HBO renews 'Treme' for third season
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HBO has decided to pick up David Simon and Eric Overmyer’s acclaimed drama series Treme for a third season, sources say.
The pickup comes as a bit of a surprise — the show has averaged only about 1 million viewers during its premiere runs on Sunday night (freshman fantasy series Game of Thrones is doing about 2.4 million).
But HBO is all about having high-quality exclusive content, and Treme is very much on brand for the network.