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HBO Re-Ups Enthusiasm , Arli$$

Fans of Larry David and Robert Wuhl will get to see more of their series on
Home Box Office next year.

The premium service has renewed comedic skeins Curb Your Enthusiasm
and Arli$$ for new seasons. HBO original-programming president Chris
Albrecht said the network has ordered 10 more installments of each
series.

Curb Your Enthusiasm, created by and starring Seinfeld co-creator
David, will return for a third season. HBO has aired 20 of the shows to
date.

Arli$$, created and executive-produced by series star Wuhl, will return
for a seventh season on the premium service in 2002. HBO has aired 69 original
installments of the show to date.

Curb Your Enthusiasm completed its second campaign Nov. 25, notching a
4.9 rating/17 share for the season-finale premiere within HBO homes, according
to Nielsen Media Research data.

For the season, the series' premiere installments averaged a 4.7
rating/share. That translated into 1.6 million households -- up 7 percent from
the skein's initial campaign -- and 2.3 million viewers.

Season cumulative numbers had not been tallied by press
time.