Renewed: Divorce, Insecure.
New comedies for Sarah Jessica Parker & Issa Rae get the thumbs up for more from HBO.
HBO has renewed two new comedies, Insecure and Divorce, for second seasons.
Both have won a further 10 episodes, expected for 2017.
Insecure, featuring Issa Rae, increases from 8 to 10 episodes as part of the renewal. Divorce, created by actress-comedian Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe), has served as Sarah Jessica Parker’s comeback following Sex and the City.
Ratings for both shows have been on par with critical hits Veep and Girls, with Divorce earning 4.4 million US viewers and Insecure pulling 3.2 US million including DVR.
The comedies both join a renewal by sci-fi drama Westworld also announced today.
“We’re seven weeks in and I’ve got now a really solid data on all three shows,” HBO programming chief Casey Bloys said. “We wanted to make sure that we have solid hits here, and we do. It’s really exciting.”
Both shows are currently screening in Australia on Showcase.
Source: Hollywood Reporter