Poker Comedy “Whales” Coming to Showtime

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Ace King
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Showtime Poker Comedy Whales

From the creators of Showtime’s hit comedy “Weeds” comes a new show “in the works” called “Whales”, a comedy centered on the world of poker. 


The half-hour revolves around a group of brilliant and quirky young people, some of them Harvard and MIT graduates, who move to Las Vegas to live in a lavish apartment while pursuing the $10 million prize at the World Series of Poker.

Jenji Kohan is creator/executive and Matthew Salsberg, himself an avid poker player, is the executive producer – Ace King reporting for  

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