Jon Stewart Expected To Return To TV In 4 Year Project-Deal With HBO
John Stewart may have called it the quits on his Comedy Central spot with The Daily Show but it doesn’t mean he’s done with developing TV projects. Recently in an interview, HBO’s CEO Richard Plepler shared that Stewart’s previous revealed involvement with their network is e... [Read More]
How Can ‘Veep’ Possibly Keep Up With Reality?
Now in its fifth season, Veep finds itself facing a curious position. What happens to satire when the horrors of reality outpace it? A few episodes into the first season, I’m not sure it’s found an answer. That’s not to say this Veep is anything other than the consistently whip-sma... [Read More]
“Veep” showrunner David Mandel talks season five, alternate earths, and the future of “Dave and Steve’s Video Game Explosion”
HBO is flat out crushing the comedy game right now and hit series Veep, currently in its fifth season, is a big reason why that’s the case. So why would you need to change anything? Well, when the creator and original showrunner Armando Iannucci, “fired” himself, you kind of have t... [Read More]
“Veep” showrunner David Mandel talks season five, alternate earths, and the future of “Dave and Steve’s Video Game Explosion”
HBO is flat out crushing the comedy game right now and hit series Veep, currently in its fifth season, is a big reason why that’s the case. So why would you need to change anything? Well, when the creator and original showrunner Armando Iannucci, “fired” himself, you kind of have t... [Read More]
John Oliver Welcomes the Cicadas to the New Millennium
The northeastern United States gets a special treat this summer when all the cicadas conceived in 1999 finally make their way above ground to mate, so for this new clip from Last Week Tonight, John Oliver decided to help the cicadas prepare for their visit by bringing them up to speed on all the thi... [Read More]
John Oliver Welcomes the Cicadas to the New Millennium
The northeastern United States gets a special treat this summer when all the cicadas conceived in 1999 finally make their way above ground to mate, so for this new clip from Last Week Tonight, John Oliver decided to help the cicadas prepare for their visit by bringing them up to speed on all the thi... [Read More]
Stephen Root Joins Bill Hader’s HBO Pilot ‘Barry’
Bill Hader’s HBO pilot is rounding out its cast. According to Deadline, Stephen Root has joined Hader’s pilot Barry, which follows “an ex-Marine (Hader) who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill... [Read More]
What to Expect from David Mandel’s ‘Veep’
Congratulations! You are now the showrunner of a successful HBO series! After the feeling of victory has had time to wash over you for all of maybe one minute, you must confront some particularly sticky questions. For one, the show is arriving on your plate after an exceptional four seasons. The cha... [Read More]
Episode #84: Greg Behrendt
Greg Behrendt gets introduced to the stage these days as a best-selling author, which is true, but there’s more to Behrendt than meets the eye of anyone who read He’s Just Not That Into You. Or the follow-up books he has written with his wife. Or who saw him host a daytime TV show. Or [&... [Read More]
Episode #84: Greg Behrendt
Greg Behrendt gets introduced to the stage these days as a best-selling author, which is true, but there’s more to Behrendt than meets the eye of anyone who read He’s Just Not That Into You. Or the follow-up books he has written with his wife. Or who saw him host a daytime TV show. Or [&... [Read More]