HBO's 'Enlightened' Canceled After Two Seasons

Raphael Chestang
ET OnlineMarch 20, 2013
HBO's 'Enlightened' Canceled After Two Seasons

After two seasons, the Laura Dern starrer Enlightened has reached the end of the road.

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"It was a very difficult decision," HBO said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "We've decided not to continue Enlightened for a third season. We're proud of the show and we look forward to working with [co-creators] Mike White and Laura Dern in the future."

The half-hour dark comedy series followed self-destructive executive Amy Jellicoe (Dern), who attempts to pick up the pieces of her life after rehab.

After the initial success of season one, which earned Dern a Golden Globe, the show has been outshined by other HBO shows such as Girls and Veep.

HBO is reportedly working on four comedy pilots -- which include shows from Lorne Michaels (People in New Jersey) and Mike Judge (Silicon Valley) -- in addition to prepping for the May premiere of Christopher Guest's comedy Family Tree.

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