or


[09/08/16 - 12:33 PM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church, Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, Tracy Letts, Sterling Jerins and Charlie Kilgore also star in the 10-episode series.

[via press release from HBO]

SARAH JESSICA PARKER RETURNS TO HBO IN THE NEW COMEDY SERIES "DIVORCE," DEBUTING OCT. 9

Thomas Haden Church, Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, Tracy Letts, Sterling Jerins And Charlie Kilgore Also Star

Created by Sharon Horgan; Paul Simms, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sharon Horgan, Alison Benson And Aaron Kaplan Executive Produce

After more than a decade of marriage and two children, Frances has suddenly begun to reassess her life and her strained relationship with her husband. But she soon discovers that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought.

Serving as an executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker (Emmy(R) and Golden Globe winner for HBO's "Sex and the City") stars as Frances in the comedy series DIVORCE, which begins its ten-episode season SUNDAY, OCT. 9 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Thomas Haden Church (Oscar(R) nominee for "Sideways") stars as Robert, Frances' husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

Set in Westchester County, NY, DIVORCE is created by Sharon Horgan ("Catastrophe"), with Paul Simms (HBO's "Girls") serving as a showrunner on the series. Paul Simms, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sharon Horgan, Alison Benson and Aaron Kaplan executive produce.

DIVORCE also stars Molly Shannon (Emmy(R) nominee for HBO's "Enlightened" and "Saturday Night Live") as Diane, Frances' high-strung friend, who has a successful husband, a beautiful house and no children; Talia Balsam ("Mad Men") as Dallas, Frances' close friend, who has been both widowed and divorced; Tracy Letts ("Homeland") as Nick, Diane's husband; Sterling Jerins ("World War Z") as Lila, Frances' and Robert's daughter; and Charlie Kilgore ("Moonrise Kingdom") as Tom, their son.

The story of a very, very long divorce, the show follows Frances and Robert as they grapple with the fallout from their failing marriage, not just for themselves, but also for their children and friends, ranging from awkward public encounters to difficult private therapy sessions.

October's episodes:

Episode #1: "Pilot"

Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 9 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Oct. 9 (1:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m.), 10 (12:30 a.m.), 11 (12:30 a.m.), 12 (12:30 a.m.), 13 (10:05 p.m.) and 15 (1:45 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 10 (9:00 p.m.), 12 (11:35 p.m.), 13 (8:00 p.m.) and 30 (4:30 p.m.)

Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) - a middle-aged couple in the suburbs of New York City - try to figure out if their marriage is worth saving after a shocking event at their friend Diane's (Molly Shannon) 50th birthday party makes them take a hard look at their own lives.

Written by Sharon Horgan; directed by Jesse Peretz.

Episode #2: "Next Day"

Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 16 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Oct. 16 (1:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m.), 18 (12:15 a.m.), 19 (midnight), 20 (10:05 p.m.), 21 (9:30 p.m.) and 22 (4:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 17 (9:00 p.m.), 19 (1:45 a.m.), 20 (8:00 p.m.) and 30 (5:00 p.m.)

Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) rushes to intercept Robert (Thomas Haden Church) before he tells the kids that she's divorcing him. Everyone gathers at the hospital to support Diane (Molly Shannon) as she waits for news on Nick's (Tracy Letts) condition. In the midst of the chaos, Frances considers finally signing a lease to open her long-planned art gallery.

Written by Sharon Horgan & Paul Simms; directed by Jesse Peretz.

Episode #3: "Counseling"

Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 23 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Oct. 23 (1:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m.), 26 (1:35 a.m.), 27 (10:15 p.m.) and 29 (2:45 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 24 (9:00 p.m.), 26 (11:30 p.m.), 27 (8:00 p.m.) and 30 (5:30 p.m.)

Robert (Thomas Haden Church) and Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) attend couples therapy in an effort to see if their marriage is salvageable. Frances gets advice from Dallas (Talia Balsam), while Robert vents at work. At home, tensions mount as Frances and Robert try to maintain a facade of normalcy for the children. Frances arrives at an epiphany.

Written by Sharon Horgan & Paul Simms; directed by Jesse Peretz.

