Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store now available!
Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up special Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store is available on his website for the now-customary $5. Earlier this week, FX secured the television broadcast rights to the special. He sent an email notifying his fans on Tuesday the day after canceling his record-se... [Read More]
Louis CK adds fourth MSG arena show; filmed “Live at the Comedy Store,” coming this spring online, then on FX
Louis CK already has his next stand-up special in the can as he continues to take victory laps around Madison Square Garden, adding a fourth show for next week. As he wrote to fans, "I mean, if you keep buying the tickets, I have to keep doing the shows. My third show at Madison square garden on Sat... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things
The Louis C.K. train does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. FX CEO John Landgraf announced on Sunday that FX bought the television rights to the comedian’s new stand-up special Louis C.K. Live From the Comedy Store. However, in perfect Louis C.K. style, the special will first be ava... [Read More]
From Books to 'SNL' to Pixar to a Sitcom with Simon Rich
by Jane Hu There are a few observations critics almost always make about Simon Rich: how young he is, how much younger he looks, and how much he’s accomplished regardless. The next move usually is to list his accolades: when Rich graduated from Harvard (having served as president of the Harvar... [Read More]
'Louie' Premieres on April 9th; C.K. to Direct FX Series Starring Pamela Adlon
by Megh Wright FX revealed some new projects at TCA over the weekend, including the season 5 premiere of Louie and two other projects that are part of C.K.'s development deal with the network. Louie's eight-episode fifth season will premiere on April 9th at 10:30pm after the series premiere of Billy... [Read More]
Image of FX sets a return date for Louie, gives Pamela Adlon her own show
FX sets a return date for Louie, gives Pamela Adlon her own show
Louie will return for its fifth season on FX on Thursday, April 9 at 10:30 PM. FX has also ordered its first female-fronted comedy series from Louie writer/producer/co-star Pamela Adlon. Called Better Things, the plot of the show is similar to Louie, but from a woman’s point of view; Adlon, a working actress raising three daughters, stars as Sam, a working actress raising three daughters. [Read More]
FX orders “Better Things” pilot from “Louie” star Pamela Adlon; Louis C.K. set to direct
In more pilot news, FX has placed an order for Better Things, a show created by and starring Pamela Adlon (Louie) and directed by Louis C.K. Adlon and C.K. will write the pilot and serve as Executive Producers, along with Blair Breard, Dave Becky and 3 Arts Entertainment. The pilot is... [Read More]
Louis C.K. breaks MSG record while FX scores the rights to his next special “Louis C.K. Live From The Comedy Store”
Louis C.K. just recently broke a record for being the first stand-up comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden three times in the same month for the same tour. And now he’s just added a fourth show on January 27th in addition to his upcoming gig there on the 24th. Two shows of this record [&h... [Read More]
Jay Baruchel on playing within the surreal dating world of FXX’s Man Seeking Woman
Man Seeking Woman, which premieres tonight on FXX, comes from the mind and pages of Simon Rich's essays within his book "The Last Girlfriend on Earth." But so much of the TV adaptation, which stars Jay Baruchel and co-stars Eric Andre, Britt Lower and Maya Erskine, throws surreal characters and mome... [Read More]
Getting Back Into the Spy Game with 'Archer' Executive Producer Matt Thompson
by Isaac Kozell Archer is back for a sixth season and with it comes a return to the secret agent “mission of the week” format we grew familiar with during the series' first four seasons. Season Five, Archer: Vice, was a fun detour into the seedy world of cocaine sales, but after last wee... [Read More]