What We Know About…HELLO LADIES

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Production Company: ABC Studios, behind many of the ABC network’s programming, is the company behind this series.

Written By: Lee Eisenberg (wrote for HBO’s THE MIND OF THE MARRIED MAN; U.S. version of The Office and the upcoming Ghostbusters III), Stephen Merchant (wrote for both versions of the Office; HBO’s EXTRAS, THE RICKY GERVAIS SHOW and LIFE’S TOO SHORT) and Gene Stupnitsky (who wrote the movies Year One and Bad Teacher and for The Office (U.S.)

Directed by: Stephen Merchant, who has directed episodes of HBO’s LIFE’S TOO SHORT and EXTRAS as well as the U.K. version of The Office.

Executive Producers: Are the three previously mentioned writers and Dan Kaplow.

Cast: The IMDb as listed the following cast (listed alphabetically): Irene Choi as Dude’s girlfriend; Danielle Cloutier as Woman #1; Amanda Jane Cooper as Amber; Ehab Elgharabawy as himself; Andy Hnilo as Random Guy; Lee Kholafa as Guy outside bar; Katie Malia as Woman #2; Molly McQueen as Courtney’s friend; Stephen Merchant as Steve; Amelia Morck as Cute Girl; Jo Newman as Random Woman; Aaron F. Randell as Nightclub Patron; Nate Torrence as Wade; Kevin Weisman as Kives and Christine Woods as Jessica.

Ordered: One Season comprised of eight episodes.

Status To Date: HBO has announced a Premiere Date for this series but very little is known about it. It stars Stephen Merchant as a gawky Englishman searching for the woman of his dreams in Los Angeles, CA. Half as charming – and twice as desperate – as he thinks he is, he’s obsessed with infiltrating the glamorous world of beautiful people, who won’t let him in.

Premiere Date: Sunday, 09.29 beginning at 10:30 pm.

HBOWatch Links: HELLO LADIES was first reported in a Development Slate piece on 07.30.12 –Steven Merchant has more Plans for HBO.
The next time it appeared was on 09.11.12 –Comedy Pilot HELLO LADIES Being Cast.
The next post was a Development Slate on 11.15.12  – HBO Picks UP HELLO LADIES.
The last time HBOWatch was able to track this series was on 12.06.12 with HELLO LADIES Coming Soon.

In Conclusion: Then there was silence for six months until 06.06 when HBO sent a press release confirming that HELLO LADIES would be on the Fall Schedule. Again, we look for it on September 29th at 10:30pm. HBOWatch will post TnTs (Teasers & Trailers) as they appear.


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