Behind the scenes: HBO’s Eastbound & Down

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy, the guys behind Funny or Die, also are responsible for getting Danny McBride his own comedy series, Eastbound & Down, which debuts Sunday, Feb. 15, on HBO. McBride plays Kenny Powers, a former Major League Baseball star whose star has fallen, landing him back in his North Carolina hometown teaching gym to middle schoolers. Here is HBO's documentary look behind the scenes of the show. Enjoy:

Oh, and Andy Daly plays the principal!

Sean L. McCarthy

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