HBO remains in the Danny McBride business, ordering “The Righteous Gemstones” to series
Danny McBride will star in his third outrageous HBO comedy series soon enough. The cable giant announced Tuesday it had ordered The Righteous Gemstones to series. With his writing/directing/producing partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green, they’ve previously released critically-acclaimed bo... [Read More]
HBO will celebrate 15 years of Real Time with Bill Maher
Being politically incorrect got Bill Maher canned from ABC’s late-night series, Politically Incorrect, 16 years ago. But HBO came in and saved Maher’s day, and career. And now, it’s time for his 15th anniversary, and HBO will celebrate by airing REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER: ANNI... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Flight of the Conchords “Live In London” premiering on HBO October 6th
The biggest band in New Zealand (in terms of members) is set to make their buzzed-about comeback on HBO this… MORE Watch the trailer for Flight of the Conchords “Live In London” premiering on HBO October 6th appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry the big comedy winners at 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards
The best comedy on TV in 2018 centers on a female stand-up comedian in the late 1950s. If only reality could imitate art now. But for tonight, congrats to Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which took home five Primetime Emmy Awards — including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lea... [Read More]
Review: Drew Michael (HBO)
I’d watched Drew Michael’s HBO special, interviewed him about it, and written a review for Decider before reading anyone else’s takes on it. And of course, I’d seen Drew perform stand-up multiple times in the past few years, too, so it’s not like his material itself wou... [Read More]
Review: Drew Michael (HBO)
I’d watched Drew Michael’s HBO special, interviewed him about it, and written a review for Decider before reading anyone else’s takes on it. And of course, I’d seen Drew perform stand-up multiple times in the past few years, too, so it’s not like his material itself wou... [Read More]
HBO making a “My Dad Wrote A Porno” comedy special
Andy Kaufman once (or maybe many times, depending upon the audience) read a great work of literature onstage to see how far the audience would go along with him. HBO is now making a comedy special that’s just that? Well, sort of. Hit British comedy podcast My Dad Wrote a Porno will be televise... [Read More]
Comedy is art, and Drew Michael’s HBO special defies you to define it
The first time I saw Drew Michael perform live, the experience at QED in Astoria felt surreal, like an out-of-body experience. So seeing his comedy, devoid of an actual audience, performed in a virtual void on HBO, doesn’t come as any shock to me. It might you, though, when you see his first H... [Read More]
Watch a teaser for Drew Michael’s new HBO comedy special
Comedian Drew Michael’s had a very productive last few years. He’s had a half hour on Comedy Central, released an… MORE Watch a teaser for Drew Michael’s new HBO comedy special appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Watch a teaser for Drew Michael’s new HBO comedy special
Comedian Drew Michael’s had a very productive last few years. He’s had a half hour on Comedy Central, released an… MORE Watch a teaser for Drew Michael’s new HBO comedy special appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]