June 14, 2016 1:45 pm

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ returning to HBO for 9th season

Larry David stars in Season 8 of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.'

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HBO announced Tuesday that hit show Curb Your Enthusiasm, starring Larry David, will be returning to the channel for a ninth season.

“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 Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming.

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Asked why he decided to return to the beloved TV series, David said, “In the immortal words of Julius Caesar, ‘I left, I did nothing, I returned.'”

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The comedy, which originally started in 2000, stars David as a hyperbolic version of himself in an unflinching depiction of his day-to-day life. With 80 existing episodes, it is HBO’s longest-running scripted comedy or drama series.

There’s no word yet on a Season 9 premiere date.

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