01/13/2012 12:30 pm ET

'Game Of Thrones' Season 2, 'Veep,' 'Girls' Get April HBO Premiere Dates

Winter is coming ... this April. HBO has announced Season 2 of "Game of Thrones" will kick off on Sun., April 1 at 9 p.m. EST. Season 2 will consist of 10 episodes.

Lena Dunham's "Girls" will kick off its 10-episode Seas 1 on Sun., April 15 at 10:30 p.m. Dunham wrote and directed and stars in the new series described as a comedic look at the humiliations and triumphs of a group of young women in their early 20s. Judd Apatow is an executive producer on the series. Jemima Kirke ("Tiny Furniture"), Allison Williams ("American Dreams"), Adam Driver ("You Don't Know Jack") and Zosia Mamet ("Mad Men") round out the cast.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns to TV in "Veep" starting Sun., April 22 at 10 p.m. In the new comedy, the "Seinfeld" veteran plays former Senator Selina Meyer, the new vice president of the United States and quickly learns the job isn't exactly what she was expecting. Sufe Bradshaw ("Overnight"), Anna Chlumsky ("My Girl"), Tony Hale ("Arrested Development"), Reid Scott ("My Boys"), Tim Simons ("Days Together") and Matt Walsh ("Outsourced") also star.

HBO's "Game Change" TV movie about the 2008 presidential election directed by Jay Roach and written by Danny Strong, will debut Sat., March 10 at 9 p.m. EST. Julianne Moore stars as Sarah Palin opposite Ed Harris as John McCain.