'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Bored to Death' and more HBO fall premieres (including two on Mondays)

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HBO will try to stake out a place for original programming on Monday nights in the fall with a pair of comedies.The third season of "Bored to Death" and the new comedy "Enlightened" will form a one-hour block at 9 p.m. ET Mondays starting Oct. 10. HBO hasn't aired original series on any night other than Sunday in several years -- since the final season of "Six Feet Under" aired on Mondays in 2005, to be exact.But HBO has five series on the air in the fall, and since it doesn't air shows before 9 p.m. ET in on Sundays, they won't all fit in primetime. HBO co-president Richard Plepler also notes that about half of the viewership, and sometimes more, for original series comes from repeat airings, DVRs, on-demand and HBO Go, so he's fairly confident an audience will find the Monday shows.In addition to "Bored to Death" and "Enlightened," HBO will also roll...


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