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]
Tig Notaro to have her first-ever HBO stand-up special
Well, its something that seems like it was only a matter of time before it happened, Tig Notaro is going to have her first-ever HBO stand-up special. HBO president of programming Michael Lombardo made the announcement about Notaro’s special along with the the following statement, “Tig No... [Read More]
'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' Returns February 8th
by Megh Wright The wait for more John Oliver is almost over, and HBO released a brand new Last Week Tonight promo today in which Oliver promises an all-new show that's exactly the same as it was before. Hopefully he at least reconsiders the crime-solving pony idea. 0 Comments... [Read More]
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” returns on February 8th, watch the trailer
The new season of John Oliver’s terrific satirical news show Last Week Tonight returns to HBO for another season on February 8th. And with a new season promises new things… or if you prefer, just more of the same. Watch the trailer and make up your mind for yourself. “Last Week To... [Read More]
HBO Orders a Standup Special from Tig Notaro
by Megh Wright Tig Notaro is headed to HBO. The network announced yesterday that Notaro will star in her first HBO comedy special, which will tape before a live audience sometime later this year. "Tig Notaro is a ‘comedian’s comedian,’ whose uniquely fearless and always funny voice... [Read More]
HBO announces new Rosie O’Donnell stand-up documentary, Tig Notaro stand-up special for 2015
HBO took its turn before the Winter Press Tour of the TV Critics Association (TCA) on Thursday, and among the premiere date announcements for new and returning series, and an affirmation of the quick season 5 renewal for Girls, the pay-cable network also revealed plans to broadcast a documentary on ... [Read More]