PAINTING WITH JOHN: Upcoming Episodes

By HBO Latin America | Posted on 2021-01-12

HBO presents PAINTING WITH JOHN, an all-new unscripted series written, directed by and starring cult favorite musician, actor, director and painter, John Lurie. The six-episode season debuts MONDAY, JANUARY 25. The series will be available on HBO and to stream on HBO GO. Photographed and edited by Erik Mockus, PAINTING WITH JOHN is executive produced by Adam McKay and Todd Schulman for Hyperobject Industries.Times per country visit

Episodes Include:

Episode 1: “Bob Ross Was Wrong”

Debut Date: MONDAY, JANUARY 25

After contemplating how to open his show, John discusses his parents’ approach to nurturing their kids’ creativity and his lack of trust in someone until he has heard them laugh.

Written and directed by John Lurie.

Episode 2: “The Explosion Story”


John crashes his seventh drone in his attempt to film a show open. Next, he shares how his cancer treatment led to a middle-of-the-night disastrous shrimp curry incident and recalls meeting Barry White.

Written and directed by John Lurie.

Episode 3: “Elephant”


John recounts how the obsession he and his brother shared for John Coltrane’s “Live at Birdland” resulted in an unfortunate Sunday breakfast and chronicles his epic quest to procure a live eel in Manhattan.

Written and directed by John Lurie.

Written and directed by John Lurie; executive producer, Adam McKay, Todd Schulman for Hyperobject Industries; co-producer, Matt Dwyer; photographed and edited by Erik Mockus.