Saddle Up! ‘Westworld’ Is Renewed For Season 2

No, you’re not in a dream.

The violent delights on “Westworld” won’t have violent ends anytime soon.

No surprise here. In a press release on Monday, HBO announced it has officially renewed the drama for a second season. The network also renewed two other freshman series, “Insecure” and “Divorce.”

The renewal was basically a given for “Westworld,” considering the numbers the show brings in for the network. According to the release, the show is averaging a gross audience of 11.7 million viewers. HBO claims the show is even outperforming “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective” during “similar times in their first seasons.”
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The series, created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on a 1973 film of the same name, is kind of like “Jurassic Park” with robots. Basically, there’s a Western-themed amusement park full of lifelike robots where human guests can live out their most depraved fantasies, free of consequences.

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