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[11/06/13 - 09:02 AM]
"Ja'mie: Private School Girl," New Comedy Series from Chris Lilley, Creator and Star of "Summer Heights High," Debuts Nov. 24 on HBO
The six-episode series features Lilley reprising said role from "Summer Heights High."

[via press release from HBO]

"JA'MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL," NEW COMEDY SERIES FROM CHRIS LILLEY, CREATOR AND STAR OF "SUMMER HEIGHTS HIGH," DEBUTS NOV. 24 ON HBO

It's the final months of high school for Ja'mie, who's back on the lush manicured lawns of Hillford Girls Grammar after the enduring the trials of Summer Heights High public school. But the "queen bee" isn't resting on her laurels - she's set her sights on winning the prestigious Hillford Medal given to the "Best Girl in Year 12." Meanwhile, Ja'mie must continue to meet the responsibilities that come with being the best-known and most-feared girl on campus, while juggling her academic and charity work, social life and family relationships.

From Australian sensation Chris Lilley, the six-episode comedy series JA'MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL debuts SUNDAY, NOV. 24 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Lilley, who created and starred in the acclaimed series "Summer Heights High" and "Angry Boys," created, wrote and stars in the title role of this new series.

JA'MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL is produced by Lilley and his producing partner, Laura Waters, who previously produced "Summer Heights High" (where the character of Ja'mie was introduced to HBO viewers) and "Angry Boys," and co-produced by HBO and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in association with the BBC.

Episodes include:

Episode #1

Debut: SUNDAY, NOV. 24 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Nov. 24 (12:30 a.m.), 26 (midnight), 28 (10:30 p.m.), 29 (midnight) and 30 (5:25 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 25 (10:00 p.m.), 27 (12:20 a.m.) and 30 (9:30 p.m.)

Ja'mie King (Chris Lilley) has big plans for her last three months as "queen bee" of Hillford Girls Grammar, setting her sights on winning both the prestigious Hillford Medal for the "Best Girl in Year 12" and snagging Mitchell (Lester Ellis Jr.), the best-looking new guy at nearby Kelton Boys Grammar.

Episode #2

Debut: SUNDAY, DEC. 1 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Dec. 1 (12:30 a.m.), 3 (midnight), 5 (10:30 p.m.), 6 (11:00 p.m.) and 7 (2:45 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Dec. 2 (9:00 p.m.), 4 (12:30 a.m.) and 7 (9:30 p.m.)

Ja'mie competes with a rival, Erin (Brodie Dare), and treats love interest Mitchell to a private dance performance.

Episode #3

Debut: SUNDAY, DEC. 8 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Dec. 8 (12:30 a.m.), 10 (midnight), 12 (10:30 p.m.), 13 (11:00 p.m.) and 14 (1:00 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Dec. 9 (9:00 p.m.), 11 (11:15 p.m.) and 14 (9:30 p.m.)

Demonstrating Christian "charity" (a prerequisite for the Hillford Medal), Ja'mie arranges for Kwami (Albert Mambo) to move in with her family for a month, and takes things to the next level with Mitchell at her prefect party.

Episode #4

Debut: SUNDAY, DEC. 15 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Dec. 15 (12:30 a.m.), 17 (midnight), 19 (10:30 p.m.), 20 (11:15 p.m.) and 21 (2:40 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Dec. 16 (9:00 p.m.), 18 (12:05 a.m.) and 21 (9:30 p.m.)

Ja'mie falls into a depression after learning that Mitchell has been seeing her best friend, Madison (Georgie Jennings), but begins to plan her comeback.

Episode #5

Debut: SUNDAY, DEC. 22 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Dec. 22 (12:30 a.m.), 24 (midnight), 26 (10:30 p.m.), 27 (11:00 p.m.) and 28 (2:55 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Dec. 23 (9:00 p.m.), 25 (midnight) and 28 (9:30 p.m.)

Ja'mie returns to school sporting a new "rebel" image, but her reputation is tarnished by a salacious video jeopardizing her chances of winning the Hillford Medal.

Episode #6 (season finale)

Debut: SUNDAY, DEC. 29 (10:45-11:15 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Dec. 29 (1:00 a.m.) and 31 (12:15 a.m.)

HBO2 playdate: Dec. 30 (9:00 p.m.)

Ja'mie steals the Presentation Day spotlight as her years at Hillford come to an end and she embarks on the next chapter of her life.

JA'MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL has already sparked extensive critical praise in Australia, with the Australian saying the show has "blown the roof off the universe," and calling Chris Lilley "simply amazing."

"Summer Heights High," which debuted on HBO in Nov. 2008, took a humorous and brutally honest look at life in an average Australian public school, with Lilley playing all three lead roles. The show became the best-selling TV series on DVD in Australian history. Entertainment Weekly called it "brilliant," while the Wall Street Journal said that "the talent of Mr. Lilley, a brilliant mimic, is a divine salve," and TV Guide declared that the show "reaches new peaks of comedic ecstasy."

"Angry Boys," which debuted on HBO in Jan. 2012, looked at the lives of average boys and men, displaying their day-to-day interactions and struggles to fulfill their obligations to family and friends, with Lilley playing all six main characters. The San Francisco Chronicle said the show has "infectiously juvenile humor," while Bloomberg News noted that "its finely etched characters insinuate themselves into our affections."

For more on the series, visit facebook.com/HBO and twitter.com/HBO #PrivateSchoolGirl.

JA'MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL was created and written by Chris Lilley; executive producers, Laura Waters and Chris Lilley; producers, Chris Lilley and Laura Waters; directed by Chris Lilley and Stuart McDonald.





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· ANGRY BOYS (HBO)
· JA'MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL (HBO)
· SUMMER HEIGHTS HIGH (HBO)





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