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BORED TO DEATH Movie On the Big Screen?

BORED TO DEATH Movie On the Big Screen?

The witty comedy BORED TO DEATH, which ran on HBO for three seasons from 2009 – 2011, was planning to return as a TV-movie or a theatrical movie at some point. Now it appears that it just might be making its way closer to those cinema screens. HBOWatch had reported back on 01.23.13 of the potential of this happening by citing a Ted Danson quote. Danson played George Christopher, a pot-headed father figure to Jason Schwartzman’s Jonathan Ames. The series, if you need a reminder, was by creator Jonathan Ames who wrote about a character named after himself who is a struggling crime novelist and private detective on the side. His escapades,...

Bored to Death Movie CONFIRMED!

Bored to Death Movie CONFIRMED!

Scores of HBOWatch readers have expressed their discontentment with HBO’s decision to cancel the series last year.  But the premium cable network couldn’t just let a group of talented, hilarious individuals dissolve just like that!  Today we can confirm through various reports that HBO is developing a movie version of the comedy series.  The central stars Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, and Ted Danson are expected to return to reprise their roles. Here’s the only bit of info we have on the plot coming from Danson himself: [Schwartzman’s character] “becomes a policeman, which means, for him, a traffic cop....

HBO Renews Enlightened, Cancels 3 Others

HBO Renews Enlightened, Cancels 3 Others

Big news from HBO today as the premium cable network has decided to renew it’s Golden Globe nominated dramedy ‘Enlightened’.  We can also confirm that HBO has decided not to order new seasons of Bored to Death, Hung or How to Make it in America. Fans of the new comedy series Enlightened should be pleased with the renewal of Laura Dern’s new show. Conversely, we know a lot of you are fans of Bored to Death, Hung and How to Make it in America so we hope you’ve enjoyed those programs over the years!  Their memory will live on in you. HBO is most likely doing this to make way for all of the new series being...

HBO Premieres: Bored to Death & Enlightened

HBO Premieres: Bored to Death & Enlightened

Tonight at 9PM, HBO is set to premiere two major programs on it’s air.  First up,  Bored to Death is celebrating it’s third season this year with Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson helming the much-loved comedy.  Have a look at the latest trailer for the new season and be sure to tune in tonight at 9 or set your DVRs at your convenience! HBO’s newest comedy, Enlightened, focuses on Laura Dern who portrays Amy Jellicoe, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.  Give it a shot tonight...

HBO Releases Bored to Death Invitation

HBO has just released an ‘Invitation to the Set” for it’s upcoming third season of Bored to Death in video form!  Check out the video below for a behind the scenes look at season...

HBO Confirms Several Fall Premire Dates

HBO Confirms Several Fall Premire Dates

HBO has confirmed several fall release dates for it’s returning original programs including Boardwalk Empire, Hung and How to Make it in America.  Boardwalk Empire will return for it’s season 2 on Sunday, September 25th at 9PM while Hung launches it’s third season on the following Sunday, October 2nd at 10PM. How to Make it in America also begins its eight-episode second season on October 2nd.  The comedy series follows two enterprising twenty somethings as they hustle their way through New York City, determined to achieve the American Dream by making a name for themselves in the competitive fashion scene. Bored to...

True Blood, Bored to Death Nominated for GLAAD Awards

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, announced today the nominees for its 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards.   HBO’s True Blood recieved a nomination for ‘Outstanding Drama Series’ while HBO’s Bored to Death received a nod for it’s “Escape the Castle” episode in the ‘Outstanding Individual Episode’ category.  True Blood has already been recognized by GLAAD as the most gay friendly show on TV so it would appear to be the favorite for the award. Other nominees...

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