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HBO Renews 'Girls' For a Third Season

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood January 24, 2013 at 11:41AM

HBO has renewed "Girls" for a third season. Star and executive producer Lena Dunham (who also writes and directs episodes of the show) reportedly told Alec Baldwin in a Podcast earlier this week that Season Three would begin filming "at the end of March."
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Lena Dunham in "Girls"
Lena Dunham in "Girls"

HBO has renewed "Girls" for a third season. Star and executive producer Lena Dunham (who also writes and directs episodes of the show) reportedly told Alec Baldwin in a Podcast earlier this week that Season Three would begin filming "at the end of March."

The second season of "Girls" premiered on January 13, the same night Dunham received two Golden Globes for the series. The opener drew 866,000 viewers, and 1.6 million over three telecasts.

Check out our review/recap of the most recent episode of "Girls" Season Two here.

This article is related to: Television, TV News, HBO, Girls, Lena Dunham, Lena Dunham, Lena Dunham


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.