Bridget Everett’s “Somebody Somewhere” picked up for series by HBO

Bridget Everett is headed to HBO. It’s been announced that the comedian will star in her own show for HBO… MORE
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Bridget Everett to star in HBO’s Somebody Somewhere

Comedian and singer Bridget Everett will star in an HBO series inspired by her upbringing in Kansas. HBO today announced it had ordered Somebody Somewhere to series, with Everett starring and executive producing. Jay Duplass directed the pilot last yea…

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Curb Your Enthusiasm will return for Season 11 on HBO

HBO has renewed the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, starring Larry David, for an eleventh season. “This past season tapped into the zeitgeist in such an uncomfortably delightful way,” said Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice P…

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Review: Yvonne Orji, “Momma, I Made It!” on HBO

HBO has found success in the past year with having stand-up comedians go back home with a documentary camera crew in tow to fill in and flesh out the details of jokes and allow the audience to embrace the comedian even more. Gary Gulman. Whitmer Thomas…

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Review: Whitmer Thomas, “The Golden One” on HBO

For his HBO debut, Whitmer Thomas delivers an interesting special that combines musical comedy, documentary footage and tragedy, as he goes back to the Florida panhandle where it meets Alabama to perform at the same bar where his late mother used to ru…

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Review: Dan Soder, “son of a Gary” on HBO

As I wrote in Decider when Dan Soder’s HBO special debuted: Born in 1983, Soder lands right in the middle of Venn diagram between Generation X and Millennials, which places him in the sweetest spot for both cynicism and self-confidence. It also m…

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Review: Lil Rel Howery, “Live In Crenshaw” on HBO

I love that Lil Rel chose to shoot his HBO comedy special in a school gymnasium in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles, as the sun set through the open windows. He spends the bulk of his set talking about how his relative fame has impacted his rel…

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Review: Daniel Sloss, “X” on HBO

Daniel Sloss has made a name for himself throughout his 20s for making audiences uncomfortable, while always letting us know he’s actually a good guy in whatever story he tells. No matter how offensive it may get. For his HBO debut in 2019, Sloss…

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Review: Gary Gulman, “The Great Depresh” on HBO

Gary Gulman is one of my favorite comedians working today. As I wrote in Decider to herald his HBO special last fall: His comedy always has impressed other comedians because of its specificity. The words he chooses and the way he enunciates them remind…

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“Curb Your Enthusiasm” is coming back for season 11

This is the news we’ve all been waiting for. A few months ago, right after Curb Your Enthusiasm wrapped season… MORE
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