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The League: Season Six Ratings

21 November 2014 12:37 AM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last year, thanks in part to The League moving from FX to Fxx, the comedy's ratings took a big dive. Thankfully for fans, it was renewed for a sixth season anyway. Will the ratings rise or fall lower? Will The League be renewed for season seven or will this be the end? Stay tuned.

The League follows a group of close but diverse friends who will do just about anything to win in their fantasy football league. Castmembers include Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll, Stephen Rannazzisi, Paul Scheer, Jon Lajoie, and Katie Aselton.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.

Final season averages: 0.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 430,000 total »


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2015 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Patrick Brice’s The Overnight

13 November 2014 10:00 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

2014 saw Patrick Brice officially plant his feet with Craigslist’s ad from hell horror pic Creep (originally titled Peachfuzz) being picked up (by RADiUS) prior to its SXSW premiere and a month after this, he began shooting The Overnight. A 360° switch in genres, set in Los Angeles, this is being proposed as a night to remember between couples, with a rom com quartet of folk in Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godreche (who we fondly remember from breakout roles in Patrice Leconte’s Ridicule and Cédric Klapisch’s L’Auberge Espagnole). Oddly enough and comparatively, the year ahead might be an even taller order to fill for Brice, with volumes II and III in the Creep series possibly going into production, but for the time being, and according to this article (above photo cred of Schwartzman and Brice in musical harmony) this will aim at both Sundance »

- Eric Lavallee

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Tammy (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack)

11 November 2014 12:19 PM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Blu-ray Review


Directed by: Ben Falcone

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates

Running Time: 1 hr 37 mins

Rating: R

Due Out: November 11, 2014

Own “Tammy” on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD on November 11th

Plot (courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment): After losing her job, husband and car in one day, Tammy Banks (McCarthy) wants out of her small town existence. With no money or transportation, her only way out is with her hard-partying grandmother, Pearl (Sarandon). Their misadventures and brushes with the law lead them on a funny and heartfelt road trip to remember.


I believe this is the closest we will see Melissa McCarthy achieve her The Jerk. What I mean is, you can feel how personal this is for McCarthy. I don’t mean the particular journey of an oddball woman taking her grandmother on a road trip, what I’m talking about it the humor, »

- Jeff Bayer

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Tammy Blu-Ray Review

10 November 2014 9:01 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Melissa McCarthy stands as the most polarizing comedic force currently circulating Hollywood, and no film better represents her “love me or hate me” personality more than hubby Ben Falcone’s directorial debut, Tammy. Written by the husband and wife team, McCarthy’s signature brand of unkempt comedy “comes in hot” for the films entirety, barraging audiences with the titular character’s uneducated, vulgar, and sometimes moronic “charms.” Where The Heat let McCarthy flex her badass-cop muscles, and where Bridesmaids allowed McCarthy’s vulgarity to be counterbalanced by numerous clashing personalities, Tammy takes the “lovable dimwit” route a bit too emphatically, presenting audiences with a comedic helping three sizes too large.

McCarthy pairs up with the legendary Susan Sarandon for a self-reflective road trip filled with trials and tribulations, as Sarandon plays Tammy’s grandmother (Pearl). After finding herself in a rut, Pearl allows Tammy to escape using her car, but »

- Matt Donato

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First trailer for ‘Togetherness,’ a new HBO original series from the Duplass brothers

8 November 2014 11:24 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Writing and directing team, Mark and Jay Duplass, bring their filmmaking talents to television with original comedy series Togetherness for HBO. The new show follows two sets of couples Brett (Mark Duplass) & Michelle (Melanie Lynskey) and Alex (Steve Zissis) & Tina (Amanda Peet) that are brought together under the same roof after one set is evicted from their Los Angeles home.

The eight episode season begins January 11, 2015 9:30pm on HBO.

