Bored to Death follows the life of novelist Jonathan Ames, a fictionalized version of the show’s creator, who’s struggling with a painful break-up, writer’s block and a burgeoning drinking problem, and so decides to moonlight as a private detective in order to shake up his life.
September 20, 2009-November 28, 2011 (three seasons, 24 episodes) on HBO
Seasons 1-3 are available on DVD.
Jason Schwartzman as Jonathan Ames
Ted Danson as George Christopher
Zach Galifianakis as Ray Hueston
Heather Burns as Leah
Bored to Death was created by Jonathan Ames, author of several acclaimed novels including The Extra Man and Wake Up, Sir!, as well as the graphic novel The Alcoholic. Ames serves as executive producer along with Sarah Condon, Stephanie Davis, Dave Becky and Troy Miller.