‘Girls’ Episode Guide (March 19): Desi Wants to Bail on a Birthday Party Gig

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‘Girls’ Episode Guide (March 19): Desi Wants to Bail on a Birthday Party Gig

“Full Disclosure” (03/19/17) – Marnie (Allison Williams) tries to convince a resistant Desi (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) to follow through with their planned gig at her mom’s birthday party in New Jersey.

After rebuffing Adam’s (Adam Driver) request to watch his film, Hannah (Lena Dunham) gets advice on an important decision from her dad (Peter Scolari) and his new partner, Keith (Ethan Phillips). Elijah’s (Andrew Rannells) thespian talents are rekindled when he helps a coworker run lines for an audition.

“Full Disclosure” was written by Murray Miller and directed by Jamie Babbit.

Created by and starring Lena Dunham, the Emmy(R)-winning HBO series “Girls” takes a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of women in their 20s. Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham, Ilene S. Landress, Murray Miller and Bruce Eric Kaplan executive produce the show, which kicks off its ten-episode fifth season SUNDAY, FEB. 21 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other half-hour episodes subsequent Sundays at the same time.

Enjoying new success as a writer after participating in “The Moth,” Hannah gets an assignment that could change her life. Divorced from Desi, Marnie seeks to remain independent, but her self-absorption could undermine a budding relationship with Ray. New couple Jessa and Adam embark on a creative project that could become a source of contention. Shoshanna flourishes at a marketing agency, but realizes her friendships may be holding her back.

In the final season of the Emmy(R)-winning HBO comedy series “Girls,” these four familiar friends attempt to get closer to becoming the women they always envisioned – even as life sometimes gets in the way. Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham, Ilene S. Landress, Murray Miller and Bruce Eric Kaplan executive produce the show, which kicks off its ten-episode sixth season SUNDAY, FEB. 12 (10:00-10:45 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other half-hour episodes subsequent Sundays at the same time.

In addition to Dunham, who stars as Hannah, the cast includes Allison Williams as Marnie; Jemima Kirke as Jessa; Zosia Mamet as Shoshanna; Alex Karpovsky as Ray; Adam Driver as Adam; Andrew Rannells as Elijah; and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Desi.

Returning guest stars on the sixth season of GIRLS include: Emmy(R) winner Peter Scolari and Becky Ann Baker as Hannah’s parents; Rita Wilson as Marnie’s mother; Jon Glaser as Laird; Colin Quinn as Hermie; and Corey Stoll as Dill. New guest stars this season include: Riz Ahmed (HBO’s “The Night Of”) as Paul-Louis; Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”) as Chuck Palmer; and Tracey Ullman (HBO’s “Tracey Ullman’s Show”) as Ode.

Last year, “Girls” received an Emmy(R) for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Peter Scolari). In 2012, the show won an Emmy(R) for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series, and has received 15 Primetime Emmy(R) nominations to date. In 2013, it was the only HBO series to be honored at the Golden Globe Awards, winning in the categories of Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (Lena Dunham).

“Girls” was created by Lena Dunham; executive producers, Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham, Ilene S. Landress, Murray Miller and Bruce Eric Kaplan; co-executive producers, Tami Sagher and Jesse Peretz; supervising producer, Sarah Heyward.

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