HBO Resurrects Eastbound & Down

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After ordering new seasons for The Newsroom and True Blood today, HBO executives apparently became so renewal-happy that they granted another year to a show that already aired its series finale: Eastbound & Down. Creator-star Danny McBride announced Eastbound's end date last spring and then concluded the third and then-final season this past April, but apparently it didn't take, since HBO just ordered eight new episodes. Hey, HBO! If you're looking, you've got another long-dead series that could really use a comeback ...