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TV Junkie: Interviews From The 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Premiere

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The 8th season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" premieres tonight on HBO at 10pm. During the premiere party on Wednesday at the Time Warner Center in New York City, I had the chance to chat with series creator Larry David (above), co-stars Susie Essman and Cheryl Hines, and "Curb" fan, comedian Mike Birbiglia (below).

HBO was kind enough to send a few episodes, but they aren't the first three of the season so it will be a surprise for me as well and that's quite nice, actually. I wasn't alone in my ignorance as we talked to actors who have no knowledge of which takes of what scenes they were in made the cut, much less what happened in the episode or the season. It seems that only the principals and producers know what goes down and that's fine with me.

I can remind you that misanthrope Larry David (the character) and the band of friends and family who exasperatedly try to deal with him, will be going to New York for a good chunk of the season, and the relationship with his wife, Cheryl, is still on the rocks in a big way. There will be plenty of guest stars and NYC locations to enjoy but I won't misrepresent or spoil what will happen with the little that I do know. Just tune into HBO at 10pm tonight.

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