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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Filmed Larry’s Death Scene — And Then Decided to Do Another Season

Whenever Larry David finishes up with a season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the creator and star of the HBO comedy feels like he’s out of ideas. It’s always the last season — until it isn’t. But with season 11, which aired in the fall of 2021 and nabbed four Emmy nominations including best comedy series, […]

Super Bowl LVI: Why Larry David “Loved” Playing Time-Traveling Skeptic in Ad Debut for Crypto Platform FTX

Larry David has never been a commercial pitchman — until today. David debuted in a big way right before halftime of the Super Bowl on NBC as part of a campaign with cryptocurrency platform FTX in a spot titled “Don’t Miss Out.” In it, he plays a version of himself (well-known to fans of Curb […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Boss: Post-COVID Larry David Still “Fraught With Problems” in Season 11

[This story contains spoilers from the season 11 premiere of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, “The Five-Foot Fence.”] On the last day of filming on the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David had a request. It was May of 2021 and because production had begun in November of 2020, even prior to COVID-19 vaccines […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Cast and Creators Talk Show’s Future, Tackling COVID-19 in Season 11

Curb Your Enthusiasm is back — and this time, the show’s beloved characters are living in a post-COVID world. On Tuesday evening, the cast and creators gathered at the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood for a Curb-themed cocktail party, followed by a screening of the first two episodes in Paramount’s on-site theater.  Set in a […]

Larry David Returns to Hating People in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Season 11 Trailer

Larry David wants to make something clear: “I hate people individually, but I love mankind.” That classic Larry zinger is delivered in the trailer for the upcoming 11th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which returns with 10 new episodes starting Oct. 24 on HBO and HBO Max. Curb, which features David playing a fictional version […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Boss on Making TV Comedy in the Pandemic Era and Convincing Larry David to Return to Set

"Our protocol is just above and beyond what is required," Jeff Schaffer tells The Hollywood Reporter about running two all-location shows, HBO's 'Curb' and FXX's 'Dave,' amid the second wave in hard-hit Los Angeles.