Pot-themed comedy High Maintenance’s move from the web to TV will continue. HBO has given a second-season order to the series following its strong debut on the pay cable network this month.


Providing a glimpse into the homes and routines of eccentric New Yorkers, the show explores the private lives of these unique individuals through a common thread: their weed deliveryman. Ben Sinclair stars as the Guy, whose client base includes a group of characters with neuroses as diverse as the city. High Maintenance was created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, who write and direct every episode of the first season, and executive produced by Katja Blichfeld, Ben Sinclair and Russell Gregory.

High Maintenance
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“The response to the new episodes exceeded all of our expectations,” said HBO’s Casey Bloys. “Ben and Katja are brilliant, unconventional storytellers, and we’re excited to see what they dream up for us in our second season.”

High Maintenance kicked off its six-episode first season September 16 on HBO, debuting new half-hours Fridays at 11 PM. Despite its berth outside of primetime and underscoring the current appetite for marijuana-themed shows, the first episode was among the top five assets on HBO’s digital platforms in its first week of availability and has a gross audience of 2 million viewers to date. The audience for the September 23 second episode was up 6% compared with the premiere.

High Maintenance is produced by Janky Clown Productions and edited by Sinclair.