Watch the trailer below:

The post First trailer for ‘Togetherness,’ a new HBO original series from the Duplass brothers appeared first on Sound On Sight. »

- Jean Pierre Diez

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Watch: First Trailer for Duplass Brothers’ HBO Comedy ‘Togetherness’

8 November 2014 12:31 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

If the first trailer for the new HBO comedy “Togetherness” is any reflection of the show at large, be prepared for some hilariously awkward moments. We wouldn’t expect anything less from filmmaking brothers Mark and Jay Duplass.

The trailer for the nontraditional relationship comedy finds Mark Duplass’ character catching his wife, Michelle, played by Melanie Lynskey, indulging in “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

The upcoming show, which follows a dysfunctional Los Angeles couple with kids, marks the Duplass brothers’ first stab at a TV series. Things take a turn for the worse in “Togetherness” when Michelle’s sister (played by Amanda Peet) and Brett’s friend (Steve Zissis) move into their already cramped house.

The eight-episode-long first season premieres on Jan. 11.


- Maane Khatchatourian

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‘Togetherness’ Trailer: The Duplass Brothers Come to HBO

7 November 2014 2:30 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Brothers Jay and Mark Duplass have been apart more than not lately, with Jay killing it on Amazon’s Transparent and Mark doing the same on Fxx’s The League. But come January, they’ll be re-teaming for a brand-new show on HBO called Togetherness. The half-hour series centers around four people in their late 30s who all […]

The post ‘Togetherness’ Trailer: The Duplass Brothers Come to HBO appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Togetherness Trailer Offers a First Look at the Duplass Brothers’ New HBO Comedy Series

7 November 2014 2:08 PM, PST | | See recent news »

HBO has released the first Togetherness trailer for the upcoming comedy series from filmmaking brothers Mark and Jay Duplass (Cyrus, Jeff Who Lives at Home).  The show follows two couples living under the same roof, going through relationship difficulties as each individual pursues his or her own dream.  This trailer is a strong introduction to the show, as it looks to be a relationship comedy with a bit of a cynical edge.  Mark Duplass also stars in the show alongside Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis, and Amanda Peet. Watch the first Togetherness trailer after the jump.  The eight-episode first season premieres January 11th on HBO after Girls. Via HBO. Here’s a synopsis for Togetherness: The new series Togetherness begins its eight-episode season Sunday, Jan. 11 (9:30-10:00 p.m.). From brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, in their TV debut, the show follows two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. »

- Adam Chitwood

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Trailer Park Theater: 'Orphan Black,' 'Girls' & 'Togethernes

7 November 2014 1:22 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Look, I'll be honest. There is no footage I will be able to show you today — or maybe ever — that will be the equal of "Too Many Cooks." We just have to accept that the viral video bar has been permanently raised to a perhaps impassable level. But we have to allow for the ability to watch other things, even if they can't give us anything as spiritually fulfilling as "Coat" and "Pie." So let's look at the latest teaser trailers for "Orphan Black," "Girls" and HBO's new comedy "Togetherness." The "Orphan Black" clip leans much more towards "teaser" than "trailer." It's only 20 seconds long, and has no footage of the new season, but at least the music's good and appropriate: A day after HBO announced that "Girls" would be leading off an all-comedy Sunday lineup in January, we got the longest trailer yet for the new season. Tons of footage here, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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It’s A Family Affair In First Teaser For HBO’s Togetherness

7 November 2014 11:59 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The brainchild of quirky indie brothers, Jay and Mark Duplass, Togetherness marks the sibling’s first foray into the small screen format. Their typical output has consisted mainly of full-length features, honing in on the details of their characters and evoking believable responses to the crazy situations they’re often thrown into. The proud home of stellar home entertainment, HBO, will now be launching the brothers’ career into an entirely new direction. To get a quick glimpse at what’s in store, HBO has dropped the first teaser trailer. Clocking in at a mere 40 seconds, it’s enough to get this writer excited for the 2015 TV landscape.

