Singapore – HBO has renewed Westworld, Divorce and Insecure for second seasons; it was announced by Casey Bloys, President, HBO Programming. Season-to-date, Westworld is averaging a gross audience of 11.7 million viewers, outperforming Game of Thrones and True Detective during similar times in their first seasons. Divorce and Insecure are averaging 4.4 million and 3.2 million viewers, respectively, on par with other HBO half-hours like Veep and Girls.
Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, the drama series Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin, exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. Westworld kicked off its ten-episode first season in October on HBO, debuting hour-long episodes same time as the U.S. every Monday with a same day primetime encore on HBO. The series is also available on HBO on Demand and HBO GO.
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, both of whom executively produce and write, with Nolan directing, the series is based on the 1973 film Westworld, written by Michael Crichton. The cast for the first season of Westworld includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth and Clifton Collins, Jr.
Divorce kicked off its ten-episode first season in October on HBO, debuting half-hour episodes the same time as the U.S. every Monday with same day encore on HBO. The series is also available on HBO On Demand and HBO GO. Created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, the comedy series Insecure explores the contemporary black female experience in an unclichéd and authentic way. Insecure launched its eight-episode first season on in October on HBO, debuting half-hour episodes same time as the U.S. every Monday, with same day encore on HBO. The series is also available on HBO On Demand and HBO GO.