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Rob Riggle may get his own comedy series on HBO

Rob Riggle may get his own comedy series on HBO

By | May 16, 2012 at 10:13 am | No comments

Former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle is working on a project with HBO to produce and star in a comedy series, working with the team from The Other Guys. The as-of-yet untitled project, written by Adam McKay and Chris Henchy and executive produced by Will Ferrell and Mark...

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HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

By | April 12, 2012 at 3:27 pm | No comments

Good news for those without the luxury of expensive premium cable; HBO will be posting the premiere episodes of their two new comedy series, Girls and Veep, the day after their network debuts. The episodes will be available to audiences everywhere, including non-HBO-subscribers,...

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Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

Ricky Gervais confirms ‘Idiot Abroad’ spinoff and second season of ‘Life’s Too Short’

By | March 28, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais has confirmed that Karl Pilkington, reluctant star of An Idiot Abroad on the Science channel, has committed to a spinoff entitled The Short Way Round, though it surely took some convincing. Gervais announced that Pilkington will be joined on this new adventure by...

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First trailer and behind the scenes video: HBO’s ‘Girls’ from Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow

First trailer and behind the scenes video: HBO’s ‘Girls’ from Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow

By | February 20, 2012 at 8:05 pm | No comments

The upcoming HBO weekly series Girls, from Lena Dunham (who's writing and directing) and producer Judd Apatow, doesn't premiere until April 15. But thankfully we have a first look today! The show centers around a group of women (or girls?) in their 20s living in New York...

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HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

By | December 20, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE: 12/22/11 -- 3:40 pm ET Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames ended up spending $1,600 on drinks in two different bars in Brooklyn. All for his fans. Check out Vulture's play-by-play account of the festivities. UPDATE: 12/21/11 -- 11 am ET Jonathan Ames has...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Susie Essman talks about her car orgasm scene from “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Susie Essman talks about her car orgasm scene from “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

By | September 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | One comment

Starting tomorrow, Susie Essman is starting her weekend run at Carolines on Broadway in New York City (tickets here). We're excited, to say the least. So much so, I thought this would be an excellent excuse to roll out some interview outtakes I had in my pocket for the last few...

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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | September 1, 2011 at 9:00 am | One comment

Since June, when HBO announced it had picked up Ricky Gervais' new show Life's Too Short, we've been eagerly anticipating its premiere. In the meantime Gervais has teased us with a few updates on his blog and some video sneak peeks on the series. The show, produced by Gervais...

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Rob Riggle snags a sweet deal with HBO; will develop “Lifestyle Lemonaid”

Rob Riggle snags a sweet deal with HBO; will develop “Lifestyle Lemonaid”

By | August 1, 2011 at 9:46 pm | One comment

Rob Riggle is destined to become the next former Daily Show employee to become a household name in the comedy world. On the heels of an already-stellar few months, the stand-up comedian, improviser, writer and actor (and Marine) has just snagged a big fat development deal with...

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