Girls and Enlightened to Return in January

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Mark your calendars: Girls and Enlightened are headed back to TV early next year.

HBO announced Wednesday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in Beverly Hills that both comedies will launch their sophomore runs in January 2013.

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The pay cabler also unveiled debut dates for a slew of original documentaries. First up is the Rosie O’Donnell-produced Don’t Divorce Me! Kids’ Rules for Parents on Divorce, which premieres Sept. 20, followed by The Latino List: Volume 2 on Sept. 24, a flick centering on the “vibrant and flourishing” Hispanic American culture.

Rory Kennedy’s documentary, Ethel, which celebrates the life of the beloved Kennedy, airs Oct. 18, while the Sundance fave The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia bows Oct. 29 and Witness, a movie that highlights photographers in various conflict zones across the globe, will bow in November. Lastly, The Lady of Rangoon, a profile on the leader of the democracy movement in Burma, debuts in December.

Comments (8)

  • That’s so not cool! I was waiting for Enlightened to premier sometime soon! Ughhh

    Comment by Rrrrrr – August 1, 2012 02:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • wow a year wait between season 1 and 2 of Enlightened! UGH

    Comment by Jake – August 1, 2012 02:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Confused why Girls is being moved to January. It was in a nice, plush, post-Game of Thornes, awards-friendly (and not so much competition) slot in April-June. I feel like moving it earlier might weaken its ratings and award chances.

    But I guess the thought process more here is to try and pull Enlightened’s terrible ratings up? Let’s just hope Girls is strong enough to do so.

    Comment by joe – August 1, 2012 02:59 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Its because since Luck was cancelled they had nothing to fill its slot in January. Girls and Enlightened are taking its place and will be the only oringinal content on HBO in January.

      Comment by Kevin – August 2, 2012 03:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • As long as Lena has enough time to make it awesome, I’m 100% behind this

    Comment by Sam – August 1, 2012 03:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I still can’t believe that Girls garbage got a second season.

    Comment by Joanne – August 1, 2012 03:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I can’t believe someone who hates Girls would come here and post complete garbage.

      Comment by Russ – August 1, 2012 07:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow…. I don’t think I’ll remember what happened on Enlightened last season by the time it comes back! I hope they stick in one helluva “Previously On…”! I guess they figure the ratings can’t get any worse…

    Comment by Dizzle – August 1, 2012 04:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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