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Video: Larry David "yelling for society" in new Curb Your Enthusiasm preview

By | June 16, 2011 at 2:03 pm | One comment

It's been a month and a half since the folks at HBO gifted the world with the season eight trailer for Curb Your Enthusiasm. We've been waiting for a few more teases. And finally, we have one. Check out the video below: 30 full seconds of Curb's season eight, premiering July...

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What will Zach Galifianakis be smoking on 'Real Time with Bill Maher' tomorrow night?

By | May 19, 2011 at 12:19 pm | No comments

The last time comedian Zach Galifianakis popped into HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, he cause a bit of a stir when he sparked up a joint during the show. It went down last October right before California residents were to vote on Prop 19 , which proposed the legalization of...

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Curb Your Enthusiasm brings on Michael J. Fox to guest star

By | May 16, 2011 at 10:03 pm | One comment

If you ask us, any shred of news -- as tiny as it might be -- about the upcoming season of Curb Your Enthusiasm is much-wanted. So, we were thrilled when we saw Michael J. Fox has confirmed he'd be guesting on the HBO powerhouse comedy helmed by Larry David. TV Guide got the...

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Review: HBO’s ‘Talking Funny’ is primitive entertainment with plenty of laughs

By | April 22, 2011 at 10:06 am | 2 comments

Save your $12, moviegoers: You can see Scream free every day at home on any cable-news channel, the battlefield for combative squawking heads. That said, may we suggest clicking to HBO at 9 pm EST tonight to watch four civilized and celebrated fundits, Louis C.K., Ricky...

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Seinfeld alum Julia Louis-Dreyfus will star in new HBO comedy series, ‘Veep’

By | April 18, 2011 at 1:59 pm | No comments

Political comedies are so timely and relevant these days, especially when campaigns start ramping up and you have people like Donald Trump and Rick Santorum angling for presidential nods (really?). So HBO’s new series Veep couldn’t have come at a better time. Deadline...

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Ricky Gervais Show gets a third season from HBO

By | April 8, 2011 at 11:10 am | One comment

The Ricky Gervais Show, the animated interpretation of the mega-popular comedian's podcast, has been picked up for a third season. Gervais, himself announced the news as a quick aside on his blog. In a post more about plugging his upcoming appearance on HBO's Talking Funny,...

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Punchline Magazine analysis: the rise of comedian on comedian programming

By | April 4, 2011 at 11:11 am | 4 comments

Late last week, HBO dropped a teaser for their new behind-the-curtain comedy special, Talking Funny (see video below) which features such astronomically big names as Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais simply sitting in a room chatting about their...

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Andrew “Dice” Clay lands role on HBO’s “Entourage”

By | March 29, 2011 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Andrew Dice Clay’s back in the news, and not just for railing against Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood meltdown. He’ll be appearing regularly in the next season of Entourage in a cartoon series within the show’s storyline, joined by Kevin Dillon’s Johnny Drama. Since his...

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Zach Galifianakis strikes HBO series deal

By | March 23, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments

Zach Galifianakis has once again bolstered his comedy dominance in the entertainment industry-- this time, by striking a first-look deal with cable giant HBO. Along with Mike Gibbons, the bearded one has co-created a comedy series, in which Los Angeles stand-up fixture Brody...

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