In HBO's Enlightened, Laura Dern stars as corporate executive Amy Jellicoe, who returns from a post-meltdown retreat to pick up the pieces of her broken life. Series creator Mike White stars as Tyler, Amy's friend and co-worker.
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White based much of the story of Enlightened on his own workplace frustration and resulting therapy. The show has just completed its second season on HBO.
Before the midseason break, Breaking Bad's Walter White (Bryan Cranston) had stashed away plenty of drug money, but may have inadvertently tipped off his DEA agent brother-in-law.
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Jon Hamm stars alongside Larry David (under a lot of hair and makeup) in HBO's Clear History. It tells the story of a marketing executive (David) who fights with his boss (Hamm) and sells his share of the company — right before it makes it big.
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AMC's Low Winter Sun is based on an award-winning British miniseries of the same name, and which also starred Mark Strong.
This weekend, the AMC cable network begins showing the final episodes of its acclaimed drama series Breaking Bad, and launches a new one: Low Winter Sun. Meanwhile, HBO presents its newest made-for-TV movie — this one a comedy, starring and co-written by Larry David.
Tiffanie Drayton's mother moved her family to the U-S for a better life. But it wasn't all it was cracked up to be. Now back in her native Trinidad, Drayton tells host Michel Martin what inspired her to share her story in the Salon piece 'Goodbye to my American Dream.' Byline: Michel Martin