HBO Sets Premiere Date for Season Three of ‘Girls’

Debut of 'True Detective' will serve as lead-in

Girls” will return to HBO’s lineup for its third season on Sunday, Jan. 12 with back-to-back episodes at 10 p.m.

Matthew McConaughey-starrer “True Detective” will lead in to the Lena Dunham dramedy at 9 p.m. that night, the network announced. Freshman series “True Detective” centers on Louisiana detectives, played by McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, whose lives collide and entwine during a 17-year hunt for a killer.

Season three bow of “Girls” follows its 2013 Primetime Emmy noms in categories including directing, actress and comedy series.

HBO also announced the series debut of “Looking.” Program, which revolves around three gay men in San Francisco, will roll out on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 10:30 p.m., following “Girls.”

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