Call it The “Bridesmaids” Effect: Ever since the R-rated 2011 comedy became a runaway hit, taking in more than $280 million worldwide and earning Oscar nods for actress Melissa McCarthy and writers Kristin Wiig and Annie Mumolo, a rash of female-written comedies are enticing viewers with provocative new characters who are more like women we know.
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“Girls” and “New Girl” are scoring ratings, buzz and Emmy Awards respect. Actor-writers Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation”) and Lena Dunham (“Girls”) are case studies in hyphenate success.
HBO announced Wednesday that they have a deal with comedian Larry David to do a movie in which he will write and star–playing someone other than himself. While there aren’t… More
“Girls” star Lena Dunham took her maiden “Late Night” voyage Wednesday, and she immediately revealed why the appearance was so special.
Monday June 11: ‘Bunheads‘ (9pm on ABC Family) **Series Premiere** Record Now Michelle Simms (Tony Award-winning actor Sutton Foster) had a promising career as a classically-trained professional dancer but was… More
NEW YORK (AP) — “Veep” is getting a second term on HBO, as is the comedy “Girls.” The pay cable network announced Monday that both of the comedies, which debuted… More
Lena Dunham is deconstructing femininity right across the table. Having spiffed up for some behind-the-scenes featurettes for her upcoming HBO series, “Girls,” Dunham has relaxed into her seat at a Tribeca restaurant not far from where she grew up.
Monday April 9: ‘Being Human‘ (9pm on Syfy) **Season Finale** Record Now Sally’s mother resurfaces, Josh opts to kill Ray, and Aidan chooses to kill Mother in the season two… More
Alligator hunters, raccoon wranglers and crawfish catchers in Louisiana’s critter-filled swamps and bayous are increasingly common on television.
Ever wondered whether single life in New York is really like “Sex and the City?”