Limited Series MRS. FLETCHER Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta

Nicole Holofcener Directs The Pilot From A Script Written By Tom Perrotta

Starring Kathryn Hahn (Emmy® nominee for “Transparent”; HBO’s forthcoming “I Know This Much Is True”) in the title role, MRS. FLETCHER, a seven-episode limited series debuting SUNDAY, OCT. 27 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT), is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta. The series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

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The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.

As the series begins, Eve Fletcher (Kathryn Hahn), a mid-40s single mom who works as the executive director of a senior center, drops her only child off at college and returns home to a very empty house. Meanwhile, Eve’s son Brendan (Jackson White), a popular (though sometimes clueless) jock, finds college is a little more complicated than he expected and struggles to make connections with his more socially and politically aware fellow students. As mother and son find themselves alone for the first time, this sharp, provocative series navigates themes of parenthood, sexuality, love, and identity in a cultural moment when attitudes about gender and sex are evolving rapidly.

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The cast also includes Owen Teague, Katie Kershaw, Domenick Lombardozzi, Cameron Boyce, Jen Richards and Casey Wilson.

Episodes include:

Episode 1: “Empty Best”

Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 27 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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On the day before her son leaves for college, Eve Fletcher (Kathryn Hahn) has to deal with some inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Brendan (Jackson White) runs into an ex-girlfriend at a party.

Written by Tom Perrotta; directed by Nicole Holofcener.

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Episode 2: “Free Sample”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 3 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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While Brendan (Jackson White) gets settled at BSU, Eve (Kathryn Hahn) finds herself torn between the fantasy world of internet porn and the prospect of a real-life date. Roy Rafferty (Bill Raymond) gets into some trouble at the Senior Center.

Written by Dana Fish; directed by Liesl Tommy.

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Episode 3: “Care Package”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 10 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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Brendan (Jackson White) visits a peer support group and makes a new friend. After a troubling encounter with her ex-husband, Ted (Josh Hamilton), Eve (Kathryn Hahn) bonds with her community college writing class at a local bar.

Written by Jeremy Beiler; directed by Liesl Tommy.

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Episode 4: “Parents’ Weekend”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 17 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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Eve (Kathryn Hahn) and her colleague Amanda (Katie Kershaw), attend a wake. Meanwhile, Brendan (Jackson White) reconnects with Ted (Josh Hamilton) at Parents’ Weekend, and Margo (Jen Richards) and Curtis (Rashad Edwards) go on a first date.

Written by Eric Ledgin; directed by Carrie Brownstein

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Episode 5: “Invisible Fence”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 24 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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Eve (Kathryn Hahn) gets out of her comfort zone, joining Margo (Jen Richards) at a hip party in Brooklyn. Brendan (Jackson White) and Chloe (Jasmine Cephas Jones) have an unexpected encounter at a college event promoting body-positivity.

Written by Elle McLeland; directed by Carrie Brownstein.

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Episode 6: “Solar Glow”

Debut date: SUNDAY, DEC. 1 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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While helping her friend Jane (Casey Wilson) through a marital crisis, Eve (Kathryn Hahn) is distracted by a series of flirtatious texts. Brendan (Jackson White) and Chloe (Jasmine Cephas Jones) have a study date.

Written by Kate Thulin; directed by Gillian Robespierre.

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Episode 7: “Welcome Back” (series finale)

Debut date: SUNDAY, DEC. 8 (10:30–11:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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Eve (Kathryn Hahn) celebrates a life-changing decision. Brendan (Jackson White) has an epiphany about college. Sanjay (Cheech Manohar) does a good deed.

Written by Tom Perrotta; directed by Gillian Robespierre.

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MRS. FLETCHER was created by Tom Perrotta; based on the book written by Tom Perrotta; executive producer/writer Tom Perrotta; executive producer Helen Estabrook.

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