FXX has renewed the freshman comedy collection “Dave” for a second season.
Season 2 of the present will debut in 2021, whereas the 10-episode first season is now obtainable on Hulu. It’s primarily based on the lifetime of rapper and comic Dave Burd, a.ok.a Lil Dicky. Burd stars as a neurotic man in his late twenties who has satisfied himself that he’s destined to be probably the greatest rappers of all time. Taylor Misiak, Andrew Santino, GaTa, Travis Bennett, and Christine Ko additionally star. Burd co-created the collection together with Jeff Schaffer.
“Co-Creators Dave Burd and Jeff Schaffer, together with their total inventive group have delivered considered one of tv’s finest comedies collection whereas turning into FX’s most-watched comedy ever,” mentioned Nick Grad, president of authentic programming for FX Leisure. “That’s a unprecedented achievement for ‘Dave,’ the solid and crew as they teamed to make a memorable and sensible season of tv.”
Per FX, “Dave’s” first season has averaged 5.three million viewers per episode throughout all platforms. That tops earlier FX file holder “Atlanta,” which averaged 5.2 million viewers in its first season.
“We got down to make one thing particular and it’s so gratifying to see the response this present has gotten,” mentioned Burd. “This was my first rodeo, so I’m tremendous excited to take one other crack at it now that I’ve received some expertise making tv. It actually feels just like the sky is the restrict with this present. I sit up for elevating the bar even greater subsequent yr.”
Each Burd and Schaffer govt produce “Dave” together with Saladin Patterson, Kevin Hart by way of Hartbeat Productions, Scooter Braun and Scott Manson by way of SB Tasks, Greg Mottola, Marty Bowen, James Shin, and Mike Hertz. The collection is produced by FX Productions.
“I’m simply so glad FX was loopy sufficient to provide Dave Burd a TV present, and good sufficient to make it higher each step of the way in which,” Schaffer mentioned. “I’m actually wanting ahead to a different season – there are nonetheless components of Dave’s anatomy we haven’t subjected America to.”