HBO's Fall 2011 a blend of comedy and drama, schedule revealed
By April MacIntyre Jul 29, 2011, 15:05 GMT
04/28/2011 - Laura Dern - AMPAS and the United States Postal Service Honors Gregory Peck with a First Day of Issue Commemorative Stamp in Beverly Hills on April 28, 2011 - Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences - Beverly Hills, CA, USA © Andrew Evans / PR Photos
All your favorite HBO Fall shows are ready to go. HBO announced the dates for the old and the new yesterday at the television critics' association meeting.
The period drama starring Steve Buscemi begins its 12-episode second season Sunday, September 25 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT).
Set in the 1920s in the early days of Prohibition, this Emmy-nominated, Golden Globe-winning drama series stars Steve Buscemi as “Nucky” Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City.
The sexy melancholic drama launches its ten-episode third season Sunday, October 2 (10:00-10:30 p.m.). The Emmy-nominated comedy series stars Thomas Jane as a well-endowed former high school legend turned struggling middle-aged high school basketball coach, who figures out a way to use his best asset when faced with a financial crisis. The show is written and created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson.
HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA
The comedy begins its eight-episode second season Sunday, October 2 (10:30-11:00 p.m.). The series follows two enterprising twentysomethings as they hustle their way through New York City, determined to achieve the American Dream by making a name for themselves in the competitive fashion scene. Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi star. Stephen Levinson, series creator Ian Edelman, Julian Farino and Mark Wahlberg executive produce.
BORED TO DEATH
The quirky comedy returns for its eight-episode third season Monday, October 10 (9:00-9:30 p.m.). Jason Schwartzman is a Brooklyn writer who has a side business as an unlicensed private detective, solving some cases and making others worse. The executive producers are series creator Jonathan Ames, Sarah Condon, Dave Becky, Stephanie Davis and Troy Miller.
The Laura Dern dramedy launches its ten-episode season Monday, October 10 (9:30-10:00 p.m.). Blending comedy and drama, the show focuses on a self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening after a meltdown. Though determined to live a more enlightened existence, the former career executive finds her new lifestyle wreaks havoc both at home and at work. Laura Dern stars in the series, which she executive produces along with Mike White (“Year of the Dog”), who also appears in the show.
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