HBO has firmed up launch dates for the new seasons of comedy series Girls and Togetherness, and the new Mick Jagger produced rock & roll drama Vinyl.
Lena Dunham returns in the fifth season of Girls on Sunday February 21st at 10/9c, leading into the second season of comedy series Togetherness, which hails from brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, on Sunday February 21st at 10:30/9:30c. Vinyl, meanwhile, kicks off a week earlier on Sunday February 14th at 9/8c with a special two-hour premiere.
Vinyl is set in 1970s New York and will explore the drug- and sex-fueled music business as punk and disco were breaking out, all through the eyes of a record executive trying to resurrect his label and find the next new sound. The drama series, which has received a ten episode order, was created by Terence Winter & George Mastras and is being produced in-house through HBO Originals. The executive producers are Winter, Mastras, Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, Rick Yorn, Victoria Pearman and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Terence Winter is the showrunner.
Bobby Cannavale (Third Watch) leads the cast as Richie Finestra, the founder and president of American Century Records who has a great ear for discovering talent, who undergoes a crisis of character when confronted with a life-altering decision. Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Juno Temple, Andrew “Dice” Clay, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, James Jagger, Jack Quaid, Birgitte Sorenson, P.J. Byrne, J.C. MacKenzie, Bo Dietl, Armen Garo, Robert Funaro and Joe Caniano also star.