“We knew this was coming,” actor Michael McKean tweeted upon news of the passing of Peter Scolari. “Doesn’t make it easier. RIP my friend.” Scolari, a native of New Rochelle, N.Y., died Friday at 66 after a two year battle with cancer. The actor was best known for two roles: playing opposite Tom Hanks in

Dad (Apatow), mom (Konner) and their No. 1 Girl (Dunham) PASADENA, CA–Holy crap, are the folks behind Girls ever defensive.A reporter touched off a firestorm Thursday by opening the session for HBO’s Girls (back for a third season Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on HBO Canada) with this question, directed to Dunham: I don’t get

McConaughey and Harrelson in HBO’s True Detective NEW YORK CITY—Celebrated International Television Day Thursday (isn’t every day television day?) with other reporters from around the world by visiting HBO headquarters in New York. The premium cable company wasn’t specifically celebration International Television Day–in fact, it never came up–but were rather holding international press sessions for

It’s not often I find myself agreeing with Kareen Abdul-Jabbar, but the Airplane! actor-slash-basketball Hall of Famer sure knows Girls.He alcindor-ated the HBO series in an insightful article for The Huffington Post (did they pay him?) headlined, “Girls Just Want to have (White) Fun.”Abdul-Jabbar posts up on an oft-expressed criticism of Lena Dunham’s show–that the