HBO Sets Eastbound & Down End Date

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eastbound-season-3-300It’s game over for Kenny Powers.

HBO has announced that Eastbound & Down‘s eight-episode fourth season, premiering Sept. 29, will be the show’s last.

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The comedy stars Danny McBride as an ex-major league pitcher who is forced to take his train wreck of a personality back to his hometown in North Carolina, where he gets a job as a phys-ed teacher.

Season 3 ended with Kenny finally making it back to the majors, only to fake his own death and run back home to his beloved April, the mother of his child. Per HBO, “The upcoming fourth season picks up the action several years later and finds Kenny living the American Dream with his family in North Carolina.”

Hit the comments with your eulogies for poor K.P.

Comments (28)

  • Shouldn’t this say “Again”?

    Comment by RobMF – June 6, 2013 10:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I thought Danny Mcbride didn’t want to go pass 3 seasons anyway?

    Comment by Elly – June 6, 2013 10:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This is not news was known long time ago!

    Comment by DavidSask – June 6, 2013 10:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You are incorrect, sir. They cancelled the show after the third season, announcing it as it’s last. Then, several months later, they announced the show would return for a 4th season. Now, they are announcing that the show is ending after it’s 4th season.

      Separate announcements. This is new news.

      Comment by Bfleet – June 6, 2013 11:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Danny McBride should go back to do more movies now that his new flick This Is The End is coming out on June 12th (6 days from now).

    Comment by Jack Bauer 2.0 – June 6, 2013 10:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yeah, I’m still waiting for Your Highness 2.

      Comment by Jay – June 7, 2013 02:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • That wasn’t HIS movie you stupid little tart! He was practically an extra on my set!!

      Comment by RealityCheck – November 11, 2013 03:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Happy its back on….hope we get better closure with this series ending!!!! :)

    Comment by Tami O – June 6, 2013 10:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Why do people keep saying it’s cancelled? It’s not cancelled, it’s ending. It was supposed to end last season but they decided to come back for one more. HBO didn’t make the decision, HBO would take 10 years of this show if McBride and Hill would do it but they won’t.

    Comment by Jason Castleman (@lethargicj) – June 6, 2013 11:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Cancelled couldn’t be a more inaccurate term. HBO would love more seasons. They were lucky to get a 4th.

    Comment by Heidi Ifft – June 6, 2013 06:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This is an annoying, cheap headline that was clearly done just to get hits to your stupid page. This show was never canceled. The writers decided to end after three seasons from the very beginning and HBO talk them into doing another season how is that canceled?

    Comment by Tony – June 6, 2013 07:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Did they change the headline? I don’t see cancel mentioned anywhere.

      Comment by Fran – June 7, 2013 03:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Tony, you are 100% correct!!

      Comment by Heidi Ifft – November 17, 2013 11:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I personally love the show. Hope we a get a great finally. I could of watched it for 10 seasons ;)

    Comment by stephbajza – October 1, 2013 02:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • They’re making a big mistake. Everyone i know loves this show and its the funniest thing i’ve seen in years. Whatever they dream up for material i would watch. P.S. Guy Young is a pretty fing funny add to the show.

    Comment by Keith – November 4, 2013 06:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Absolutely, the BEST comedy on HBO or TV! I wish they would reconsider. PlEASE.

    Comment by Constance Y – November 9, 2013 11:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I just watched my secon episode and I’ve been laughing my ass off. I can’t believe its ending and I was thinking I had found a new show to watch. Maybe I can watch all the old seasons on netflix.

    Comment by Jim – November 10, 2013 09:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Funniest show Ive ever seen, I need this. I just found out about this show, its way too good to stop now, please make more! This is the greatest comedy ever!

    Comment by Uncle Louie – November 11, 2013 11:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Best show ever on HBO. Not your typical show where they try to be politically correct. No one was was safe. That’s what made it great!

    Comment by Jlynnc1979 – November 17, 2013 07:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • besides True Blood this is the best show you guys have ever came up with and you’re really going to cancel it that’s ridiculous I have hundreds of friends they watch the show you guys better keep us down down on I’m going to boycott HBO and that’s for damn sure b******* I love this show I look forward to watching Kenny f****** powers and True Blood those are the only shows ya leavin have worth watching if you guys don’t keep this show on I’m cancelling HBO and that’s that.

    Comment by decota – November 17, 2013 08:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 3Rd best show ever for HBO. 1.The Sopranos 2.The Wire. and a close 3rd witb OZ. Will miss it. Good thing Shameless starts soon on showtime

    Comment by johnnywadd – November 17, 2013 11:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wasn’t cancelled. Incorrect word choice.

    Comment by Heidi Ifft – November 17, 2013 11:24 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This is some BS! HBO always cancels great shows (i.e. Vice, Hung, How to Make it in America, Lucky, etc…). I think I’m going to cancel my subscription to HBO because every time I get into a series they cancel it. It is VERY frustrating! Thanks again HBO, for doing it to us again! K.P. we’ll see you on the other side brother, Awaken the dragon!

    Comment by Eric Parent – November 19, 2013 09:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I forgot another GREAT show HBO cancelled “The Wire”!

    Comment by Eric Parent – November 19, 2013 09:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • true blood sucks and so do you we all just took a vote we dont want you as a fan go jerk your meat to some vampires you tool bag ahahahaha

    Comment by jeff gollobin – November 20, 2013 01:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AGREED THAT TRUE BLOOD IS A TERRIBLE GARBAGE SHOW WITH HORRIBLE ACTING. Ok, had to get that out of my system. Adding to the rest of the comments – NO, the show was NOT canceled but the writers and McBride were done with the series and are moving on to new projects. Lets just hope they write a Kenny Powers movie!!! Would be so cool.

    Comment by SDOT ROB – January 7, 2014 12:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The best show ever made! Danny mcbride is the greatest!

    Comment by j – March 7, 2014 07:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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