08:58 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 01/10/2015 05:30AM
HBO has provided only the first five episodes of season 4 of writer-actress Lena Dunham's Girls,
premiering Sunday at 9 p.m. ET – otherwise known as the time when the Golden Globes are airing on
NBC – but so far the show is biting, funny, touching and surprising.
In short, it's an absolute delight, and possibly even better than the landmark first season. That's the one that ended with Elijah (Andrew Rannells) greeting Marnie (Allison Williams) with this putdown of her dress: "Hello, J-Lo from the Grammys."
Of course, Dunham, who stars as desperately ambitious Brooklyn writer Hannah Horvath, has in the past shown an almost willful tendency to let go of the leash and allow the show to bolt off and run away like an undisciplined Labrador pup.
Originally posted 01/07/2015 07:40PM
Allison Williams is tired of people scrutinizing her for being thin.
Originally posted 12/05/2014 10:45AM
NBC's telecast of Peter Pan Live! Thursday was a communal experience on social media – and nowhere was that more evident than on Twitter, where a whole subset of viewers shared their instantaneous reviews.
Originally posted 12/04/2014 11:50PM
Anyone hoping for another NBC musical hate-watch were probably disappointed by Peter Pan Live! Thursday night.
It wasn't perfect by any means – switching between live singing and all those filmed ads killed just about any theatrical energy and flow well before the three hours were up – but the production was colorful and glitch-free.
Allison Williams of Girls made a much more committed Peter than Carrie Underwood did a Maria von Trapp in last year's endless Sound of Music Live!, and Christopher Walken's extremely peculiar Captain Hook was a triumph.
Originally posted 12/04/2014 06:00PM
When Allison Williams first posted a picture of herself as Peter Pan on her Instagram account, she quickly got a lesson on how naive people were about the character's storied history.
Originally posted 12/04/2014 10:50AM
It's almost time for takeoff!
Originally posted 11/22/2014 05:40PM
[YOUTUBE "Z3d-ly6bkCk"] Allison Williams will never grow up!
In NBC's newest behind-the-scenes video for its upcoming live TV event, Peter Pan Live!, Williams admits she was nervous about taking on the role of the boy who can fly.
"I'm not going to lie, the bigness of it felt scary for a hot second," she says in the promo video.
Originally posted 11/20/2014 07:30PM
Rehearsals for the live NBC production starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken are underway on Long Island
Originally posted 11/07/2014 04:00PM
[YOUTUBE "kB8y4Zp9UNc"] Has a stint in Iowa finally made Hannah a happy, well-adjusted person?
Since this is the world of Girls, it looks like the answer is no – but some time in the Midwest apparently does have its perks for Lena Dunham's perennially struggling character, according to the newly released trailer for the fourth season of the hit HBO show.
Originally posted 11/05/2014 06:40PM
Look who's all grown up!
NBC has announced that Oscar-nominated actress Minnie Driver will play the part of Adult Wendy in its upcoming TV musical Peter Pan Live!
"We're thrilled to have Minnie as part of this Peter Pan adventure," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. "She appears in the final emotional scene when Peter returns to the Darling home years later only to realize Wendy is now grown up and has a daughter of her own."
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