Abby is a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship. Chicago improv mainstay Abby McEnany co-created and stars in this uniquely human comedy series.
Wealthy former rock star, Cheyenne – now bored and jaded in his retirement – embarks on a quest to find his father’s persecutor: an ex-Nazi war criminal now hiding out in the U.S.
The bitter taste of a relationship can last for a long time, but there is always a new dish to discover, and the emotions return. Fear, desire, intoxication. Love, like cooking, is taking a leap into the unknown with your eyes closed.
Danny McBride returns to HBO in a new comedy centered around a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work, all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
New sketch-comedy series from comedian/actor/writer Robin Thede, featuring a core cast of black women and celebrity guests playing dozens of dynamic characters in a magical reality.
Gösta is a 28-year old child psychologist who gets his first job in a small rural town. He moves from Stockholm and rents a cottage in the middle of the woods. Gösta wants to be the kindest person in the world and help everyone he meets. Sometimes it goes well, sometimes not…
The citizens of LazyTown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportacus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things. Stephanie, the mayors vibrant pink-haired niece is also on hand to help!
Each member of the Doom Patrol suffered a horrible accident that gave them superhuman abilities, but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found their purpose through The Chief, coming together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence. Called to action by Cyborg aka Vic Stone, the Doom Patrol – part support group, part Super Hero team – is a band of superpowered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them.
A series about contemporary relationships.
Each episode is set in a pub immediately before Louise and Tom have their weekly marital therapy session. As the recently estranged couple ply themselves with drink and prep for their first encounter with their therapist the first clues as to what has caused the fissure in their relationship emerge: an affair.
Heaven is actually an office in the workplace comedy – and the boss is in a very bad mood. Having grown disenchanted with the Earth he created, God is keen to finish it once and for all and move on to a new venture, like all good entrepreneurs. As the Doomsday clock starts ticking, Craig and his lower-ranking angel cohorts, have two weeks to perform their greatest planet-saving miracle yet: make two hopelessly shy humans fall in love. If they don’t, humanity is condemned to perish in a giant tsunami.
Rising comics Julio Torres and Ana Fabrega team up with Fred Armisen and Lorne Michaels for a new comedy series about a group of eccentric friends who turn their passion for horror into a peculiar business.
Each edition of The Chris Rock Show will be comprised of (not necessarily in this order) a stand-up monologue by Rock; a one-on-one guest segment in which Rock will spar with a special guest from the arts, politics or business; a musical performance by a well-known R&B, rap or rock artist; one or more in-studio sketches; parody “commercials”; and one or more location segments in which Rock will appear in and around town in a variety of unusual real-life situations.
Black Monday takes us back to October 19, 1987 – aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it… until now. It’s the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system.
The unemployed Arthur Ahnepol ekes out a bleak existence and hatches a morbid plan: he wants his obnoxious wife to die.
Set in a crumbling cop shop on the wrong side of Manchester, the series follows a group of police on the front line, wondering what they did to end up here, in this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious murderers are all in a day’s work for this close-knit team, led by the dizzyingly capable but unquestionably unhinged DI Vivienne Deering. But when a particularly twisted serial killer emerges, it leaves even the most hardened of these seasoned coppers reeling.
Set in Staten Island, What We Do in the Shadows follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.
Miss Sherlock is a consulting detective with unparalleled observation and deductive reasoning skills. She takes on cases that the Tokyo police are unable to solve on their own.
Sally is about to marry David, her nebbish boyfriend of ten years, when she encounters the charismatic Emma. The two fall into a romantic relationship, but what starts out as an exciting and sexy fling takes an unexpected turn when Emma reveals herself to be a nightmare. The story of a love affair that quickly spirals out of control.
Juggling a new relationship, parental responsibilities, friendship and a sick brother while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it’s particularly difficult when you’re a hitman. Ray Shoesmith “takes care of people” – collecting debts, relieving them of drugs and guns, and often taking care of them on a permanent basis.
