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Catastrophe: Michaela Watkins Joins Season 4 in Pivotal Role

Michaela Watkins is trading one dysfunctional relationship comedy for another. The Casual actress is joining Amazons Catastrophe in Season 4 as the sister ofRob Delaneys character, TVLine has learned exclusively. Watkins will appear as a guest star in the Peabody Award-nominated series, whichwasrenewed for Season 3 and 4 back in 2016. The six-episode third season []

Catastrophe Creator Sharon Horgan To Star In & Produce Woman On The Verge Drama For UKTV & RT

Catastrophe creator Sharon Horgan is to star in and produce a six-part drama for British broadcaster UKTV and Irish network RT based on the best-selling book Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Lorna Martin. Horgan will appear alongside Better Call Saul and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star Kerry Condon, Marcella's Nina Sosanyaand Patrick Melrose's Eileen Walsh in the series, which will be co-produced by Merman and Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell's   ...Read More...

Amazon Signs Deal With 'Catastrophe' Creator Sharon Horgan

Amazon Studios has also set up a first-look deal with Horgan's Merman banner.  ...Read More...

'Catastrophe' Creator and Star Recounts Carrie Fisher's Final TV Shoot: "It's Hard to See Her So Alive Onscreen" (Guest Column)

Sharon Horgan remembers her posthumously Emmy-nominated friend, whose "filthy" humor delighted the BBC-Amazon comedy's crew and horrified executives.   ...Read More... //

Five Amazon Original Shows You Need to Be Watching

What if I told you some of the best-scripted television in 2017 Isnt being produced by TV networks? Its true. With Netflix and Amazon original shows now breaking viewership records and garnering critical acclaim, these two companies are becoming real players in the original show space. However, being that they arent promoted by the big networks many of these shows dont get the attention they deserve until they are breakout successes. Today Im going to put a spotlight on five Amazon original shows you should be watching. Lets start with this one 1. Transparent This Amazon original comedy-drama series is   ...Read More... //

Five Reasons You Should be Watching Catastrophe on Amazon

Life can get complicated and messy in a very big hurry, as most of us likely already know. So what do we do when fate just seems throwing things our way? One of the best things to do is just keep moving forward as much as possible, as Catastrophe would seem to indicate. If you can change it, then do so. If you have to adapt, then do it. If you have to just accept it and move on, well, its recommended, but its not the easiest path. The show has thus far gained a decent following and for good   ...Read More... //

Catastrophe Creators Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney Have Some Writing Advice for You

Kill your darlings.  ...Read More... //

Catastrophe star on the best advice he got from Carrie Fisher

Catastrophe has rightly earned its hype by reinvigorating the romantic-comedy genre with the whip-smart writing and chemistry of its creators/stars, Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. But its third season, which has its US premiere Friday on Amazon, is notable for a more somber reason: its the last project Carrie Fisher filmed before she died in... ...Read More... //

Watch Carrie Fisher in Final Role in Catastrophe Sneak Peek (Video)

Carrie Fisher had just wrapped Season 3 of the U.K.-based comedy Catastrophe when she boarded a flight from London to Los Angeles in late December last year. After suffering a heart attack on the flight, she died just a few days later at the age of 60 making her performance on the Amazon series as her final role. The shows co-creator and star Sharon Horgan shared a description of a scene from the show (above) with People : She and I are together in the sitting room, and she starts talking about a TV show that shes watching called My Children Are Schizophrenic, and that whole little ramble about the show was off the top of her head. And every time she did it, wed call cut and the whole place would crack up laughing. ...Read More... //

Catastrophe Returns Darker and Dirtier Than Ever

There's a sense of foreboding that hangs over Season 3 of Catastrophe . That might seem obvious given the show's title, but Season 3, which drops on Amazon Prime on Friday, features one of the final performances by Carrie Fisher , who filmed her appearance days before her fatal heart attack in ...Read More... //