After gaining notice for her microbudget indie "Tiny Furniture," the then-24-year-old Dunham and producer Judd Apatow pitched the half-hour comedy "Girls" to HBO.
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HBO is going back to the ballpark with "Eastbound & Down," picking up the comedy series for a fourth season.
HBO is casting a wide net to lure viewers to both "Girls" and "Veep," making the premiere episodes of both comedy series available to nonsubscribers.
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HBO has given a series order to a half-hour comedy "Girls" from Lena Dunham.