Having just finished the drama panel at the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast, we now move on to comedy. Our panelists: exec producers Judd Apatow of “Girls,” Steve Molaro of “The Big Bang…
Armando Iannucci, the son of an Italian, was born in Scotland and lives in England, but he seems to understand American politics better than most Americans. Iannucci is the creator of HBO's "Veep,"…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to Steve Coogan's comedy “Alan Partridge.” The film opened in the U.K. on Aug. 7, leading the box office in its opening weekend, and will have its…
"Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a bigscreen version of a British comedy favorite, broke a lot of showbiz rules on the way to its Aug. 7 bow in the U.K.
One of Steve Coogan's finest comic creations makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen.
Ever been to one of those murder-mystery dinner theaters? That's roughly the experience of watching "Whodunnit?" an especially brain-numbing ABC summer reality show, which assembles 13 contestants to…
The HBO star, who will receive the Variety TV Impact Award at the Banff World Media Festival, reflects on her dynamic career.
“Veep” will receive a third term on HBO, it was announced today. Political comedy from Armando Iannucci returned to the paybler's lineup on Sunday, April 14 for a second season, drawing over a…
The first season of “Veep” had its moments, but the praise heaped on this rather obvious political comedy gave it the distinction of being HBO's second-most-overrated half-hour. Season two yields…
Colm Meaney, Anna Maxwell Martin and Sean Pertwee are set to join Steve Coogan in the feature spin-off of his popular radio and television character Alan Partridge.
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