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.
90 + 62 =
Solve this math question and enter the solution with digits. E.g. for "two plus four = ?" enter "6".

User Login

Free Giveaway Mailing

TV, DVD, BLU-RAY & THEATER REVIEWS

  • Not One Batu

    CHICAGO – The State of Hawaii may be one of the most misunderstood in America. Because of its reputation as a tourist mecca, the fact that native peoples live and work there like any other place is hard to imagine. Also unimaginable is the drug use of island residents, but playwright and Hawaiian native Hannah li-Epstein wrote about it in her stage play “Not One Batu,” now in its Premiere Chicago run at the Berger Park Coach House through July 28th, 2018. For more information, including tickets, click here.

  • Cher Show, The

    CHICAGO – Has anybody in show business had more “comebacks” than Cher… or if you added her many last names Cher Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman? All of the triumphs and downturns are shoehorned into “The Cher Show,” now in Chicago in a pre-Broadway run through July 15, 2018. Click here for more details, including ticket information.

Advertisement



HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter

archive

HollywoodChicago.com Top Ten Discussions
referendum
tracker