Watch the US trailer for ‘The Casual Vacancy’ miniseries – premieres April 29 on HBO

On Friday HBO confirmed the debut dates for The Casual Vacancy miniseries, based on J.K. Rowling’s novel.

As it premiered on BBC in the U.K. in February, the series will be split into three hour-long episodes. However, the three episodes will premiere over two consecutive nights. Parts one and two are scheduled to air Wednesday, April 29 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST; part three will debut the next night, Thursday,  April 30 at 8:00 p.m.

Along with the announcement, HBO released the first trailer for the U.S. version, included below. THe trailer shows scenes previously not advertised by the U.K. previews.

Warning: Some profanity

In addition to news surrounding the U.S. airing, Amazon U.K. currently lists the DVD edition of the miniseries on their website, priced at £10.50. The DVD is officially released on June 15.

U.S. fans: Will you be tuning in to watch Pagford’s drama turn out? U.K. readers: Is the show worth it to purchase the DVD? Tell us in the comments below.


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