HBO’s award-winning Girls continues season five with four new episodes in March 2016. The network’s revealed details on the March episodes which include more on Shoshanna’s job in Japan, Adam’s acting career, and Hannah’s adventure at a female empowerment retreat. Created by and starring Lena Dunham, season five of Girls features Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Jake Lacy, Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Corey Stoll, Andrew Rannell, and Peter Scolari. The series airs on Sunday nights at 10pm ET/PT.
Dunham, Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Ilene S. Landress, Murray Miller and Bruce Eric Kaplan executive produce, with Jesse Peretz, Sarah Heyward and Regina Heyman producing.
Season Five Plot: “Hannah is putting her writing ambitions aside for the moment, continuing to work as a teacher alongside new boyfriend (and nice guy) Fran. Marnie micromanages her upstate wedding to Desi, but soon begins to realize she needs more space, literally and figuratively. Working towards becoming a therapist, Jessa tries to stay on the straight and narrow while managing a budding relationship. Shoshanna thrives at her new job in Japan, where she flirts with her boss, despite a long-distance relationship back home.”
Girls Season 5 March 2016 Episodes:
Episode #45 (season 5, episode 3): “Japan”
Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 6 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: March 6 (1:30 a.m., 3:30 a.m.), 7 (12:45 a.m.), 9 (9:30 p.m.), 10 (10:45 p.m.), 11 (3:20 a.m.) and 12 (11:30 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: March 7 (8:40 p.m.), 8 (2:30 a.m.), 9 (11:30 p.m.) and 12 (1:00 p.m.)
Thriving at her new job in Japan, Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) flirts with the boss, but reminds her work friends that she has a “kind of” boyfriend back in America. Hannah (Lena Dunham) makes a shocking discovery on Fran’s (Jake Lacy) phone and struggles with how to react. After viewing Adam’s (Adam Driver) performance on a TV police procedural, Jessa (Jemima Kirke) shares her insights into his character.
Written by Jenni Konner; directed by Jesse Peretz.
Episode #46 (season 5, episode 4): “Old Loves”
Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 13 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: March 13 (1:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m.), 14 (1:50 a.m.), 16 (9:30 p.m.), 17 (10:30 p.m.), 18 (4:05 a.m.) and 19 (11:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: March 14 (8:30 p.m.), 15 (2:30 a.m.) and 16 (11:30 p.m.), and April 3 (9:15 a.m.)
Hannah and Fran disagree about their teaching methods. Marnie (Allison Williams) fumes over Desi’s (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) decision to launch a major construction project in their studio apartment. Jessa pushes Hannah away over an awkward rice-pudding meetup. Elijah (Andrew Rannells) gets closer to Dill Harcourt (Corey Stoll).
Written by Bruce Eric Kaplan; directed by Jesse Peretz.
Episode #47 (season 5, episode 5): “Queen for Two Days”
Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 20 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: March 20 (1:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m.), 21 (1:15 a.m.), 23 (9:30 p.m.), 24 (10:30 p.m.), 25 (3:40 a.m.) and 26 (3:05 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: March 21 (8:30 p.m.), 22 (3:45 a.m.) and 23 (11:45 p.m.), and April 3 (9:45 a.m.)
Hannah and her mom, Loreen (Becky Ann Baker), embark on a female-empowerment retreat, where Loreen hopes for clarity in her situation with Tad (Peter Scolari), and Hannah relishes time away from Fran. In Tokyo, Shoshanna enjoys her budding romance with Yoshi (Hiro Mizushima), and gets a surprise visitor from the U.S. Jessa meets up with her sister Minerva (Marianna Palka) and asks for a favor.
Written by Tami Sagher; directed by Jesse Peretz.
Episode #48 (season 5, episode 6): “The Panic in Central Park”
Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 27 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: March 27 (1:00 a.m., 2:30 a.m.), 28 (1:30 a.m.), 30 (9:30 p.m.) and 31 (11:30 p.m.), and April 1 (4:05 a.m.) and 2 (12:20 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: March 28 (8:30 p.m.), 29 (4:05 a.m.) and 30 (11:15 p.m.), and April 3 (10:15 a.m.)
Needing space after a fight with Desi, Marnie goes for a walk and has an unexpected run-in with someone from her past.
Written by Lena Dunham; directed by Richard Shephard.