does anyone watch "The Brink" on HBO ?

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  1. DryOatmeal

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    i'm into episode 2

    seems like a 1/2 hour version of Homeland with a "tad" more humor
     
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    yes, on demand, on ep 5
     
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    i'm in the middle of ep 2 on-demand right now
     
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    Yeah, I liked it
     
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    Gave up on it for a while, but went back to it, pretty good, but not great.
     
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    cool song during the credits of ep 2
     
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    time for ep 3
     
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    I think Instant Karma played at the end of 1 of the eps.
     
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    I watched the entire season when it aired. It was enjoyable. I typically don't like Jack Black but he was tolerable. The Secretary of State character was the best.
     
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    Watched it, found the writing pretty bad.
     
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    I liked Ballers too. Glad they're making a second season of it. The Rock is the man.
     
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    Ballers is surprisingly good.
     
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    don't bother, it was canceled after 1 season
     
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    The brink is back for another season
     
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    HBO has reversed its July decision to renew freshman comedy The Brink starringJack Black and Tim Robbins. The series will not be going to Season 2. “After evaluating our schedule and our programming needs, we unfortunately decided we cannot give The Brink the attention it deserves for a second season,” HBO said in a statement to Deadline. “We are proud of the first season and wish everyone involved in this show the very best.
     
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    Good. It sucked.
     
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    Lot of good programming on cable channels right now though.
     
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    Shawshank is the only thing I can stomach watching Tim Robbins in