July 4, 2022

HBO renews “The Deuce” for a second season

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HBO renews drama series The Deuce for a second season. Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon (HBO’s The Wire), the new series starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal began its eight-episode season on Sunday, September 17. New episodes can be seen every Sunday night.

The Deuce follows the rise of the porn culture in New York from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world of the sex trade from the moment when both a liberalizing cultural revolution in American sexuality and new legal definitions of obscenity created a billion-dollar industry that is now an elemental component of the American cultural landscape. Beginning in 1971, the show follows a cast of barkeeps, prostitutes, pimps, police and nightlife denizens as they swirl through a world of sex, crime, high times and violence and the porn business begins its climb from Mafia-backed massage parlors and film labs to legitimacy and cultural permanence.

 Season one credits include: George Pelecanos, David Simon, Nina Kostroff Noble and James Franco as executive producers; Richard Price as co-executive producer; and Marc Henry Johnson and Maggie Gyllenhaal as producers. 

About HBO Latin America

HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the region, recognized for the quality and diversity of its exclusive programming, including: series, films, documentaries, specials and original productions. The content is transmitted in HD in more than 40 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean through its channels HBO, HBO2, HBO Signature, HBO Plus, HBO Family, MAX, MAX Prime, MAX Up and Cinemax. Its programming is also offered across multiple platforms, such as HBO GO, Cinemax GO and HBO On Demand.

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