Chris O’Dowd

Tony Nomination For Chris O’Dowd!

TVO is overjoyed to hear that Chris O’Dowd has been nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Broadway play Of Mice And Men! The former IT Crowd star has been starring in the Steinbeck adaptation alongside James Franco (Spiderman), Leighton Meester (24) and former Father Ted [...]

April 29, 2014 // 1 Comment

Bafta Bonanza

The Bafta nominations are out, and there are many TVO connections to be found. To begin with; The IT Crowd has 4 nominations, with Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson nominated for Best Male/Female Performance in a Comedy Programme, and Best Situation Comedy, where it [...]

April 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Onion Land Catch Up

The past week has seen a smattering of TVO regulars make appearances across television and radio we didn’t have chance to warn you about ahead of transmission, plus a couple of shows you should already be watching have been airing too. As such, we thought it prudent to give you a quick [...]

March 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

O’Dowd & Franco In Conversation

Towards the end of last year we heard about an exciting new theatre project involving Chris O’Dowd: He will be making his Broadway debut alongside Hollywood actor, James Franco, in the stage version of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. On Friday they were interviewed live online by New [...]

March 9, 2014 // 1 Comment

Watch The Return Of Moone Boy Now!

As reported last week, the first episode of Moone Boy  is now available to watch online ahead of Series Two later this month. The show, featuring Chris O’Dowd as the imaginary friend of a young boy in rural Ireland in the late 80s, returns to SkyOne HD on Monday 17th February at 9pm, but [...]

February 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

Trailer Roundup

Recent weeks have seen a smattering of new trailers featuring TVO regulars from mega-budget Hollywood productions to low-budget independent productions. Here’s a quick round-up. First off the block here is one which has sent the internet into meltdown, as Optimus Prime rides a Dinobot in the [...]

February 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

MooneTube For Series Two

Smash hit sitcom Moone Boy is set to return for a second series next month, and fans of the show will have a special chance to watch the first episode ahead of transmission. The show is the brainchild of Chris O’Dowd, who co-writes the show with Nick Vincent Murphy, and following a [...]

January 30, 2014 // 2 Comments

IT Crowd Night Preview!

As we’ve previously mentioned, Channel 4 will be dedicating an evening of airtime to The IT Crowd on Christmas Eve. And we’re pretty darned excited to be able to share a couple of preview clips with you from a new documentary about the series, which will be shown on the night! The IT [...]

December 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Double Tease

A new teaser trailer for The Double has been sent TVO’s way, and we just had to share it with you all. The second film from Richard Ayoade, The Double is an idiosyncratic adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s celebrated novella, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn and [...]

December 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

O’Dowd To Hit Broadway

Chris O’Dowd will be making his Broadway debut next year. He will star alongside Hollywood actor, James Franco, playing a migrant field worker in the stage version of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. Chris will play the role of learning-impaired Lennie, the long-term friend of George [...]

November 28, 2013 // 2 Comments

Emmys For Chris & Rhys

We mentioned a few weeks ago that both Chris O’Dowd and Rhys Thomas were nominated for International Emmy Awards, and we are pleased to announce that the 41st International Emmy Awards took place yesterday at the New York Hilton and there were some TVO faces there to accept awards! Rhys [...]

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Cuban Fury At Last!

It seems that Cuban Fury, the Salsa Dancing spectacular starring Nick Frost and Chris O’Dowd, will finally come out, in the UK, on Valentines Day 2014. A new trailer and poster have been released for the film, which also stars Rashida Jones, Kayvan Novak, Olivia Colman and Ian McShane, as [...]

November 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Loki! O’Dowd Cameo(d)In Thor: The Dark World!

Details around Chris O’Dowd‘s cameo appearance in forthcoming Marvel blockbuster Thor: The Dark World have emerged. During an interview with IndieWire last year, Chris mentioned he was involved in Thor, saying:  “I didn’t think there was any way that I could be in a [...]

October 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Onions At The Emmys!

TVO is pleased to hear that both Rhys Thomas and Chris O’Dowd have been nominated for International Emmy Awards! O’Dowd’s sitcom Moone Boy, soon set to return for a second series, has been nominated for the International Emmy for Comedy – an award previously won by The [...]

October 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

The IT Crowd’s Final Bootup

As we announced back in July, the final, long-awaited episode of The IT Crowd will air during a special The IT Crowd Night, on Friday 27th September at 9pm, on Channel 4. The hour-long episode re-unites Richard Ayoade as Moss, Katherine Parkinson as Jen, Chris O’Dowd as Roy and Matt Berry [...]

September 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Reach For Sky 1

Sky 1 have announced their new Autumn Schedule and there are a couple of TVO related shows to look forward to. Yonderland, written by and starring the cast of Horrible Histories, is set to be shown in the Autumn. It is a mixture of live action and puppets, and is a fantasy adventure story. Click [...]

August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Geek Week Onion Leak!

The realm of Onion Land has sneaked into YouTube’s Geek Week virals.  The website’s latest themed collection is somewhat vague, but it has at least provided us with a couple of TVO nuggets. First up is good ol’ Bob Pipe, with a chance for budding film-makers to look under the [...]

August 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Be In The IT Crowd Crowd

Applications for audience tickets for the filming of the forthcoming IT Crowd special finale are now open! Tickets are free, and SRO Audiences are running the audience selection process.  The filming of the show will take place on Saturday 8th June 2013 at Elstree Studios, Shenley Road, [...]

May 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

IT Crowd Back For Final Farewell

Graham Linehan has confirmed that IT Crowd will be retirning for a one-off 40 minute special. Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry are  expected to return for the new episode, which will be filmed  in three weeks’ time. As yet, there’s no news as to [...]

May 7, 2013 // 2 Comments