HBO's new comedy series The Righteous Gemstones takes aim at hypocritical megachurch pastors

(From left) Adam DeVine, Danny McBride and John Goodman in The Righteous Gemstones.
(From left) Adam DeVine, Danny McBride and John Goodman in The Righteous Gemstones.PHOTO: HBO

LOS ANGELES - The Righteous Gemstones, a new comedy series, opens with a family of millionaire megachurch pastors bickering as they conduct a mass baptism in China.

The event - which goes hilariously awry - is the opening salvo in an extended satirical takedown of rich televangelists and churches.

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