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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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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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