Chris Lilley Has a New Comedy Series in the Works at Netflix
Australian comedian Chris Lilley is working on a new comedy project. According to Deadline, Netflix has given a 10-episode order to a comedy series from Lilley. No details about the untitled show have been revealed yet, but production is slated to take place in Queensland from now to June. Lill... [Read More]
Becoming 'Jonah from Tonga' with Chris Lilley
by Emma Soren Chris Lilley is back. His newest show, Jonah from Tonga, premieres on HBO tomorrow night. The six-episode series follows Summer Heights High’s Jonah Takalua as he returns to school in Australia after being expelled from Summer Heights and sent to Tonga. As in his previous shows A... [Read More]
Watch a Scary Deleted Scene from 'Ja'mie: Private School Girl'
by Megh Wright The first season of Chris Lilley's show Ja'mie: Private School Girl comes out on DVD next week, but you can watch an exclusive deleted scene from the extras above in which our Hillford Girls Grammar School hero turns a scary movie date with Mitchell into the most physical flirtfest po... [Read More]
Chris Lilley's Next Project Is a One-Hour Mockumentary About Snowboarders Who Don't Know How to Snowboard
by Bradford Evans Australian comedian Chris Lilley (Summer Heights High) is taking on snowboarders for his next comedy. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that he's making a one-hour, one-off mockumentary about snowboarding culture with Australian blogger/prankster David Thorne called Cold Feet: Amer... [Read More]
Chris Lilley’s “Jonah from Tonga” will premiere August 8th on HBO
Australian comedian Chris Lilley’s newest venture officially has a premiere date. Jonah from Tonga will premiere on HBO on August 8th at 10pm. The half-hour mokumentary follows the antics of teenage Jonah Takalua from Lilley’s popular series Summer Heights High. This is Lilley’s se... [Read More]
Chris Lilley's New Show 'Jonah from Tonga' Premieres on HBO This August
by Megh Wright After the success of Chris Lilley's Summer Heights High spin-off series Ja'mie: Private School Girl on HBO, the Aussie comedian is moving on to the next teenage character-focused show on the American pay network with the premiere of Jonah from Tonga this August. In a press release tod... [Read More]
Watch a Teaser for Chris Lilley's New 'Summer Heights High' Spinoff Starring Jonah
by Bradford Evans As we reported last week, Australian comedian Chris Lilley is making a new show centered around his Summer Heights High character Jonah Takalua. Here's a new teaser for the series, called Jonah from Tonga. The second show from Lilley following a Summer Heights High character after... [Read More]
Chris Lilley's Character Jonah Takalua Is Getting His Own Show
by Elise Czajkowski Summer Heights High creator and star Chris Lilley's spinoff Ja'mie: Private School Girl has only just premiered in the US, but he's already announced that another character from Summer Heights will front a new show. Lilley tweeted a confirmation of a BBC ... [Read More]
Check out the first episodes of HBO’s new comedies
Sunday evening, HBO premiered two new comedies, Ja’mie: Private School Girl and Getting On. And for a network that’s generally very protective of their original shows, it’s surprising to see that they’ve put the first episode of each show on YouTube for free viewing. Ja&rsquo... [Read More]
Watch the First Episode of HBO's New Comedies 'Ja'mie: Private School Girl' and 'Getting On' Online
by Bradford Evans HBO premiered two new comedies last night, and the network uploaded the first episode of each to YouTube for free, which is a rare move for them. Above is Chris Lilley's new show, Ja'mie: Private School Girl, which follows his Summer Heights High character Ja'mie King. Watch the p... [Read More]