HBO’s ‘Reverb’ rocks on

Renewed for another season

“Reverb,” the weekly music series from Warner Music Group and cabler HBO, has been given the green light for another season of shows.

The series, which boasts club perfs, interviews and backstage action of the highlighted acts, will launch its second season of 13 hour-long offerings April 26.

New episodes will debut each week, with each show capturing three to five different artists — not necessarily those from the WMG record label family — shot on location in prominent venues on the East Coast.

“Reverb,” which has lined up Smashmouth, Save Ferris, Bad Religion, Paula Cole and Steve Poltz, among others for its first group of shows, will air Friday nights on HBO and Sunday nights on HBO2.

Clubs tapped for the series include New York’s CBGB’s, Roseland, the Fez and Westbeth Theater; Washington’s 9:30 Club; and Philadelphia’s Electric Factory.

“Reverb,” an example of the often-talked about, but rarely used corporate synergy, was the first series to premiere last year on HBO2, which is currently received by more than half of HBO subscribers.

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