HBO Sets 'Girls,' 'True Detective' Premiere Dates

New dramedy "Looking" also gets January debut.

HBO has set premiere dates for a slew of scripted series.

Girls will return for season three on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at 10 p.m. with a special hourlong return, the premium cable network announced Wednesday.

The return of the Lena Dunham vehicle follows the debut of True Detective, a scripted detective series starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, at 9 p.m.

Looking, the gay-themed San Francisco-set dramedy, will launch Sunday, Jan. 19, at 10:30 p.m. following an original episode of Girls.

Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Barlett star in the series created by Michael Lannan and executive produced by Andrew Haigh and Sarah Condon. Russell Tovey and Scott Bakula also star.

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