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

  • Remember Me, Rita Moreno

    CHICAGO – Academy Award winner (in 1962!) Rita Moreno is in the midst of a big media comeback. The 86 year-old actress, who famously portrayed Anita in that Oscar-winning role in “West Side Story,” is in her second season of the “One Day at a Time” reboot on Netflix, and is featured in the indie film “Remember Me,” available now for download and Video On Demand.

  • Bobby Pin Girls

    CHICAGO – The “breeder years” are difficult on everyone, as the biological imperative becomes overwhelming and the couplings that result yield both discovery and misadventure. Nothing Without a Company’s new play “Bobby Pin Girls” highlight two such Millennial women, roommates who are having man trouble, although the argument can be made that it’s eternally “boy trouble.” The show has a Thursday-Sunday run at the Chicago Mosaic School through December 10th, 2017. Click here for more details, including ticket information.

Advertisement



HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter

archive

HollywoodChicago.com Top Ten Discussions
referendum
tracker