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Boardwalk Empire Season 3: Spoilers for September Episodes

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Addicted to HBO’s Boardwalk Empire? TVSource has spoilers for all episodes airing in September!

Episode #25: “Resolution”

Debut: SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 16 (10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.), 18 (11:00 p.m.), 19 (10:00 p.m.) and 22 (11:30 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 17 (9:00 p.m.), 20 (11:00 p.m.), 21 (10:00 p.m.) and 23 (2:15 p.m.), and Oct. 5 (8:00 p.m.)

While hosting a New Year’s Eve party for 1922-23, Nucky makes a resolution that does not sit well with Gyp Rosetti, a touchy gangster with a thirst for bootleg whiskey. Margaret looks to build on the Thompson endowment at St. Theresa’s Hospital, to her husband’s displeasure. In the absence of Jimmy and the Commodore, Gillian builds a new business while monitoring Richard’s mentoring of her “son,” Tommy. In Chicago, Al Capone is rankled by Irish mobster Dean O’Banion, and Van Alden stumbles onto a confrontation that could change his career path.

Written by Terence Winter; directed by Tim Van Patten.


Episode #26: “Spaghetti & Coffee”

Debut: SUNDAY, SEPT. 23 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 23 (11:00 p.m.), 25 (11:00 p.m.), 26 (10:00 p.m.) and 29 (12:15 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 24 (9:00 p.m.), 27 (11:00 p.m.), 28 (10:00 p.m.) and 30 (3:00 p.m.), and Oct. 5 (9:00 p.m.)

Mixing business with pleasure in New York, Nucky bristles at the collection tactics of Gaston Means, a “special investigator” with ties to Attorney General Harry Daugherty. At St. Theresa’s, Margaret is troubled when her altruism is met with resistance by both a patient and an idealistic doctor. Gyp extends his stopover in Tabor Heights, a town halfway between Atlantic City and New York, with an eye towards establishing a strategic foothold. Chalky and his daughter Maybelle (Christina Jackson) fail to agree on her future with Samuel (Ty Michael Robinson); Eli gets a new boss and faces new realities at home; a major liquor shipment takes an unexpected detour.

Written by Howard Korder; directed by Alik Sakharov.


Episode #27: “Bone for Tuna”

Debut: SUNDAY, SEPT. 30 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 30 (11:00 p.m.) and Oct. 2 (11:00 p.m.), 3 (10:00 p.m.) and 6 (12:15 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 1 (9:00 p.m.), 4 (12:25 a.m.), 5 (10:00 p.m.) and 7 (3:45 p.m.)

Disturbed by a recent nightmare and Billie’s absence, Nucky reluctantly joins Margaret to receive a high honor from the Church. Meanwhile, Gyp makes a deal with Nucky for a onetime liquor shipment, though the mobster’s longtime intentions remain very much up in the air. Van Alden regrets trying to socialize with his co-workers; Margaret takes her women’s-clinic pitch to a higher authority; Lucky and Meyer (Anatol Yusef) protect their investments; Richard sets the record straight with Mickey, and with Nucky.

Written by Chris Haddock; directed by Jeremy Podeswa.


BOARDWALK EMPIRE recently received 12 nominations for the upcoming 64th Primetime Emmy Awards®, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Steve Buscemi) and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Tim Van Patten).

BOARDWALK EMPIRE stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson; Kelly Macdonald as Margaret, Nucky’s wife; Michael Shannon as federal agent Nelson Van Alden; Gretchen Mol as Gillian, Jimmy Darmody’s mother; Shea Whigham as Nucky’s estranged brother Elias; Michael Stuhlbarg as gangster Arnold Rothstein; Stephen Graham as gangster Al Capone;Vincent Piazza as gangster Lucky Luciano; Michael Kenneth Williams as Nucky’s ally Chalky White, leader of the city’s African-American community; Anthony Laciura as Eddie Kessler, Nucky’s valet; Paul Sparks as gangster Mickey Doyle; Jack Huston as Richard Harrow, a disfigured war veteran; Charlie Cox as Owen Sleater, Nucky’s right-hand man; Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti, Nucky’s new foe; Arron Shiver as gangster Dean O’Banion; Christopher McDonald as U.S. Attorney General Harry Daugherty; Stephen Root as Gaston Means, a go-between for Nucky and Daugherty; and MegChambers Steedle as Billie Kent, Nucky’s new mistress.

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