By Dan Snierson
Updated October 22, 2014 at 05:36 PM EDT
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  • TV Show
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  • Amazon

The writer-director brother team of Mark and Jay Duplass (Cyrus, The Puffy Chair) shift their attention to the small screen for a moment of Togetherness.

Debuting in January, the HBO comedy series focuses on Brett and Michelle (Mark and Melanie Lynskey)—a weighed-down L.A. couple with kids—and the unlikely friendship formed between Michelle’s sister (Amanda Peet) and Brett’s best friend (Steve Zissis).

In the exclusive photo above, you can see the herculean effort it takes for a simple day in the sand. “When you have kids, it takes several outings to the beach to realize that beach day is the worst thing that could ever happen to you,” Jay, who also stars in Transparent, tells EW.

“But here’s the trick of the beach,” adds Mark, who also stars in The League. “Every fourth trip, you have a beautiful, magical moment with your friends and your kids, so you keep going back—and that really is the essence of the show.”

Episode Recaps

Togetherness

The Duplass brothers take their talents to HBO, where their sitcom explores the lives of four adults under one roof. Think of it as Girls for the middle-aged.
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  • TV Show
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  • 2
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  • TV-MA
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  • In Season
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  • Amazon

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