HBO Debuts “Ferrell Takes the Field”, Renews “Project Greenlight” and “Doll & Em”

Will Ferrell - Takes The Field on HBO

Ferrell Takes the Field” will debut Saturday, September 12th at 10p.m. Taped March 12th, during baseball spring training in Arizona, the comedy special follows Will Ferrell to five different spring training ballparks, where he played every position on the field for ten different teams in the same day. From Funny Or Die in partnership with Major League Baseball, the exclusive HBO presentation is dedicated to helping the charity Cancer for College.

The new seasons of “Project Greenlight” and “Doll & Em” will debut back-to-back on Sunday, September 13th starting at 10p.m.

The documentary series “Project Greenlight”, chronicles the search for a first-time director and exploring the filmmaking process. Spanning the entire filmmaking process, it takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a novice director. The show begins with a digital competition, following the winner from pre-production and casting through principal photography and post-production. Executive producers of the new season include Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, who were executive producers of the previous two seasons on HBO in 2001 and 2003.

Written by and starring real-life best friends Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, “Doll & Em” is a bittersweet, intimate portrait of female friendship. In the new season, Doll and Em write an off-Broadway play together in an effort to do something creative on equal footing.Guest stars in the six-episode second season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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