Curb Your Enthusiasm's Susie Essman likes disagreements, which makes her the perfect host of TV Guide Network's Curb: The Discussion.
The round-table debate, featuring a panel of celebrities, pundits and prominent social figures, will tackle the ethical dilemmas featured on each episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm once the series begins airing on TV Guide Network on Wednesday, June 2 (10/9c).
Essman's comfort with confrontation makes her an ideal comic foil to Larry David on Curb. So she was surprised by how much she found herself ...
Curb: The Discussion host Susie Essman and panelists Randy Cohen, Patti Stanger, Hill Harper and Jon Hamm talk about breast implants, sparked by a scene in Curb Your Enthusiasm's first episode, "The Pant Tent", where after a woman in a theater accuses Larry David of staring at her breasts. Larry then defends his behavior, referring to her breast implants as "chemical balls." Watch the video and vote in our poll after the jump.
Jerry Seinfeld, Golden Globe-winning Mad Men star Jon Hamm and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson will be the first panelists on Curb: The Discussion, TV Guide Network's new discussion show about the ethical dilemmas of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the network announced.
The round-table discussions, which will immediately follow episodes of Curb when it debuts on Wednesday, June 2 (10/9c), are co-produced by Curb creator Larry David and hosted by comedienne and Curb regular Susie Essman. Curb will be edited for language and nudity, but not to fit a traditional half-hour format. Episodes of The Discussion will air ...
TV Guide Network will team with Larry David to create exclusive, never-before-seen extras that will air in conjunction with Curb Your Enthusiasm's run on the network starting this summer. Hosted by comedienne and series regular Susie Essman (Susie Greene), Curb Your Enthusiam: The Discussion will feature a panel of high-profile guest stars, pundits and prominent social figures who will debate the moral implications of the behavior in each episode.
"Finally, thanks to the TV Guide Network, I'll get a chance to watch actual, intelligent people discuss and debate the issues addressed on Curb," David said. "Now if only someone could tell me ...
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