Why HBO Decided to Cancel ‘Enlightened’

By Tim Molloy HBO executives were asked to ponder Thursday whether they regretted cancelling “Enlightened” in light of Laura Dern’s Emmy nomination for the show last week. HBO president of programming Michael Lombardo said the network was disappointed that the show didn’t improve on its ratings in its second season, but also felt that the […]

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Laura Dern of "Enlightened" (Photo: HBO)

HBO Cancels ‘Enlightened’

HBO has cancelled the dramedy “Enlightened” after two seasons. The half-hour series, created and written by Mike White, starred Laura Dern as a woman trying to pull herself together after having a nervous breakdown. The cable network announced the decision not to move forward with a third season on Tuesday. “It was a very difficult […]

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HBO Cancels ‘Hung,’ ‘Bored To Death,’ ‘How To Make It’, Renews ‘Enlightened’

HBO is a network that doesn’t tend to make a ton of programming changes at the same time. But today, it gave good news to one of its newer shows while saying goodbye to a bunch of veteran comedies. According to Deadline, the network has cancelled “Hung,” “Bored to Death” and “How to Make It […]

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