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Sarah Silverman is going to star in an HBO series, maybe

Sarah Silverman is going to star in an HBO series, maybe

By | October 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | No comments

As we anxiously await HBO's Nov. 23 premiere of Sarah Silverman's first stand-up comedy special -- We Are Miracles -- in eight years, here's a bit of information that should make comedy fans smile: the veteran comedian has just inked a deal to co-star alongside Topher Grace in a...

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Season 3 of Girls, in photos set to music (Video)

Season 3 of Girls, in photos set to music (Video)

By | August 19, 2013 at 11:49 am | No comments

Want to see a bunch of photos from the set of the upcoming season of Girls, set to the song "Break Out the Boom Boom" by Robert ToTeras? Sure, you do! Here you go. You are welcome. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the...

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Watch a season four teaser for Eastbound & Down and also a cool retrospective (Videos)

Watch a season four teaser for Eastbound & Down and also a cool retrospective (Videos)

By | August 19, 2013 at 11:34 am | No comments

As you’re likely well aware, the fourth season of Eastbound & Down is coming soon—Sept. 29, to be exact. Well, HBO just released a little teaser, which we’re lazily embedding below. Kenny Powers (and Danny McBride) would approve. Oh, and there’s this new...

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Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

By | August 7, 2013 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Daily Show correspondent and severely underrated television writer Larry Wilmore and rising star Issa Rae are working together to co-write a comedy series for HBO. The comedy will star Rae, and similar to her popular webseries, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, the show...

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HBO sets premiere date for Sarah Silverman comedy special

HBO sets premiere date for Sarah Silverman comedy special

By | July 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm | One comment

You may remember we reported that back in May, Sarah Silverman recorded her first stand-up comedy special in eight years. Well, today, HBO announced said comedy event, Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23. "Sarah Silverman is a fresh, fearless and...

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Win a Christopher Guest and Family Tree prize pack!

Win a Christopher Guest and Family Tree prize pack!

By | June 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm | No comments

Even more than delivering our readers excellent comedy news, interviews, videos, reviews and more, we love giving cool stuff away. And that’s what we’re doing here. The fine folks at HBO’s new Christopher Guest-created comedy series Family Tree, which finds a broken-down...

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HBO says yes to Lorne Michaels comedy pilot

HBO says yes to Lorne Michaels comedy pilot

By | June 11, 2013 at 3:32 pm | No comments

Possibly adding a little racial diversity to its predominately white lineup, HBO has green lit a new Lorne Michaels-helmed half-hour comedy. Starring former Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin, the yet untitled show centers around two...

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Watch the first teaser for Stephen Merchant’s show ‘Hello Ladies’ on HBO

Watch the first teaser for Stephen Merchant’s show ‘Hello Ladies’ on HBO

By | June 10, 2013 at 5:59 pm | No comments

Using the highly rated Game of Thrones season finale as a platform to promote Stephen Merchant's upcoming series Hello Girls, HBO unveiled the first teaser last night. The show follows Merchant -- Ricky Gervais' writing partner -- as an awkward Englishman who tries...

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HBO series Eastbound & Down officially coming to an end

HBO series Eastbound & Down officially coming to an end

By | June 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm | No comments

After a year of back-and-forth over the future of HBO's baseball-themed comedy series Eastbound & Down, the network announced today the show's upcoming fourth season will be its last. Cast and crew, including star Danny McBride, are currently amassing in North Carolina where...

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