Season Three Of The HBO Original PAINTING WITH JOHN Debuts June 2

Season three of the HBO Original PAINTING WITH JOHN, written, directed by, and starring musician, actor, director, and painter, John Lurie, debuts its six-episode season FRIDAY, JUNE 2 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT). The unscripted series will be available on HBO and to stream on Max.

Logline: Cult-favorite musician, actor, director, painter, and The Lounge Lizards founder John Lurie returns to HBO for a third season of PAINTING WITH JOHN. A fireside chat that seems to constantly plummet into delightful mayhem, each of the half-hour episodes finds the artist enhancing his intricate watercolor techniques while reflecting on life lessons big and small. The series combines Lurie’s irreverent point-of-view with dynamic captures of his paintings and original music, vivid retellings of his wildest memories, and even some of his luminary toast.

Painting with John

HBO Max // Season 3
Each episode has Lurie, the co-founder of musical group The Lounge Lizards, at his worktable, honing his watercolor ...

Episode Descriptions:

Season 3, Episode 1: “Hermits Unite”

Debut date: FRIDAY, JUNE 2 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

John laments how he, the world, and airports are absolute messes before offering a public service announcement on TV binge-watching.

Season 3, Episode 2: “Potato”

Debut date: FRIDAY, JUNE 9 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Over a unique blend of music, animation, and painted scenery, John recounts an escape he led from summer camp.

Season 3, Episode 3: “The Sea Monster”

Debut date: FRIDAY, JUNE 16 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

John discusses getting older and Nesrin floats away to music.

Season 3, Episode 4: “My Friend Flea”

Debut date: FRIDAY, JUNE 23 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

John receives a visit from his friend Flea, and the two find endless time to catch up… in prison.

Season 3, Episode 5: “How the Music Is Made”

Debut date: FRIDAY, JUNE 30 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

John gathers a group of remarkable musicians to write, rehearse, and record music for this season of the show.

Season 3, Episode 6: “The Night Hunters” (Season finale)

Debut date: FRIDAY, JULY 7 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

John shares his appreciation for his long-time assistant and friend Nesrin… and his epic collection of luminary toast.

Cast: John Lurie, Nesrin Wolf, and Ann Mary James.

Credits: Written, directed, and music by John Lurie; cinematography and editing by Erik Mockus; producer, Nesrin Wolf; executive producers, Adam McKay, and Todd Schulman; co-producer, Matt Dwyer.

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