Boardwalk Empire, Hung, and More HBO 2011 Premiere Dates

Steve Buscemi and Michael Pitt in Boardwalk Empire
Steve Buscemi and Michael Pitt in 'Boardwalk Empire' - © HBO
HBO announced the second season of the Emmy-nominated series Boardwalk Empire will kick off on Sunday, September 25, 2011 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Executive produced by Terence Winter, Martin Scorsese, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg and Tim Van Patten, the second season will consist of 12 episodes with the major players – including Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, and Michael Pitt – returning to the show.
 
Hung returns for its third season on Sunday, October 2nd with Thomas Jane back as the high school teacher who moonlights as a male prostitute. HBO will be serving up 10 episodes of the Emmy-nominated series. Also returning on October 2nd is How to Make It in America, back for an eight episode second season. Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi star in the series which follows “two enterprising twenty-somethings 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.”
 
Jason Schwartzman revives his character of a Brooklyn writer who takes on side jobs as a private detective in Bored to Death, set to return to the small screen for its third season on Monday, October 10th (9:00-9:30 p.m.).
 
HBO’s also introducing a brand new series starting on October 10th at 9:30pm called Enlightened. Laura Dern stars in the dramedy which is executive produced by Mike White (Year of the Dog). Per HBO, “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.”
 
Source – HBO – July 29, 2011