Bill Hader stars as Barry, a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life, he reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an aspiring actor. Read More

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He’s Looking for Some Direction

When a midwestern hit man takes a job in L.A., he discovers a new passion for acting.



What’s Bill Hader Watching?

From Silicon Valley to Going Clear, hear what the Barry star has on his HBO Playlist.



Go Inside the ‘Hit’ Show

The Barry cast and creators take you behind the scenes of the new comedy series starring Bill Hader.

“Incredibly well-made, with tonal twists and turns that will have you laughing and emotionally moved in equal measure.”

— Collider

Cast Interviews

barry sarah goldberg interview


Sarah Goldberg Finds Sally Reed “Heartbreaking”

The actor behind the wannabe starlet discusses her character’s humble roots, big dreams and thoughts on the acting class’ newest recruit.

barry henry winkler interview


Henry Winkler Discusses the Humanity in Gene’s Insanity

The actor discusses Gene’s God complex and questionable teaching methods.

What the Critics Are Saying

“Highly entertaining and acutely heartbreaking, and that’s pretty damn special.”

“The best new comedy on television.”

“ hell of a show.”

Event Coverage

Barry Cast Day Jobs
The Barry Cast on Their Side-Hustle Stress Levels

The actors reveal their past day jobs and how those gigs stack up on the Barry-ometer when it came to inducing anxiety.

What Makes Barry Tick?

Is it a funny drama or a dark comedy? At the L.A. premiere, the series cast and crew tackled the question.

Barry’s Bill Hader and Alec Berg Bring Their Best to SXSW

Barry's star and showrunner explain how Hader's stage fright inspired the series.

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