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[07/02/12 - 04:54 PM]
HBO Orders Fourth Season of "Eastbound & Down"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- HBO extended its wave of good news this afternoon to "Eastbound & Down," ordering a fourth season of the Danny McBride-led comedy.

The eight-episode pickup, as first reported by Variety.com, comes on the heels of today's renewals of "True Blood" and "The Newsroom."

The show's third season averaged 1.030 million viewers and a 0.6 rating among adults 18-49 earlier this year, down 25% from its sophomore run (1.355 million viewers, 0.8 adults 18-49 rating) in 2010.

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy, Ben Best and Jody Hill are the executive producers.





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· EASTBOUND & DOWN (HBO)
· NEWSROOM, THE (HBO)
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