HollywoodChicago.com RSS   Facebook   HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter   Free Giveaway E-mail   

Exclusive Portrait: Pete Holmes ‘Crashing’ the Chicago International Television Festival

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionE-mail page to friendE-mail page to friendPDF versionPDF version
Average: 5 (3 votes)

CHICAGO – One of the hottest new shows on HBO is “Crashing,” a quasi-autobiography of the star of the show, comedian Pete Holmes. Last week, at the Chicago International Television Festival, Holmes stopped by and presented the latest episode.

PeteH
Comedian Pete Holmes of HBO’s ‘Crashing’
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Pete Holmes was born in Massachusetts, and started doing improvisational comedy in college. After he graduated, he started doing stand-up comedy, and chronicles that process in “Crashing.” He also did a couple years (2013-14) as a talk show host, immediately following Conan O’Brien on the TBS Network. Photographer Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com offers this Exclusive Portrait of Pete Holmes at the Chicago International Television Festival on March 22nd, 2017.

Cinema/Chicago is the organization that facilitates the Chicago International Television Festival and Film Festival in October. Their next event is the CineYouth Festival on May 4th through the 6th, 2017. Click here for details. Pete Holmes’ “Crashing” series in on the HBO network. Check listings for dates and times.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2016 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

User Login

Free Giveaway Mailing

TV, DVD, BLU-RAY & THEATER REVIEWS

  • Wonder Woman

    CHICAGO – There are few films in 2017 that are as historically important as they are cinematically well-crafted. Of those, there is only one I saw three times in theaters. That honor comes in the form of the revolutionary “Wonder Woman,” which not only shows huge promise for the future of DC Comics films but for comic book-based films as a whole.

  • Monica Raymund on set for 'Tanya'

    CHICAGOTV fans know Monica Raymund as paramedic Gabby Dawson on the long-running “Chicago Fire.” But the talented actor is expanding her range, debuting her first film as director, “Tanya,” at the Midwest Independent Film Festival on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017. The short film – written by Sam Forman – will be part of “Female Filmmakers Night” at the Midwest Indie, and is part of Raymund’s involvement with Hidden Tears Project, an organization dedicated to raising consciousness by creating media on gender inequality, sexual abuse and human trafficking.

Advertisement



HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter

archive

HollywoodChicago.com Top Ten Discussions
tracker