or


[11/08/10 - 09:49 AM]
Sundance Channel Acquires "The Comeback" from HBO
The Lisa Kudrow-led series will premiere Tuesday, November 23 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[via press release from Sundance]

SUNDANCE CHANNEL ACQUIRES THE COMEBACK FROM HBO(R)

Critically Acclaimed Series from Sex and the City(R) Creator, The Comeback Makes Its Basic Cable Premiere on Sundance Channel November 23

New York, NY (November 8, 2010) - Sundance Channel announced today it has acquired basic cable rights to The ComebackSM, the critically acclaimed HBO original series starring Lisa Kudrow. Created by Kudrow and Sex and the City creator Michael Patrick King, The Comeback will make its basic cable premiere on Sundance Channel, Tuesday, November 23rd at 11PM (ET) and will air regularly on Tuesday nights.

The 13-episode series is shot in the style of a reality show (also called The Comeback). The show-within-a-show follows sitcom actress Valerie (Kudrow) through her home life and her career resurgence. Kudrow was nominated for an Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in the series.

The Comeback will be paired with Sundance Channel's newest original series, Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys, which explores the emotional and social tensions that frame relationships between women and their gay best friends. The series offers a fresh perspective on love, companionship, and the meaning of "happily ever after". The unscripted series follows four couples, revealing their personal dramas and emotions while also exploring the dynamics of this new kind of relationship. Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys will premiere Tuesday, December 7th at 10:30 PM (ET).

"The Comeback is a great companion to our new series Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys. Both series feature entertaining, vibrant, colorful characters - - people who aren't afraid of breaking conventions," said Sarah Barnett, EVP and General Manager of Sundance Channel.

For Sundance Channel, Christian Vesper, SVP, Acquisitions, and Meg Bogdan, Senior Counsel, were responsible for negotiating the agreement with HBO.

About Sundance Channel

Under the creative direction of Robert Redford, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, imaginative and uncompromising, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of films, documentaries and original programs. Launched in 1996, Sundance Channel is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC. Sundance Channel operates independently of the non-profit Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival, but shares the overall Sundance mission of encouraging artistic freedom of expression. Sundance Channel's website address is www.sundancechannel.com.

###

HBO(R) and related service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

About Sundance Channel

Under the creative direction of Robert Redford, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, imaginative and uncompromising, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of films, documentaries and original programs. Launched in 1996, Sundance Channel is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC. Sundance Channel operates independently of the non-profit Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival, but shares the overall Sundance mission of encouraging artistic freedom of expression. Sundance Channel's website address is www.sundancechannel.com.





  [november 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· COMEBACK, THE (HBO)
· GIRLS WHO LIKE BOYS WHO LIKE BOYS (SUNDANCE)
· SEX AND THE CITY (HBO)





[12/04/16 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off ABC in College Football Showdown
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/04/16 - 08:55 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Grows Versus the Year-Ago Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 3.

[12/03/16 - 02:11 PM]
Hallelujah! Netflix Confirms Launch Dates for "Sense8": A Christmas Special and Season Two
Look for "A Christmas Special" on Friday, December 23 followed by season two on Friday, May 5.

[12/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks Demo Victory for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/03/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Earns Its Most Watched Friday This Season with "20/20" Spiking Over 50% to Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/03/16 - 08:37 AM]
New Season Highs for "Dateline"; "Caught on Camera" Captures Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/02/16 - 03:09 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Double-Digit Primetime and Total Day Increases Across Key Demos Including Adults 25-54 and Total Viewership in November
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/02/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Celebrates the Holiday Season with Three Back-to-Back Shows
John Cena and Casey Affleck will follow the previously announced Emma Stone.

[12/02/16 - 01:03 PM]
Animal Planet Highlights One Organization's Mission to Protect and Rescue Animals in New Series "The Guardians"
In this all-new series, Animal Planet introduces this volunteer-run organization called Guardians of Rescue and follows its quest to help any animal in need - anywhere, anytime.

[12/02/16 - 12:00 PM]
Beloved Actress Betty White to Be "Young & Hungry" with a Guest Star Role on Freeform's Original Comedy
White will play Ms. Wilson, Gabi's neighbor who she encounters after a misunderstanding with Josh leaves Gabi confused about what to do.

[12/02/16 - 11:38 AM]
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Hits Series Highs in The CW's #DCWeek Finale
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/16 - 11:28 AM]
E!'s New Docu-Series "So Cosmo" - Set at the Glamorous Epi-center of Pop Culture, Cosmopolitan Magazine - Premieres Wed., Feb. 8 at 8 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a preview special on Tuesday, December 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/02/16 - 11:01 AM]
Production Underway on Investigation Discovery's First Movie, "Dating Game Killer," Starring Guillermo Diaz as Serial Killer Rodney Alcala
Carrie Preston and Robert Knepper also star in the project, which is set to premiere in early 2017.

[12/02/16 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Shares Their Holiday Spirit with Annual Gift-giving Initiative Pop Up Santa and Holiday-themed Shorts "Funny Or Die Presents Santa's Shorts"
All of these jolly holiday moments can be seen during "25 Days of Christmas" airing December 1 - 25, on the Freeform app and on 25DaysofChristmasTV.com.

[12/02/16 - 10:44 AM]
TBS Heads into "Final Space" with New Animated Comedy from Olan Rogers
Part of TBS's continued push into animation, "Final Space" is a serialized intergalactic space saga about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake.