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[01/22/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 22
Updates include: "Betrayal," "Venice" among ABC's go pilots; FOX greenlights "Delirium," "I Suck at Girls"; and NBC, CBS round out today's 23 pilot orders.

[09/12/12 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo Media Continues to Expand Scripted Development Slate with Five New Dramas
Highlights include "Heathers," a present day update of the cult classic 1980's film.

[06/14/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 14
Updates include: John Cho joins the cast of NBC's "Go On"; Meghan Ory named series regular on ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; and HBO mulls a "Bored to Death" telefilm.

[03/23/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 23
Updates include: Jaime Pressly reports to "Bad Girls" at NBC; Delta Burke joins ABC's "Counter Culture"; and Dakota Johnson tapped for "Ned Fox Is My Manny" at FOX.

[02/29/12 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 29
Updates include: Dane Cook to star in NBC's "Next Caller Please"; Hayden Panettiere is bound for ABC's "Nashville"; and Ashley Greene is the latest to "Americana" at ABC.

[02/16/12 - 10:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kristin Kreuk to star in The CW's "Beauty and the Beast"; Colin Ferguson to be "Like Father" for FOX; and Malin Akerman, Jean Smart join "The Smart One" at ABC.

[12/20/11 - 10:13 AM]
HBO Renews "Enlightened," Cancels "Bored to Death," "How To Make It in America" & "Hung"
The Golden Globe-nominated comedy was actually the least-watched of the quartet this season.

[09/22/11 - 12:58 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Bored to Death" Kicks Off Its Eight-Episode Third Season October 10
Guest stars this season include Dick Cavett, Chris Elliott, Halley Feiffer, Isla Fisher, Stacy Keach, David Rasche, Sarah Silverman, Mary Steenburgen, Casey Wilson and Zach Woods.

[08/18/11 - 10:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 18
Updates include: Sarah Silverman to topline a comedy for NBC; TLC to wrap "LA Ink"; and TNT gives "Gateway" a cast-contingent pilot order.

[07/28/11 - 02:36 PM]
HBO/Cinemax 2011/2012 Programming Overview
A complete recap of all of the networks' programming highlights for the upcoming season.

[07/28/11 - 02:32 PM]
HBO Confirms Fall Debut Dates for New and Returning Series "Boardwalk Empire," "Hung," "How to Make It in America," "Bored to Death" and "Enlightened"
"Boardwalk Empire" "Hung," "How to Make It in America" are back on Sundays while "Bored to Death," "Enlightened" to take on Monday nights.

[07/19/11 - 10:00 AM]
"Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again," Hour-Long Special Reuniting the Comedy Greats, to Debut Sept. 9 on HBO
Plus: Cavett will be seen on an episode of the HBO comedy series "Bored to Death" this fall.

[04/01/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 1
Updates include: Eddie Izzard plots FX return; Christopher Lloyd joins NBC's Dan Goor comedy; and Burt Reynolds joins CMT's "Reel Love" original movie.

[03/23/11 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 23
Updates include: "Outsourced's" Ben Rappaport tapped for comedy pilot at CBS; Anthony Head returns to NBC's "Free Agents"; and Eliza Dushku has a "Herd Mentality" for CBS.

[02/28/11 - 08:04 AM]
"SNL" Roars Into March With Host Miley Cyrus and Musical Guest The Strokes on March 5
They'll be followed by Zach Galifianakis and musical guest Jessie J on March 12.

[01/25/11 - 02:16 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: HBO
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/07/11 - 03:01 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
Among its 2011 plans: fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," premiering Sunday, April 17.

[11/03/10 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 3
Updates include: NBC asks for two extra episodes of "Community"; Joan Allen to recur on HBO's "Luck"; and Milo Ventimiglia's comic "Rest" lands at NBC.

[10/27/10 - 06:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 27
Updates include: HBO renews "Bored to Death," "Eastbound & Down"; ABC greenlights "Charlie's Angels" pilot; and Donald Trump inks a first-look deal with NBC Universal.

[09/27/10 - 07:50 AM]
HBO to Make Season Two Premiere of Comedy Series Bored to Death Available Via HBO Ipad App and Other Digital Outlets
Said episode will also be available on HBO.com, the HBO iPhone App, HBO On Demand, Comcast's Xfinitytv.com, YouTube and iTunes.

[08/30/10 - 11:52 AM]
HBO Receives 25 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year
"The Pacific" led all programming with 8 awards, while "Temple Grandin" received 7 awards.

[08/23/10 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Comedy Series Bored to Death, Starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, Kicks Off Its Eight-Episode Second Season SepT. 26
Guest stars this season include series veterans John Hodgman, Patton Oswalt, Oliver Platt, Laila Robins, Jenny Slate and Kirsten Wiig.

[08/21/10 - 06:01 PM]
2010 Creative Arts Emmy(R) Winners
"The Pacific" leads all winners with seven trophies; "Modern Family," "Saturday Night Live" each take home three.

[08/07/10 - 03:22 PM]
Hbo/Cinemax Programming Overview
IN TREATMENT to return in October; THE SUNSET LIMITED to bow in February; and MILDRED PIERCE is due in March.

[07/20/10 - 12:02 PM]
Bored to Death and Eastbound & Down to Return September 26
The sophomore seasons of both series will follow newcomer "Boardwalk Empire" on Sunday nights.

