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HBO's Vice Principals arrives July 17, alongside Ballers season 2

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Vice Principals, the new HBO comedy from the creators of Eastbound & Down, will debut July 17 on HBO, the network announced today.

The series stars Danny McBride (Pineapple Express) and Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight) as vice principals who are fighting each other to take the top job at their high school. Vice Principals was created by McBride and Jody Hill, who also created Eastbound & Down. You can watch a teaser trailer for the series here.

Vice Principals will air at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. It will be preceded by Ballers, the comedy/drama about the lives of retired college and pro football players. That show's second season will also premiere July 17, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Ballers features Dwayne Johnson (San Andreas) and Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine).

HBO also announced today that The Night Of will debut July 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with a 90-minute premiere, followed by seven hourlong episodes. The Night Of explores the criminal justice system through a fictional murder case in New York City, and stars John Turturro (The Big Lebowski) and Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). Created by Steven Zaillian and Richard Price, the limited series counts the late James Gandolfini as one of its executive producers. HBO released a teaser trailer for The Night Of yesterday; you can check it out below.

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