HBO Set to Air Paul Reubens’ New Broadway Version of THE PEE-WEE HERMAN SHOW

     December 21, 2010

In case you weren’t aware, Paul Reubens has been enjoying somewhat of a comeback as of late with an exclusive Broadway engagement of The Pee-Wee Herman Show. Now it looks like those of us who couldn’t make it to New York City or just couldn’t afford to buy tickets will get a chance to see the show anyway.  Today HBO announced they will shoot the special immediately following the show’s conclusion on Broadway on January 2nd with the intention to air it sometime in 2011. If you don’t recall, before Pee-Wee Herman hit the big-time on children’s television, HBO helped launch the character on their Young Comedians series and with a 1981 comedy special. Acting as an extended episode of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, the new show reunites the titular character with all his friends including Miss Yvonne, Cowboy Curtis, Pterri the Pterodactyl, Jambi the Genie, and Chairry. I can’t wait to finally see this show! How about you?