HBO Announces Fall Premiere Dates: When Does Boardwalk Empire Return? Matt Richenthal at July 28, 2011 9:47 pm. Comments HBO has announced the fall premiere dates for a trio of returning shows and one new program. Prepare your DVR, readers... September 25Boardwalk EmpireOctober 2HungHow to Make It in AmericaOctober 10Bored to DeathEnlightened (New series) Edit Delete Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.