The creator of the hit HBO series Entourage has slammed the premium cable network for what he sees as its submission to “righteous PC culture,” saying executives have given the bro-comedy the cold shoulder because of its portrayal of alpha-male behavior in Hollywood.
Doug Ellin said HBO hasn’t indicated it will bring back the comedy series even as it resurrects The Sopranos and Sex and the City.
“I resent it tremendously,” Ellin told Yahoo Entertainment in a recent interview. He attributed the network’s reluctance to a “wave of righteous PC culture.”
“Nobody says that about The Sopranos, where they murder people, that maybe we should readdress whether murdering people on TV is OK,” he said. “I don’t want to sound obnoxious or that I’m looking at Entourage as high art, but it was a pretty accurate portrayal of how people [acted] at that time in Hollywood.”
Ellin told Yahoo