Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    What's on TV Tonight

TJ Miller Won't Return To HBO's 'Silicon Valley' For Fifth Season

TJ Miller is leaving Silicon Valley and won't return for the HBO comedy's fifth season.

The actor known for his portrayal of blowhard entrepreneur Erlich Bachman and 'Silicon Valley' producers "have mutually agreed that TJ will not return for season 5."

In their statement, producers add: "In Erlich Bachman, TJ has brought to life an unforgettable character, and while his presence on the show will be missed, we appreciate his contribution and look forward to future collaborations."

News of Miller's exit comes hours after the comedy was renewed for a fifth season and while the official press release leaves room for fans of the series to believe Miller is leaving the show of his own accord, insiders say the decision was made by producers.

In fact, Miller only learned of his fate after producers wrote him out of the show.

"I heard that he got the finale script and found out his character had been written out," reveals reporter Kate Aurthur. "Kicked out for sure. That is what I have heard."

Miller's film career has picked up considerably since his breakout role on the series. The comedian's first standup special with HBO, 'Meticulously Ridiculous', will air on June 17.

'Silicon Valley' co-star Kumail Nanjiani said he was "very sad" to see the end of Erlich Bachman" and called Miller "the funniest guy I've ever met."

May 26, 2017 |

Related Posts
  TJ Miller's 'Gorburger Show' Cancelled Following Sexual Assault Allegations
  'Silicon Valley's TJ Miller Cosplays As The Iron Throne For Conan O'Brien
  TJ Miller Talks About Parasailing Into Cannes In Yellow Suit For 'Emoji Movie'
  'Silicon Valley's TJ Miller Hosts Critics' Choice Awards After Arrest
  'Silicon Valley' Outtakes Feature Four Minutes Of TJ Miller's Age Insults
  Meryl Streep To Star In Second Season Of 'Big Little Lies'
  Iranian Hacker Charged With Trying To Extort HBO Out Of $6 Million
  HBO Hackers Leak Email That Reveals Network Offered $250,000
  HBO Hackers Demand Millions Over Stolen Scripts, Episodes & Emails
  HBO announces Five-Part Miniseries Based on Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
  HBO Finally Announces 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Return Date
  'Game of Thrones' Scenes Recut To Have Characters Singing 'Ice, Ice Baby'
  New Action-Packed 'Game Of Thrones' Trailer Features War
  Jennifer Aniston Doesn't Want Spoilers Ahead Of 'Leftovers' Series Finale




© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback



 
Dr. Phil Explains Why He Would Support Oprah For President
Katie Couric Reveals What Amy Schumer Left Out of Her Anal Prank Text Story
Jimmy Kimmel Gets NFL Players To Read 'Mean Tweets'
Pete Holmes Says Marriage Brings Dilemma: Sex or Sleep
Steve Irwin's Widow Hasn't Been On A Date Since His Death
Michael Strahan: It Should Be Downright Illegal To Be Tom Brady
Comedian Tom Papa Jokes About People's Fake Social Media Lives
Jamie Dornan on His Wee-Bag & Shooting 'Fifty Shades' with Dakota Johnson
New York Times' Maggie Haberman On What Really Scares Trump

Latest Photos (bikini babes)

   

Bella Thorne | Ximena Cordoba | Kristina Peric | Melissa Satta