New Summer TV Comedies: June 2015

New Summer TV Comedies: June 2015

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The HBO comedies don’t look particularly funny. Ballers seems to be another Entourage-like show, which makes sense since it is produced by Mark Wahlberg. The Brink has a good cast, but all the jokes in the trailer fell flat. I have hope for Another Period since it is pretty close to the same group of people that made Burning Love, which was fantastic.

 

AnotherPeriod

Another Period

Premieres Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10/9c on Comedy Central

Cast: Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome, Paget Brewster, Michael Ian Black, Brett Gelman, David Wain, Thomas Lennon, Christina Hendricks, Jason Ritter

Parody reality show following the very rich Bellacourt family and their poor servants in 1902 Rhode Island.


 

Ballers

Ballers

Premieres Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10/9c on HBO

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, Arielle Kebbel

A former NFL player goes into sports management which involves a lot of pool parties, fast cars and girls in bikinis.

https://youtu.be/EpkxL9hb1Pw


 

Brink

The Brink

Premieres Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10:30/9:30c on HBO

Cast: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Aasif Mandvi

Three men (US Secretary of State, Foreign Service officer, Navy fighter pilot) work together to try to stop a crisis in Pakistan that threatens World War 3.

https://youtu.be/lB9DlCFzzUo

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