Posts tagged as silicon valley

There's a Real Website for 'Silicon Valley's Pied Piper

HBO has launched PiedPiper.com, a website for the app from the show Silicon Valley, featuring a super wordy explanation of the technology ("we hope will make the world a better place through compression services across diversified market segments") and bios for the show's main characters ("In 2011 he replaced the homepage of the Federal Reserve with the cover of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere. [paperback edition] It took them a week to get it down. You’re welcome").

Watch the First Episode of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Online Now

Mike Judge's new HBO comedy Silicon Valley premiered last night, and here's the first episode in its entirety, which the network uploaded to YouTube this morning. Starring Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, and Martin Starr and created by Judge, Dave Krinsky, and John Altschuler, Silicon Valley has been receiving positive reviews so far.

Here's the Trailer for Mike Judge's New HBO Comedy 'Silicon Valley'

After the teaser was released earlier this month, here's a longer look at HBO's upcoming comedy Silicon Valley starring Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, Amanda Crew, Zack Woods, Matt Ross, T.J Miller, and Christopher Evan Welch. This trailer also includes a scene with Andy Daly and some real talk about who makes your iPhone porn stash possible.

HBO Orders Mike Judge's Silicon Valley Comedy to Series

HBO has ordered a new show from King of the Hill and Office Space mastermind Mike Judge. Deadline reports that the pay cable network has given a series order to a comedy Judge co-created with John Altschuler and Dave Krisnky (King of the Hill, The Goode Family) that was previously titled Silicon Valley. The show follows a bunch of people working in the tech industry and stars an impressive ensemble of up-and-comers including T.J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Lindsey Broad,Christopher Evan Welch, Amanda Crew, Angela Trimbur, Zach Woods, and Kumail Nanjiani. It's been a good day for The Office alum Zach Woods, who also has a supporting role in USA's [...]

HBO Renews 'Veep' and 'Silicon Valley'

HBO announced today that they've renewed their Sunday night comedies Veep and Silicon Valley for another season each. This will mark a fourth season for Veep and a second for Silicon Valley.

This is an early renewal for both shows, meaning HBO has a lot of faith in them. Veep and Silicon Valley, which are both critically-acclaimed and do well in the ratings, are only three weeks into airing their current seasons.

Talking to Thomas Middleditch About HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

You're about to see a lot more of Thomas Middleditch in movies and TV. Middleditch got his start as an improviser and sketch actor in Chicago, where he performed at iO, Second City, and was a founding member of The Improvised Shakespeare Company, before moving to New York and then Los Angeles, where he's performed frequently at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. This year, he has both his first lead TV role  (Mike Judge's new HBO series Silicon Valley, which premiered last night) and his first lead role in a major movie (the upcoming Search Party, which he stars in alongside T.J. Miller and Adam Pally).

I recently [...]

Here's the Teaser for Mike Judge's New HBO Comedy 'Silicon Valley'

Here's a quick teaser for Beavis and Butt-Head/Office Space/King of the Hill creator Mike Judge's nerdy new HBO series Silicon Valley, which stars Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, Amanda Crew, Zack Woods, Matt Ross, T.J Miller, and Christopher Evan Welch. Is it bad that this teaser makes me want to punch that little boy in the face?

T.J. Miller and Thomas Middleditch Cast in Mike Judge's New HBO Show

Comedians T.J. Miller and Thomas Middleditch have been cast in Mike Judge's new HBO show Silicon Valley, Deadline reports. The series is co-created by Judge and his King of the Hill/Goode Family cohorts John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky, and Judge will direct the pilot. If the show makes it to past the pilot stage and to air, it will be the first project Mike Judge has released since the Jason Bateman movie Extract in 2009 (which also starred T.J. Miller). Silicon Valley is a dark comedy "set in the high tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable [...]

Looking Back at the Life and Career of 'Silicon Valley' Star Christopher Evan Welch

Christopher Evan Welch, one of the stars of HBO's new series Silicon Valley, tragically passed away four months ago, and Vulture has an excellent piece reflecting on his life and his body of work leading up to Silicon Valley, which they deem his "breakout role."

'Silicon Valley's Skewering of the Tech Industry Feels Spot-On

A few weeks ago, South by Southwest offered an advance screening of the first two episodes of Mike Judge's new sitcom, Silicon Valley. It was shown as part of the festival's Episodic section, a new addition this year. Janet Pierson, Head of SXSW Film, stated the decision came after seeing how well the premiere of Lena Dunham’s Girls did in 2012, and she viewed it as a way to broaden the festival’s offerings — and stay vital — at a time when TV is offering so much interesting work. Judging from the reaction of the 600-plus film and tech nerds piled into the Austin Convention Center's Vimeo Theater, SXSW was [...]

Mike Judge's New Show 'Silicon Valley' and Season 3 of 'Veep' to Debut on HBO Apr. 6th

HBO announced today that its Julia Louis-Dreyfus political comedy Veep's third season will premiere on Sunday, April 6th, at 10pm. Veep will be followed at 10:30 by the debut of Silicon Valley, a new comedy from King of the Hill, Beavis and Butt-head, and Office Space mastermind Mike Judge. Judge co-created the show with frequent collaborators John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky, and it stars Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, T.J. Miller, Martin Starr, Zach Woods, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, and the late Christopher Evan Welch as a bunch of people working in the tech industry in San Fernando Valley.

Mike Judge Is Making a Show for HBO

HBO just picked up a new comedy pilot from King of the Hill and Office Space mastermind Mike Judge, Deadline reports. The show, titled Silicon Valley, is a live action single-camera series set in the tech industry in modern Silicon Valley. Judge created the show with John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky, two longtime King of the Hill writers with whom he created the short-lived ABC series The Goode Family. Judge, Altschuler, and Krinsky are also producing Silicon Valley, alongside Hollywood mega-producer Scott Rudin (No Country for Old Men, The Social Network). This is just the latest in a string of comedies from talented, high-profile creators HBO has ordered [...]