Screen Junkies » Hello Ladies http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:27:26 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 HBO Says Goodbye To ‘Hello Ladies’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/hbo-says-goodbye-to-hello-ladies/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/hbo-says-goodbye-to-hello-ladies/#comments Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:03:05 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=258920 Labored, painful exchanges don't make for loyal viewers, apparently.

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If you want to know what single life is like in LA, you’ll have to watch one of the other 10,000 shows on TV, because Hello Ladies isn’t going to be there any more. The show never became the runaway hit, or even cult hit that HBO expects from most of its shows. It did seem unlikely that

Fortunately, Stephen Merchant should be able to stay fairly busy doing other things, and if not, he’s pretty rich with all that sweet The Office money, so don’t cry for him. It didn’t appear his character garnered much sympathy over an eight-episode run, so people are unlikely to shed tears for either Merchant or his largely unlikable character.

Let’s just pull ourselves back together and move on. The producers would want us to be strong and carry on.

 

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Stephen Merchant Weirds Out Chicks In ‘Hello Ladies’ Trailer http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/stephen-merchant-weirds-out-chicks-in-hello-ladies-trailer/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/stephen-merchant-weirds-out-chicks-in-hello-ladies-trailer/#comments Wed, 11 Sep 2013 01:58:25 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=256917 It's like watching my 20's.

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Based on his standup special of the same name which is based on his terrible success rate when it comes to not scaring off attractive women, The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant is striking out on his own for the new HBO comedy series, Hello Ladies. Here, Merchant plays a character based on himself — a sweet but gangly human cartoon of a man seeking love and affection or, at the very least, eye contact in Los Angeles.

Watch the latest trailer and learn from it. You should always be yourself. But a little better-groomed and not talking about your cat’s farts so often.

 

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