HBO Cancels The Brink after Renewing it for a 2nd Season

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

HBO cancels The Brink after renewing it for a 2nd season

The Tim Robbins-Jack Black comedy won’t return for a second season after all, HBO says, citing its busy schedule. HBO renewed the bubble series for Season 2 back in July two weeks after its executive producer, Jerry Weintraub, died at 77. It was Weintraub who got the show made.


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