Profile of Girls
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Hey, I'm Jamal Andress for About.com, and we're profiling the HBO comedy drama, Girls. Though set in New York, this series in no Sex and the City.26-year-old Lena Dunham created and stars in the television series Girls, as Hannah Horvath. Forget glitz and glam, Dunham aims to portray the story of regular girls navigating their way through the Big Apple. Her circle of friends includes other girls in their mid twenties, who, inspired by the sitcom Sex and the City, move to New York to chase their dreams. As the show tagline states, these girls are "almost getting it kind of together."Some of the topics tackled throughout the series include typical relationship issues, college, parenthood, and even virginity. This show includes more than just the girls though, with some recurring appearances from ex-boyfriends. Hannah's right-hand-gal Marnie, played by Allison Williams, spends most of season one complaining about her boyfriend, Charlie, who ends up breaking up with her mid-season. Hannah spends the first half of the season chasing seemingly distant and aloof, Adam. Hannah also reconnects with her college ex Elijah, played by actor Andrew Rannells. Elijah later reveals to her that he is gay. And at the end of the season, the two decide to be roommates.Girls won a 2012 Primetime Emmy Award after just one season, for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series. Season two premiered on January 13, 2013.And that's a quick look at HBO's comedy drama Girls. For more on entertainment, check out About.com.