Below, get a first look at the new HBO series FAMILY TREE which was picked up straight to series with an eight-episode order. The series, which will air simultaneously on the BBC2 in the U.K., will premiere in May.
About FAMILY TREE:
Having recently lost his job and his girlfriend, 30 year old Tom Chadwick has a rather unsure sense of his own identity. But when he inherits a mysterious box of belongs from a great aunt he never met, Tom starts investigating his lineage and uncovers a whole world of unusual stores and characters, acquiring a growing sense of who he andhis real family are.
Written and created by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock, the new comedy series FAMILY TREE is a single camera, documentary style show in the manner of Guest's acclaimed featured films Best in Show and A Mighty Wind. Chris O'Dowd stars as Tom Chadwick in the HBO presentation, along with Tom Bennett and Nina Conti.
The series also features appearances by Carrie Aizley, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley Jr, Maria Blasucci, Matt Griesser, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Kevin Pollak and Fred Willard.
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