‘Here and Now’ Canceled at HBO After 1 Season

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HBO’s “Here and Now” will not be getting another season, the network said Wednesday.

“After careful consideration we have decided not to move forward with a second season of ‘Here and Now,’” HBO said in a statement to TheWrap. “We thank Alan for his dedication to innovative storytelling, and we look forward to his next endeavor.”

“Here and Now” followed a prominent family in Portland, OR, whose lives get upended. The show was created by Oscar winner Alan Ball, and starred Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter, along with Jerrika Hinton, Daniel Zovatto, Raymond Lee, Sosie Bacon, Andy Beam, Joe Williamson and Peter Macdissi.

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Ball executive produced with Macdissi and David Knoller, Nancy Oliver served as co-executive producer, Steve Oster as producer, and Kate Robin as consulting producer.

HBO has a full drama slate with the recent launch of “Westworld” Season 2, and the upcoming seasons of “Succession,” “The Deuce,” “Sharp Objects,” “True Detective,” and “Big Little Lies.”

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