Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith Join Lorne Michaels' New HBO Pilot
by Megh Wright Lorne Michaels is producing a new pilot for HBO. THR reports that the pay network is currently developing a comedy pilot called Brothers in Atlanta from former Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin. The duo will star as "struggling entertainers and b... [Read More]
 
HBO Renews Duplass Brothers Comedy 'Togetherness' for a Second Season
by Megh Wright The Duplass brothers' new HBO show Togetherness just landed a season 2 renewal. THR reports that the pay network has ordered a second season of the comedy-drama to premiere sometime next year. "We began our love affair with HBO in our parents’ living room in 1983," the brothers ... [Read More]
 
HBO renews Duplass Brothers family comedy “Togetherness” for second season
The Duplass Brothers get the green-light for season two of their HBO show Togetherness. According to HBO, the premiere episode averaged 2.6 million viewers across multiple platforms. The Duplass brothers have said, “We began our love affair with HBO in our parents’ living room in 19... [Read More]
 
Mel Brooks, “Live At The Geffen” debuts Saturday, January 31st
Mel Brooks, one of the most iconic voices in American comedy has done a tremendous amount of things during his career. This Saturday, January 31st he’s going to do something he hasn’t done in his lifetime, and that is tape a one-man show for HBO. Saturday at 9pm is the release of Mel Bro... [Read More]
 
John Oliver In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’? Watch Video As ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Auditions For Role Of Christian Grey, Apologizes To Jamie Dornan For #NotMyChristian
Last Week Tonight may not return to HBO until February 8, but John Oliver is still making us laugh with his hilarious web videos. In his latest clip, he auditioned for the upcoming film Fifty Shades Of Grey while “apologizing” to the movie’s star, Jamie Dornan, for the #NotMyChrist... [Read More]
 
John Oliver Auditions for the '50 Shades of Grey' Sequel
by Megh Wright Ahead of the season 2 Last Week Tonight premiere on February 8th, here's a brand new web exclusive featuring John Oliver giving a "condescending half-hearted apology" for his recent #NotMyChristian Twitter campaign after it was announced that Jamie Dornan was cast as Christian Grey in... [Read More]
 
Bill Maher heads to Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara on March 14 (Sponsored)
Comedian and satirist Bill Maher has been in everyone’s Twitter feed recently with his many unapologetic remarks making media headlines. Instead of his usual bashing of Republicans, religious fanatics and Bill Cosby, the host this time called out fellow liberals. Well, not all liberals. On las... [Read More]
 
FX orders “Better Things” pilot from “Louie” star Pamela Adlon; Louis C.K. set to direct
In more pilot news, FX has placed an order for Better Things, a show created by and starring Pamela Adlon (Louie) and directed by Louis C.K. Adlon and C.K. will write the pilot and serve as Executive Producers, along with Blair Breard, Dave Becky and 3 Arts Entertainment. The pilot is... [Read More]
 
Mike Myers Signs a Two-Year Overall Deal with HBO
by Megh Wright Mike Myers is calling HBO home for the next two years. The pay network announced today that Myers has teamed up with HBO for a two-year overall talent deal, which "includes TV exclusivity and runs for two years." No Myers HBO projects have been revealed yet. "Mike Myers is one of the ... [Read More]
 
Watch the Series Premiere of HBO's Duplass Brothers Comedy 'Togetherness' on YouTube
by Megh Wright HBO's new Duplass brothers comedy Togetherness premiered last night, and the pay network has also made the first episode available in full on YouTube. The show follows "four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof and struggling to keep their relationships and their dreams alive... [Read More]