HBO has ordered 11 episodes of David Milch's surfing drama, John From Cincinnati.

The network picked up the show set in the world of Southern California surfing; The Hollywood Reporter syas it revolves around the dysfunctional Yost family of Imperial Beach and their encounter with contemporary American culture and commerce and other forces. It stars Bruce Greenwood as a former surfing star; also in the cast, Rebecca De Mornay, Brian Van Holt, Greyson Fletcher, Austin Nichols, Matt Winston, Ed O'Neill and Luis Guzman.

John From Cincinnati will start to air on HBO next year.