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  1. 'Happyish' series premiere review: 'Starring Samuel...Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... tedious pilot. It's hard to ignore the history behind this pilot. Initially shot as a vehicle for Philip Seymour Hoffman, the project was revised when the actor unfortunately passed last year. Showtime picked Happyish up for a full season ...

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  2. TV highlights this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    ... struggling to find midlife fulfillment. Steve Coogan stars in the lead role, taking over for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman; 9:30 p.m., Showtime. MONDAY: “€œTales of the Grim Sleeper” € is a chilling documentary ...

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  3. Why Showtime's Happyish Defiled the Keebler ElvesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Adweek

    ... has been a labor of love for Showtime, which stuck with the project even after its original star, Philip Seymour Hoffman, died of a drug overdose in February 2014, shortly after Nevins had picked the show's pilot up to series. "I've stayed with it ...

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  4. TV review: 'Happyish' a bit too nasty to enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... often the show's profane excesses get in the way of its better attributes. "Happyish" was set to star Philip Seymour Hoffman as an advertising executive coping with younger bosses. Hoffman filmed the pilot episode before his February 2014 accidental ...

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  5. 'Happyish' profane and soullessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... a year later than originally planned. Those who follow showbiz news probably know that Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a drug overdose in early 2014, was supposed to be the show's star. And those who got a brief glimpse of Hoffman's ...

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  6. 'Happyish' review: What a drag it is getting old. Ditto watching this showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Jersey Journal

    ... attempts to break free of it. This is his first television venture, and it almost didn't happen after Philip Seymour Hoffman, who had starred in the original and reportedly well-received pilot, died from a drug overdose in 2013. Hoffman was replaced ...

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  7. Steve Coogan and Kathryn Hahn are miserably 'Happyish'Read the original story

    Sunday | Zap2it.com

    ... pact that people make to have glittering careers." The pilot for the series was originally shot with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Thom, but was shelved with the role recast following his death last year. Executive producer and writer Shalom Auslander, ...

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  8. Sunday's TV picks: 'Game of Thrones' -- What is Cersei's next move?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SiliconValley.com

    ... struggling to find midlife fulfillment. Steve Coogan stars in the lead role, taking over for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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  9. Riveting 'Vietnam' doc lands on PBS - Sun, 26 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... struggling to find midlife fulfillment. Steve Coogan stars in the lead role, taking over for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. 9:30 p.m., Showtime. MONDAY: "Tales of the Grim Sleeper" is a chilling documentary that recalls the case of a serial killer ...

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  10. Steve Coogan's Pursuit of HappyishRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Beast

    ... You Know It" plays. Sunday night's new series arrives on Showtime with unusual pre-premiere interest. Philip Seymour Hoffman had actually played the lead in a pilot that was ordered to series, but the project was put on hold following the actor's ...

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  11. Art: Sharing the 'Particular Significance' of books at CJMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    ... though the whole room blends and moves and works as one. These were donated by well-known people ( Philip Seymour Hoffman , Junot DA az and Jill Soloway , to name just a few) who have chosen their own meaningful books to contribute. They've been ...

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  12. "Happyish" on Showtime is more pretentious than funnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Denver Post

    ... ("Alan Partridge," "Philomena"), is saddled with the not so funny-ish role (originally created for Philip Seymour Hoffman ), of Thom Payne. Thom is the 40-something father of a young boy, the husband of a sexy wife (Kathryn Hahn), the colleague of ...

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  13. Happyish ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | IGN

    ... -- but none of them are able to sell the half-assed dialogue in Happyish. It's hard not to wonder if Philip Seymour Hoffman (who was originally supposed to play Thom before his passing and had shot the original version of the pilot) could have done ...

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  14. TV picks for April 26-30:  Vietnam War specials, 'Lip Sync Battle,' 'Law & Order: SVU'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Star Tribune

    ... hasn't had the happiest of histories. The Showtime comedy was planned as a vehicle for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was set to play a middle-aged man panicked that younger men at his ad agency would sweep him out. On the plus side, maybe ...

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  15. Review: Showtimea s a Happyisha mostly just selfish and smuggish for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Its creator, Shalom Auslander, is new to TV, and more important, the actor cast originally as lead, Philip Seymour Hoffman, died after filming only a pilot. Coogan is a very different sort of performer than Hoffman, but the problem with "Happyish" ...

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  16. Steve Coogan fails in pursuit of a HappyishaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | New York Post

    ... ad agency while Lee is a stay-at-home artist. Sounds pretty good, right? But Thom - a part the late Philip Seymour Hoffman played in the original pilot, which had to be reshot - has just turned 44. Horror! Suddenly millennials are taking over and ...

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  17. 'Happyish' Review: Showtime's Dark Comedy Is Just SadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Deadline

    ... seems more an exercise in pursuing pretension than anything else. Happyish originally was set with Philip Seymour Hoffman in the lead, and the Oscar winner even filmed a pilot. But after Hoffman died in early 2014, the show eventually was rebooted ...

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  18. Kathryn Hahn's Christopher Walken impression is pretty spectacularRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... is anymore. Hahn plays his artist wife, Lee, who has demons all her own. (The show originally starred Philip Seymour Hoffman. More on that can be found here .)

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  19. Sawyer Sweeten Mourned by Ex-Co Stars: Read Their MessagesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... died in a car accident on November 30, 2013. He left behind a daughter and a burgeoning film career. Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away at the age of 46. He was found with a needle in his arm and had a history of drug abuse. Cory Monteith was 27 ...

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  20. Review: Happyish Suffers from First-World ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Time

    ... exporter of midlife crises! Happyish has a dark backstory of its own; it was meant to star the late Philip Seymour Hoffman and shot a pilot with him before his untimely death. The new version makes a nod to its British star-there's an allusion to ...

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