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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New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Dredd, Frankenweenie, Anger Management, Dallas

Dredd Adapted by Alex Garland from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra’s legendary comic book and filmed in stunning 3-D, ‘Dredd‘ is now available on 3-D Blu-ray Disc (includes 3-D and standard version of the film plus Digital Copy and UV), DVD (includes Digital Copy and UV), Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View. Mixing pulse-pounding action […]

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Larry David (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

HBO Announces Larry David Movie, Renews ‘Girls,’ Enlightened’

HBO announced Wednesday that they have a deal with comedian Larry David to do a movie in which he will write and star–playing someone other than himself. While there aren’t many other details available, there are rumors that the project also has Jon Hamm and Michael Keaton attached to star, with Greg Mottola on board […]

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