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Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley Comedy Gets Series Order From HBO

"Beavis and Butt-Head" boss to poke fun at the high-tech industry 

Mike Judge is heading to Silicon Valley. Via HBO.

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The premium cable outlet has given a series order to the "King of the Hill" and "Beavis and Butt-Head" honcho's comedic take on the heart of the computer industry.

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The half-hour comedy is set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

Judge wrote the pilot with his "King of the Hill" cohorts John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. They also executive-produced the pilot, along with Michael Rotenberg, Tom Lassally and Scott Rudin.

Deadline first reported on the project's series order.