The HBO comedy series Hung will return for its third season October 2, 2011 with Thomas Jane back as male hooker, Ray Drecker. Also returning for the 10 episode 3rd season are Jane Adams as Ray’s business partner, Tanya Skagle; Anne Heche as Ray’s ex-wife, Jessica Haxon; Charlie Saxton as Ray’s son Damon; Sianoa Smit-McPhee as Ray’s daughter Darby; Rebecca Creskoff as Ray and Tanya’s former partner Lenore; and Gregg Henry as Mike, Ray’s friend and fellow teacher. Stephen Amell joins the cast as Jason, a new male hooker and client of Lenore’s.
HBO provides this synopsis of season 3: “Having skirted the watchful eyes of family and friends, Ray and Tanya are taking their business to the next level. But can they continue to fly under the radar of the law after setting up a new, very public front for their gigolo enterprise?”
October 2011 Episodes:
Episode #21: “Don’t Give Up on Detroit” or “Hung Like a Horse”
Debut: SUNDAY, OCT. 2 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 2 (midnight), 4 (2:05 a.m.), 6 (8:30 p.m.) and 7 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 3 (11:00 p.m.), 4 (9:30 p.m.), 8 (noon, 9:30 p.m.) and 22 (8:00 p.m.)
Ray (Thomas Jane) and Tanya (Jane Adams) must convince a bank officer and her friend that their “Wellness Center for Women” idea is financially sound. Lenore (Rebecca Creskoff) discovers a new prospect to rival Ray.
Written by Dmitry Lipkin & Colette Burson; directed by Colette Burson.
Episode #22: “Take the Cake” or “Are You Packing?”
Debut: SUNDAY, OCT. 9 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 9 (midnight), 11 (2:30 a.m.), 13 (10:30 p.m.) and 14 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 10 (11:00 p.m.), 11 (9:30 p.m.), 15 (1:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m.) and 22 (8:30 p.m.)
After Ray’s client is stolen by Jason (Stephen Amell), Tanya decides to handle the competition herself. Lenore learns a shocking secret about Jason. Jessica (Anne Heche) tries her hand at independence. Charlie (Lennie James) asks Tanya for a jailhouse favor. Ray meets a client who likes to dress up as a cop.
Written by Julia Brownell; directed by Uta Briesewitz.
Episode #23: “Mister Drecker” or “Ease Up on the Whup-Ass”
Debut: SUNDAY, OCT. 16 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 16 (midnight), 18 (1:30 a.m.), 20 (10:30 p.m.) and 21 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 17 (11:00 p.m.), 18 (9:30 p.m.) and 22 (1:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.)
Ray fears he’s blown his cover when he mistakes a former student for a client. Tanya finds herself in charge of a felon. Jessica is hired to work in the office of Dr. Matt Kopylov (Matt Walsh), the husband of Ronnie’s (Eddie Jemison) mistress. Lenore brokers a deal with Sandee (Analeigh Tipton).
Written by Eduardo Machado & Drew Lindo; directed by Gloria Muzio.
Episode #24: “F*ck Me, Mr. Drecker” or “Let’s Not Go to Jail”
Debut: SUNDAY, OCT. 23 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 23 (midnight), 25 (3:00 a.m.), 27 (10:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.) and 28 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 24 (11:00 p.m.), 25 (9:30 p.m.) and 29 (1:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.)
Ray and Tanya conspire to get rid of an explosive client. Charlie advises Tanya to keep Lydia (Ana Ortiz) happy. Lenore manages Sandee’s rising demands, and Matt and Jessica bond.
Written by Brett C. Leonard; directed by Dan Attias.
Episode #25: “We’re Golden” or “Crooks and Big Beaver”
Debut: SUNDAY, OCT. 30 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 30 (midnight) and Nov. 1 (3:05 a.m.), 3 (10:30 p.m.) and 4 (midnight)
HBO2 playdate: Oct. 31 (11:00 p.m.)
After Ray tells Lydia he’s leaving the business, she takes Ray and Tanya on a ride they will never forget. Darby (Sianoa Smit-McPhee) threatens to leave home, and Lenore confronts Jason about missing a date with a client.
Written by Colette Burson & Dmitry Lipkin; directed by Gloria Muzio.
Source: HBO – Sept 20, 2011