There are people out there who are very outdoorsy but I am not one of them. I'm all for nature in theory but put me in the middle of a forest setting and I will throw a fit. Call me crazy - I need running water in my life. So I was excited to hear that HBO's new show Camping (from the creators of Girls) showcases eight adults who share my struggles with wanting to enjoy sleeping in a tent with the soft glow of the campfire behind them but not quite achieving it. The show features four couples who go into the woods to celebrate Walt's (David Tennant) 45th birthday, every minute details lovingly organized by his wife Kathryn (Jennifer Garner). But what was supposed to be a weekend that David Henry Thoreau would envy quickly devolves into a particularly rough season of Survivor.

Take a peak behind the scenes of this new comedy that's so painfully funny we can't get enough...and justifies my refusal to never camp ever again. 

And catch up on HBO with DIRECTV!

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