HBO: TCA news, air dates for Rock, Gervais, Down & Dirty, Little Britain

This week’s TCA (TV Critics Association) press tour saw some news come out of HBO yesterday, with several new comedy series and specials planned. To wit:

Ricky Gervais is taping his shows next week (July 14-16) at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden for his first American stand-up TV special, to air in November. Tickets still available!
Chris Rock will have a new 90-minute special airing Sept. 27.
The following night, Sept. 28, sees the American debut of British sketch comics Little Britain as well as the new stand-up comedy showcase Down & Dirty with Jim Norton. UPDATED: Norton’s show now debuts on Oct. 4.

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