Maybe See TV? The month in pilots, script commitments and development deals (Dec. 27, 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]
 
If George R.R. Martin were Santa Claus, It might go something like this
Fans of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones just can’t get enough. And with the show not returning for several months, why not mash things up for the holiday season. That’s exactly what College Humor had in mind when they made this video portraying author George R.R. Martin as Santa Cl... [Read More]
 
David Fincher is in the mix on HBO Comedy Series “Living on Video”
I love 80’s videos as much as the next guy, so why not a comedy series about the music video industry from that time period right? It might seem a bit outside the box for David Fincher at the moment, but rumor has it he’s in the mix and it’s not as far out for David […]... [Read More]
 
David Fincher Is Developing an HBO Comedy About Making Music Videos in the 80s
by Adam Frucci David Fincher, director of such hilarious comedies as Gone Girl, Se7en, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, is now developing a new half-hour comedy for HBO. Tentatively titled Living on Video, here's the synopsis:Set in 1983 Los Angeles, Living On Video centers on Bobby, a wide-eyed... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman to star in new comedy pilot for HBO
It looks like Sarah Silverman might be heading back to HBO. THR reports that the network has ordered a new comedy pilot that Silverman will star in. The untitled comedy is describes as “a comedic look at a pathologically honest woman (Silverman) having a modern midlife crisis.” In additi... [Read More]
 
HBO Orders a Comedy Pilot Starring Sarah Silverman
by Megh Wright Sarah Silverman might be HBO's next big comedy star. THR reports that the pay network has ordered an untitled pilot starring Silverman described as "a comedic look at a pathologically honest woman having a modern midlife crisis." Silverman will co-write the script and serve as a co-ex... [Read More]
 
This Week in Web Videos: 'Neighbors'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Do what you want all the time and, even when you're not funny, chances are you'll learn something about how to be funnier. That's the gist of the advice Jackie Jennings gives and after watching her great series Neighbors, it's pretty clear that this strategy works. So, learn abou... [Read More]
 
‘Silicon Valley, ‘Girls’ and more nab 2015 Golden Globes nominations
Award season will soon be upon us. Today, the nominees for the 2015 Golden Globes were announced. Most notably, HBO’s Silicon Valley, Girls, Amazon’s Transparent, Orange is the New Black, and Jane the Virgin win nominations for Best TV Comedy. Both Jane the Virgin, Transparent, and Silic... [Read More]
 
Billy Eichner: "People Who Are Not Watching 'The Comeback' Should Be Ashamed of Themselves"
by Megh Wright "People who are not watching The Comeback should be ashamed of themselves. If you're into TV and pop culture, if you like quality, well-written, well-acted TV shows, do yourself a favor and watch it. Lisa Kudrow is really giving one of the great performances on TV ever. That is the No... [Read More]
 
Billy Eichner: "People Who Are Not Watching 'The Comeback' Should Be Ashamed of Themselves"
by Megh Wright "People who are not watching The Comeback should be ashamed of themselves. If you're into TV and pop culture, if you like quality, well-written, well-acted TV shows, do yourself a favor and watch it. Lisa Kudrow is really giving one of the great performances on TV ever. That is the No... [Read More]