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[07/10/14 - 08:35 AM]
IFC Scores Eight Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"Portlandia" garnered six nominations, the most in the series' history.

[07/07/14 - 07:04 AM]
IFC Orders Second "Spoils" Saga from Legendary Auteur
The latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional literary author Eric Jonrosh is titled "The Spoils Before Dying."

[01/14/14 - 11:53 AM]
"The Spoils of Babylon" Premiere Night Draws Nearly 2.3 Million Viewers to IFC
IFC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 9.

[11/14/13 - 11:25 AM]
Video: Epic New Trailer for "The Spoils of Babylon" - Coming to IFC Jan 9 at 10PM
Tobey Maguire, Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Jellybean Howie, Val Kilmer, Haley Joel Osment, Tim Robbins, Michael Sheen, Steve Tom and Kristen Wiig star in the project.

[10/10/13 - 08:06 AM]
"The Spoils of Babylon" Premieres on IFC Thursday, January 9 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The six-part series features Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Jellybean Howie, Val Kilmer, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Haley Joel Osment, Tim Robbins, Michael Sheen, David Spade, Steve Tom and Kristen Wiig.

[06/03/13 - 07:05 AM]
Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer, Tim Robbins & Michael Sheen Join Will Ferrell, Tobey Maguire & Kristen Wiig in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"
Production began June 2 in Los Angeles with six, half-hour episodes to premiere on IFC in early 2014.

[05/03/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 3
Updates include: Haley Joel Osment boards IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; TLC renews "Welcome to Myrtle Manor"; and Billy Crystal eyes small screen return.

[04/29/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig to star in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; ABC greenlights "Sing Your Face Off"; and Starz opens writers' room for "Outlander."

[03/07/13 - 06:38 AM]
IFC Greenlights New Original Scripted Comedy Series Produced by Funny or Die - "The Spoils of Babylon"
The series is a television adaptation of a best-selling epic novel by fictional famous author Eric Jonrosh, played by Will Ferrell.







SPOILS OF BABYLON, THE (IFC)
Returns in TBA 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/9/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of six episodes) on 7/7/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from IFC's press release, July 2014) Following the popularity and success of this year's The Spoils of Babylon, IFC has ordered a second round of Funny Or Die's epic storytelling from the "Spoils" franchise. The latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional literary author Eric Jonrosh is titled The Spoils Before Dying. The monumental television event will premiere in summer 2015 with six brand new episodes. Author-director-writer Eric Jonrosh (played by Will Ferrell) will be returning as the wine loving bon vivant who opens and closes each riveting episode with his personal insight. A new all-star cast will round out the comedic miniseries. The Spoils Before Dying is executive produced by Ferrell, Adam McKay, Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele and Nate Young. Steele and Piedmont return as writers, with Piedmont also directing. The Spoils Before Dying, based on Jonrosh's first best-selling novel, will take viewers into the seedy underbelly of the 1950s jazz scene, in a detective story positively buzzing with erotic charge. It follows a jazz-pianist turned private eye who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation that spins out of control and leads him down paths - romantic and otherwise - he never expected.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Haley Joel Osment as Winston
· Jessica Alba as Dixie Mellonworth
· Kristen Wiig as Cynthia
· Michael Sheen as Chet Halner
· Steve Tom as General
· Tim Robbins as Jonas Morehouse
· Tobey Maguire as Devon
· Val Kilmer as General
· Will Ferrell as Eric Jonrosh/Shah of Iran
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP
· Andrew Steele as CRTR/EP
· Matt Piedmont as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Will Ferrell as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gary Sanchez Productions