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[02/13/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "Avenue 5" for a Second Season
The series kicked off its nine-episode season January 19.

[01/15/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO and Cinemax Programming Overview - WarnerMedia TCA Winter 2020
The company recaps its current and upcoming projects to date.

[12/09/19 - 09:00 AM]
New Comedy Series "Avenue 5" Debuts January 19
The HBO series stars Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of "Avenue 5," a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes.

[11/18/19 - 11:01 AM]
New HBO Comedy Series "Avenue 5" Debuts January, Exclusively on HBO
Hugh Laurie stars as Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of "Avenue 5," a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck, and yoga classes.

[10/29/19 - 05:32 PM]
HBO Max Programming Highlights Unveiled at WarnerMedia Day
The company recaps all of its announced projects to date.

[07/12/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 12
Updates include: Colin O'Donoghue tapped for Nat Geo's "The Right Stuff"; Katherine Waterston cast in HBO's "The Third Day"; and Aya Cash in talks to join Amazon's "The Boys."

[07/09/19 - 10:00 AM]
WarnerMedia Names Upcoming Direct-to-Consumer Service HBO Max
Anchored with and inspired by the legacy of HBO's excellence and award-winning storytelling, the new service will be "Maximized" with an extensive collection of exclusive original programming (Max Originals) and the best-of-the-best from WarnerMedia's enormous portfolio of beloved brands and libraries.

[06/18/19 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 18
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Chambers"; Himesh Patel cast in HBO's "Avenue 5"; and Jennifer Morrison to recur on NBC's "This Is Us."

[04/22/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 22
Updates include: HBO orders Armando Iannucci's comedy "Avenue 5" to series; Jake Lacy cast in Hulu's "High Fidelity" TV series; and Warren Leight returns to "Law & Order: SVU" for season 21.

[02/26/19 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 26
Updates include: FOX extends "Hell's Kitchen" for seasons 19 and 20; Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Tawny Newsome to lead ABC's "Woman Up"; and Ben J. Pierce to star in The CW's "Glamorous."

[02/25/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 25
Updates include: Cobie Smulders to topline ABC's "Stumptown"; Jimmy Smits set as lead in NBC's "Bluff City Law"; and Kim Cattrall among first cast in FOX's "Filthy Rich."

[02/21/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 21
Updates include: Adam Pally, Abby Elliott to star NBC's "Uninsured"; Carra Patterson set as lead in "Patty's Auto" at FOX; and Adrian Grenier tapped for Syfy's "Cipher."

[02/20/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 20
Updates include: Tyler Posey, Kiele Sanchez tapped for The CW's "The Lost Boys"; Zach Woods reports to HBO's "Avenue 5"; and Rainn Wilson, Dan Byrd score roles on Amazon's "Utopia."

[11/07/18 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 7
Updates include: The CW eyes reboot of USA's "The 4400"; Rebecca Front cast in HBO's "Avenue 5"; and Kirby Howell-Baptiste tapped for Hulu's "Veronica Mars" revival.

[08/24/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 24
Updates include: Suzy Nakamura cast in HBO's "Avenue 5"; Kirby Howell-Baptiste to recur on NBC's "The Good Place"; and Katey Sagal, Courteney Cox to both visit Showtime's "Shameless."

[08/22/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 22
Updates include: Hugh Laurie to lead HBO's "Avenue 5"; Kate Mara attached to star in "A Teacher," now at FX; and Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussoen team for new Amazon series.

[09/25/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 25
Updates include: Armando Iannucci brings "Avenue 5" to HBO; Tyler Posey signs onto MTV's "Scream"; and R.J. Fried to run Showtime's animated Trump White House project.







AVENUE 5 (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/19/20 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2020)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's second) on 2/13/20
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, February 2020) Following the debut of the first season on January 19, comedy series AVENUE 5 has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. Created and executive produced by Armando Iannucci of "Veep," AVENUE 5 is set forty years in the future when traveling the solar system is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, but a booming, multibillion-dollar business. The series kicked off its nine-episode season January 19. "We've loved every minute of Avenue 5's inaugural voyage," says Gravitt. "Armando Iannucci and his team are masters of smart and incisive comedy, and the ensemble cast, brilliantly captained by Hugh Laurie, is second to none. We can't wait to see what's in store for our hapless heroes in season two." "It was so great to be back again with HBO for the first season of AVENUE 5, so I'm doubly thrilled that HBO have now seen fit to put Captain Ryan Clark and his passengers and crew through even more physical and emotional hell next year too," says Iannucci. "Nobody provides angst-ridden laughs better than Hugh Laurie, and we're looking forward to seeing what further impossible situations and existential crises we can plunge him, Josh Gad and the rest of our fantastic cast into next. To the end of season one and beyond (into season two)!" "It's thrilling to discover that space isn't finite after all," says Laurie. "I'm very excited to be continuing on this journey with Armando and HBO, and also an amazing group of actors and writers who make me laugh every day. Here's to the future!"
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ethan Phillips as Spike Martin
· Himesh Patel as Jordan Hatwal
· Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark
· Jessica St. Clair as Mia
· Josh Gad as Herman Judd
· Kyle Bornheimer as Doug
· Lenora Crichlow as Billie McEvoy
· Nikki Amuka-Bird as Rav Mulcair
· Rebecca Front as Karen Kelly
· Suzy Nakamura as Iris Kimura
· Zach Woods as Matt Spencer
CREW INFORMATION:
· Armando Iannucci as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Loader as EP
· Simon Blackwell as CRTR/EP
· Tony Roche as CRTR/EP
· Will Smith as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available