‘Nathan For You’ Creator Nathan Fielder Strikes HBO Deal, Includes ‘How To…With John Wilson’ Series

/Film | 8/12/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Nathan Fielder brought us comedy gold in the Comedy Central series Nathan For You. The comedian bridged the world of comedy and reality makeover shows with a series that featured an awkward Fielder running a consulting firm aiming to help people looking to improve their own businesses. But the ideas Fielder often had were unconventional, questionable, and absolutely hilarious. Now Fielder will bring his unique brand of comedy with a new one-year overall deal at HBO, which includes a documentary series that feels like a kindred spirit to Nathan For You.

Variety has word on the new Nathan Fielder show that he won’t be starring in this time. Instead, How To…With John Wilson is described as “a half-hour, first person documentary series hosted by an anxious New Yorker (John Wilson) who attempts to give everyday advice while dealing with his own personal issues.” Comedian John Wilson is both the cameraman and the narrator in this series as he “covertly documents the lives of fellow New Yorkers in a comic odyssey of self-discovery, inevitably making the audience comfortable with the awkward contradictions of modern life.”

Premise - Nathan - Advice - Cent - Show

That premise sounds eerily similar to Nathan For You, albeit with the advice at the cent of the show...
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