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Mike Judge Renews HBO Overall Deal, Sets Up Two New Comedy Projects

Mike Judge Renews HBO Overall Deal, Sets Up Two New Comedy Projects

Mike Judge has signed a new two-year overall deal at HBO, Variety has learned.

The deal encompasses all forms of television except for animation. Under the new deal, Judge has set up two new comedy series projects at HBO, both of which have received production commitments.

The first project is titled “QualityLand,” based on the novel of the same name by Marc Uwe-King. The official description reads: “QualityLand is the very near future. It’s everything we have now, and more so. It’s the story of humanity’s struggle against the tyranny of convenience. But funny.”

Mike Judge and Josh Lieb serve as writers and executive producers, with Michael Rotenberg of 3 Arts Entertainment also executive producing. The series is a co-production between HBO and Lionsgate.

The other project is a limited series titled “A5.” It is centered on a bioengineer who discovers the gene that makes a person

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