HBO Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘Eastbound & Down’, ‘Hello Ladies’ & ‘Clear History’
via press release:
The HBO Films comedy CLEAR HISTORY debuts SATURDAY AUG. 10 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Larry David stars as a marketing executive at a start-up electric car company who gives up his ten percent of the business after a petty argument with his boss. The company subsequently makes billions of dollars, destroying his life and leaving him publicly humiliated. Ten years later, after changing his name and moving to a small island off the Massachusetts coast, all is well – until something from the past threatens his new life. Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Philip Baker Hall, Kate Hudson, Michael Keaton, Danny McBride, Eva Mendes, Amy Ryan and J.B. Smoove also star. Directed by Greg Mottola; written by Larry David, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer; executive producers, Greg Mottola, Bradley Thomas, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer. Monica Levinson produces; Laura Streicher is associate producer.
BOARDWALK EMPIRE returns for its 12-episode fourth season SUNDAY, SEPT. 8 (9:00-10:00 p.m.). Set in the 1920s during Prohibition, this Emmy®– and Golden Globe-winning drama series stars Steve Buscemi as “Nucky” Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City. The show was created by Terence Winter, who also serves as executive producer with Martin Scorsese, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Tim Van Patten and Howard Korder.
HELLO LADIES debuts SUNDAY, SEPT. 29 (10:30-11:00 p.m.). The new comedy series stars Stephen Merchant as a gawky, 6’ 7” Englishman searching for the woman of his dreams in Los Angeles. Half as charming – and twice as desperate – as he thinks he is, he’s obsessed with infiltrating the glamorous world of beautiful people, who won’t let him in. Stephen Merchant, Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky executive produce.
EASTBOUND & DOWN returns for its eight-episode fourth and final season SEPT. 29 (10:00-10:30 p.m.),. Starring Danny McBride and executive produced by Jody Hill, Danny McBride, Will Ferrell, Chris Henchy and Adam McKay, this comedy series tells the story of a star pitcher whose self-destructive behavior knocks him out of major league baseball, leaving him broke, delusional and desperate to regain his former glory.