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    Mike White on Todd Haynes, Romanticizing Goodness and the Exquisite Awkwardness of 'Enlightened'

    Mike White is, at the moment, a man in limbo. His HBO series "Enlightened" has two episodes left in its second season, and its future is uncertain -- ratings are up from season one, but it's still attracting half the audience that tunes in for "Girls," the show with which its...

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    Why 'Compliance' and 'Samsara' Top Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: One of the most controversial films to play at Sundance... well, ever; a documentary 25 years in the making; Tim Burton's animated love letter to the horror films of yonder; the first season of a new hit HBO show starring a loony and wonderful Laura Dern; and an endearing i...

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    Watch: The Trailer for Season Two of 'Enlightened' Sets Laura Dern's Revolution to the Sounds of fun. (Video)

    The trailer for the show's second season looks pretty great, with Dern's Amy Jellicoe working to take down Abaddonn Industries from within to the sound of fun.'s "Some Nights."

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    HBO Sets Premiere Dates for Sophomore Seasons of 'Girls,' 'Enlightened'

    Both Lena Dunhaum's HBO series about four young women in their early 20s trying to figure out life in New York and Mike White's about a former executive (Laura Dern) who's rejoined the workforce after a breakdown and recovery will be returning in the new year.

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    The Future of Sitcoms According to the Creators of 'Parks and Rec,' 'Enlightened,' 'Don’t Trust the B—' and 'Raising Hope'

    Greg Garcia (the creator and executive producer of Fox's "Raising Hope"), Nahnatchka Khan (the creator and executive producer of ABC's "Don’t Trust the B— in Apartment 23"), Michael Schur (the co-creator of NBC's "Parks and Recreation") and Mike White (the co-creator, co-star and executive producer ...

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    Watch: Teaser for 'Enlightened' Season Two Finds Laura Dern Promising 'There Is a Mutiny Brewing!'

    Mike White's oddball comedy "Enlightened" returns to HBO for a second season in January (alongside season two of "Girls") for more of Laura Dern's impressive performance as Amy Jellicoe, a corporate executive looking to reinvent herself and improve life for those around her after a breakdown.

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    Second Seasons Of 'Girls' & 'Enlightened' Slated For January 2013 Premiere On HBO

    When you're hot, you're hot and there has been no other new show on television so far this year that has earned quite the same amount of attention as Lena Dunham's "Girls." With the first three episodes premiering at SXSW to a huge response, "Girls" hit HBO in full fo...

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    Dear HBO: Renew ENLIGHTENED

    “Everything can be transformed,” said Laura Dern’s character, Amy Jellicoe, on last night’s first-season finale of “Enlightened,” walking to work and then through the corridors of her office. “Every single thing. Goodness exists. It’s all around. It’s just sleeping. It can be wakened.”

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