Girls (HBO show)

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Girls Gives Us an Atypical Series Finale

The episode's title is so literal, but says so much

(Newser) - What does Hannah Horvath, the "voice of a generation," have to say in the final episode of HBO's Girls, which aired Sunday night? Some of what you'd expect. (Stop here if you don't want spoilers.) The show's end introduces us to her newborn,... More »

How the 'Worst Pitch' Ever Became HBO's Girls

On the eve of the show's final season, the 'definitive backstory'

(Newser) - A one-and-a-half page pitch written by a 23-year-old that doesn't name a single character or even discuss plot. If that doesn't exactly sound like the genesis of an HBO hit, meet the exception. In what it touts as the "definitive backstory" of Lena Dunham's Girls on... More »

Lena Dunham to Glamour: Thanks for Not Photoshopping

'Girls' creator talks body image

(Newser) - Lena Dunham appears on the cover of Glamour magazine's February issue with her Girls co-stars, wearing booty shorts, and she has something to say to the magazine for not Photoshopping her thighs to smooth perfection: thanks. "Here goes: throughout my teens I was told, in no uncertain terms,... More »

(Some) HBO Shows Headed to Amazon Prime

Sorry, no 'Game of Thrones'

(Newser) - Soon, Amazon Prime customers will be able to stream HBO shows—but before you get too excited, be warned that the announcement mostly applies to older programs. Game of Thrones isn't part of the exclusive deal, though seasons of shows like Girls and Veep will appear some three years... More »

HBO Posts Girls Premiere on YouTube

That means anyone can watch Season 3's first 2 episodes, for free

(Newser) - In a move that seems fairly out of character, HBO is putting the first two episodes of Girls' third season—which just aired last night—on the HBO YouTube page , where anyone can watch them for free as of 10am today. Why? The show's audience is very active online,... More »

Girls Producers Rip Reporter Who Asked About Rampant Nudity

Judd Apatow asks him, 'Do you have a girlfriend?'

(Newser) - If you don't like the nudity on HBO's comedy-drama Girls, that's your problem, the show's producers said yesterday. During a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour, a reporter apparently asked creator, producer, and star Lena Dunham why the show's seemingly random nude scenes... More »

Next for Lena Dunham: Another HBO Show

'Girls' creator working on series about Betty Halbreich

(Newser) - Lena Dunham's wild success continues: The Girls creator is developing a second series for HBO. Dunham and her Girls co-showrunner, Jenni Konner, are working on a comedy centered around Betty Halbreich, whom Deadline calls a "New York institution ... who has spent decades working with the rich and famous.... More »

Lena Dunham: 'I'm Thin for, Like, Detroit'

After tiff, Howard Stern concedes, 'You're not obese or anything'

(Newser) - There's no bad blood between Howard Stern and Lena Dunham, even though last week the shock jock called the Girls creator "a little fat girl who kind of looks like Jonah Hill." Stern apologized Monday , explaining that he's actually a "superfan" of the HBO show,... More »

Lincoln Rules Golden Globe Nominations

Snags 7 nominations, including best picture, best director

(Newser) - Lincoln was the big winner when Golden Globes nominees were announced this morning; the Steven Spielberg biopic received seven nominations including best motion picture drama, best director, and acting nods for Daniel Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, and Sally Field. The other best picture nominees were Argo, Django Unchained, Life of ... More »

Lena Dunham's Final Book Deal Figure: $3.5M

Creator of HBO's 'Girls' writing debut essay collection

(Newser) - The crazy bidding is over for Lena Dunham's hotly anticipated debut book, and the 26-year-old's deal is with Random House for more than $3.5 million, the New York Times reports. Dunham, the creator and star of HBO's Girls, covers topics including work, friendship, and sex... More »

Bidding for HBO Star's Book Now at $3.6M

Lena Dunham riding success of 'Girls'

(Newser) - If you wanted proof that Lena Dunham qualifies for the "rising young star" label, Deadline.com has it: Bidding for her book proposal Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham is at $3.6 million and counting, the site reports. The 26-year-old Dunham is the creator and... More »

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