After receiving the greenlight for a pilot back in 2012, it’s taken time for the series to come to fruition but now the first eight episodes of the half-hour dramedy have wrapped. Enlisting a cast of fellow indie gems, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet, »

- Gem Seddon

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Watch: First Trailer For HBO's 'Togetherness' With Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet & More

7 November 2014 10:58 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It was all the way back in 2013 when HBO first ordered up the pilot for the Jay and Mark Duplass' "Togetherness." Two years later, the series will finally hit the small screen, but it looks like the wait has been worth it. The first teaser trailer is here and we're ready to add this to our regular viewing schedule. Bringing together a great cast which includes Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, and Amanda Peet, the half-hour dramedy follows two sisters—and their respective partners—who find themselves living under the same roof. Yeah, it sounds like a sitcom-y premise, but even this 40-second look promises richness beyond the surface. And hell, 30-minutes with this ensemble each week sounds just fine to us, and we're eager to see how this series has shaped up. Given the plum spot after "Girls," "Togethernress" debuts on January 11 at 9:30 Pm. Watch below. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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HBO Sets January Premiere Dates for New Seasons of Girls and Looking, Plus New Duplass Brothers Comedy Togetherness

6 November 2014 12:54 PM, PST | | See recent news »

HBO has announced return dates for two comedies series along with a debut date for a new offering.  The fourth season of Girls, the second season of Looking, and the first season of Togetherness will all premiere on Sunday, January 11th.  While Girls and Looking are both classified as “comedies”, they’re a far cry from the traditional definition of the word.  The San Francisco-centric Looking premiered last year to so-so ratings, but HBO stuck with the series and renewed it nevertheless.  While I wasn’t crazy about the show overall, it’s very different from the rest of HBO’s lineup and adds some nice diversity to the pay cable channel’s original series offerings. Togetherness, meanwhile, comes from the filmmaking duo of Mark and Jay Duplass and stars Mark, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis, and Amanda Peet as two couples that live under one roof.  Girls will kick the night off at 9pm, »

- Adam Chitwood

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Girls Season 4 Gets a Premiere Date!

6 November 2014 12:40 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

If that new trailer for Girls season four had you so excited (and of course it did), you're going to be even more psyched to find out the premiere date! HBO has just announced that Lena Dunham's series will return on Jan. 11 at 9 p.m. It will be followed by new series Togetherness starring Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey as a married couple, and season two of Looking will round out the night at 10 p.m. Plan your viewing parties now! »

- Shannon-Vestal

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'Girls' & 'Looking' Return Dates Confirmed

6 November 2014 11:00 AM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

HBO has confirmed the premiere dates for the return of "Girls" and "Looking."

Lena Dunham's "Girls" returns for Season 4 on January 11 at 9 Pm Et/Pt, again following the lives of Hannah (Lena), Marnie (Allison Williams), Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) and Jessa (Jemima Kirke).

Following the "Girls" return is the premiere of "Togetherness," starring Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey. The series follows their characters, Brett and Michelle, who have another couple – Alex (Steve Zissis) and Michelle's sister Tina (Amanda Peet) – move in with them. That new show premieres the same night at 9:30 Et/Pt.

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HBO schedules 'Girls,' 'Looking' & 'Togetherness' for January

6 November 2014 10:24 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

For the second time in three years, HBO's Sunday lineup will be drama-free in January, with the return of "Girls" and "Looking" and the debut of Jay and Mark Duplass'  "Togetherness." All three will premiere on Sunday, January 11, with "Girls" beginning its fourth season at 9 p.m., "Togetherness" — starring Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis and Amanda Peet as two couples living under one roof — starting its first at 9:30 and "Looking" returning for its second at 10. It is, I believe, the first time HBO has scheduled three scripted comedies on the same night(*), though it's not the first time even in recent years that HBO has had to go without a drama series on its signature night. (*) Your mileage will vary on whether you classify either "Girls" or "Looking" that way, and of course HBO had "Silicon Valley" and "Veep" leading into "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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HBO Sets Girls and Looking Return Date, Duplass Bros. Comedy Premiere

6 November 2014 10:16 AM, PST | | See recent news »

The Girls and boys are back!

