HBO Offers a Sneak Peek of New Comedy Series, Bored to Death via HBO on Demand, Comcast's Fancast.com, iTunes and Amazon.com�s Video on Demand Service
September 14, 2009
Beginning today, HBO will offer a sneak peek of the highly anticipated new comedy series, Bored to Death, starring Jason Schwarzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifanakis. The full first episode will be available on HBO On Demand as well as online platforms, Comcast's Fancast.com, iTunes and Amazon.com's Video On Demand Service, a full 6 days prior to the network premiere, September 20.
"We are very pleased with the excitement "Bored to Death" has generated and to capitalize on that buzz, we are looking forward to giving audiences a chance to preview the series prior to its network debut" said Zach Enterlin, Vice President, Advertising and Promotion, HBO. "We feel that teaming up with our key online partners and affiliates through HBO On Demand is a great way for us to allow viewers to discover this hilarious new show."
Bored to Death officially premieres on HBO on Sunday, September 20 at 9:30 PM. The series, which is created by Jonathan Ames and stars Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifanakis, follows the misadventures of a fictional Jonathan Ames as he pursues his quixotic dream of emulating his heroes from classic private detective novels. The executive producers of Bored to Death are Jonathan Ames, Sarah Condon, Stephanie Davis, Dave Becky and Troy Miller; co-executive producer Tracey Baird; producers Mark Baker and Anna Dokoza.
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