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HBO Terminates 'Hung' and 'Bored to Death,' Picks Up 'Enlightened'

The end of the road has come for Hung, Bored to Death, and How To Make It in America!

HBO has decided to cancel these TV series in order to make way for the new programming coming down the pipeline. Hung and Bored to Death each ran for three seasons, while How To Make It in America ran for two.

On the other hand, HBO ordered a second season of Enlightened, which stars Laura Dern, who was recently earned Golden Globe nods for best TV series (comedy/musical) and for best actress.

The cable network will be rolling out  many new things to start out 2012.  HBO will premiere Luck, a new drama from Michael Mann and David Milch that stars Dustin Hoffman; as well as Aaron Sorkin’s yet to be titled series about life behind the scenes of a cable-news show. AlsoVeep, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Girls, Life’s Too Short, and Angry Boys will make their debut.

New seasons of Game of Thrones, True Blood, Boardwalk Empire, and Treme also are coming.  However; there is no clear word yet on a new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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