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Winter is coming!

HBO's critically acclaimed series Game of Thrones will return for a second season on Sunday, April 1 (9/8c), the network announced Friday. The Emmy-winning series' second season will likely focus on the sophomore novel in George R.R. Martin's  A Song of Ice and Fire book series, A Clash of Kings.

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New series Girls will debut Sunday, April 15 (10:30/9:30c); a week later will mark the series premiere of Veep on Sunday, April 22 (10/9c). Girls, from executive producer Judd Apatow and starring series creator Lena Dunham (Tiny Furniture), takes a look at the humiliations and triumphs of a group of twentysomething New York women. Political comedy Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a former senator who becomes vice president, only to discover the job isn't what she expected.

Speaking of the White House, HBO's original movie Game Change, will debut Saturday, March 10 (9/8c). Starring Julianne Moore as Gov. Sarah Palin and Ed Harris as Sen. John McCain, the film follows John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.