Comedy ‘Minx’ will debut on HBO Max in March

Jake Johnson and Ophelia Lovibond in ‘Minx’ (Photograph courtesy of HBO Max)

HBO Max’s original half-hour comedy series Naughty with Ophélie Lovibond (Elementary) and Jake Johnson (new girl) will premiere on March 17, 2022. The release date announcement has arrived with new photos from the comedy which was created by Ellen Rapoport and focuses on creating the first-ever erotic magazine for women.

Other season one regulars include Idara Victor (Shameless), Jessica Lowe (Destroy), Lennon Parham (Bless this mess), Michel Angarano (It’s us), and Oscar Montoya (bless the deer).

Rapoport serves as showrunner and executive producer along with Ben Karlin, Rachel Lee Goldenberg and Feigco Entertainment’s Paul Feig and Dan Magnante. Jake Johnson serves as co-executive producer.

“We fell in love with Ellen’s trunk full of male nudity magazines and her incredible take on this fun and liberating series the second we heard her and knew we needed a bold network partner. to allow us to bring it to the screen as honestly as possible,” said executive producer Paul Feig when the series was announced in April 2021. “So we couldn’t be more thrilled to be back in business with HBO Max, who we had such a great time with on Love life. With our powerful cast and brilliant director, it’s Naughty to the max!”

Two episodes of the 10-episode first season will arrive every Thursday through April 14.

HBO released the following description of Naughty:

Naughty is set in 1970s Los Angeles and revolves around Joyce (Lovibond), a serious young feminist who teams up with a low-rent publisher (Johnson) to create the first erotic magazine for women.

Idara Victor, Lennon Parham, Oscar Montoya and Jessica Lowe (Photograph courtesy of HBO Max)
Idara Victor, Jake Johnson, Jessica Lowe, Ophelia Lovibond and Oscar Montoya (Photograph courtesy of HBO Max)
Ophelia Lovibond, Lennon Parham, Jessica Lowe, Oscar Montoya, Idara Victor and Jake Johnson (Photograph courtesy of HBO Max)
Oscar Montoya, Jessica Lowe, Idara Victor and Jake Johnson (Photograph courtesy of HBO Max)