Eighteen episodes of Danny McBride and Jody Hill comedy ordered by network

Danny McBride will reunite Jody Hill, whom he worked with on Eastbound & Down on new show Vice Principles.

HBO has confirmed its order of 18 episodes of the show, which focuses on a US high school through the eyes of its vice principle.

Splitsider that Vice Principals “just focuses on different parts of the high school world. It’s based off a [movie] script that Danny and me wrote a long time ago, and we’re kind of evolving that into our show.”

McBride played former baseball star Kenny Powers, in HBO’s Eastbound & Down . The show ended in 2013.