Curb Your Enthusiasm


NBC doubles down on Will & Grace

NBC has ordered new episodes of Will & Grace, and renewed it for a second second  before the first has even gone out. The New York-set comedy show, which was originally picked up in January, was initially created as a ten-episode limited installment. It will now become a 16-episode series. The new season airs on […]

Amazon poaches HBO comedy exec

Amazon Studios has hired HBO exec Nick Hall to become its head of comedy development. At the production arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, Hall will oversee development of all half-hour comedy, and report to Joe Lewis, head of half-hour TV series. At HBO, he was senior VP, comedy, working within the team of Casey Bloys, […]

Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO

US premium cable channel HBO is bringing Larry David and his comedy Curb Your Enthusiam back for a ninth season. The series, which stars David as a fictional version of himself living in LA, currently runs to 80 episodes, but has offered new episodes since 2011. The news is a boon for Time Warner-owned HBO, […]

Australia’s SBS buys pair of Nordic comedies

Australian channel SBS has acquired two foreign language comedies, one from Norway and one from Denmark. Hellfjord and Klown will both broadcast on SBS One in a bid to broaden the channel’s comedy scope. Hellfjord was produced for pubcaster NRK by Tappeluft Pictures and follows an Oslo police officer who is forced to work in […]