[02/24/10 - 08:24 AM]
Snl Roars Through March
In addition to Jennifer Lopez (February 27), upcoming hosts include Zach Galifianakis (March 6) and Jude Law (March 13).

[02/11/10 - 08:46 AM]
Andrea Bowen and Greg Evigan Set to Star in 'After the Fall,' a Hallmark Movie Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Alicia Ziegler, Fiona Dourif and Rick Malambri also star in the project, due later this year.

[01/28/10 - 08:26 AM]
TBS Closes Script Deal with David Spade and Sony Pictures Television for Animated Version of Spade's Joe Dirt
Spade, Fred Wolf and Donick Cary will co-write the half-hour, which comes from Happy Madison Productions.

[01/14/10 - 02:44 PM]
Hbo/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channel gives a status update on all its various properties.

[12/30/09 - 08:34 AM]
The Closer, "True Blood" Lead 2009's Scripted Cable Series
Plus: how more than 60 of cable's scripted series fared in 2009.

[10/07/09 - 10:31 AM]
HBO Renews the New Comedy Series Bored to Death, Created by Jonathan Ames, for a Second Season
Production on the second season will begin in 2010.

[09/18/09 - 12:24 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bored to Death" (HBO)

[09/14/09 - 12:52 PM]
HBO Offers a Sneak Peek of New Comedy Series, Bored to Death Via HBO on Demand, Comcast's FancasT.com, Itunes and AmazoN.com's Video on Demand Service
"Bored to Death" officially premieres on HBO on Sunday, September 20 at 9:30/8:30c.

[07/30/09 - 08:25 PM]
HBO Renews Current Trio, Gives Status of Upcoming Slate
Plus: Larry David teases the upcoming season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

[07/21/09 - 05:27 PM]
Cable Networks Lock in Fall Premiere Dates for Tca
BBC America, E!, G4, TLC, Animal Planet, HBO, History, Sundance, WE tv, TV One, BET and Comedy Central have all booked their fall plans.

[12/19/08 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 19
Update include: HBO's "Bored to Death" and "How to Make It in America" move forward to series; Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay team for "Cocaine Cowboys" at HBO; and the usual mix of casting news.

[09/17/08 - 06:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 17
Updates include: USA orders "Operating Instructions" to pilot; George Noory returns to Sci Fi; and FOX to revisit the classic Walt Disney tale of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."

[09/03/08 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: September 2-3
Updates include: Ted Danson to get "Bored to Death" for HBO; plus "The Wonder Years" alum Bob Brush to revisit the 1980s for NBC.

[08/15/08 - 06:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 15
Updates include: "Lost's" Matthew Fox gets a raise; "Moonlight's" Alex O'Loughlin to stick with CBS; and Cristian de la Fuente is named series regular on USA's "In Plain Sight."

[06/30/08 - 05:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 30
Updates include: Jason Schwartzman to lead HBO pilot; NBC extends newcomer "Kath & Kim"; and TNT looks to import "Cracker" to the U.S. for a second time.

[06/10/08 - 04:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 10
Updates include: Jonathan Ames to be "Bored to Death" for HBO while Twentieth Television orders a pilot for its Al D'Amato court show.







BORED TO DEATH (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/20/09 - 11/28/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
3 (24 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 12/20/11
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2011) Jonathan Ames continues to ply his trade as an unlicensed private detective, getting caught up in increasingly risky jobs and absurd adventures around New York City with George and Ray, his always supportive partners in solving crime. In addition, a shocking revelation drives him to embark on one of his most important cases yet, the quest to find his biological father. As if that wasn't enough, Jonathan's writing career is finally starting to look up with the publication of his long-delayed second book. Created by real-life author Jonathan Ames ("The Extra Man," "The Alcoholic"), BORED TO DEATH begins its eight-episode third season with the episode entitled "The Blonde in the Woods" on MONDAY, OCT. 10 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other half-hour episodes debuting on subsequent Mondays at the same time, exclusively on HBO. The new series "Enlightened," starring Laura Dern, debuts immediately following the season debut of BORED TO DEATH. Starring Jason Schwartzman ("Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," "Funny People") as the fictional Jonathan Ames, BORED TO DEATH tells the story of the noir-obsessed writer, who moonlights as an unlicensed private detective listing his services on Craigslist. This season, Ames has published "A Blonde in the Woods," his collection of mystery stories, and is living in the topmost apartment of Brooklyn's Williamsburgh bank tower, while putting his sleuthing skills to the test for a myriad of clients new and old.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Heather Burns as Leah (Season 2- )
· Jason Schwartzman as Jonathan Ames
· Ted Danson as George Christopher
· Zach Galifianakis as Ray Hueston
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Taylor as CP
· Alan Taylor as DIR (Pilot)
· Anna Dokoza as PROD
· David Becky as EP
· Donick Cary as CO-EP
· Jonathan Ames as EP
· Jonathan Ames as WRTR (Pilot)
· Martin Gero as SP
· Michael Stricks as PROD/UPM
· Paul Simms as CP (Pilot)
· Sarah Condon as EP
· Stephanie Davis as EP
· Tami Sagher as CO-PROD
· Tracey Baird as CO-EP
· Troy Miller as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Dakota Pictures
· Fair Harbor Productions
· Herring Wonder, The