HBO Sets Season Premiere Dates for Boardwalk Empire and Treme

HBO has officially announced the fall season premiere dates for two critically acclaimed dramas. Prohibition drama and award favorite Boardwalk Empire will be the first to make its return from hiatus, premiering its third season on September 16th at 9:00. The following week on September 23rd, David Simon’s Treme has its fall debut, airing at 10:00. The show, which began each of its first two seasons in April, had been rumored to beginning its season on the 23rd or the 30th before today’s confirmation.

The timing of the announcement is quite appropriate, as Boardwalk Empire begins its full series replay tonight at 10:00, with one episode airing each week night through August. The show had a bit of a creative boom in the latter half of its second season, culminating in the death of a major character and a new dynamic coming to Atlantic City, which will make the third season an intriguing thing to behold. Where does Nucky Thompson go once he dispatches someone coming for his throne? More importantly, where does Boardwalk Empire?

Treme, meanwhile, will have been off the air for 14 months before its third season premiere airs, though the residents of New Orleans have been keeping on keeping on, hiatus or no hiatus. The second season finale saw some much needed forward progress, with homes being purchased, relationships being mended, and new beginnings being reached. You have to hope that the distance from the storm and the stability that this progress provides helps to keep them moving forward; there might be a lot of uncertainty in the city post-Katrina, but things are (very) slowly getting better and happiness is becoming well within reach.

Will you be watching either, both, or neither of Boardwalk Empire or Treme? Where do you think the shows will go next, considering Boardwalk Empire’s game changing finale and Treme’s real world focus? Do you think the two shows make a good fit together?

Add Comment

Why Jack Was The Best Character on Lost
Bridgerton Season 2: Ready to Spill More Period Drama Tea!
What We Learned From the Queen Sugar Season 6 Trailer
Why Angela Bassett’s Massive “9-1-1” Deal is a Big Deal
Five Predictions For Pierce Brosnan’s Doctor Fate in Black Adam
What We Learned from The New Rick James Documentary Trailer
Streaming 101: 5 Must-Stream Movies to Watch on HBO Max in August 2021
Five Predictions We’re Making about Christian Bale in “Thor: Love And Thunder”
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jaime Camil
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Sydney McLaughlin
Side by Side: “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Eat It” and Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Big T Fazakerley
The Top Five Villains from The Black Panther Comic Series
The Top Five Villains in the Daredevil Comic Series
dc fortnite comic
Who Should Appear in The Next DC/Fortnite Comic Crossover?
batman fortnite 6
Batman’s Fortnite Adventure Concludes in Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point #6
10 Things To Know Before Watching Jujutsu Kaisen For The First Time
Five Things to Know Before Watching the New Season of ‘The Seven Deadly Sins.’
dragon ball z broly
Is Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan Worth Watching?
akame ga kill
Should You Watch Akame Ga Kill?
destiny 2 titan abilities
Every Titan Ability Change Coming to Destiny 2 in Season 15 (So Far)
Sifu Is An Upcoming Game That Pays Homage To Action Movies
pokemon unite update
Pokemon Unite Update Fixes Bugs And Adjusts Various Pokemon
destiny 2 crucible
Bungie Reveals New Crucible Changes Coming Later This Year