Posts Tagged ‘HBO’

Watch “PBS Girls” from Top Story! Weekly Episode 148: “The Four- (Or Eight-)Year Engagement!!!

May 5, 2012

With all the controversy over HBO’s “Girls” I thought it would be timely to do an alternate version that might air on another network – and PBS seemed the most appropriate home for a show contrasting a refined appearance with a more earthy subject matter!

PBS GIRLS by Michael Hughes

Starring Kipleigh Brown (Gwendolyn), Jen Cain (Athena), Shannon Ayers (Honora) and Gregg Lopez (Announcer)

Directed by Michael Hughes

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Watch “Proud as a Peacock” from Top Story! Weekly Episode 61: “There Will Be True Blood” – with “True Blood”‘s Jim Parrack!!

July 24, 2010

So a little fun with a lot of cursing. And the star of a big hit show is in this one too!!!

Now that the FCC rules barring profanity and indecency have been loosened by a court hearing, two NBC execs have a plan to boost the network’s f’in’ low ratings!

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PROUD AS A PEACOCK by Michael Hughes – from Top Story! Weekly Episode 61: “There Will Be True Blood”

Starring Tommy Bechtold (Jeff Zucker), John Abbott (Dylan), Melissa Okey (Susan), Jim Parrack (Jim Halpert), Shannon Ayers (Pam Beesly Halpert), Gregg Lopez (“Law & Order: Los Angeles” Cop #1), Tammie Smalls (“Law & Order: Los Angeles” Cop #2) and Phillip Wilburn (Donald Trump)

Directed by Michael Hughes

Watch “True Blood for Kids” from Top Story! Weekly Episode 61: “There Will Be True Blood”

July 21, 2010

I didn’t write this sketch – but i directed it, and it’s a great one so I’m posting it here so more people can see it. It’s from Sunday night’s Top Story! Weekly, where our special guest was Jim Parrack, who plays Hoyt Fortenberry on HBO’s “True Blood.” To see all of Jim’s sketches, just follow this link.

When Jim Parrack of HBO’s “True Blood” visits a school to talk about his show, he’s surprised to find out he’s not addressing high school students but third graders!

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TRUE BLOOD FOR KIDS by Andrew Payne – from Top Story! Weekly Episode 61: “There Will Be True Blood”

Starring Jim Parrack (Jim), Melissa Okey (Mrs. Hess), Tammie Smalls (Sue), Tommy Bechtold (Andy), Artemis Pebdani (Beth), Shannon Ayers (Wendy), Phillip Wilburn (Eli), Jim Nieb (Paul), Gregg Lopez (Kyle) and John Abbott (Tanner)

Directed by Michael Hughes

Jim Parrack from HBO’s “True Blood” Guest Stars in Top Story! Weekly This Sunday June 18 at 9pm at iO West!!!

July 14, 2010

This Sunday, July 18, at 9pm, the “Bon Temps” will roll at iO West, when Jim ParrackHoyt Fortenberry from HBO’s “True Blood” – guest stars in Top Story! Weekly!!! Don’t miss Jim as he joins the Top Story! Weekly cast for an all-new show based on the events of the previous seven days – plus special guest comedian Nick Rutherford!!!

You won’t want to miss this very special edition of Top Story! Weekly – if you want to buy your tickets in advance, you can do so here.

See you Sunday!


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