“Camping” følger en gruppe gamle venner, der tager på campingtur for at fejre en skelsættende fødselsdag – en lejlighed, der fremmaner store følelser, skjulte spændinger og minder, som de helst ville glemme.
WHO IS AMERICA? is a half-hour series from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, in his return to series television for the first time in more than a decade. In the works over the past year, the seven-episode series explores the diverse individuals who populate the unique United States, and features Baron Cohen experimenting in the playground of 2018 America.
All-new late-night series from filmmaker/artist/musician Terence Nance: a subversive look at contemporary American life, featuring assorted vignettes with an ensemble cast.
Kidding centers on Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, an icon of children’s television and a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America’s impressionable young minds. But when this beloved personality’s family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairytale, fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope.
Romesh Ranganathan, one of the most popular stand-ups in the UK, uproots his entire family – his supportive wife, three kids, his Sri Lankan mother and his eccentric uncle – and immigrates to Los Angeles. In addition to his efforts to rebuild a life from scratch, Ranganathan books himself an audacious U.S. gig – the 6,000-seat Greek Theater – with only three months to sell it out.
Succession explores themes of power, politics and family through the eyes of an aging, uber-wealthy media mogul and his four grown children.
This 10-episode parody follows the tru-ish misadventures of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and his merry band of advisors and family members.
When disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin loses out on his dream job, he is forced to return to Toledo, Ohio, and work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher. As he comes crashing in to Whitlock High School, Jack makes it absolutely clear he will not be teaching any biology. Realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, Jack decides instead to use the kids for his own benefit.
In this all-new dark comedy series, a depressed hitman has a career epiphany when he discovers the intoxicating world of LA theater acting, but his criminal ties won’t let him walk away.
Talented, young African-American comedian Floyd Mooney catches a few breaks that set him on the path to becoming “white famous.” But can he achieve cross-over success with his integrity still intact?
Series centers on Sam Loudermilk, a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude. He’s unapologetically uncensored and manages to anger everyone in his life. Although he has his drinking under control, his life is one step forward, 12 steps back.
All-new Cinemax animated series from Mike Judge that chronicles the humorous, tragic, unbelievable tales of some of country music’s most eccentric characters.
Set in Boston, SMILF will take a raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.
Graves, tells the story of President Richard Graves, a former two-term POTUS as he embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy 25 years after leaving the White House.
The fictional series explores L.A.’s famed ‘70s stand-up comedy scene where the careers of legends such as David Letterman, Jay Leno and Richard Pryor were launched. The series delves into the inspired, damaged and complicated psyches of those who stand alone in front of an audience “dying” for fame, fortune and, with any luck, a shot on Johnny Carson.
Created by and starring Pete Holmes, this new HBO half-hour comedy series follows a stand-up comic whose suburban life unravels, forcing him to reevaluate his priorities amidst the rough-and-tumble NYC comedy scene.
A single camera comedy in which Adlon plays “Sam,” a working actor with no filter who is trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two, and also, just maybe, squeeze in some private time once in a while. Her life is funny to watch, but you wouldn’t want to live it (except sometimes).
Covering such genres as science fiction, horror and noire, this half-hour series will be comprised of six anthology editions set within a slightly surreal, retro-futuristic urban landscape, and filled with larger-than-life characters as well as violence, sex intrigue and dark humor.
Starring Australian comedian/actor/writer Chris Lilley, who amps up his acutely observed, character-based comedy style – mastered in his two previous series Summer Heights High and We Can Be Heroes – to a new conceptual stratosphere.Within the 12-episode arc of Angry Boys, Lilley picks up where he left off with two of the characters first seen in We Can Be Heroes: identical twins “Daniel and Nathan Sims” (both portrayed by Lilley), 17-year-old boys living at home in rural Australia. Angry Boys also introduces four new characters (Lilley again!) whose lives intersect at times with the Sims’: “Blake Oakfield,” a former surfing world champion who’s currently resting on his laurels; “S.mouse,” an African- American rapper whose suburban upbringing belies his hard-edged image; “Jen Okazaki,” a Japanese mother intent on turning her son into a skateboarding legend; and “Ruth ‘Gran’ Sims,” an unorthodox prison officer at a boy’s detention center. Shot documentary-style, each taboo-crossing, half-hour episode is hilariously unconventional and impetuous, filled with endearing characters that are sure to make audiences laugh with delight.
