What’s on HBO This Weekend? – 9/26 – 9/27


It’s that time of the week again. Just a couple more weeks until the long awaited second season of The Leftovers begins. For now, enjoy Doll and Em and Project Greenlight.

Here’s what’s on HBO this weekend:

Saturday 9/26

Unbroken – 8:00 p.m.

HBO Description:

Angelina Jolie directed this inspiring true story of survival and redemption. Jack O’Connell stars as Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who became a U.S. Air Force bombardier and spent 47 days lost at sea and more than two years as a prisoner of the Japanese military during WWII. Co-starring Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, Garrett Hedlund, Finn Wittrock. Directed by Angelina Jolie, screenplay by Joel Cohen & Ethan Cohen and Richard LaGravenese and William Nicholson, based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand. (PG13)

Sunday 9/27

VICE Special Report: Fixing The System – 9:00 p.m.

HBO Description:

‘VICE’ takes an in-depth look at the pervasive impacts of America’s approach to crime and punishment, chronicling the many interlocking pieces of the sprawling system, from prisoners and their families to the judiciary and community reformers. (TV14)

Project Greenlight – 10:10 p.m.

HBO Description:

After filling key production-staff roles, Effie brings in the location manager to choose some LA-area mansions, but Jason thinks none of them match his creative vision. Meanwhile, the production team begins casting the lead roles, and Pete Farrelly and Effie butt heads about Jason’s continued resistance to shooting digitally. (TVMA) 

Doll and Em – 10:41 p.m.

HBO Description:

A chance bar encounter with Ewan McGregor takes Dolly by surprise, while Emily lands a film role that could threaten the future of her and Doll’s play. (TV14)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – 11:07 p.m.

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