TruTV renews 'Black Gold'

Reality series follows rival oil-drilling crews

TruTV has announced a second-season pickup of its reality series "Black Gold."

The show, executive produced by Thom Beers, follows competing crews drilling on Texan oil rigs.

The second season will feature "Rooster" McConaughey, the brother of actor Matthew, among other personalities in the oil business.

"Black Gold's" proved a success, with the highest ratings ever recorded on truTV (formerly Court TV) when it premiered with 1.7 million viewers.

The second season will premiere on Wednesday, August 19th at 10 p.m.