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[09/20/11 - 08:51 AM]
HBO Comedy Series "Hung" Returns for Its Ten-Episode Third Season October 2
Recurring guest stars this season include Kaitlin Doubleday, Ana Ortiz and Matt Walsh.

[via press release from HBO]

HBO COMEDY SERIES HUNG, STARRING THOMAS JANE, JANE ADAMS AND ANNE HECHE, RETURNS FOR ITS TEN-EPISODE THIRD SEASON OCT. 2

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?

The Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe-nominated comedy series HUNG kicks off its ten-episode third season SUNDAY, OCT. 2 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Created by Colette Burson and Dmitry Lipkin, the show uses dark humor to tell the story of a man fighting to survive personal setbacks that have been compounded by a troubled economy.

Set in the (still) recession-plagued suburbs of Detroit, HUNG stars Thomas Jane as Ray Drecker, a former high school legend turned middle-aged hooker, who now has to contend with competition from a new, younger rival; Jane Adams as Ray's business partner, Tanya Skagle; Anne Heche as Ray's ex-wife, Jessica Haxon, now separated from her dermatologist husband and headed back into the workforce after 20 years as a housewife; 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, now seeking revenge on them for stealing her "lifestyle idea"; Gregg Henry as Mike, Ray's friend and fellow teacher; Lennie James as Charlie, Tanya's fellow pimp, advisor and occasional paramour; and Stephen Amell as Jason, the new male hooker and client of Lenore's.

Recurring guest stars on the third season include Kaitlin Doubleday as Logan, a former student of Ray's; Ana Ortiz, as Lydia, a new client of Ray's who likes to dress up like a cop; and Matt Walsh as Dr. Matt Kopylov, who hires Jessica to work in his office and is the husband of her estranged husband Ronnie's mistress.

October's 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.

HUNG is created by Colette Burson and Dmitry Lipkin; executive producers, Colette Burson, Dmitry Lipkin, Scott Stephens, Alexander Payne, Michael Rosenberg, Noreen Halpern and John Morayniss; co-executive producer, Angela Robinson; producers, Hilton H. Smith and Brett C. Leonard.





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