‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Returning for Season 9 on HBO

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Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will return for Season 9 on HBO, the premium cabler announced Tuesday.

“We’re thrilled that Larry has decided to do a new season of ‘Curb’ and can’t wait to see what he has planned,” said Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming.

Asked why he decided to come back, David said, “In the immortal words of Julius Caesar, ‘I left, I did nothing, I returned.’”

The hit comedy stars “Seinfeld” co-creator David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. With 80 episodes to date, the show is HBO’s longest-running scripted comedy or drama series. David also starred in and co-wrote the 2013 HBO Films presentation “Clear History.”

No details on a Season 9 premiere date or additional casting have been announced at this time. The show hasn’t aired new episodes since 2011, but back in 2012, HBO chairman and CEO Richard Plepler told reporters at the annual Television Critics Assn. press tour that David “essentially has carte blanche with us … And when he wants to come back and do ‘Curb,’ we’d be thrilled.”

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  1. Debra Dacchille says:

    I’ve been waiting for a very long time to see more episodes but haven’t heard when they will air. Come on Larry, your fans are waiting so long to see this wonderful show.

  2. Greg Buchan says:

    Awesome! Curb is so funny, Larry David you are brilliant! Or is it David Larry LoL.

  3. Liliana Sanchez says:

    Can’t wait!!! so exited!!!!!!

  4. ToiletMan says:

    I like how susie always gets mad at Larry.

  5. Hose says:

    pretty pretty pretty good!

  6. Peter says:

    My prayers are being answered! I can hardly wait to see Larry and Susie fighting again – they put a matador music every time Susie is about to tear Larry a new one – and that is funny, real funny. Thanks Larry and HBO and keep up the good work, please!

  7. Jonathan Mase Loves Curb Your Enthusiasm.

    Curb is the funniest series in the history of television and HBO (it’s not TV). It’s basically Seinfeld on steroids. It’s articles like this that make Variety great.

    Jonathan A. Mase, Suffern NY

  8. Mary Feeney says:

    “Life Daily” and “Choice or Life” being advertised here on the Variety page are conservative-biased and full of misinformation as well. Variety might want to be more discriminating.

  9. Richie says:

    Ol’ Long Ball Larry

  10. Melissa Decker says:

    MORE LARRY, MORE SUSIE AND MORE LEON!!!!!!! YESSSS

  11. KLTANews5 says:

    I make $85.24 per hour on Google working from home…..nah, just kidding, that’s a scam.
    Instead, I watch Curb on Netflix instead. Hah! Got you.

  12. Cynthia Burnes says:

    WOW- BEST news that I ever could have wished for came true in TVland!! Curb is my all time favorite show!!

  13. Wow, 11 comments and not one hater? The Internet is about to explode! He has 2 of the best ever comedies. Curb and Seinfeld. Larry David is a comedy genius! His Bernie on SNL is amazing. His hosting on SNL was one of the funniest in years! “I can’t even get a lousy pube count!”

  14. Jan Austin says:

    I was over the moon when I read that Larry David will be back with more Curb Your Enthusiasm. I discovered the series when I was very sick and at home. Watched the whole series and was, literally, dismayed and grief-stricken when all of a sudden, no more seasons! Seriously

  15. Fantastic! It’s the best US show on telly! Looking forward to it already. 😊

  16. Occultology says:

    An outstanding moment in all of human history!

  17. HiHat says:

    This is awesome news, to be sure. I for one can’t wait!

  18. Fred Melamed says:

    Everyone’s not in show business, Larry.

  19. Stefan says:

    Pretty pretty good!!

  20. nobody important says:

    Sounds great, but I just need to watch the other eight seasons

  21. Roland Hill says:

    That sounds like a big bowl of right. The world needs more Larry David.

  22. Geri McCall-Barrath says:

    This is pretty, pretty, pretty great news.

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