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[10/29/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 29
Updates include: Hayley Kiyoko joins the cast of "CSI: Cyber" at CBS; Kyra Sedgwick, Kari Lizer team for HBO comedy; and Geoff Stults to star in comedy project at CBS.

[05/21/14 - 06:04 AM]
HBO Programming Including "The Sopranos," "Boardwalk Empire," "True Blood," "The Wire," "Deadwood," "Six Feet Under," "Big Love," "Rome" and More, Now Available on Prime Instant Video
"We're thrilled to deliver this collection of groundbreaking, beloved content from HBO to Amazon Prime members for unlimited streaming at no additional cost," said Brad Beale.

[04/23/14 - 06:19 AM]
Amazon and HBO Ink Exclusive Multi-Year Deal to Bring Award-Winning HBO Programming To Prime Members
"The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The Wire," "Big Love," "Eastbound & Down," "Oz," "Band of Brothers," "Deadwood," "Boardwalk Empire" and "True Blood" are among the titles.

[07/18/13 - 09:41 AM]
HBO Receives 108 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year
"Game of Thrones" led all HBO nominees with 16 nominations, while "Behind the Candelabra" received 15 nominations.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/19/13 - 05:06 PM]
HBO Pulls the Plug on "Enlightened" After Two Seasons
The show's sophomore run averaged just 224,000 viewers for the pay channel.

[01/28/13 - 01:14 PM]
Next Episodes of "Girls," "Enlightened" Debut Sat., Feb. 2, Available Now on HBO GO and HBO On Demand
Both shows can also be seen at their usual time on Sunday, February 3.

[01/04/13 - 01:46 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channels issue their biannual recap of their upcoming offerings.

[12/12/12 - 10:07 AM]
Golden Globe-Winning Series "Enlightened," Starring Laura Dern, Kicks Off Its Second Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars this season include Dermot Mulroney, Michaela Watkins, Amy Hill and Molly Shannon.

[12/11/12 - 08:59 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Girls," Created by and Starring Lena Dunham, Returns for Second Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars this season include Andrew Rannells, Donald Glover, Chris O'Dowd, Rita Wilson, Jorma Taccone, Rosanna Arquette, Carol Kane and Patrick Wilson.

[10/22/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 22
Updates include: Adam Baldwin boards TNT's "The Last Ship"; Isaiah Mustafa to guest on USA's "Sirens"; and "New Girl's" Jake Johnson to pen comedy for FOX.

[10/15/12 - 01:11 PM]
HBO Confirms Jan. 13 Debut for "Girls" and "Enlightened"
Both series will return for 10-episode second seasons at 9:00/8:00c and 9:30/8:30c, respectively.

[10/12/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Mimi Gianopulos to star in ABC Family's "Continuing Fred"; Erin Richards lands lead in FOX's "Lifestyle Lemonaid"; and Adult Swim orders seventh season of "Robot Chicken."

[08/01/12 - 03:15 PM]
HBO at TCA: Rolling Stones Documentary, Larry David Movie on Tap
Plus: the network's executives on "Treme," "The Newsroom," "Game of Thrones," "The Corrections" and more!

[08/01/12 - 02:04 PM]
HBO/Cinemax 2012-2013 Programming Overview
The networks release their biannual programming recaps for the rest of the year and beyond.

[08/01/12 - 02:00 PM]
Acclaimed HBO Series "Enlightened" and "Girls" to Kick Off Second Seasons in Jan. 2013
Both shows are scheduled for 10-episode second seasons by the pay channel.

[03/30/12 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 30
Updates include: Charity Wakefield reports to NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; Zachary Abel, Malese Jow bound for The CW's "Shelter"; and Ashley Hinshaw to star in Lifetime's "Talhotblond."

[03/13/12 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 13
Updates include: Matt Davis to lead The CW's "Cult"; Freddie Prinze Jr. reports to NBC comedy pilot; and CBS shuffles the cast on "Partners."

[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.

[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.

[12/15/11 - 09:17 AM]
HBO Receives 18 Golden Globe Nominations, The Most of Any Television Network This Year
Other nominated series include "Game of Thrones," "Hung" and "Enlightened."

[12/15/11 - 05:43 AM]
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO receives 18 nods, including four for "Mildred Pierce" and three each for "Boardwalk Empire," "Too Big to Fail" and "Cinema Verite."

[09/23/11 - 07:55 AM]
New Series "Enlightened" Debuts October 10, Exclusively on HBO
The Laura Dern-led comedy also stars Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Timm Sharp, Amy Hill and Mike White.

[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.

[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.

[01/13/11 - 07:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 13
Updates include: ABC greenlights two new pilots; Jerry Rice, Carson Daly to host NBC projects; and Robert Wagner to return "Charlie's Angels" at ABC.

[11/17/10 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 17
Updates include: Raven Symone reports to ABC Family's "Great State of Georgia"; Molly Parker to "Meet Jane" for Lifetime; and Angela Bassett joins "One Police Plaza" at ABC.

[08/09/10 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 9
Updates include: Anthony E. Zuiker returns to "CSI"; Serinda Swan joins A&E's "Breakout Kings"; and Zach Gilford reports to ABC's "Off the Map."

[08/07/10 - 05:31 PM]
HBO at TCA: "Entourage" to End Next Season, "Detective Agency" May Return
Plus: notes on "Boardwalk Empire," "Game of Thrones" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

[07/12/10 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 12
Updates include: Melina Kanakaredes to depart "CSI: NY"; Timm Sharp joins HBO's "Enlightened"; and Peter Serafinowicz named series regular on FOX's "Running Wilde."

[06/23/10 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 23
Updates include: Mos Def joins HBO's "Enlightened"; Paula Patton tapped as latest "Law & Order: SVU" ADA; and Denis Leary's Apostle sets up shop at two new homes.

[04/08/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: "Enlightened," "Shameless" land series orders at HBO, Showtime; "Jeopardy," "Wheel of Fortune" are good through 2013-14; and Francois Arnaud joins Showtime's "The Borgias."

[01/04/10 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 4
Updates include: ABC, NBC greenlight pilots; TV One orders "Love That Girl"; and Kim Raver upped to regular on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[11/18/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 18
Updates include: Gretchen Mol to recur on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"; "The Listener" to continue in Canada; and Amaury Nolasco joins A&E's "Quickening."

[09/03/09 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 3
Updates include: Matt Nix brings "Jack & Dan" to FOX; Hank Steinberg to import "Prime Suspect" for NBC; and Bret Harrison returns to comedy for CBS.

[08/06/09 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 6
Updates include: Laura Dern to get "Enlightened" for HBO; Virginia Madsen to drop by USA's "Monk"; and a quartet joins the FX pilot "Terriers."







ENLIGHTENED (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/10/11 - 3/3/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (18 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 3/19/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, January 2013) ENLIGHTENED: This Golden Globe-winning show focuses on a self-destructive woman (Laura Dern) who has a spiritual awakening after a meltdown. Determined to live a more enlightened existence, the former executive's new lifestyle wreaks havoc both at home and at work. Luke Wilson and Diane Ladd also star; the cast also includes series writer-director Mike White. White and Dern are executive producers. The eight-episode second season begins Jan. 13.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amy Hill as Judy
· Diane Ladd as Helen
· Laura Dern as Amy Jellicoe
· Luke Wilson as Levi
· Mike White as Tyler
· Sarah Burns as Krista
· Timm Sharp as Dougie
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Mos Def as Dougie (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Bernad as PROD
· Edward Saxon as CO-EP
· Jason Weinberg as PROD
· Laura Dern as CRTR
· Miguel Arteta as CO-EP
· Mike White as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available