ... [Read More]
HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)
The absurdly brilliant promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has finally arrived. The former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be on HBO to deliver the latest breaking news stories…”eventually.” After a fantastic stint of filling in for Jon Stewart last... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: Lena Dunham, Guest Stars, and Lots of Impressions
by Erik Voss This time last year, Megh Wright and I compiled a list of 10 first-time SNL hosts we'd like to see someday. The list included Stephen Colbert (right?) and the now-sadly-late Philip Seymour Hoffman, but decidedly not Lena Dunham. She was one of the first people we discussed, and we both ... [Read More]
Watch the funny first trailer for ‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’
We loved it when John Oliver took over hosting duties of The Daily Show so the fact that he’s now going to host his own show is just pretty damn exciting. So now that we know that Last Week with John Oliver is set to premiere on April 27th, we’ve been dying to get a […]Watch the f... [Read More]
Here's a Trailer for HBO's 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'
by Bradford Evans In December, longtime correspondent John Oliver left The Daily Show to host his own political late night show for HBO. Called Last Week Tonight, it's set to premiere April 27th, and here's the first trailer for it. Oliver snagged Daily Show head writer Tim Carvell to be his head w... [Read More]
Behind the scenes and trailer for HBO’s “Silicon Valley”
HBO unveiled a trailer and behind-the-scenes footage for its upcoming eight-episode first season of Silicon Valley, which stars Thomas Middleditch as a computer programmer living with his friends (Josh Brener, Martin Starr and Kumail Nanjiani) in the home of another dot.com millionaire played by T.J... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for Mike Judge's New HBO Comedy 'Silicon Valley'
by Megh Wright After the teaser was released earlier this month, here's a longer look at HBO's upcoming comedy Silicon Valley starring Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, Amanda Crew, Zack Woods, Matt Ross, T.J Miller, and Christopher Evan Welch. This trailer also includ... [Read More]