Eastbound and Down renewed for 2nd Season on HBO

TV News | Apr 8th, 2009

Kenny Powers will be back in 2010! That’s right, HBO’s popular series is going to be back next year for another go round with the man himself, Kenny Powers, starring Danny McBride. Hopefully they will have more than 6 episodes for the second season. If that wasn’t enough, HBO is releasing the first season of “Eastbound and Down” on June 30th on DVD, extras and bonus features have yet to be determined. Check it out after the jump!

HBO has renewed the raunchy, dark comedy series “Eastbound & Down” for a second season.

The series stars Danny McBride as Kenny Powers, who becomes a substitute teacher in his North Carolina hometown after his big mouth and declining fastball knock him out of Major League Baseball.

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay were executive producers of the six-episode run. Ratings grew as the series went on, finishing with 950,000 viewers tuning in for the season finale.

HBO says production on new episodes will begin later this year. The new episodes will debut in 2010.
[Variety] and oh yeah, Tom at work…


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