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GETTING ON
Air Date: Sunday, November 24, 2013
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#01/101) "Born on the Fourth of July"
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Episode #1: "Born on the Fourth of July"

Debut: SUNDAY, NOV. 24 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Nov. 24 (midnight), 25 (11:30 p.m.), 27 (midnight), 28 (8:00 p.m.) and 29 (10:30 p.m.), and Dec. 1 (6:15 p.m.), 6 (10:00 p.m.) and 11 (11:00 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 25 (10:30 p.m.) and 30 (9:00 p.m.), and Dec. 1 (8:10 a.m.)

It's July 4th at the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital. On her first day of work, nurse DiDi Ortley (Niecy Nash) discovers feces on a lounge chair, and is torn between the conflicting orders of veteran nurse Dawn Forchette (Alex Borstein), who wants to file an "incident report" before removing it; temporary medical director Dr. Jenna James (Laurie Metcalf), who is in need of a stool sample for her medical study; and supervising nurse Beverly Raymes (Telma Hopkins), who has had endemic issues with floor cleanliness and wants the seat sterilized. In a heated argument with Nurse Raymes, Dr. James has a public meltdown and ends up permanently assigned to this dead-end job. Meanwhile, the staff tries to determine the identity of an Asian woman who was found wandering on a highway, and debate what to do with a deceased patient's birthday cake.

Teleplay by Mark V. Olsen & Will Scheffer; directed by Miguel Arteta.

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GETTING ON (HBO)
Returns in TBA 2014 or 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/24/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of six episodes) on 2/18/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2013) GETTING ON, a new HBO comedy series from Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer (creators of the acclaimed HBO series "Big Love"), begins its six-episode season SUNDAY, NOV. 24 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). Based on the hit British series, the show is set in the women's extended-care facility of a Long Beach hospital and follows the daily lives of put-upon nurses and doctors as they struggle with the darkly comic realities of caring for the elderly in an overwhelmed healthcare system. Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez star; guests stars include Molly Shannon, Daniel Stern, Harry Dean Stanton, June Squibb and Irma P. Hall.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alex Borstein as Nurse Dawn
· Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James
· Mel Rodriguez as Patsy De La Serda
· Niecy Nash as Nurse DiDi
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chrisann Verges as PROD
· Courtney Conte as CO-EP
· Geoff Atkinson as EP
· Jane Tranter as EP
· Jo Brand as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Joanna Scanlan as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Julie Gardner as EP
· Lisa Bellomo as CO-EP
· Mark V. Olsen as CRTR/EP
· Miguel Arteta as DIR (Pilot)
· Vicki Pepperdine as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Will Scheffer as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Anima Sola Productions
· BBC Worldwide Productions