Starz announced today a Season 2 pick up of the critically acclaimed slam dunk STARZ Original Series Survivor's Remorse from executive producers Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O'Malley, Paul Wachter and Victor Levin.
The sophomore season of the half-hour scripted comedy series will feature 10 episodes - up from its six-episode first season.
The first episode of Survivor's Remorse debuted on October 4 on STARZ with a multiplatform performance of 1.3 million viewers in the first week.*
Said Chris Albrecht, CEO of Starz:
"We're thrilled with the overwhelming critical acclaim 'Survivors Remorse' has received and we look forward to continuing our partnership with such an all-star team. Starz retains all domestic and international multiplatform rights including television, home entertainment, and digital."
About Survivor's Remorse
Survivor's Remorse follows Cam Calloway, played by Jessie Usher, a basketball phenom in his early 20's who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam, along with his cousin and confidant Reggie Vaughn, played by RonReaco Lee, move to Georgia to start Cam's journey to success. The two confront the challenges of carrying needy family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from. Cam, Reggie and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love, and loyalty.
The cast also includes Erica Ash as M-Chuck, the sister of Cam Calloway; Teyonah Parris as Reggie's wife Missy; Tichina Arnold ("Martin," "Everybody Hates Chris") as Cassie, Cam's mother; and Mike Epps ("Being Mary Jane," The Hangover, the Friday franchise) as Cam's Uncle Julius.
Mike O'Malley, consulting producer and Emmy®-nominated actor for his role on "Glee," serves as executive producer and showrunner for "Survivor's Remorse." Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox and LeBron James executive produce with Maverick Carter, sports marketing executive and LeBron James's business partner; Paul Wachter, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Main Street Advisors, and Victor Levin ("Mad Men," "Mad About You").