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]
 
Here's a New Promo for HBO's 'Girls' Season 4
by Megh Wright Lena Dunham's Girls premieres its fourth season on Sunday, January 11th, and HBO released a new promo yesterday featuring Hannah and friends as they continue to deal with their, in the words of guest star Gaby Hoffmann, "profoundly damaged" lives. If you need to catch up before the bi... [Read More]
 
Duplass Brothers Comedy 'Togetherness' Premieres on HBO January 11th
by Megh Wright A year after ordering a pilot written and directed by Jay and Mark Duplass called Togetherness, HBO announced today that the new comedy series will debut its eight-episode season on the network Sunday, January 11th at 9:30pm. The show follows "four adults nearing 40, living under the ... [Read More]
 
HBO Is Developing a Show Based on Laura Kightlinger's Memoir 'Quick Shots of False Hope'
by Megh Wright Laura Kightlinger might get an autobiographical comedy on HBO. Deadline reports that the network is currently developing single-cam comedy Quick Shots of False Hope based on Kightlinger's 1995 memoir of the same name. The series will be written and executive produced by Kightlinger an... [Read More]