‘Last Week Tonight,’ ‘Girls’ 2017 Premiere Dates Announced

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ (Photo by Eric Liebowitz/HBO)

HBO has confirmed the 2017 premiere dates for new seasons of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Girls. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will return for its fourth season on Sunday, February 12th at 11pm ET/PT. Oliver, of course, returns as host and executive produces the award-winning series along with Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday, and James Taylor. HBO’s Last Week Tonight is the only news show airing on Sunday nights and features John Oliver skewering the previous week’s political and current events while tackling important topics ignored by other news shows.

Girls will kick off its sixth and final season on February 12th at 10pm ET/PT. The critically acclaimed Emmy-winning series was created by Lena Dunham and stars Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. Dunham also executive produces with Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Ilene S. Landress, Murray Miller, and Bruce Eric Kaplan.

HBO also revealed the new half-hour comedy Crashing will premiere on Sunday, February 19th at 10:30pm ET/PT. The cast is led by series creator Peter Holmes and includes Artie Lange, Lauren Lapkus, and T.J. Miller. Holmes and Judd Apatow executive produce the comedy which finds Holmes playing a standup comic “who discovers that his wife is unfaithful, leading him to reevaluate his life amidst the New York City comedy scene.”