*There will be no second line funeral procession for HBO’s “Treme.”
Within 48 hours of its series premiere on Sunday, the cable network has announced it has picked up the post-Katrina drama for a second season.
The show, which tracks the lives of a diverse group of residents in the Treme neighborhood as they rebuild their lives thee months after the hurricane, attracted 1.4 million viewers for its 10 p.m. Sunday debut.
Pronounced “Truh-MAY,” the series was co-created by David Simon, whose past credits include HBO’s acclaimed “The Wire,” “Generation Kill” and “The Corner.”
HBO announced Tuesday that production will resume in New Orleans this fall.