Danny McBride to Return to HBO in Vice Principals Comedy

Eastbound & Down Danny McBride

Things are looking up for fans of Eastbound & Down.

Eastbound star Danny McBride will return to HBO in a comedy called Vice Principals, the network announced Wednesday.

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The series, described as a sitcom about “a high school and the people that almost run it,” is from McBride and his Eastbound collaborator Jody Hill.

The series is slated for 18 episodes; debut date and number of episodes per season has yet to be determined.

McBride and Hill wrapped Eastbound, a cult comedy about a former pro baseball pitcher, late last year.

 

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3 Comments
  1. Francine says:

    Happy to hear this. Eastbound is NOT the type of show I normally watch but man did I love it. It’ll be hard not to see him as Kenny Powers though.

  2. Will says:

    Didn’t they try a sitcom on HBO with Lucky Louie (Louie CK’s show) and it was one season and canceled?

  3. CourtTV says:

    This could be very funny!