HBO Cancels 'Hung,' 'How to Make It in America,' and 'Bored to Death'

More
HBO announced today that it is cancelling three comedies, Hung, How to Make It in America, and Bored to Death, choosing to  renew the less viewed Enlightened, and while the news is upsetting each of the shows' dedicated followings, in some cases, it feels like they should have seen it coming. For instance, #Boredtodeath started trending on Twitter after the announcement, thanks to upset fans, but then most Twitter users just chimed in with reasons they're bored out of their minds at work. (As in, "When I'm #boredtodeath nobody texts me but when I'm busy, my phone blows up.") Not a good sign that your show has penetrated the cultural consciousness.

   Read the full story at The Atlantic Wire.

Jump to comments
Presented by

The Atlantic Wire is your authoritative guide to the news and ideas that matter most right now.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

A Fascinating Short Film About the Multiverse

If life is a series of infinite possibilities, what does it mean to be alive?


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

The Death of Film

You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.

Video

How to Hunt With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

Video

A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

Video

I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Writers

Up
Down

More in Entertainment

Just In