Party Down, Rob Thomas’ excellent show about caterers/struggling actors and other show-business types, criminally lasted only two seasons. But as of today, all of its hilarious episodes are streaming on Hulu Plus; the first five episodes are also streaming for a limited time for free on Hulu.com. There’s just one way to celebrate: By watching Martin Starr hit Ryan Hansen a bunch of times in this exclusive blooper reel. READ FULL STORY
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Are you having fun yet? Because you will be when Party Down debuts on Hulu on Friday, August 29.
One of the great tragedies of the binge-watching era was when Starz took Rob Thomas’ show about cater waiters/struggling showbiz types off of Netflix, but fans (and those who are about to become fans) can rest easy: Hulu announced today that all episodes are coming to Hulu Plus. The first five will stream for free for a limited time. (But really, be warned: You’ll be hooked after just the first one.) Party Down only lasted two seasons on Starz, but has such a devoted cult following that a there is persistent, if not reliable, chatter about a movie.
If you’re not a convert yet, here are some reasons to watch: the coupling of a pre-Parks and Recreation Adam Scott and a pre-Masters of Sex Lizzy Caplan, plenty of guest spots from Veronica Mars cast members (Mars staples Ryan Hansen and Ken Marino are regulars), insider-y Hollywood humor, and the line about a leg “made footless by pot.“
UPDATE: This post has been updated to reflect that Party Down will become available August 29. EW regrets the error.
Party time! The cast of Party Down makes a special appearance on tonight’s Childrens Hospital (Adult Swim, 12 a.m. ET). Lizzy Caplan, Martin Starr, and Ryan Hansen — along with Ken Marino and Megan Mullally, who already star in Hospital, show up to cater Dr. Glenn Richie’s (Marino) later-in-life Bar Mitzvah.
“I couldn’t believe all the Party Down actors showed up!” Marino marvels to EW over the phone. “I love the guy who plays Ron. He came in. He was kind of a d—, actually, in real life.” READ FULL STORY
'Castle,' 'How I Met Your Mother,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Grey's Anatomy': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room
TV, I wish I knew how to quit you.
Actually…no I don’t. Without you, we’d all be bored, heartless, apathetic loners. Let’s never part. I’ll make you a deal: You stay highly entertaining, I’ll spoil, and we will all promise to consume our television programming greedily. And judging by what’s coming up on Castle, Outsourced, How I Met Your Mother, Gossip Girl and a ton of other shows, you’re going to be keeping up your end of the bargain.
(Roomies, don’t forget to send your questions — and general ramblings — to firstname.lastname@example.org. I promise I read them all. Or tweet me @EWSandraG.) READ FULL STORY
This just in: Starz has pulled the plug on Party Down and Gravity.
The network’s executive vice president of programming, Stephan Shelanski, issued the following statement confirming the news: READ FULL STORY
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