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Ted Danson's comedica genuis ensure you won't be Bored to Death 

Bored to Death, HBO Canada, Sunday nights

Sunday has quietly become a gold-star TV night, with cable nerds replacing their taste for True Blood with the one-two hitter, Curb Your Enthusiasm and the new Jason Schwartzman noir-farce comedy, Bored to Death. Schwartzman has found the perfect (30-minute) vehicle for his neurotic, self-absorbed persona, as white-wine-sipping writer Jonathan Ames who, inspired by a Raymond Chandler novel, secretly becomes a private detective. Zach Galifianakis plays the usual grubby best friend, but really, the supporting actor award goes to Ted Danson as Schwartzman's pot-smoking, herpes-ridden playboy editor. His comedic timing and tics are the real reason to watch this show

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