halt and catch fire 2

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Watch new footage from Halt and Catch Fire season three.
  • Apple‘s first original series sounds like a snooze.
  • Law & Order is coming back…as a true crime anthology series?
  • Andy Samberg is making another fake HBO sports documentary.
  • Kyra Sedgwick will make her directorial debut on Lifetime.
  • Sharknado 4 exists and the world is an awful place.

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7 days in hell trailer

Still recovering from that downer of a Game of Thrones finale? Here’s a little something that might cheer you up. HBO has released a new promo for 7 Days of Hell, a 45-minute comedy film starring Andy Samberg and Jon Snow (a.k.a. Kit Harington) as two tennis rivals caught in an epic, record-setting match.

The supporting cast includes actual tennis players like Serena WilliamsJohn McEnroe, and Chris Evert, plus reliably funny actors like Will ForteMichael SheenMary SteenburgenKaren GillanFred ArmisenLena Dunham, and June Squibb as the Queen. Watch the 7 Days in Hell trailer after the jump. Read More »

7 Days in Hell

Jon Snow isn’t exactly known for his lively sense of humor, but actor Kit Harington clearly doesn’t mind getting in touch with his silly side from time to time. Even as Game of Thrones races toward another (we assume) grim finale, HBO has released the first funny promo for Harington’s other HBO project, 7 Days in Hell.

The Christopher Guest-style mockumentary centers on a fictional tennis match that goes down in history as the longest ever. Harington and Andy Samberg play the exhausted rivals. Watch the 7 Days in Hell teaser trailer after the jump.  Read More »