Sunday, July 31, 2011

Old Dogs & New Tricks Debuts to Enthusiastic Response

Old Dogs & New Tricks, the new web series written & created by Leon Acord and developed for the web and directed by Arvin Bautista, premiered July 30 to an enthusiastic audience in West Hollywood, as well as online with incredible feedback!

Cast, crew and friends gathered at Plaisir, the West Hollywood French bakery which doubled as a nightclub in the pilot's opening scene, to watch the pilot.  The overwhelming reaction?  "We want more!"  

Meanwhile, over 460 viewers have watched the pilot since it simultaneously debuted on YouTube and our website.  Read their comments HERE

Please rate, comment and subscribe on our YouTube Channel.  Our upcoming first season depends on how many & how quickly viewers watch and respond.  Producers hope to use the pilot to raise funds for a 10-episode first season in time to shoot before the end of the year.  

Friday, July 22, 2011

Leon Acord on the John Miller Program Sat July 23

Leon Acord will be a guest on the John Miller Program on Saturday, July 23 at 10:30 p.m., broadcast on San Francisco-based FCC Free Radio, to discuss the new web series Old Dogs & New Tricks

You can hear the interview at  

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Leon Acord appears on 'Finding Cupid' Tues, July 26

OD&NT's creator/star Leon Acord will appear on David Cruz's web radio show Finding Cupid on Tuesday, July 26 at 2pm to talk about the upcoming web series.

Finding Cupid is a talk show for "hopeful romantics and wayward lovers alike." Host David Cruz is "on a mission to remind people how to love again”.  Leon will talk about OD&NT's characters' search for love in middle age.

The radio show is broadcast by Global Voice Broadcasting on its website at The show will repeat that evening at 7pm and will also be available as a free podcast via iTunes.

Old Dogs & New Tricks debuts Saturday, July 30th at 8 p.m. at

Sunday, July 10, 2011

First Peek at Old Dogs & New Tricks

Old Dogs & New Tricks premieres its pilot episode on Saturday, July 30 on its website (  Until then, here are a few film stills from the pilot that are, more or less, spoiler free!

Nathan and Brad's friendship has curious origins...
Brad King ( Curt Bonnem) today.

Brad King's one & only big hit: 1988's 'Bite Me
Lydia Lasker (Amanda Abel), Nathan's loyal & efficient Girl Friday.
Max, a crime-solving dog with a high IQ and even higher TVQ -- Ross' co-star on 'Max & Me.'
Our four boys, together again for the first time!
Talent agent Nathan Adler (Leon Acord) faces his 50th birthday.
Is it hot in here, or is it just them?
'Muscles' Carter (Jeffrey Patrick Olson), personal trainer to the stars and to a certain under-developed talent agent.
Nathan & Ross meet the press.
Do we grow up or just grow old?
Ross Stein (David Pevsner)-- playing second banana to a dog .

Sunday, July 3, 2011

OD&NT A 'Web Series Worth Watching'

Marc Harshbarger of Deep Dish blog has declared Old Dogs & New Tricks a 'web series worth watching' as well as 'Web Series of the Week.'  Click HERE to read the entire blog!

And visit our site ( the evening of Saturday, July 30 for the premiere of our pilot!