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.”