After just a single episode, Starz announced today a season two pick up of its freshman series “’s Remorse” from executive producers Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O’Malley, Paul Wachter and Victor Levin.
The sophomore season of the half-hour scripted comedy series will feature 10 episodes – up from its 6-episode first season.
The first episode of “’s Remorse” debuted on October 4 on STARZ with a multiplatform performance of 1.3 million viewers in the first week.
“We’re thrilled with the overwhelming critical acclaim ‘Survivors Remorse’ has received and we look forward to continuing our partnership with such an all-star team,” said Chris Albrecht, CEO of Starz.
“Survivor’s Remorse” follows Cam Calloway, played by Jessie T. Usher, a basketball phenom in his early 20’s who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam, along with his cousin and confidant Reggie Vaughn, played by RonReaco Lee, move to Georgia to start Cam’s journey to success. The two confront the challenges of carrying needy family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from. Cam, Reggie and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love, and loyalty.
The cast includes Mike Epps, Tichina Arnold, Teyonah Parris, and Erica Ash.
Mike O’Malley, consulting producer and Emmy-nominated actor for his role on “Glee,” serves as executive producer and showrunner for “Survivor’s Remorse.” Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox and LeBron James executive produce with Maverick Carter, sports marketing executive and LeBron James’s business partner; Paul Wachter, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Main Street Advisors, and Victor Levin (“Mad Men,” “Mad About You”).
Read Dylan’s enthusiastic review of the series here.