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[07/11/14 - 12:44 PM]
Pivot Greenlights Season Three of "Please Like Me"
The coming-of-age comedy created, written and executive produced by 27-year-old comedian Josh Thomas, is inspired in part by the painfully awkward events of his own life.

[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[01/11/14 - 12:47 PM]
Pivot Announces Season Two of Josh Thomas' Critically Acclaimed Scripted Comedy "Please Like Me" Set to Debut in August 2014
Production of season two is scheduled to begin in Australia in February 2014.

[08/01/13 - 12:41 PM]
Video: New Network Pivot Launches Today with Original Take on Classic Video
The video was recorded live all over Los Angeles and features independent artists Run River North, Goldspot, London Thor, Far and Away, Musical Mammal and Rainbow Jackson.

[07/26/13 - 03:46 PM]
Pivot Greenlights Second Season of Josh Thomas' Scripted Comedy "Please Like Me" in Advance of August 1st Debut
Season one will air as a series marathon starting at 8:00/7:00c on Thursday, August 1 with a total of six back-to-back episodes.

[07/11/13 - 09:16 AM]
Pivot to Debut "Please Like Me," Original Series Based on Actual Awkwardly Painful Events of Comedian Josh Thomas on August 1st
The six-episode series will launch with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, August 1 at 8:00/7:00c.







PLEASE LIKE ME (PIVOT)
Returns Friday, August 8
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/1/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 10:30 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's third) on 7/11/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from Pivot's press release, July 2014) Pivot announced a third season of the highly praised comedy Please Like Me, just prior to the second season premiere on August 8. The coming-of-age comedy created, written and executive produced by 27-year-old comedian Josh Thomas, is inspired in part by the painfully awkward events of his own life. "I'm thrilled to announce that Please Like Me is coming back for a third season," announced Belisa Balaban, EVP, Original Programming for Pivot at the network's summer 2014 TCA press tour panel. "Josh Thomas' work is a true reflection of the soul of his generation - messy and complicated, smart yet naïve, wickedly self aware and unapologetically hopeful. We're delighted to continue our collaboration with ABC Australia on the show." Season two of Please Like Me, premiering August 8 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (immediately after the debut of the workplace docu-comedy, Human Resources at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT), follows Josh half-heartedly fighting a quarter-life crisis and trying to get through the day without upsetting anyone. His mum continues to struggle with mental illness; his best friend Tom chooses all the wrong girls; his dad has a new baby to look after; and Josh, in his own awkward, self-centered and entertainingly frank way, has to juggle them all while trying to find himself a boyfriend.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew S. Gilbert
· Caitlin Stasey
· David Roberts
· Debra Lawrance
· Josh Thomas
· Judi Farr
· Nikita Leigh-Pritchard
· Renee Lim
· Thomas Ward
· Wade Briggs
CREW INFORMATION:
· Josh Thomas as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Whyte as EP
· Matthew Saville as DIR
· Todd Abbott as EP
· Todd Abbott as PROD
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Australian Broadcasting Corporation
· John and Josh International
· Pigeon Fancier Productions