Divorce centers on Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker), who, after more than a decade of marriage and two children, has suddenly begun to reassess her life and her strained relationship with her husband Robert The series begins with the 50th birthday party of their friend Diane – an occasion marked by high drama when Diane and her husband Nick get into an over-the-top fight – which convinces Frances to tell Robert they should split. But Frances soon discovers that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought, while Robert, blindsided by Frances’ epiphany, struggles to cope with their marriage falling apart. The story of a very, very long divorce, the 10-episode first season follows Frances and Robert as they grapple with the fallout from their failing union, not just for themselves, but also for their children and friends. Finding sharp, observant humor in tense situations ranging from awkward public encounters to bitter private therapy sessions, Divorce is about two people at the most difficult moment in their lives, feeling more intense emotions for each other than they’ve felt in years.
Creator/writer/star Issa Rae brings her fresh voice to HBO with this painfully funny new comedy series, which follows best friends Issa and Molly as they navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles, while facing the challenges of being two black women who defy all stereotypes. Though Issa fancies herself a badass rapper when she’s alone in front of the mirror, her day-to-day life as the “token black girl” at an educational non- profit is far less empowering. With 30 looming large, Issa starts to reconsider a five-year relationship with unemployed boyfriend Lawrence (Jay Ellis), which is going nowhere fast. Struggling just the same is Issa’s BFF Molly, whose professional success as a high-paid lawyer stands in stark contrast to her dismal dating life. After an unexpected performance at an open-mic night, Issa decides to embrace a better and bolder side, but learns that, despite the confidence of her razor-sharp rhymes, being less insecure in everyday life isn’t quite as easy. Over the course of eight Season 1 episodes, Insecure explores the black female experience in a subtle, witty and authentic way, as Issa and Molly stumble their way towards pulling their lives together, while trying their hardest to never settle for less.
Mamon is a fictional series set in current-day Czech Republic but has its roots in the 1990s.
The story is an accurate portrayal of real 1990´s practices: the privatization of state companies, embezzlement and corruption at the public prosecutor´s office. The main character of the story is a journalist working on an important investigation of a major state entity. During a background check for the story he stumbles across controversial information regarding his own brother, who seems to be involved in a related scandal. The series follows several story lines, majoring on the work of the investigative journalist and his relationship with his own family, the investigation into a state-owned company, the part played by the police in the matter and the questionable practices operating in the public prosecution office. There is also another connection between the main character and the investigation, a religious motif, which is an integral part of the whole story.
A comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.
Created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill (co-creators of HBO’s Eastbound & Down), this dark comedy series tells the story of a southern suburban high school and the two people who almost run it, the vice principals. McBride and Walton Goggins star as Neal Gamby and Lee Russell, a pair of ambitious administrators waged in an epic power struggle to ascend to the top spot after the long-time principal (Bill Murray) steps down to tend to his ailing wife. When Dr. Belinda Brown swoops in to claim the job, Gamby and Russell put their mutual disdain aside and, operating by the adage that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” team up for an all-out, take-no- prisoners effort to bring down Dr. Brown, the only person who may in fact have the school’s best interests at heart.
This new HBO series takes a fun and sophisticated look at the who, what, when, where and “WTF” of the latest episode of Game of Thrones, offering up everything fans need to know about Westeros and beyond each week.
