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HBO renews medical comedy 'Getting On' for second season
HBO renews medical comedy 'Getting On' for second season

HBO is giving a life extension to its medical comedy "Getting On," announcing Tuesday that it has renewed the off-kilter dark comedy for a second season. "Getting On," from Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer ("Big Love"), is an adaptation from a BBC series of the same name and features a cast of female comedy vets such as Laurie Metcalf ("Roseanne"), Alex Borstein ("Family Guy," "Mad TV") and Niecy Nash ("Reno 911!") as staffers working in the female geriatric wing of a hospital facility who care for aging, sometimes wacky, patients. The half-hour premiered last November to soft ratings, but was well-received with...

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