HBO’s Girls will return for a fourth season on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 (9/8c), the premium cabler announced Thursday.

That same evening, the gay dramedy Looking will make its Season 2 premiere at 10 pm.

In between, at 9:30, the network will debut Togetherness, a comedy from brothers Jay Duplass (Transparent) and Mark Duplass (The League). The new series follows two couples living under the same roof outside of Los Angeles. Mark Duplass,  Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men), Steve Zissis (Parks and Recreation) and Amanda Peet (The Good Wife) star.

Are you looking forward to the premieres? »

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'Girls' Will Return for Season 4 in January

6 November 2014 7:30 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

After the debut of the show's first official teaser trailer, HBO has finally announced when season four of "Girls" will premiere.

The Lena Dunham series will return to the network on Sunday, January 11, leading off a comedy block that also includes returning show "Looking" and new series "Togetherness." "Togetherness" stars Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis, and Amanda Peet as two couples who've chosen to live together under one roof.

All three series will premiere on the same night, with "Girls" kicking off the evening at 9 p.m. "Togetherness" will follow at 9:30, and the second season of "Looking," starring Jonathan Groff, will debut at 10.

No word yet on when "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" will return to HBO, though HitFix guesses that they'll debut in March/April and sometime during the summer, respectively. Stay tuned for official announcements about those series.

[via: HitFix]

Photo credit: Jessica Miglio/HBO »

- Katie Roberts

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Tammy DVD Review

5 November 2014 5:30 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

 Director: Ben Falcone

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Allison Janney, Dan Aykroyd and Mark Duplass.

Certificate: 12

Tammy is a film directed by newbie Ben Falcone (who is married to Melissa McCarthy), that tells the crazy story of a woman who loses her job, which spurs her on to go on a road trip with her whiskey loving grandmother (Susan Sarandon). Tammy’s grandmother is the only option she has to get out of town, away from her husband and home for a while which could be the therapy she really needs.

Melissa McCarthy has certainly done well for herself with the huge success of Bridesmaids and The Heat – she can pretty much do anything she wants to in terms of roles. To put it bluntly, Tammy is a bad example of wrong choices. For an actress with comedic range, Tammy numbs away that talent of hers. Funnily enough, »

- Louise Tooth

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Uni Monsters, "Lazarus" Set Release Dates

4 November 2014 9:49 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Universal Pictures has set an April 21st 2017 release date for the second full film in its proposed Monster Cinematic Universe initiative.

The untitled project follows the upcoming untitled reboot of "The Mummy" which has already set a June 24th 2016 release date.

Meanwhile, Relativity Studios has acquired U.S. rights to Blumhouse Productions' horror title "Lazarus" and have set a February 20th 2015 release date.

Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters and Donald Glover star in the David Gelb-directed film about a group of medical students who bring dead patients back to life.

The project marks the second collaboration between Relativity and Blumhouse Productions following this year's "Oculus".

Source: Screen »

- Garth Franklin

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Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde’s Horror Movie ‘Lazarus’ Rises at Relativity

4 November 2014 3:38 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Relativity Studios has acquired U.S. distribution rights to horror movie “Lazarus,” produced by micro-budget maven Jason Blum.

Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters (“American Horror Story”) and Donald Glover (“Community”) star in the film, set for a Feb. 20 release.

Blumhouse Productions is home to franchises such as “Paranormal Activity,” “The Purge,” “Insidious” and “Sinister” along with “Ouija,” which has won at the U.S. box office on back-to-back weekends.

It’s the second Blumhouse project to land at Relativity, which bought “Oculus” at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and saw it become the highest grossing movie out of Toronto since 2010, with $40.6 million worldwide.

Lazarus” follows a group of medical students who discover a way to bring dead patients back to life. David Gelb (“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”) directed the film from a script by Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater.

Producers are Jason Blum, Cody Zwieg, Matt Kaplan and Jimmy Miller. »

- Dave McNary

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