HBO’s new mystery drama True Detective is slated to debut in January, according to HBO programming president Michael Lombardo.
True Detective will star Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as detectives entangled in a 17-year manhunt for a serial killer in Louisiana, according to Nola. It will have an eight-episode first season that will preview different investigations in upcoming seasons. The first season will follow the investigation of a bizarre murder in 1995, a case that was reopened in 2012.
HBO released a teaser clip for the series in June. The first trailer for the series will air this Sunday before the season premiere of Boardwalk Empire.