(CBS) For HBO, it's out with the old and in with the new.
The cable network axed three of its comedies: "Hung," "Bored to Death" and "How to Make it in America." It will renew "Enlightened," starring Laura Dern, for a second season.
In early 2012, HBO will debut "Luck," starring Dustin Hoffman, as well as Aaron Sorkin's show about life behind the scenes of a TV news show, expected to be called "Newsroom." The network will also premiere "Veep," with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Girls," "Life's Too Short" and "Angry Boys."
New seasons of "Game of Thrones," "True Blood," "Boardwalk Empire" and "Treme" are also in the works.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Bored to Death," starring Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson, debuted with just 240,000 viewers its third season. That was down from 1.1 million a year earlier.
"How to Make it in America" wrapped its second season with only 560,000 viewers.