Murray Bartlett

HBO renews 'Looking' for second season

HBO renews 'Looking' for second season

"Looking," HBO's gay-themed dramedy, has found its Mr. Season 2.

The premium cable network announced Wednesday it will be bringing back the half-hour show, about a trio of friends navigating adulthood in San Francisco, for a sophomore season. Production will begin later this year in San Francisco. 

The series, from Michael Lannan and Andrew Haigh ("Weekend"), is at the tail end of its first season. Though its Jan. 19 premiere was soft, the series has steadily climbed in viewership to numbers akin to some of the network's other modest performing series....