New On HBO: 'Family Tree' Created By Christopher Guest & Jim Piddock
Down on his luck in love and life, having recently lost his job and girlfriend, 30-year-old Tom Chadwick has an unsure sense of his own identity. But when he inherits a mysterious box, Tom starts investigating his lineage and uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters, acquiring a growing sense of who he and his entire family are. FAMILY TREE kicks off its eight-episode season SUNDAY, MAY 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by other episodes subsequent Sundays at the same time.
The new comedy series is a single-camera, documentary-style show in the manner of Guest's acclaimed feature films (such as "Best in Show," "Waiting for Guffman" and "A Mighty Wind"). Chris O'Dowd ("Bridesmaids") stars as Tom Chadwick in the HBO presentation, along with Tom Bennett and Nina Conti. The series also features appearances by Carrie Aizley, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley, Jr., Maria Blasucci, Matt Griesser, Christopher Guest, Don Lake, Michael McKean, Lisa Palfrey, Jim Piddock, Kevin Pollak, Amy Seimetz, Meera Syal, Ashley Walters and Fred Willard.
After years of showcasing the awkward family portraits, AFP and HBO® are finally letting fans make their own and celebrate the premiere of the new comedy series Family Tree.We’ve all been there; the matching outfits, the misguided hair trends--there is nothing more relatable than an Awkward Family Photo.
Always wished you had a mullet? Go to www.awkwardfamilyphotos.com/familytreeHBO and pick out a hilarious portrait to make it happen. Just in time for Mother’s Day, send one as an e-card with a special note for Mom.
The photo experience will be available April 29th -- May 19th.
Family Tree premieres Sunday, May 12th at 10:30pm EST only on HBO.
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