Network picks up comedy for sixth season
Vincent Chase’s comeback continues: HBO has picked up “Entourage” for a sixth season. Production on the new season will begin early next year for a summer debut.
Fifth season of the half-hour laffer bowed in September.
Michael Lombardo, HBO prexy of programming group and West Coast operations, called “Entourage” a “smart, sharp comedy series that continues to evolve.”
Indeed, show about the adventures of a young actor in Hollywood is enjoying a creative resurgence after its fourth season fell flat with many critics.
Series, created and exec produced by Doug Ellin, stars Adrian Grenier as once-hot thesp Vincent Chase, as well as Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon and Jerry Ferrara. Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson also exec produce.