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John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We reported back in November that beloved Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent John Oliver would leave the Comedy Central program to host his own weekly show on HBO. The premium cable network announced that Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will debut on Sunday, April 27....

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Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

By | February 12, 2014 at 10:03 am | No comments

The friendship between Jack Black and Tim Robbins goes back a long way— further back, even, than the JB and Kyle Gass partnership that blossomed into Tenacious D. One of Black’s first showbiz jobs was in 1989 when he worked on Robbins’ religious satire Carnage in...

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Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David are working on a Broadway show, maybe

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David are working on a Broadway show, maybe

By | January 13, 2014 at 12:48 pm | No comments

Ever since Jerry Seinfeld took part in a Reddit AMA – Ask Me Anything – the comedy world has been twitchy, awaiting to learn what top secret project the comedian and Larry David are working on. “We wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually see but I can’t...

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Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ gets a blind renewal for 2015

Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ gets a blind renewal for 2015

By | January 9, 2014 at 9:18 pm | No comments

The third season of Girls hasn't even premiered yet (it starts back up again on Sunday Jan. 12) and HBO has already announced that Lena Dunham's millenial comedy will return for a fourth season in 2015. The premium cable channel made the announcement Thursday night during HBO's...

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David Spade brings comedy series to HBO

David Spade brings comedy series to HBO

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:00 am | 2 comments

David Spade is getting another go on the small screen. The Rules of Engagement star is in talks to bring an untitled comedy project to HBO which he will co-write and potentially star in. The show is about Shane, a former rock and roll manager in LA who has struggled as of late...

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Oprah Winfrey and Diablo Cody producing ‘Moody Bitches’ for HBO

Oprah Winfrey and Diablo Cody producing ‘Moody Bitches’ for HBO

By | November 26, 2013 at 11:38 am | 6 comments

The unstoppable force that is Oprah Winfrey continues to produce anything in its path. The mogul is working on a new comedy project with HBO called Moody Bitches with Diablo Cody behind the script. The series is based on the upcoming book Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs...

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The ‘Girls’ season three trailer is here (Video)

The ‘Girls’ season three trailer is here (Video)

By | November 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and and Zosia Mamet -- aka Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna -- are coming back to HBO for the third season of Girls. It goes down on Jan. 12 at 10 pm ET with two back-to-back episodes. And finally, we have a proper trailer. So check...

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John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:06 pm | No comments

It was just announced that John Oliver, former fill-in host and frequent correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will host is own weekly topical comedy series on Sunday nights on HBO. No specifics have been made as to what type of show it will be, if it will follow a...

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Check out a clip from the very intimate Sarah Silverman special We Are Miracles (Video)

Check out a clip from the very intimate Sarah Silverman special We Are Miracles (Video)

By | October 30, 2013 at 12:58 pm | No comments

I heartily hope that this is part of a growing trend: comedians filming their one-hour specials in smaller spaces rather than the typical giant theaters to which we've become accustomed. Marc Maron's recently released Thinky Pain and Doug Stanhope's newest offering Beer Hall...

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