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Treme: Already Renewed for Season Two

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All it took was one episode.

A couple days after its critically-acclaimed series premiere, Treme has been renewed for a second season.

The decision is a major leap of faith by HBO, as the Sunday night episode only drew 1.4 million viewers in its combined airings.

But HBO president Michael Lombardo has no doubt about the move. He told The Hollywood Reporter:

"We would have picked up this show last week. We've seen the first nine episodes it's as strong as any show we've seen. Much like The Wire, the audience is so passionate and so invested. We're about servicing our subscriber base and I believe that people will become addicted to this show. We have to be a place where this kind of excellence is given space to continue."

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Treme Quotes

The flooding of New Oreleans was a man-made catastrophe. A federal fuck-up of epic proportions.

Creighton

I'm this close to getting a new water heater. Think you could float me a loan?

Davis

Treme Music

  Song Artist
Lake charles 1 Lake Charles Lucinda Williams iTunes
Think deep Think Deep Coleman Hawkins iTunes
Right place wrong time Right Place, Wrong Time Dr. John iTunes