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Girls (tv program)

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  • Guy meets 'Girls'

    Guy meets 'Girls'
    Last Sunday, "Girls," HBO's much-talked-about comedy, debuted its second season. I should qualify that "much-talked-about" description, since "Girls" is really only a major discussion point among young liberal urbanites around the country. It's in matters...
  • Obama and the single girl

    Obama and the single girl
    As if it weren't enough that Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writing/directing/acting phenom who started a revolution this year with her HBO series "Girls," scored a $3.5-million book deal and has been granted the unofficial but unimpeachable title of "voice...
  • Why it is wrong to call HBO's 'Girls' racist

    Why it is wrong to call HBO's 'Girls' racist
    I have been watching the backlash against HBO's groundbreaking comedy "Girls" the last couple of weeks, and much of it looks to be coming from writers and wannabe critics who might just be jealous of Lena Dunham's success. Racism is a complicated and...
  • HBO's Baltimore productions 'VEEP,' 'Game Change' get some solid Emmy notice

    HBO's Baltimore productions 'VEEP,' 'Game Change' get some solid Emmy notice
    UPDATES WITH MORE BALTIMORE NOMINEES: HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP"  and "Game Change" got some solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election...
  • Talking about HBO's 'Girls' - A dazzling debut for a stunningly smart comedy

    Talking about HBO's 'Girls' - A dazzling debut for a stunningly smart comedy
    If you didn't see the debut of HBO's"Girls" Sunday night, here's some advice: Do whatever it takes to see it. Smart people are going to be talking and talking and talking some more about it for weeks. In 30 years of writing about television,  I cannot...
  • Review: 'VEEP' shines a hilarious light on often dim-witted world of politics

    Review: 'VEEP' shines a hilarious light on often dim-witted world of politics
    "VEEP" is the kind of series that separates HBO from almost every other channel or network making television these days. It takes great risks, dares to break new ground, includes some of the most imaginative artists working in the arts and aims for...
  • Sunday night TV is DVR overload

    Sunday night TV is DVR overload
    With the arrival last week of HBO's "VEEP," it is official: Sunday night TV is out of control, but in a good way. Hard as might be to imagine in a medium that some characterize as having 10 million choices but nothing worth watching, Sunday nights now...
  • HBO renews 'VEEP' and 'Girls' for second season

    HBO renews 'VEEP' and 'Girls' for second season
    HBO renewed its two new Sunday-night comedies 'VEEP' and "Girls' for a second season, and that's great news for the Baltimore TV and film production community. HBO made the announcement Monday afternoon via Twitter: "We're happy to announce #Veep and...
  • Emmys 2014: Predicting who should � and will � win

    No one ever really knows what will go down on Emmy Awards night. Just when you think the voters are stuck in a rubber-stamp rut, they pull a big surprise and bestow their love on a shiny TV newbie. That's what makes predicting the winners such an iffy...
  • Emmy Oddsmaker Picks 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orange Is the New Black' to Win Top Awards

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For those who need a little more incentive to get invested in the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, nationally syndicated oddsmaker Benjamin Eckstein has a solution - gamble on it. While betting money on the Emmys in the state of...
  • Sundance Comedy 'Appropriate Behavior' Acquired by Gravitas Ventures (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American distribution rights to "Appropriate Behavior," the Sundance comedy directed by and starring Desiree Akhavan, Variety has learned. The film, produced by Cecilia Frugiuele at...
  • Top Questions From Variety TV Critic Brian Lowry's Reddit AMA

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brian Lowry, Variety's resident TV critic and a superhero aficionado hosted a one-hour chat on Reddit on August 18. Here are the best questions (and answers) from the conversation, which included everything from Emmy...