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'Eastbound & Down' to end its run on HBO

'Eastbound & Down' to end its run on HBO

We wanted to start off this post with an astute Powerism -- but, darn it, none of them were clean enough, so we'll just get to it: brusque comedy "Eastbound & Down" will, indeed, end its run on HBO after its upcoming fourth season.

Let out your best Kenny Powers expletive, if you wish.

The announcement from the network comes a day before production resumes in North Carolina on the eight-episode season. The third season wrapped in April 2012 and was rumored to be its last -- talk boosted by star/producer Danny McBride, who plays the crass former major league pitcher at the heart of the show, implying such.