Surprise! Eastbound & Down Is Renewed

Just like a blonde Kenny Powers, Eastbound & Down is back from the dead.

Though it appeared as though the third season might be the HBO comedy’s last, TVLine has confirmed that the Danny McBride-starring series is suiting up for an eight-episode Season 4.

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In last season’s finale – which drew 1.6 million viewers — former pro baseball pitcher Kenny finally got called back up to the big leagues. But he walked away from it all, faked his death and returned to Myrtle Beach to be with April and their son.

Speculation about the show’s demise ran rampant. McBride, though, always left the door open, saying in this HBO Q&A that “as long as [Kenny Powers] is alive, there are a lot of stories you could tell.”

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21 Comments
  1. Jason says:

    Did not see that one coming! The last season felt pretty final but if they think there’s more stories then let’s have it.

  2. Teag says:

    Super random and was not expecting it.

  3. DavidSask says:

    Love this show so glad returning!!!

  4. rampage says:

    pumped

  5. danny says:

    Kenny Powers,East Bound and Down best thing going today! Really happy he is back for a season 4!!

  6. Thomas C says:

    Huzzah! I’ve missed Kenny Powers even in this short time, great we’re gonna get new episodes.

  7. AJ says:

    Wow I thought the plan was to end it after this season. Still, I’ll take all the KP I can get.

  8. thiagofls says:

    I can’t see how they can continue this show without undermining the excellent third season finale, which should have been the series finale.

  9. Velvet says:

    Cool!

  10. Joeblow says:

    I knew it, I don’t know how but I did
    Btw KP went back to Shelby not MYRTLE BEACH!

  11. T c says:

    I think the 4 th season should start with kenny coaching Toby’s little league team. Toby would need to be the best player on the team (baseball prodigy) or the worst player on the team with kenny not realizing it. Stevie would be an assistant coach.

  12. Jennifer says:

    I am so glad this show is returning with a fourth season! Very few shows are really funny anymore. I seen one episode for the first time this summer and I am addicted. Please keep this one on HBO!

  13. Ben says:

    The best news I heard all summer. Best show on TV. Looks like HBO stood up to critics. Can’t wait for season 4. Kenny #@&*%$# Powers rises again!!!!

  14. MAC says:

    Kenny $%^&n Powers!!!!! I just heard the news of season 4…. now I’m super stoked!!! Its the only reason I got HBO and now it looks like I.ll keep it a lil while long!!!! Just keep it real…. real funny that is!!! Danny is hilarious… no one couldve played that role better!!! Best news I’ve heard all day…. other than my sister is having her baby today!!!! Ok… season 4 is better news!!!! :)

  15. Im kenny powers! Your F@(k1ng out!!

  16. Dean Young says:

    Dean is the older brother of Kenny.. Trucker and racecar driver.. Ready when u r Danny

  17. jules says:

    Kenny returned to shelby north carolina not myrtle just saying

  18. PJ says:

    Big fan of the show but Season 3 was absolutely awful…let’s hope they put some thought and effort into making Season 4 in the vein of Seasons 1 & 2.

  19. Aaron Baker says:

    I know the best plot for Kenny f$&k$@ Powers to make a come back…!!! It involves him getting kid napped at his sons little league game by some…..??? Lol ahhhh no way am I saying its to good… !!! Powers contact me if you need a plot….!!! Hahaha

  20. willwater says:

    Wanted to drop a remark and let you know your Feed isnt functioning today. I tried adding it to my Y

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