Just north of the border, in the tired coastal town of Imperial Beach, CA, live three generations of Yosts: surfing royalty turned society misfits. The Yost’s reign and reputation, once defined in the curl of a perfect wave, has been eroded by years of bad luck, addiction and hubris. But just as things are looking like they can’t get worse, a stranger named John arrives – and the Yosts’ banal existence is lifted into something profound, miraculous and, possibly, universal.
Two men – dozens of outrageous characters. Meet Matt Lucas and David Walliams, creators and stars of one of TV’s biggest international comedy hits, who are coming to America this month with an all-new HBO Sunday Night series: Little Britain USA!
Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie – a.k.a. Flight of the Conchords – may be “New Zealand’s 4th Most Popular Folk Parody Duo,” but in the USA, finding someone who knows their act is about as easy as finding a kiwi nest in Central Park. To rectify this oversight, Jemaine and Bret have moved to New York’s East Village to conquer America, one fan (literally) at a time.
Animated comedy based on the popular podcasts from Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. The Ricky Gervais Show will continue to focus on the eccentric mind Pilkington, who serves as the perfect comic foil to the Gervais and Merchant. From bizarre medical stories to newly discovered insects to useless inventions, Ricky and Stephen delve into the mysterious intricacies of Karl’s brain in the new season’s 13 hilarious episodes.
Hello Ladies is a comedy series about a gawky Englishman searching for the woman of his dreams in Los Angeles. In his first starring series role, Stephen Merchant portrays Stuart, a web designer who relocated to LA from England in hopes of finding excitement, romance, and maybe even a soul mate. Working out of his home office, Stuart has an easy rapport with his attractive roommate Jessica, though it is clear she’s not romantically interested in him. Half as charming as he thinks he is – and twice as desperate – Stuart is obsessed with infiltrating the glamorous world of beautiful people. Seduced by the promise of the best restaurants and hottest nightclubs, Stuart’s cheapness and pettiness often finds him just outside the door of LA’s most desirable locales.
After being expelled from Summer Heights High, Jonah Takalua’s father, Rocky, banished him to the island of Tongapatu to spend time with his extended family and get his life back together. But four months later, fed up with Jonah’s antics, his uncle sends him back to Sydney to enroll in yet another school, the Holy Cross School. Once again, the always impressionable Jonah finds himself adapting to a new school and fending off new foes and other delinquents, all while trying to be a “good boy.”
Australia’s Chris Lilley, creator of “Summer Heights High” and “Ja’mie: Private School Girl,” brings back one of his groundbreaking characters, the rebellious 14-year-old Jonah, in the six-episode comedy series JONAH FROM TONGA.
If you want your comedy fast, funny and completely out of control, Mr. Show is the show for you! It’s the outrageous “Friday Late Night” show that pays homage to the off-the-wall sketch-comedy tradition of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live, then launches into its own eccentric orbit of social deviance and political incorrectness!
Based on the popular British comedy of the same name, The Office takes place in and around the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Using the same mockumentary style as the original, the series succeeds in capturing the quiet desperation of the poor souls working in this socially stifling environment under the direction of delusional boss, regional manager Michael Scott. Comic actor Steve Carell beautifully inhabits the role, playing a man so eager to be liked, he completely alienates people with one stupid antic after another. Blindly believing himself beloved by his employees for his laid-back nature, Michael fails to see that, with the exception of nerdy and bizarre Dwight, he is resented and despised by all. Meanwhile, Jim woos engaged receptionist Pam, while both navigate the office politics and “humor” of boss Scott.
The bitch is back … and this time, she’s meaner than ever! From the creator, writer and star of Summer Heights High and Angry Boys comes the continuing story of Ja’mie King, a conniving Year 12 student at Hillford Girls Grammar, a tony private school in Sydney, Australia. Ja’mie, the self-promoting “queen bee” of Lilley’s acclaimed series Summer Heights High returns from an exchange semester at that public school for her last three months at Hillford, where she’s the unchallenged diva among the school’s most popular girls, as well as the school captain. After passing her school days cooing with fellow prefects and dissing the “boarders,” Ja’mie turns her attention to conquering the opposite sex, enrolled nearby at Kelton Boys Grammar.
