‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Returning For Season 9 to HBO

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HBO has some pretty, pretty, pretty good news for fans: Curb Your Enthusiasm — Larry David’s meta-sitcom about life’s endless annoyances — is officially returning for the long-rumored 9th season. Read the full announcement:

The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning comedy series CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, starring Larry David, will return to HBO for its ninth season, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming. Details of the new season will be announced as they are confirmed.

“We’re thrilled that Larry has decided to do a new season of CURB and can’t wait to see what he has planned,” said Bloys.

Asked why he decided to come back, David said, “In the immortal words of Julius Caesar, ‘I left, I did nothing, I returned.’”

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM stars “Seinfeld” co-creator David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. With 80 episodes to date, the show is HBO’s longest-running scripted comedy or drama series. David also starred in and co-wrote the 2013 HBO Films presentation “Clear History.”

The news comes just days after Curb co-star JB Smoove said David recently gauged Smoove’s interest in doing another season of the HBO comedy:

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