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ANTHOLOGY Series ROOM 104 Returns Sept 13

ROOM 104 returns for its third season FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on HBO.

Created by Jay and Mark Duplass (HBO’s “Animals.” and “Togetherness”), the late-night, half-hour anthology series ROOM 104 returns with 12 new episodes, telling unique and unexpected tales of the characters who pass through a single room of a typical American chain motel. While the room stays the same, every episode of the series features a different story, with the tone, plot, characters, and even the time period, changing with each installment.

Tapping into a variety of genres, from dark comedy to poignant drama to musical romance, the stories and characters featured in season 3 include: a man searching for a cure to his chronic skin condition; the caretaker of an exotic animal looking to make a sale; estranged siblings reuniting to make an investment; and more. Filled with plenty of twists and surprises, this season offers a new discovery from one episode to the next, telling tales of everyday people striving for connection and meaning inside a single room.

The season three cast includes Luke Wilson, Christine Woods, Eric Edelstein, Robert Longstreet, Dale Dickey, Tom Woodruff Jr., Arturo Castro, Gina Gallego, François Chau, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Iyana Halley, James Babson, Sam Richardson, Steve Little, Fred Melamed, Julianna Barwick, Atsuko Okatsuka, Gianni Arone, Jimmy Ray Flynn, Tony Plana, Angie Cepeda, Julian Acosta, Timm Sharp, Mary Mouser, Macon Blair, Kristina Harrison, Carl De Gregorio, Josh Fadem, David Paymer, Marielle Scott, Ashley Marie Jones, Jeremy Guskin, Mario Revolori, Ryan Coil, Nate Smith, Jessica Makinson, Paul F. Tompkins, June Squibb, Aislinn Paul, Jon Bass, Lily Mae Harrington, J.P. Giuliotti, Ian Merrigan and Aasif Mandvi.

Season two directors include: Shira Piven, Jenee LaMarque, Miguel Arteta, Doug Emmett, Patrick Brice, Ben Kasulke, Macon Blair, Mel Eslyn, So Yong Kim and Mark Duplass.

Season two writers include: Jenée LaMarque, Julian Wass, Miguel Arteta, Patrick Brice, Ben Kasulke, Macon Blair, Mel Eslyn, Sam Bain and Mark Duplass.

Episodes include:
Season 3, episode 1: “The Plot”
Debut date: FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 (11:00-11:24 ET/PT)
Season premiere. An estranged brother (Luke Wilson) and sister (Christine Woods) reunite at the site of their future joint investment.
Written by Macon Blair; directed by Macon Blair.

Season 3, episode 2: “Animal for Sale”
Debut date: FRIDAY, SEPT. 20 (11:00-11:24 ET/PT)
The caretaker (Robert Longstreet) of an exotic animal meets with a woman (Dale Dickey) who’d like to take the temperamental beast off his hands.
Written by Patrick Brice; directed by Patrick Brice.

Season 3, episode 3: “Itchy”
Debut date: FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 (11:00-11:30 ET/PT)
On the advice of his doctor, a man (Arturo Castro) with a chronic skin ailment sequesters himself in hopes that he might finally be cured.
Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Patrick Brice.

Season 3, episode 4: “Rogue”
Debut date: FRIDAY, OCT. 4 (11:00-11:26 ET/PT)
After running away from home, a teen girl (Iyana Halley) seeks safety in Room 104, where she encounters a woman (Catalina Sandino Moreno) who offers a glimmer of hope for the future.
Written by Jenée LaMarque & Julian Wass; directed by Jenée LaMarque.

Season 3, episode 5: “Drywall Guys”
Debut date: FRIDAY, OCT. 11 (11:00-11:22 ET/PT)
The tale of Greg (Sam Richardson) and Randy (Steve Little), temporary roommates on an out-of-town drywall gig who struggle to find a solution to Randy’s sleepwalking problem.
Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Shira Piven.

Season 3, episode 6: “A New Song”
Debut date: FRIDAY, OCT. 18 (11:00-11:25 ET/PT)
A singer/songwriter (Julianna Barwick) on tour confronts her inner turmoil while composing her next song.
Written by Mark Duplass & Mel Eslyn; Directed by Mark Duplass

Season three credits: ROOM 104 was created by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass; executive producers, Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, Sydney Fleischmann, Mel Eslyn; producer, Tyler Romary.


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