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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 as[...]


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

Need more? I didn’t think so.https://youtu.be/rfwzI6_320A"Avenue 5" (HBO)Okay, it is another space show, but this is in the future and stars Hugh Laurie Honestly, either one of those is enough to sell me.. but together? Oh man Plus it’s a comedy, which I am 1000% here for Hous meets The Orville meets Titanic (without the[...]

HBO Lands Space Comedy From 'Veep' Creator Armando Iannucci

With HBO's Emmy-award dominating political comedy heading into its final season, the cable giant has greenlighted a pilot and back-up scripts for Iannucci's new comedy series Avenue 5 (working title) Created, written and executive produced by Iannucci, all that's currently known about the series is that it's reportedly set in the future on board a[...]