The issues (and the cat love) will continue.
The self-referential comedy, starring comedian and podcaster Marc Maron, will return with 13 half-hour episodes in its second outing, up from this season's 10.
The series, taking a page from "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Louie," follows the quirky and sardonic comedian's sad and foolish adventures. If that weren't enough of a task, Maron also serves as the creator, writer and executive producer.
Formerly a host on left-leaning talk radio network Air America, Maron developed a following with his "WTF With Marc Maron" podcast, which features interviews with comedians from his garage. It's a setup reflected in the TV show. Folks such as
"In many ways, Marc is a perfect representation of IFC and our approach to comedy," said Jennifer Caserta, president and general manager of IFC, in a statement. "He also seems to be in need of a less dysfunctional family, so we're happy he's returning to ours for an expanded second season."
The second season will roll out in 2014.