Enlightened Poster

Air Date: October 10th, 2011

Network: HBO

Series Summary
A self-destructive woman has a spiritual awakening that wreaks havoc on her home and work lives.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Comedy drama


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  • [The] disappointment, and the full-hearted yet misguided ways Amy imagines she might transcend it, are the real subjects of the series, and Dern and White have both seemingly spent long careers in preparation for a project exactly as ambivalent, humane, and beautifully contradictory as this. Show More

  • The show is an absolute original. [28 Jan 2013, p.44] Show More

  • That Enlightened's propagandist and activist message is tinged with irony only makes it more perfectly tooled to our times. Show More

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Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy