TCA: HBO Orders Fourth Season Of ‘Girls’

HBO has greenlit a fourth season of comedy series Girls, the network announced Thursday during its Television Critics Association Tour session.

The Lena Dunham-created series about the misadventures of a group of 20-something friends will begin filming its fourth season later this year.

The comedy series will launch its third season Jan. 12.

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