[Movies] HBO Sets Premiere Dates For Girls, True Detectives And Looking Posted by Joseph Lee on 10.17.2013
Two are brand new shows...
Coming Soon reports that HBO has revealed the premiere dates for True Detective, Looking and the third season of Lena Dunham's Girls.
True Detective will debut on Sunday, January 12 at 9 PM ET/PT. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson and Michelle Monaghan. The series is written by Nic Pizzolatto and directed by Cary Fukunaga, who will also executive produce with Steve Golin and Scott Stephens.
Here's a synopsis: Follows Louisiana detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, whose lives collide and entwine during a 17-year hunt for a killer, ranging from the original investigation of a bizarre murder in 1995 to the reopening of the case in 2012. Hart's wife, Maggie, struggles to keep her family together as the men in her life become locked in a cycle of violence and obsession.
Girls will return immediately after True Detective with two back-to-back episodes, followed by other half-hour episodes on later Sundays. The series was created by and stars Dunham and follows a group of girls in their 20s. Dunham is also an executive producer with Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner and Ilene S. Landress; Bruce Eric Kaplan is consulting producer. The series also stars Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver and Alex Karpovsky.
Looking will debut on Sunday, January 19 at 10:30 PM. It was created by Michael Lannan and executive produced by Andrew Haigh (Weekend) and Sarah Condon (Bored to Death. It stars Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Bartlett. Special guest stars include Russell Tovey and Scott Bakula.
Here's a synopsis: The new series revolves around three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.