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HBO to debut mini-series ‘Show Me a Hero’ on 17 August

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MUMBAI: HBO is all set to premiere its new mini-series drama Show Me a Hero, in India on 17 August at 10 pm.

The series will be aired 100 per cent ad-free on HBO Defined.

Based on the non-fiction book by Lis Belkin of the same name, created by David Simon and directed by Paul Haggis, the six-part miniseries will explore the concepts of home, race and community while following the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats and citizens in Yonkers, N.Y.

Show Me a Hero will premiere on 17 August with the first and second episodes back-to-back. The next four parts of the miniseries will air on 24 August (episodes 3 & 4) and 31 August (episodes 5 & 6) from 10 pm onwards.

Show Me A Hero stars James Belushi, Winona Ryder, Clarke Peters, Jon Bernthal, LaTanya Richardson-Jackson, Daniel Stern, Bob Balaban, Alfred Molina, Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, Carla Quevedo, Ilfenesh Hadera, Natalie Paul, Dominique Fishback, Terry Kinney and Michael Stahl-David.

“HBO has always aired a diverse genre of shows. This time round the channel brings Show Me a Hero, a real-life racial drama for an audience who loves political stories as well as for those who are entertainment enthusiasts. The show also comprises an amazing and an extremely talented star cast,” said HBO director, marketing and business development Shonali Bedi.

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