sacha baron cohen victims

Nothing says a new Sacha Baron Cohen show like a slew of outraged conservative figures crying “victim” after being duped by the comedian/actor. And the number of Sacha Baron Cohen victims is starting to balloon as we get closer to the premiere of his Showtime comedy interview series Who is America? 

But of course, it’s not Baron Cohen who is doing the duping. It’s a person named Dr. Billy Wayne Ruddick, Jr., a “United Parcel veteran” who has nothing to do with Baron Cohen whatsoever. Though their bone structures look oddly similar.

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Sarah Palin Tricked by Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen found plenty of fame by being a chameleon in front of the camera, hiding under the guise of various characters on Da Ali G Show. The HBO series paved the way for his big screen hit Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, and his less popular follow-up Brüno. But since then, Cohen hasn’t really delved into his comedic antics used to fool everyday people, celebrities and powerful politicians. Or so we thought.

Recently we learned that Sacha Baron Cohen has a new series coming to Showtime called Who Is America?. The premise of the series is along the lines of Da Ali G Show, featuring Cohen in disguise as various characters and speaking to people like former Vice President Dick Cheney, who signed a waterboard kit during his interview segment. It appears Cheney isn’t the only one who was tricked into being part of Cohen’s show. Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin ended up in front of Cohen’s camera, and she’s pretty pissed off about it. Read More »

who is america

The veil has finally lifted on Sacha Baron Cohen‘s mysterious new Showtime series. The provocative comedian/actor has been teasing a Donald Trump-themed project for the past week, and reports emerged that Showtime had picked up the project, which has been a year in the making. Now, new posters and trailers give us a peek at Baron Cohen’s new character, who is ready to mock America in the aptly titled series Who is America?

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sacha baron cohen tv series

Sacha Baron Cohen‘s cryptic hints at a new project might have been revealed. The actor/comedian is in talks with Showtime to star in a new comedy interview series — a return to the type of show that first rocketed him to fame.

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black monday don cheadle

Two years after parting ways with Showtime with the end of House of Lies, Don Cheadle is returning to the network with a new comedy series. The new series is called Black Monday, and has been ordered by Showtime for a 2019 series premiere.

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Don’t Rule Out ‘Twin Peaks’ Season 4 Just Yet

Twin Peaks Season 4

That gum you like might be coming back in style…again.

In the lead-up to this year’s Emmy Awards, Twin Peaks co-creator David Lynch and star Kyle MacLachlan are making the interview rounds to talk about the incredible achievement of Twin Peaks: The Return, and naturally, talk has turned to the possibility of Twin Peaks season 4. Will we see MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper again?
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i'm dying up here season 2 trailer

Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here taps into all the seedy exploits that come to mind when we think of the 1970s: sex, drugs, and…stand-up comedy.

The drama series about the 1970s L.A. comedy scene is back with an I’m Dying Up Here season 2 trailer. And it looks like it’s as dramatic as ever.

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2018 Showtime Shows

At the cable networks Television Critics Association panel this weekend, Showtime detailed their upcoming slate of original shows, including new vehicles for stars like Jim Carrey, Catherine Keener, Benicio del Toro, and Kevin Bacon, coming from filmmakers like Michel Gondry, Ben Stiller, Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg and Matt Damon & Ben Afleck.

Network resident David Nevins elaborated on all of the 2018 Showtime shows and beyond, and you can find out about them below. Read More »

patrick melrose trailer

Benedict Cumberbatch has made a career off of playing charming, troubled geniuses — though in Patrick Melrose he’s leaving off the “genius.”

Based off of Edward St. Aubyn’s award-winning series of novels, Patrick Melrose is a scathing examination of British decadent aristocracy, adapted into a five-part miniseries by Sky Atlantic and Showtime. And aside from the perfect casting of Cumberbatch (he should play every brooding misanthrope), Patrick Melrose boasts a surprisingly impressive cast of Hugo Weaving, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Allison Williams.

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Twin Peaks MoMA Screening

If you have yet to witness David Lynch‘s stunning, unclassifiable Twin Peaks: The Return, here’s some good news: New York City’s Museum of Modern Art is going to screen the full 18 hours of the limited event series for free. It’s part of a series on “the year’s finest films,” a classification that will likely reignite the never-resolved TV vs. Film argument that’s surrounded the revival. More news on the Twin Peaks MoMA screening is below.

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