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Amusing encounter between Lena Dunham and Seth Meyers last night on "Late Night With Seth Meyers." She had an incident at the airport...(doesn't everyone?)."This is like 'SVU' times a thousand...I cried and then I called my mom [and she] said, 'Oh my God, do you think anyone tweeted about it?'" She also talks here about her "Saturday Night Live" obsession; she hosts the show March 8.
Lena Dunham, start and creator of HBO's "Girls," finally has her "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig lined up: March 8. (Does this mean she's finally made it?") And for her maiden voyage, she also has a pretty good band: The National. Their "Trouble Will Find Me" of last spring was a big deal, and they now have a documentary coming up -- "Mistaken for Strangers" -- that will have a theatrical release in March.
As you can tell and see, this has been a busy week for television, but for HBO, the phrase "great expectations" may be the best word... err, words. "Girls" and the intriguing "True Detective" arrive. Let's deal with "Girls" first, however. More than just about anything else this week, this is where the attention of empires (Time Warner) and boroughs (Brooklyn)...Read more »
"Girls" -- third season, Jan. 12, HBO -- has a new season promotion, and it doesn't indicate nearly as much self-absorption as you might imagine! But check it out now.
And Newsday app readers... please head on over to Newsday.com/tvzone for a little more of Hannah and her sisters.
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