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HBO Pulls the Plug on The Brink Season 2

HBO has decided not to go ahead with The Brinks season two, TheWrap has learned. The freshman series had been renewed by the premium cable network back in July, but executives at HBO have apparently changed their minds. After evaluating our schedule and our programming needs, we unfortunately decided we cannot give The Brink the attention it deserves for a second season, a representative for HBO told TheWrap. We are proud of the first season and wish everyone involved in this show the very best.   Read More... //

HBO Renews 'The Brink' for Season 2

The epic dark comedy starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins will return.  Read More... //

'The Brink' puke scene: How'd they do it?

Just a minute or so into Sundays episode of The Brink , its clear that something is very, very wrong in U.S. naval aviator Zeke Tilsons fighter jet. Tilson (Pablo Schreiber) is in the middle of an in-flight video call with the President of the United States, but behind him in the back...   Read More... //

HBO Makes Premiere Episodes of 'Ballers' & 'The Brink' Available on Facebook

For the first time HBO is offering free access to view its two newest original comedy series, Ballers and The Brink, on Facebook. Effective immediately,   Read More... //

'The Brink': Jack Black, Pablo Schreiber, Tim Robbins play global annihilation for laughs

The thought of mining World War III and the threat of global annihilation for laughs might seem strange to some, but that's just what "The Brink," HBO's dark new political satire, aims to do.Premiering Sunday (June 21), the 10-episode series from executive producer Jerry Weintraub ("Ocean's Eleven," "The Karate Kid," "Oh, God!") and co-creators Roberto and Kim Benabib looks at a world that goes into crisis mode when a rogue general seizes control of Pakistan and its nuclear arsenal.As tensions rise and protests rage across the Middle East, the fate of the world rests with three disparate -- and desperate -- Americans: besotted, womanizing Secretary of State Walter Larson (Tim Robbins, "The Shawshank Redemption"), lowly foreign service officer Alex Talbot (Jack Black, "The School of Rock") and ace Navy fighter pilot Zeke Tilson (Pablo Schreiber, "Orange Is the New Black"). Also in the large and talented cast are Aasif Mandvi ("The Daily Show With Jon... //

'The Brink' Stars Jack Black and Tim Robbins on Saying Yes to TV, F-Bombs and "Getting Totally Nude"

The HBO political satire, which also stars Pablo Schreiber and Aasif Mandvi, premieres Sunday, June 21   Read More... //

'The Brink' to Debut June 21 on HBO

Jerry Weintraub, Roberto Benabib And Jay Roach Executive Produce.   Read More... //