A feudal society called Badlands, has emerged in the wake of civilization’s destruction. It’s uneasily divided among 7 Rival Barons. Each Baron enforces their iron rule with the aid of trained assassins known as Clippers.
The most lethal Clipper is Sunny. Sunny rescues M.K, a teenage boy who has survived a deadly ambush. Sunny soon discovers that he harbors a dark secret and has a hefty bounty on his head. Together, they embark on an odyssey that could mean the difference between chaos and enlightenment for everyone in the Badlands.
Executive produced by three of the celebrated masterminds behind the groundbreaking Funny or Die website – Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy – this half-hour sketch-comedy series provides a creative forum for dozens of America’s most talented comedians, actors and writers, all contributing segments to the so-called “Funny or Die Network”, whose stated goal is to foster “fresh young creative talent” in an anything goes comedy environment. Targeted to adults 18-34, the show fuses off-the-wall scripted pieces with animated vignettes, music videos, faux commercials and more, with each show introduced and wrapped by a decidedly unhip, white-haired spokesman named “Ed Haligan”.
Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern), a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month’s stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing. Though Amy wants to be an “agent of change” in the world, the people who know her best are skeptical of her latest intentions. She moves in temporarily with her somewhat-estranged mother, Helen, and reconnects with her ex-husband Levi (Luke Wilson), who is struggling with his own demons and addictions. While trying to heal Levi and mend her relationship with Helen, Amy also re-enters work at Abaddonn Industries. Once a buyer in the company’s Health and Beauty department, Amy is rehired, but assigned to a demeaning position in data processing, run by the flaky Dougie (Timm Sharp). Amy views the transfer as an attempt to hasten her departure and keep her away from her former co-workers, including former assistant Krista (Sarah Burns), now in line for Amy’s old job, and Damon (Charles Esten), her former boss and ex-lover. However, while in this new position, Amy uncovers a range of corporate abuse and corruption occurring at Abaddonn, which ultimately fuels her quest to make a change in the lives of others, as well as validating her own change.
Based on the semi-autobiographical musings of eclectic author Jonathan Ames, Bored to Death tells the story of a noir-fiction-obsessed writer (Jason Schwartzman) who, in the wake of a painful breakup with his girlfriend Suzanne (Olivia Thirlby), impulsively decides to list his private detective services on Craigslist – even though he’s unlicensed and has virtually no experience. Before long, and to his considerable surprise, Jonathan is hired by an assortment of desperate clients on a variety of cases (one per episode), which he pursues while avoiding working on his second novel and writing for the magazine run by his eccentric boss George Christopher (Ted Danson). He also passes time with his pal, a droll cartoonist named Ray (Zach Galifianakis).
An arrogant, burned-out, former major-league pitcher named Kenny Powers (Danny McBride), is forced to return home to North Carolina to teach Phys Ed at the middle school he once attended. While wreaking havoc at school with his boorish behavior, Kenny crashes at the home of his brother Dustin ; plots a triumphant return to the big leagues; and makes a pre-emptive romantic strike on former high-school squeeze April Buchanon, now a teacher engaged to principal Terrence Cutler.
Your best friend’s star is rising in Hollywood, and there’s only one thing to do: join his entourage. Meet Eric, Turtle and Johnny Drama: three guys from Queens dedicated to helping their film-star buddy Vincent Chase navigate the absurdities of modern-day Hollywood – where sex, parties and super-agents rule the town.
Executive produced by Jay and Mark Duplass (Togetherness), this new half-hour adult animated series, created by writers/directors Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, follows the downtrodden creatures native to Earth’s least habitable environment: New York City. Featuring the voices of some of comedy’s hottest talents, this dark and irreverent comedy proves that whether it’s lovelorn rats, gender-questioning pigeons or bedbugs in the midst of a midlife crisis, the awkward small talk, moral ambiguity and existential woes of non-human urbanites prove startlingly similar to our own.
