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HBO Debuts ‘Silicon Valley’ Trailer, Revealing A Geeky ‘Entourage’

Created by “Office Space” and “Beavis & Butthead” mastermind Mike Judge, the show stars Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, and Martin Starr

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Cross “The Big Bang Theory” with “Entourage” and the “Social Network” and sprinkle in the satire of “Office Space,” and you’ve got a pretty good blueprint for the ambitions for HBO’s “Silicon Valley.”

The first trailer for the upcoming comedy, which was created by “Office Space” and “Beavis & Butthead” impresario Mike Judge, debuted with “True Detective” on Sunday night, giving that dark and moody hit’s audience a dose of much more broad comedy to go along with their brooding murder mystery.

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From the first look, it looks like a fast-paced satire on the strange marriage of geeks and financiers that has rained down billions in acquisitions and projected revenue. There is plenty for the cast — led by rising comedians¬†Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr — to pick apart on a weekly basis, from the crazy money thrown around, the fantasyland playground offices in the Valley, the clash of different cultures, and even the company’s absurd names.

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The show launches an initial 8 episode run at 10 pm on April 6, with Judge directing the first four episodes. Alec Berg, his co-creator, also directs a pair.