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Enlightened Season 2 Episode 3 “Higher Power”

ENLIGHTENED  "Higher Power" Season 2 episode 3  airs on Sunday January 27 2013 at 9:30 PM on HBO. Synopsis:  Amy and a still-reluctant Tyler meet Jeff at a jazz club, where he reveals he’s already beenworking  on a story about Abaddonn but needs proof of bribery, leading Amy to revel in her fantasies. When several top execs can’t log onto their accounts, Abaddonn’s breach of security is exposed, leaving Tyler scrambling to find a solution that won’t lead investigators to him or Amy. Suspecting foul play, Dougie (Timm Sharp) vows to root out the true perps, while Krista (Sarah Burns) is rushed to the hospital with a pregnancy complication. READ MORE...

HBO Releases Details About February Episodes of 'Enlightened'

HBO has released descriptions of the February episodes of Enlightened. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/rFWFUCEMBsE/

Enlightened Season 2 Episode 2 “Revenge Play”

ENLIGHTENED  "Revenge Play" Season 2 episode 2  airs on Sunday January 20 2013 at 9:30 PM on HBO. Synopsis :  Amy and a still-reluctant Tyler meet Jeff at a jazz club, where he reveals he’s already been working on a story about Abaddonn but needs proof of bribery, leading Amy to revel in her fantasies. When several top execs can’t log onto their accounts, Abaddonn’s breach of security  is exposed, leaving Tyler scrambling to find a solution that won’t lead investigators to him or Amy. Suspecting foul play, Dougie (Timm Sharp) vows to root out the true perps, while Krista (Sarah Burns) is rushed to the hospital with a pregnancy complication. READ MORE...

Enlightened Season 2 Premiere “The Key”

ENLIGHTENED  "The Key" Season 2 episode 1  airs on Sunday January 13 2013 at 9:30 PM on HBO. Synopsis:  Looking for "the key" to ruin Abaddonn and "free" its employees, Amy (Laura Dern) orchestrates a meeting with Jeff Flender (Dermot Mulroney), a charming whistle-blowing journalist, sharing incriminating e-mails she printed out at work with Tyler’s (Mike White) IT password. Though he doesn’t find a story in the e-mails, Jeff encourages Amy to dig deeper and find more explosive evidence that could help bring down the company. READ MORE...

Seitz: Enlightened's Heroine Is Still Deranged, But Not Totally Wrong

What if you had the key that could unlock the chains, the magic key that could free us all—would you use it?" asks Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern), the heroine of HBO’s great comedy Enlightened , which returns for its second season this week. Amy thinks she has such a key—a password to access e-mails of the executives at her L.A.-area cosmetics company, Abaddonn, who she suspects are lying greed-balls who pollute the environment, sell unsafe products, and plot to replace their workforce with "one fat guy in an office somewhere." And she’s right. Too bad this righteous messenger is so easy to shoot. Amy is a former sales executive who last season took a leave for reckless behavior, rehabbed at a holistic treatment facility, and rejoined the company as a wage slave in Abaddonn’s experimental Cogentiva division, ground zero of the worker-replacement scheme. She’s a paranoid, manipulative flirt, a lazy flake whose workload is carried by her nebbishy co-worker Tyler (series co-creator Mike White), and a drama queen who acts as if other people are supporting players in the Julia Roberts movie of her life. "This is fate, serious fate, like sword-in-the-rock fate," Amy tells her mother, played by Dern’s real-life mom, Diane Ladd. "Maybe I am chosen for something, you know?" Read More.... http://www.vulture.com/2013/01/seitz-on-enlighteneds-deranged-heroine.html

HBO's ENLIGHTENED returns on January 13th

Don't miss the season premiere of Enlightened on HBO January 13th at 9:30pm. http://www.starpulse.com/news/_television/genres/hbo/2012/12/12/hbos_enlightened_returns_on_january_13?ref_src=news_rss

FIRST LOOK: 'Enlightened' Is Back For Season 2

" Enlightened " is headed back to HBO this January, and we have an exclusive first look at the show's key art for Season 2. Check out "Enlightened's" Season 2 poster below: "Enlightened" stars Lauren Dern, who won a Golden Globe for her performance as Amy, a woman "on the verge of a nervous breakthrough." Season 2 of "Enlightened" will also see the return of key characters Levi (Luke Wilson), Helen (Diane Ladd), Dougie (Timm Sharp), Tyler (Mike White) and more. Click through the slideshow below for a look at Season 2's character posters. Season 2 of "Enlightened" premieres on Sun., Jan. 13 at 9:30 p.m. EST on HBO. http://feeds.huffingtonpost.com/~r/HP/Entertainment/~3/lXb1qwGaZjk/englightened-season-2-key-art_n_2259151.html

Laura Dern Takes On The American Dream In ‘Enlightened’ Season 2 Trailer [Video]

HBO’s critically-acclaimed  Enlightened  is returning  for a second season  this January, and inpreparation  the premium channel has released a sharp new trailer set to the tune of Fun’s "Some Nights." Laura Dern’s enlightenment-seeking Amy Jellicoe will continue her quest to out her company’s environmental sins this season, and she’s dragging her co-worker Tyler (Mike White) along for the ride whether he likes it or not. Also on-board is season two newcomer Dermot Mulroney, who will be playing an investigative journalist Amy enlists to assist her in exposing Abaddon Industries. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/12/06/laura-dern-takes-on-the-american-dream-in-enlightened-season-2-trailer-video/

HBO: Girls, Enlightened to Return January 13th

HBO has announced the premiere dates for the second seasons of comedies Girls and Enlightened. Beginning on January 13th at 9:00, the 10-episode sophomore run of critical darling Girls will commence, while the Mike White comedy Enlightened will return from a year-long hiatus at 9:30. Both will be airing in a different timeslot than they did during their previous seasons, as Girls premiered this spring at 10:00 with Veep and Enlightened was paired with Bored to Death during HBO's brief foray into Monday night programming. In addition, the two will have the rare task of airing on a night without a drama, as the sudden cancellation of Luck left HBO without an hour-long ready to air come January. Last January, the network debuted the horse racing drama from David Milch at 9:00 and doubled up episodes of Chris Lilley's Angry Boys at 10:00 and 10:30, respectively. Read More... http://www.tvovermind.com/hbo/hbo-girls-enlightened-january-13th/

‘Enlightened’ Season 2: There’s A Mutiny Brewing At Abaddon Industries

"Let’s win one for the little guys!" an impassioned Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern) says to her co-worker Tyler (Mike White) in the season  two teaser for HBO’s  Enlightened . His response? "I’ve got to go to the bathroom." By now Amy is used to her enthusiasm being met with reserve, or worse, hostility. Don’t expect that to dissuade her from continuing down the path of enlightenment though. Season two will see her continuing her crusade against her company’s environmental transgressions. At one point in the trailer  she even proclaims, "There is a mutiny brewing." In addition to Tyler, Amy will have additional help in furthering her cause form guest stars  Dermot Mulroney and Molly Shannon. Watch the trailer below to see them in action! Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/19/enlightened-season-2-theres-a-mutiny-brewing-at-abaddon-industries/  
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