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HBO’s Anthology Series ROOM 104 Renewed for Season 2

HBO’s Anthology Series ROOM 104 Renewed for Season 2

AN HBO press release has dropped to announce the anthology series ROOM 104 to continue with a sophomore season. Here are the brief details. Intercut with a few clips from the Friday night series. HBO has renewed the anthology series ROOM 104 for a second season, it was announced by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming. From brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, the show tells tales of the characters who pass through a single room of a typical American chain motel, ranging from comedy to drama to horror. “Jay and Mark Duplass are gifted storytellers who have brilliantly reinvented the anthology series for the modern era,”...

ROOM 104: “The Internet” & “Voyeurs”

ROOM 104: “The Internet” & “Voyeurs”

We now peek inside the rented room to see who inhabits it is episodes 5 & 6 of ROOM 104.   — “The Internet” This one comes to us as a very straightforward little story. It is a simple dialogue between a son and his mother. He is holed up in Room 104 waiting out the opportunity to pitch his finished book to a publisher in New York. His mother, back home, is called upon to aid him in seeing that the job opportunity takes place when he misplaces a vital part of his whole meeting – he forgets the very novel he is to present. The story takes us back to 1997 with young Anish arrives at his motel stay. He is played by...

ROOM 104: “The Knockandoo” & “I Knew You Weren’t Dead”

ROOM 104: “The Knockandoo” & “I Knew You Weren’t Dead”

Here now is our take on Episodes 3 & 4 of the anthology series ROOM 104. Go ahead, knock on the door because you can never tell who is inside. — “The Knockandoo” The what? It is a brand of single malt Scotch whiskey  (ah, for a drink of that right now) if you take an ‘o’ off the end but other than that you got me. And therein lies the mystery. Well, it all has to do with a woman seeking salvation. She is visited by a cult priest promising to help her do just that very thing. She wants to transcend. Good luck with that. She is Deborah, played by Sameerah Laqmann-Harris; she could pass as a younger Alfre Woodward. The...

ROOM 104: Series Premiere “Ralphie” & “Pizza Boy”

ROOM 104: Series Premiere “Ralphie” & “Pizza Boy”

It is time to check into ROOM 104 and we are really looking forward to it. Just like GETTING ON was this series is tucked away to the after primetime hours. I never could figure out why HBO, with all the other nights of the week to fill, likes to place certain shows at 11:30pm. We have already announced this latest foray from Mark & Jay Duplass before and are now finally ready to review it for you. Just count it as one of those little shows that are worth a look besides the big Sunday @ 9:00pm crowd. So settle in for our look at the anthology series which examines all the possible stories that could unfold in one ordinary...

ROOM 104 Drops A Trailer Worth Looking At

ROOM 104 Drops A Trailer Worth Looking At

With a debut coming on July 28 at 11:00pm HBO thought it wise to show us a trailer for ROOM 104. After all, it does want us to get excited for and invested in the next project the Duplass brothers have to offer. It will have a 12 episode run Friday nights at 11:00pm. Let’s take a peek at what they offer: I hate to use a cliché, but “If these walls could talk” sure does apply here. It looks from all appearances to be your typical motel room in anywhere USA, but what is revealed beyond those leading seconds show us that Room 104 has seen some life. There are young men and old couples and staff in and out for starters. What else? As the...

Duplass Brothers’ ROOM 104 Gets Debut Date

Duplass Brothers’ ROOM 104 Gets Debut Date

The Duplass Brothers, Jay and Mark (pictured), are still hanging out with HBO even though their one series TOGETHERNESS only lasted two seasons. They are also executive producers and occasional voices on the current series ANIMALS. and are about to add their third venture. Debuting Friday, July 28 is ROOM I04. Here is the official announcement of that premiere: HBO has confirmed the debut date of the Duplass Brothers-produced half-hour anthology series ROOM 104, which will begin its 12-episode season FRIDAY, JULY 28 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT). Set in a single room of an average American motel, ROOM 104 tells a different story of the assorted...

Duplass Brothers Return To HBO with ROOM 104

Duplass Brothers Return To HBO with ROOM 104

Not everyone is keen on the style of Jay and Mark Duplass or TOGETHERNESS would still be on HBO. But HBO likes them enough to give them another series on the network. This time around it is an anthology series entitled ROOM 104 and will be a comedy added likely in 2017. HBO’s Casey Bloys, president of programming, stated –  “Jay and Mark Duplass are two of the most inventive talents in TV today.We’re excited to see what they do with this unique concept.” The series will follow the varied combinations of people who check in and out of Room 104 in an average American hotel in some undisclosed city. Each episode then offers a...






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