Hopeless Pictures

2005, TV Show

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Jennifer Coolidge Ribs a Hopeless Biz

Ever since moviegoers enjoyed their first slice of American Pie, Jennifer Coolidge (aka "Stifler's Mom") has been turning up everywhere. In addition to the gross-out comedy's two sequels and a pair of Legally Blondes, she has joined Christopher Guest's troupe of usual suspects and these days plays juggernaut agent Bobbie on NBC's Joey and voices bimbo film-exec Traci on IFC's animated Hopeless Pictures, which wraps up its first season tonight at 10 pm/ET. Coolidge recently talked to us about being Hollywood's go-to brassy blonde.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/14/2005

Season 1, Episode 9
Season Finale. Studio Head is distraught over divorce issues and loses an important game of golf and his contract at Hopeless Pictures. Starring Michael McKean, Jennifer Coolidge, Bob Balaban.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/7/2005

Season 1, Episode 8
Hopeless producer pitches an idea for a new football fantasy flick and Studio Head, Mel Wax, is panic-stricken when a big time star drops out of his new project. Starring Michael McKean, Jennifer Coolidge, Bob Balaban. Rob Reiner guest stars.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 9/30/2005

Season 1, Episode 7
Studio Head buys the rights to his own biography as production begins on his new film. Starring Michael McKean, Jennifer Coolidge, Bob Balaban. Nora Ephron and Martin Mull guest star.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 9/23/2005

Season 1, Episode 6
Studio Head deals with trust issues as he finds out his shrink has exposed his secrets in a tell-all book. Starring Michael McKean, Jennifer Coolidge, Bob Balaban. Paul Reubens, Buck Henry and Nora Ephron guest star.

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Jennifer Coolidge Ribs a Hopeless Biz

Ever since moviegoers enjoyed their first slice of American Pie, Jennifer Coolidge (aka "Stifler's Mom") has been turning up everywhere. In addition to the gross-out comedy's two sequels and a pair of Legally Blondes, she has joined Christopher Guest's troupe of usual suspects and these days plays juggernaut agent Bobbie on NBC's Joey and voices bimbo film-exec Traci on IFC's animated Hopeless Pictures, which wraps up its first season tonight at 10 pm/ET. Coolidge recently talked to us about being Hollywood's go-to brassy blonde. TVGuide.com: I have to imagine that at least once a day you get some cr read more

Michael McKean 'Toons in to H'wood

This Friday IFC will unveil a trio of new Hollywood-skewering comedies — "three new series, one deranged hour," as the net puts it. Kicking off the pod at 10 pm/ET is Hopeless Pictures, an animated take on the adulterous love life and disastrous professional life of indie-movie-studio boss Mel Waxman. With Michael McKean (Best in Show, Spinal Tap) voicing Mel and Bob Balaban (A Mighty Wind, Waiting for Guffman) as the series' writer, director and producer, there are decades of comic brilliance behind this look at Tinseltown wheeling and dealing. then again, doesn't TV already have enough of such fare? Balaban acknowledges a kinship with such shows as The Comeback and Entourage, but is confident that Hopeless Pictures h read more

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Premiered: August 19, 2005, on IFC
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Premise: Animated comedy about a neurotic movie executive who runs an indie film studio.

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