Bill Maher hosts a brand-new season of HBO’s award-winning comedy/talk series, Real Time with Bill Maher, with 35 live episodes scheduled throughout the year.
A topical look at the week in news, politics and current events, John Oliver offers his singular perspective and distinct voice to a number of social, political or existential issues facing America and the world.
High Maintenance follows an NYC pot dealer with a list of clients with neuroses as diverse as the city, providing a glimpse into what happens behind New Yorkers’ closed apartment doors.
This comedy series takes a fresh and funny look at sex and dating in New York City (where it is being filmed on location). Created and executive produced by Darren Star (Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place) and based on Candace Bushnell’s best-selling book of the same name, Sex and the City stars Sarah Jessica Parker as thirtysomething writer Carrie Bradshaw whose firsthand experiences on the New York singles scene serve as the inspiration for her newspaper column: Sex and the City.
From Award-winning producers of “The Office” comes this mockumentary that looks at the exciting world of local government. We follow Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, in her attempt to beautify her town and advance her political career via the hilariously mundane world of local government. This cleverly-scripted parade of small town characters finds the funny in the minutiae and tiny details that make accomplishing the smallest civic project an epically complicated task.
Looking offers up the unfiltered experiences of three close friends living – and loving – in modern-day San Francisco. Friendship may bind them, but each is at a markedly different point in his journey. The trio’s stories intertwine and unspool dramatically as they search for happiness and intimacy in an age of unparalleled choices – and rights – for gay men.
Hit the Floor follows the lives and loves of the Los Angeles Devil Girls, the premiere dance team in all of professional basketball. At its heart is Ahsha, a sheltered young woman who joins the team against the wishes of her mother Sloane, who knows this treacherous, tempting world all too well having been a Devil Girl herself. Olivia is the shrewd squad manager, Jelena is the star dancer who won’t let anyone else share the spotlight and Pete Davenport is the former All-Star who’s come back to coach his old team.
A group of 20-something women in New York and their adventures in post-collegiate floundering.
Two years out of liberal arts school, Hannah believes she has the talent to be a successful writer, and
though she has yet to complete her memoir (she has to live it first), her parents cut her off financially without warning. As the harsh reality of rent and
bills looms, Hannah leans on her very-put-together best friend and roommate Marnie, who has a real job at an art
gallery and an even realer boyfriend. Meanwhile, their gorgeous British friend Jessa, who has travelled to as many different countries as she’s had boyfriends, appears in the city and
moves in with Shoshanna, her naïve younger cousin with Sex and the City lifestyle aspirations.
From the creators of Big Love, this all-new comedy takes an off-kilter look at the dysfunctional staffers who must deal with myriad professional and personal hurdles at the female-geriatric wing of a beleaguered California hospital. Nurse DiDi is the no-nonsense newbie who spends her first day on the job being reprimanded for cleaning up unidentified feces left in the lounge. Unit veteran Nurse Dawn is tasked with training DiDi, but winds up obsessing over a budding relationship with male Supervising Nurse Patsy. Disgruntled Dr. Jenna James, appointed director of the ward thanks to a meltdown at the hospital proper, continues her above-it-all temper tantrums despite being given a fresh start.
Silicon Valley is set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.
This is a comedy that takes viewers inside the world of tech start-ups – and the socially awkward underdogs who try to navigate its lucrative potential. Silicon Valley charts the rising fortunes of Richard, an introverted computer programmer who lives in a “Hacker Hostel” start-up incubator along with his friends Big Head, Gilfoyle, and Dinesh. These social misfits live under the watch of Erlich, a dotcom millionaire who lets them stay in his house for free – as long as he gets a 10% stake in their projects. Stuck working part-time at a large tech company called Hooli, Richard’s obscure website, Pied Piper, is going nowhere fast. But when a mid-level Hooli executive named Jared is apprised of the value of the site’s novel compression algorithm, Richard finds himself caught in the middle of an extreme bidding war between Hooli founder Gavin Belson and independent billionaire venture capitalist Peter Gregory.
