Quick Hit: HBO Renews ‘Eastbound and Down’

by | April 8, 2009 at 12:32 PM | TV News

HBO has decided to renew its latest comedy powerhouse, ‘Eastbound and Down,’ for a second season.

The show features Danny McBride as the irreverent Kenny Powers – one hell of a fabulously washed-up, ex-MLB pitcher.

“Eastbound & Down’s raucous comedy sparked a loyal and enthusiastic following that grew throughout the season, and we’re happy to bring the show back for more innings,” said HBO programming president Michael Lombardo via a statement. “It will be fun to see what happens to Kenny in season two.”

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Here’s a preview of McBride’s latest movie…