HBO has released the details on May’s Treme offerings. The drama has been renewed already, so check it out if you haven’t already.
Episode #4: “At the Foot of Canal Street”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 2 (10:05-11:05 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: May 2 (12:10 a.m.), 4 (11:00 p.m.), 5 (3:15 a.m.), 6 (10:00 p.m.) and 20 (8:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 3 (11:05 p.m.), 7 (10:00 p.m.), 8 (9:00 p.m.), 9 (3:30 p.m.) and 15 (8:00 p.m.)
While Antoine (Wendell Pierce) heads to Baton Rouge for a holiday visit with his sons, LaDonna (Khandi Alexander) and Toni (Melissa Leo) probe a case of mistaken identity in New Orleans; Sonny (Michael Huisman) takes a gig in Texas, leaving Annie (Lucia Micarelli) behind; Albert (Clarke Peters) accepts a dinner invitation from Darius’ (Marc John Jeffries) aunt Lula (Tarra M. Riggs); Delmond (Rob Brown) considers a tour offer; Davis (Steve Zahn) and Creighton (John Goodman) decide to take their angst to the masses; Albert’s Indians bury their Wild Man.
Story by Eric Overmyer and George Pelecanos; teleplay by George Pelecanos; directed by Anthony Hemingway.
Episode #5: “Shame, Shame, Shame”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 9 (10:05-11:05 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 9 (12:10 a.m.), 11 (11:00 p.m.), 12 (2:00 a.m.), 13 (10:00 p.m.) and 20 (9:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 10 (11:05 p.m.), 14 (10:00 p.m.), 15 (9:00 p.m.), 16 (2:00 p.m.) and 22 (8:00 p.m.)
Albert presses Councilman Ron Singleton (Kerrell Antonio) to reopen housing projects; Davis enlists some top local musicians to cut a campaign CD; a Japanese jazz fan does a good turn for Antoine; Janette (Kim Dickens) cooks for four celebrity chefs; Annie fails to embrace Sonny’s house guest; the city celebrates the return of displaced residents with a second-line parade.
Story by David Simon & Eric Overmyer and Lolis Eric Elie; teleplay by Lolis Eric Elie; directed by Christine Moore.
Episode #6: “Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 16 (10:10-11:10 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 16 (12:20 a.m.), 18 (11:00 p.m.), 19 (2:10 a.m.), 20 (10:00 p.m.) and 23 (9:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 17 (11:05 p.m.), 21 (10:00 p.m.), 22 (9:00 p.m.), 23 (2:30 p.m.) and 29 (8:00 p.m.)
Toni tracks down a former cop in search of clues about Daymo; Davis raises his profile on the streets and on TV; Delmond tours while Antoine toils; Janette considers suspending operations; Albert vents about the lack of tribe lodging; Sonny crosses a line with Annie; the Bernettes make a splash at the Krewe du Vieux parade.
Story by David Simon & Eric Overmyer and Tom Piazza; teleplay by Tom Piazza; directed by Brad Anderson.
Episode #7: “Smoke My Peace Pipe”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 23 (midnight), 25 (11:00 p.m.), 26 (3:20 a.m.) and 27 (10:00 p.m.), and June 6 (9:00 p.m.) and 17 (8:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 24 (11:00 p.m.), 28 (10:00 p.m.), 29 (9:00 p.m.) and 30 (1:00 p.m.), and June 12 (8:00 p.m.)
A judge’s ultimatum gives hope to LaDonna and Toni; Albert makes a stand and pays the price; Antoine gets an airport gig but loses a mentor; Davis scores a get-out-of-jail pass; Janette takes her cooking skills on the road; Annie auditions for a Cajun gig.
Story by Eric Overmyer & David Mills; teleplay by David Mills & Davis Rogan; directed by Simon Cellan Jones.