Larry David has it all – money, security, famous friends, a nurturing wife, a fabulous Hollywood home. So why is he so intent on making a complete mess out of his life? Just because you’ve “made it” doesn’t mean you’ve got it made. Curb Your Enthusiasm, folks – it’s a brand-new HBO comedy series starring Larry David as… Larry David!
The Brink is an all-new HBO comedy series that focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: Walter Larson, the U.S. Secretary of State; Alex Talbott, a lowly Foreign Service officer stationed in Islamabad; and Zeke “Z-Pak” Tilson, an ace Navy fighter pilot with a lucrative side business dealing prescription drugs. The epic dark-comedy series begins under threat of a coup in Pakistan, when a rogue general seizes control of the country and its nuclear arsenal, leaving the fate of the world on the shoulders of these three unlikely American heroes. From the turbulent streets of the Middle East, to the White House situation room, to an aircraft carrier on the Red Sea, The Brink takes us on a wild ride across multiple time zones to show how the foibles, egos and rivalries of political leaders can take us to the brink of world war.
Ten years ago she was TV’s “It” girl. Now it’s a different story. For Valerie Cherish, no price is too high to pay for clinging to the television spotlight. Lisa Kudrow stars as Valerie Cherish, a former B-list sitcom star so desperate to revive her career that she agrees to star in a reality television show called The Comeback, with cameras following her every move as she lands a part in a new network sitcom, Room and Bored. The Comeback explores the madness of the television world, a Beverly Hills lifestyle, and the bravery of a comic-tragic 40-year-old actress as she struggles to keep her career afloat while balancing her personal life – all under the unforgiving scrutiny of the ubiquitous cameras.
David Duchovny makes a triumphant return to television in a new comedy series centering around one-hit wonder novelist Hank Moody (Duchovny), who struggles to help raise his 13-year-old daughter, while still carrying a torch for his ex-girlfriend Karen. Every day finds Hank in bed with another woman and two steps back from his ultimate goal: restoring his family. He wouldn’t mind to revive his writing career either, if only he could get over his massive case of writer’s block. All this in the city he loathes most – Los Angeles. His obsession with honesty and his self-destructive behavior – drinks, drugs and women – are simultaneously destroying and enriching his career. He’s holding it together while falling apart – and he doesn’t mind it one bit.
Created by Steve Levinson this all-new HBO comedy explores the sun-soaked world of a group of past and present football players in and around Miami, FL. Though they’re pros when it comes to playing the game, each has a harder time navigating life off the field. Leading the pack is Spencer (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson), a retired football superstar who is trying to find a foothold as a financial manager to current players. Spencer’s inner circle includes a talented but volatile wide receiver Ricky, who seeks to balance his off-field antics with his passion for the game; Charles, a reluctantly retired lineman who’s finding it hard to adjust to civilian life; and rookie sensation Vernon, whose promise never to forget “where he came from” brings scores of hangers-on into his life, and lands him in big financial trouble. As Spencer tries to juggle his friends, he gets assistance from Jason, a top-tier sports agent, and Joe, Spencer’s larger-than-life boss, who’ll do just about anything to close a deal. In an industry where the career span is unbelievably short, Spencer and his crew must figure out where the game ends and life begins, all while keeping their cool and having each other’s backs.
The television debut of Jay and Mark Duplass, Togetherness follows two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. Brett and Michelle (Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey) are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has puttered out from the stresses of marriage and children. When Brett’s friend Alex (Steve Zissis) and Michelle’s sister Tina (Amanda Peet) move in with them, the foursome engage in a tragically comedic struggle to follow their personal dreams while still remaining good friends, siblings, and spouses to each other.
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