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TRUE DETECTIVE
Air Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#01/101) "The Long Bright Dark"
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Episode #1: "The Long Bright Dark"

Debut: SUNDAY, JAN. 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Jan. 12 (11:00 p.m., 1:00 a.m.), 13 (12:15 a.m.), 14 (9:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.), 15 (10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.), 16 (midnight), 17 (9:00 p.m.), 18 (1:00 a.m.) and 24 (8:00 p.m.), and Feb. 4 (11:00 p.m.), 7 (7:00 p.m.) and 8 (10:15 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Jan. 13 (9:00 p.m.), 17 (1:15 a.m.) and 19 (3:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.), and Feb. 1 (5:00 p.m.) and 9 (4:00 p.m.)

Former Louisiana State CID partners Martin Hart and Rustin Cohle give separate statements to a pair of investigators about the murder of a prostitute, Dora Lange, 17 years earlier. As they look back, details of the crime, replete with occult overtones, are accompanied by insights into the detectives' volatile partnership and personal lives.

Written by Nic Pizzolatto; directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.

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TRUE DETECTIVE (HBO)
Returns in TBA 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/12/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of eight episodes) on 9/23/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2014) The eight-episode hour-long drama is set to begin production later this fall in California. Three police officers and a career criminal must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder. The series is created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. Justin Lin will direct the first two episodes. Colin Farrell as Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him. Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon, a career criminal in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner. Additional casting will be announced as it is confirmed.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Colin Farrell as Ray Velcoro
· Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Matthew McConaughey as Rustin Spencer "Rust" Cohle
· Michael Potts as Maynard Gilbough
· Michelle Monaghan as Maggie Hart
· Tory Kittles as Thomas Papania
· Woody Harrelson as Martin Eric "Marty" Hart
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cary Joji Fukunaga as DIR (Pilot)
· Nic Pizzolatto as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Anonymous Content