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Recapping the Year in Late Night

The field of late night television is more crowded than ever. Beyond the main five network hosts, the crowd of cable hosts is growing larger and larger, and streaming services are beginning to dip into the pool as well (does it count as a late [...]

By John Hugar

HBO’s ‘2 Dope Queens’ Specials Air in February

Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson’s podcast-turned-series of HBO specials 2 Dope Queens are coming in early 2018. HBO announced today that the first of the four hourlong specials, which were ordered back in August, will premiere Friday, [...]

By Megh Wright

Issa Rae Has Two New Projects in Development at HBO

Insecure creator/star Issa Rae has two more TV projects in the works at HBO. According to Deadline, Rae has teamed up with writer Travon Free (The Daily Show, Full Frontal) for a half-hour single-cam comedy series in development at the network [...]

By Megh Wright

HBO Renews ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ for a Tenth Season

More Curb Your Enthusiasm is in the works at HBO. The network announced today that it’s handed out a season 10 renewal to Larry David’s series, and production is slated to begin next spring. Responding to the renewal, David said: “As I’ve said [...]

By Megh Wright

Talking Standup with the Stars of HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy’

After the success of last year's All Def Comedy one-hour special, HBO ordered up a six-episode run of the All Def model, which premieres last Friday. The original Def Comedy Jam of the ‘90s shaped an entire generation of comics, including most [...]

By Isaac Kozell

Here’s Your First Look at Bill Hader’s HBO Series ‘Barry’

Bill Hader’s new HBO series Barry is slated to debut next year, and over the weekend the network released the first teaser trailer. Ordered to series back in June 2016, Barry stars Hader as the titular character, “a seasoned assassin who [...]

By Megh Wright

Michelle Wolf’s Comedy Marathon

They say that nice guys finish last, but what about nice ladies? That's one of the many themes comedian and Daily Show writer/contributor Michelle Wolf explores in her new special Nice Lady, which premieres tomorrow night at 9:00pm on HBO. The [...]

By Isaac Kozell