HBO renews ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ for 11th season

2+ Pretty-pretty good. HBO has renewed the Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, starring Larry David, for an eleventh season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. “This past season tapped into the zeitgeist in such an uncomfortably delightful way,” said Gravitt. “Larry is already busy writing, and we can’t wait … Continue reading “HBO renews ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ for 11th season”

Get the f*ck out! ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ is coming back

2+ Oy. Larry David is back – as Larry David – stumbling through one faux-pas after another in an all-new tenth season of the award-winning, hit comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. As candid, unsparing and outrageous as ever, the HBO series revolves around a fictionalized, gleefully misanthropic version of David as a ubiquitous camera chronicles … Continue reading “Get the f*ck out! ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ is coming back”

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ actor Bob Einstein passes

4+ Veteran comedian and writer, Albert Brooks, announced on Twitter Wednesday that his older brother, the brilliantly funny Bob Einstein, had passed after a brief battle with cancer. He was 76. The gravelly-voiced actor, writer and creator of “oddball” characters, had career in show business that spanned more than half a century during which he … Continue reading “‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ actor Bob Einstein passes”

‘Curb’ creator Larry David targets “idiots” in new PSA

3+ You’re hurting old people like me. Well not me… I’ll never see you.” So says Seinfeld co-creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry David, who has made a very Larry David PSA for the State of California urging people to stay at home and watch TV.  California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) reported a total of 6,932 confirmed coronavirus cases … Continue reading “‘Curb’ creator Larry David targets “idiots” in new PSA”

‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

2+ Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

E! greenlights project with Nick Cannon

1+ E! Networks boosts its programming slate by greenlighting three new projects including Celebrity Call Center executive produced by Nick Cannon and 10 Things You Don’t Know, which will air this summer. Additionally, the network announced two new series in development including Glamsquad Showdown featuring Nene Leakes and Brad Goreski and The Seven Year Stitch hosted by Terry and Heather Dubrow. E! … Continue reading “E! greenlights project with Nick Cannon”

HBO Max launches today

2+ WarnerMedia’s highly anticipated streaming platform, HBO Max, has officially launched today, featuring a leading collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia’s legendary catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus fan-favorite acquired franchises and films. The launch of HBO Max is the culmination of efforts over the past year to bring the best of … Continue reading “HBO Max launches today”

David Lynch interrogates monkey in new Netflix short

2+ “Jack, you know anything about birds?” And so begins David Lynch’s 74th birthday present to his fans – an absurd, surreal and pretty hilarious short film, titled, What did Jack Do? The film’s logline is fairly simple – “A detective interrogates a monkey suspected of murder.” Right. Well, it is Lynch. Lynch has been … Continue reading “David Lynch interrogates monkey in new Netflix short”

‘Big Bang’s’ Galecki bringing ‘Griswolds’ to HBO Max

4+ CLARK! Hollywood Reporter’s Lesley Goldberg is reporting that crazy vacationing family, The Griswolds, first introduced in National Lampoon’s Vacation, and its subsequent sequels, is coming to HBO Max as a new half hour comedy. Big Bang Theory and The Conners star Johnny Galecki, who appeared in 1989’s National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation as son Rusty Griswold, … Continue reading “‘Big Bang’s’ Galecki bringing ‘Griswolds’ to HBO Max”

Broadway legend Carol Channing passes at 97

4+ Good-bye, Dolly. According to BroadwayWorld, the theatre world lost an icon last night. The website is reporting that Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. Channing was born Jan 31, 1921 in Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was … Continue reading “Broadway legend Carol Channing passes at 97”

From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms

2+ Al Pacino’s haunting portrayal of Joe Paterno was snubbed. SNL’s Keenan Thompson and Aidy Bryant were nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively. Although David Lynch’s 18-episode Twin Peaks was nominated for 9 Emmy’s, the series was largely ignored in major categories. Netflix dethroned HBO as most nominated network. Jesus. He … Continue reading “From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms”

Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news

5+ Anna Parker promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at Havas Havas Chicago announced that it has promoted Anna (Newburn) Parker to Chief Strategy Officer. She joins Havas Chicago’s executive leadership team which includes Paul Marobella, Jason Peterson, Tatia Torrey, Jennifer Marszalek, Lisa Evia and Angelo Kritikos. Considered a major contributor to the transformation of the … Continue reading “Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news”