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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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Watch Larry David as you’ve never seen him before in ‘Clear History’ teaser (Video)

Watch Larry David as you’ve never seen him before in ‘Clear History’ teaser (Video)

By | May 20, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments

As it was filming last year, we kept your abreast of Clear History, the feature film Larry David was making for HBO. And now, we can tell you it’s going to premiere on the cable monster this August. The ensemble comedy stars David as recently divorced Nathan Flomm -- a guy...

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Sarah Silverman will record first comedy special in eight years

Sarah Silverman will record first comedy special in eight years

By | April 30, 2013 at 12:01 pm | One comment

It's been eight years since Sarah Silverman's stand-up comedy film Jesus is Magic (see below) was gifted to the world of comedy. Since that time, the celebrated comedian has kept busy in television -- three seasons of The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central, Bob's Burgers,...

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Watch a few seconds of Louis C.K.’s new special and listen to him talk about it and stuff (Video)

Watch a few seconds of Louis C.K.’s new special and listen to him talk about it and stuff (Video)

By | April 8, 2013 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments

Louis C.K.'s newest hour comedy special Oh My God premieres this Saturday, April 13 at 10 pm ET on HBO. Surely you already know that and are likely planning on watching because you enjoy good comedy. But as you hear from C.K. in the video below, he doesn't care if you hatred for...

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David Letterman confronts Louis C.K. about ‘Late Show’ scene in ‘Louie’ (Video)

David Letterman confronts Louis C.K. about ‘Late Show’ scene in ‘Louie’ (Video)

By | April 4, 2013 at 11:21 am | One comment

Louis C.K. stopped by Late Show with David Letterman last night to let the masses know about his new hour comedy special Oh My God, which premieres April 13 on HBO. He talks about his aversion to taking photos with fans – and an embarrassment situation that went down because...

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Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

Comedian James Adomian loves Game of Thrones, especially Peter Dinklage…if you catch our drift

By | March 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | No comments

This Sunday isn’t just Easter, folks. It’s also the day the new season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO. And in honor of that and because we don’t write about fantasy television on Laughspin, let’s watch the brilliant James Adomian explain his love/hate relationship...

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Is this Game of Thrones, Girls mashup a hit or a bust? (Video)

Is this Game of Thrones, Girls mashup a hit or a bust? (Video)

By | March 27, 2013 at 5:38 pm | One comment

The third season of Girls is already in production and a new season of Game of Thrones premieres this Sunday, so what shall HBO's biggest fans do in the meantime? Well, the creative ones produce and upload bizarre mashups to YouTube. Or, at least one person did. Check out the...

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