Sky has announced that the 11th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm will launch on Sky Comedy on October 25, one day after it airs on HBO in the US.
He’s got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home…what could possibly go wrong for Larry David? Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this hilarious, off-kilter comedy series that presents an unflinching, self-deprecating depiction of his life.
Guest stars for the new series include Tracey Ullman, Patton Oswalt, Kaley Cuoco, Albert Brooks, Lucy Liu, Woody Harrelson, Bill Hader Julie Bowen, Rob Morrow and return appearances for Jon Hamm and Vince Vaughn.
The info released by Sky says: ‘Surviving a fatwa; barely navigating the post-metoo landscape unscathed; pioneering an influential new retail model powered entirely by spite. All par for the course for Larry David – still living the good life out in Los Angeles and stumbling through one faux pas after another. Returning for his eleventh series, Larry continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one’s day-to-day life – a cold cup of coffee, a stained shirt, a missing toothbrush – can precipitate a catastrophic chain of events.’
In 2003, a man named Juan Catalan was arrested for murder in Los Angeles. He repeatedly professed his innocence, and asked to take a polygraph test, a request that the police denied (note: polygraph tests aren’t admissible in court). He also had an alibi. He swore that at the time of the murder, he was at Dodger Stadium with his little girl, watching the Dodgers vs. the Braves, but his lawyer was unable to find him in any of the Dodger Vision or FOX footage he subpoenaed. However, he discovered that there was another source of crowd footage: Curb Your Enthusiasm season four, episode six, Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Car Pool Lane (2004) had filmed at Dodger Stadium that night. Although Catalan did not make the final cut of the show, his lawyer was finally able to find him and his daughter in the outtakes, and determined from the timestamps on the tapes that Catalan could not have been the killer. When told that his show had released a wrongfully accused man from prison and a trial that could have led to the death penalty, Larry David commented, “I tell people that I’ve now done one decent thing in my life, albeit inadvertently.” The documentary Long Shot (2017) is about these events.