Matt LeBlanc plays a deliciously outrageous version of himself in this laugh-out-loud comedy from creators David Crane (Friends) and Jeffrey Klarik (Mad About You). Episodes offers a peek behind the curtain at the insanity of Hollywood. You'll never watch TV the same way again.
Sean (Stephen Mangan) and Beverly (Tamsin Grieg) are a happily married English couple, who are also the successful creators of a hit British TV show. Their life seems complete. That is until a hugely powerful and charismatic US network president persuades them to move to LA to remake their show for American television. He's full of praise and promises "not to change a thing".
However, things begin to unravel as soon as Sean and Beverly arrive in LA. They discover that the network president has never even seen their show. To make matters worse, he insists that they replace their brilliant lead actor (Richard Griffiths), an erudite Royal Shakespeare veteran with... Matt LeBlanc! Sean and Beverly are appalled. But the decision is out of their hands. Matt comes on board, and soon Sean and Beverly find themselves in a complicated triangle which threatens to destroy not just their TV show but also their marriage.
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Posted by Play.com Reviewer, 09/07/2012 00:34:42
What an underrated show this is, hardly anyone I know watched it, but they really missed a great one. Some fabulous writing with an adult theme for adults. Series 2 continued the addictive storyline (yes it is simple) but still well written. I really hope they can find enough for a 3rd.
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Darker version of a normal Comedy Sitcom.
Posted by Play.com Reviewer, 01/06/2011 09:12:57
The only reason I watched this was to see Matt Le Blanc back in action.
The show is about what happens when Americans love a British show, for being so British,
buy the rights to it and make it unrecognisable from its original form.
The show itself is ok, but Matt Le Blanc's presence makes it above average.
I'm surprised we don't see more of him,he has a very good Screen Presence.
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