Here and Now


A provocative and darkly comic meditation on the forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family — a philosophy professor and his wife, their adopted children, and sole biological child — and a Muslim family, headed by a psychiatrist who is treating one of their children. Read More

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Here And Now
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Get a preview of the stories Alan Ball’s new show has to tell.

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Where Do You Exist?

Hosted by Chris Garcia, the live-recorded podcast explores the complexities of identity, belonging and family, through the eyes of thought leaders across the country.

Hear Music From Every Episode

Let the songs of Joni Mitchell, The Cars, The Shins and more help you live in the moment with playlists from each episode of Here and Now.

A Look Inside the Series

Creator/executive producer Alan Ball and executive producer/actor Peter Macdissi introduce Here and Now.

Alan Ball Shares His List of Unforgettable Characters

From Arya Stark on Game of Thrones to True Blood's Lafayette, the Here and Now creator names which HBO characters have stuck with him through the years.

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