HBO Renews 'Treme'


The music will play on for HBO's drama series Treme.

The pay TV service said Friday it is greenlighting a third season of the New Orleans-based series, which stars Wendell Pierce, Steve Zahn and Khandi Alexander.

The David Simon and Eric Overmeyer -produced series is currently averaging 2 million viewers, including replays, for its sophomore campaign, said network officials.

The Treme order comes on the heels of the network's renewal of freshman fantasy/drama seriesGame of Thrones.