Episode #4: "Mediation"

Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 30 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)

Other HBO playdate: Oct. 30 (1:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m.) and Nov. 2 (2:30 a.m.), 3 (10:00 p.m.) and 5 (9:50 p.m.)

HBO2 playdate: Oct. 31 (9:00 p.m.)

In hopes of keeping their split amicable, Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) meet with a mediator. Frances confides in a co-worker, and Robert gets surprising financial news.

Written by Patricia Breen; directed by Ben Taylor.

The series will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

DIVORCE was created by Sharon Horgan, with Paul Simms serving as a showrunner; executive produced by Paul Simms, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sharon Horgan, Alison Benson and Aaron Kaplan.





  [september 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· DIVORCE (HBO)





[11/18/19 - 12:58 PM]
CNBC Prime Reveals Winter Premiere Line-Up for All-New & Returning Originals
Newcomers "Five Day Biz Fix" and "Listing Impossible" will be joined by season two of "The Deed: Chicago."

[11/18/19 - 12:05 PM]
"The Kelly Clarkson Show" Earns Early Renewal from NBCUniversal
The series is bringing in bigger ratings than any other newcomer in daytime and had the strongest start to any new first-run strip in seven years with an average of 1.9 million viewers per episode.

[11/18/19 - 10:35 AM]
Elite Cake Artists and Pop Culture Collide in High-Stakes Competition Series "Food Network Challenge" Hosted by Ian Ziering
The six-episode season kicks off on Monday, December 23 with a celebration of the beloved holiday classic "A Christmas Story," complete with over-the-top edible recreations of the iconic film's most memorable moments.

[11/18/19 - 10:16 AM]
Video: Hulu Original Series "Marvel's Runaways" Season 3 Official Trailer and Key Art for Final Season
After evading corrupt parents, battling powerful aliens and coming face-to-face with the world's most powerful sorceress, the conclusion to this epic saga will leave no stone unturned.

[11/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates the Holidays with Series Premiere of "Top Elf," Friday, Nov. 29, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the series, Santa (Tommy Snider) and Ms. Jingles (Samantha Turret) invite seven civilian "Elf-testants" to the North Pole to test their skills in a series of holiday-themed challenges.

[11/18/19 - 10:00 AM]
Discovery to Follow Explorer Colin O'Brady and His Crew on Epic Expedition Through Drake Passage, Beginning This December
Discovery will be documenting the entire voyage - capturing live footage and sharing it in real-time across all platforms for viewers around the world to tune-in and share in the adventure as it unfolds.

[11/18/19 - 09:46 AM]
The Three Highest Money Winners in "Jeopardy!" History Are Coming to ABC in a Prime-Time Competition Hosted by Alex Trebek
"Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" premieres Tuesday, January 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[11/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Comedy Pilot "Big Deal" Starring and Executive Produced by Emmy(R) Nominee Vanessa Bayer
The project is a grounded comedy in which Bayer plays a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a QVC host.

[11/18/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Stays on Top for NBC
The Peacock holds onto top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/18/19 - 08:10 AM]
Video: "The Expanse" Season 4 Official Trailer and New Poster Art Available Now
Plus: Kevin Smith recaps 30 hours of action-packed TV so you can jump right into Season 4 when it's released on Amazon Prime Video December 13.

[11/18/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Pop TV Releases Artwork and Video for Final Season of "Schitt's Creek"
Pop TV also recently announced "Visit Schitt's Creek," a free, immersive pop-up that offered free reservations, which were all claimed within minutes.

[11/18/19 - 07:11 AM]
Bravo Announces New and Returning Series at BravoCon 2019
Newly on tap are "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" and "Basically Stassi."

[11/18/19 - 07:00 AM]
"Idol" Favorites Get Second Chance at Superstardom During "2019 American Music Awards"
As a part of the upcoming contest, three fan-favorite artists from past seasons of ABC's "American Idol" will sing their hearts out in a recorded audition piece from Los Angeles' iconic Whiskey a Go Go.

[11/18/19 - 06:01 AM]
Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World and Post Malone Featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and Watt to Debut World Television Premiere Collaborations at the "2019 American Music Awards" Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC
They join previously announced performers Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Jonas Brothers, Kesha featuring Big Freedia, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain.

[11/17/19 - 09:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front with College Football
The Alphabet's weekly franchise tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.