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New York City Season 3 Premiere at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Monday, January 6th was a big night for HBO as they premiered the 3rd Season of GIRLS at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. The hit show is coming back to continue and follow the lives of four young women in their 20's living, dating, reinventing and surviving New York City. The premiere showcased the first two episodes and episode seven of the show airing this Sunday, January 12th at 10PM EST/9PM Central on HBO.
GIRLS is a series on HBO that chronicles the lives of twenty-something women as they struggle to find their place in the world, or in this case New York City. Deemed a more modern, young, realistic version of Sex and the City the series is sure to appeal to young men and women alike. Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham and Ilene S. Landress executive produce the show, which kicks off its 12-episode third season with a special presentation of two episodes back-to-back SUNDAY, JAN. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other half-hour episodes on subsequent Sundays at the same time. Created by and starring Lena Dunham, the Emmy® winning HBO series GIRLS takes a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of women in their 20's.
Recap: Hannah has settled into new-found domesticity with Adam, and is rehabilitating her writing career. Marnie is recovering from her traumatic break-up with Charlie and working to achieve the life she feels she deserves. Nearing graduation, the newly single Shoshanna is trying to strike a healthy balance between partying and school. And Jessa continues to disrupt the lives of everyone around her.
In addition to Dunham, who stars as Hannah, the cast of GIRLS includes Allison Williams as Marnie; Jemima Kirke as Jessa; Zosia Mamet as Shoshanna; Alex Karpovsky as Ray; and Adam Driver as Adam. Guest stars on the third season of GIRLS include: Richard E. Grant (“Doctor Who”) as Jessa’s new friend; Rita Wilson (“It’s Complicated”) as Marnie’s mother; John Cameron Mitchell (“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) as Hannah’s editor; Gaby Hoffman (“You Can Count on Me”) as Adam’s sister; Debra Monk (“Damages“) as Dr. Sterns; Shiri Appleby (“Chicago Fire”) as Natalia, Adam’s ex; Danielle Brooks (“Orange Is the New Black”) as Laura; Amy Schumer (“Inside Amy Schumer”) as Angie; Bob Balaban (HBO’s “Family Tree”) as Dr. Rice; Colin Quinn (HBO’s “Colin Quinn Long Story Short”) as Hermie; and Andrew Rannells (“The New Normal”) as Elijah.
The HBO Premiere after-party not only consisted of a glam event at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Allen Room and Frederick P. Rose Hall but a very convincing re-creation of a New York City Subway platform and newsstand with a bar which were well attended by the guests. Some of the guests included celebrities and fashion icons such as Stephen Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Anna Chlumsky, Montego Glover, Bill Hader, Lydia Hearst, Nicky Hilton, Arianna Huffington, Lisa Lampanelli, Nanette Lepore, Alex Lundqvist, Keytt Lundqvist, Kallen Lutz, Joel McHale, Seth Meyers, Zac Posen, Cynthia Riley, Christian Siriano, Jennifer Westfeldt, Brian Williams, and Anna Wintour. The staff wore plaid shirts to represent low-key young non-pretentious hipsters. Guests were pampered with CARGO make-up sessions as well as manicures and a fun The Selfy photo station to keep memories from the evening. @girlsHBO #GIRLSNight