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"Avenue 5": The Perfect Comedy For Our Messed-Up Self-Isolation Times

What a difference a few weeks makes, eh? When Amando Iannucci's new comedy series Avenue 5 premiered back in mid-January, viewers and critics reacted with bafflement and confusion. The show stars Hugh Laurie as the hapless captain of a luxury space cruiser that gets thrown off course. Instead of a six-month jaunt through the galaxy, […]

John Finnemore Joins Up Avenue 5 and Cabin Pressure

We mentioned that the great British comedy writer/actor John Finnemore was going to both be writing for and appearing in Armando Iannucci's sci-fi comedy Avenue 5, airing on HBO in the US and Sky One. And a brief stab at the end of last week's episode and a fuller appearance in this week's, confirm him […]





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"Dracula," RuPaul, "Halo" & More: 7 Series to Keep on Your Radar [OPINION]

Greetings! Now we know there are waves and waves of "television" shows (our old-school way of including cable, streaming, etc.) out there, and an avalanche of more coming down the mountain in the next few months that everyone is super pumped about (Disney + Marvel shows? Apple TV+?) – but what about those shows that […]

HBO Lands Space Comedy From 'Veep' Creator Armando Iannucci

After spending seven seasons in Washington D.C., it's no surprise that Veep creator Armando Iannucci would want to get as far away from the nation's capital as possible… but this might be a little ridiculous. With HBO's Emmy-award dominating political comedy heading into its final season, the cable giant has greenlighted a pilot and back-up […]