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By jsmitch On 2010.10.22 19:43
HBO's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning half-hour drama series IN TREATMENT is back for its third season next week. The main character, played by Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne, faces new emotional and physical challenges this season as he believes he has the onset of Parkinson's Disease, which killed his father.

There will be two new half-hour episodes debuting back-to-back on Monday 10/25 (9/9:30pm) and two more new episodes back-to-back on Tuesday 10/26 (9/9:30pm).

By Michele On 2010.10.23 18:56
Thanks JS. I will definitely watch.

By jsmitch On 2010.10.25 18:56
There is also HBO's upcoming Oscar-nominated documentary called THE LAST CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNOR BOOTH GARDNER, premiering this Wednesday, October 27th on HBO2.

In 1994, a year after serving two terms as one of the most popular governors in modern Washington State history, Booth Gardner was diagnosed with Parkinson s disease. In 2008, as his health continued to deteriorate, he returned to the political spotlight, this time as the driving force behind a ballot initiative that would legalize one s choice to die. This intimate, thought-provoking documentary visits the former governor at his home near Tacoma and follows him around the state during the campaign.

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