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Video: Laura Dern Buzzes (Elegantly) About the Late, Great Enlightened

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HBO’s Enlightened may not have scored a Season 3 pickup from HBO, but that did nothing to dampen Laura Dern’s good vibrations when TVLine’s Michael Ausiello caught up with her on the Emmy red carpet Sunday. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!

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It’s been 12 years since anyone has scored back-to-back Emmy wins for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. (*If you’re scratching your head wondering who, exactly, holds that honor, kindly scroll to the end of this post!)

The question, of course, is whether …READ MORE & TAKE THE POLL

Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy? Take Our Poll!


The six ladies nominated for the 2013 Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy all have an interesting thing in common: …READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE!

HBO Boss Talks Thrones End Date, Recasting James Gandolfini, Enlightened's Demise


There is no end in sight for Game of Thrones and True Blood, HBO’s top programming exec maintained to reporters Thursday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour in Beverly Hills.

“It can go on as long as there are stories to tell,” network president Michael Lombardo said of Thrones‘ future. Regarding True Blood, which was just renewed for a seventh season, Lombardo pointed to a new …READ MORE

HBO Cancels Enlightened After Two Seasons


Amy Jellicoe’s path to enlightenment may continue, but not on your TV screen.

HBO has cancelled Mike White and Laura Dern’s critically adored-yet-ratings challenged dramedy Enlightened, TVLine has confirmed. READ MORE

Enlightened Finale Post Mortem: Mike White on Amy's Future and Her Explosive Final Showdown

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If you’ve yet to watch Sunday’s Enlightened, avert your eyes now. Everyone else, read on…

Enlightened‘s Season 2 finale ended with a bang — but also with a peaceful meditation. READ MORE

Enlightened Season 2 Finale Preview: Mike White Talks Renewal Hopes and Happy Endings


Sunday night’s Season 2 finale of Enlightened (HBO, 9:30/8:30c) will see the ultimate showdown between protagonist Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern) and the unscrupulous overlords at the corporation that employs her. But the outcome of Amy-vs.-Abaddon isn’t the only news that’s keeping the cult favorite’s fanbase in a state of suspense. READ MORE

Performers of the Week: Molly Shannon and Mike White From Enlightened

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A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMERS | Molly Shannon and Mike White

THE SHOW | Enlightened (HBO)


Video: Enlightened's Season 2 Trailer Has Arrived


It may not get quite as much buzz as fellow HBO comedies Girls and Veep, but I’m equally (maybe even slightly more) excited for the Jan. 13 return of Enlightened, Laura Dern and Mike White’s look at one slightly unhinged woman’s fight against The Man.

HBO recently released the Golden Globe-nominated series’ Season 2 trailer, which is set to the rousing tune of Fun’s “Some Nights,” and features the arrival of …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

HBO Sets Girls, Enlightened Premiere Dates


Girls and Enlightened will return for their second seasons on Sunday, January 13, HBO announced Monday. READ MORE