Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis FX clown comedy series is happening
Remember that Louis C.K./Zach Galifianakis pilot we told you about? Well, it’s happening. FX ordered 10 episodes of Baskets, a comedy series co-created by C.K., Galifianakis and showrunner Jonathan Krisel. Baskets stars the Hangover star as Chip Baskets as he pursues his dream, against all odd... [Read More]
 
FX orders new Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K. clown comedy called “Baskets”
At the top of the year, FX ordered a pilot for a new Zach Galifianakis TV show that was to be produced by Louis C.K. Now, that pilot has a 10-episode series order. FX ordered Baskets which was co-created by Galifianakis, C.K. and Jonathan Krisel (Portlandia). It’s set to make its debut sometim... [Read More]
 
FX Orders Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K.'s 'Baskets' to Series
by Megh Wright Earlier this year it was reported that Zach Galifianakis had teamed up with Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel to co-write and star in a new FX pilot, and today Variety reports that the project has now been given a series order. Titled Baskets, the series will follow Galifianakis as a man... [Read More]
 
FX greenlights series order for “Baskets” starring Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis has his first starring TV vehicle! FX just ordered Baskets, a half-hour, single-camera sitcom starring Galifianakis, and co-created by Galifianakis, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel. You'll have to wait until 2016 to see it, though. FX's announcement today said the first 10 epis... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K.’s show ‘Louie’ is the ‘Kale of Television’ according to Neal Brennan (Exclusive Video)
We’re only three days away from the premiere of Sundance TV’s new pop-culture roundup show The Approval Matrix, hosted by comedian and Chappelle’s Show co-creator Neal Brennan. We’ve already watched a few episodes, and we’re happy to say it’s worth your time.... [Read More]
 
Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)
In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but flatter and shin... [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress comic strip treatment is awesome (Photo)
You may remember our post, wherein we featured indie comic artist Jaeil Cho’s re-imagining of a Dave Chappelle bit. Or, maybe you saw his work on this Louis C.K. routine. Well, the Queens-based Cho is back with an all new comic, but this time it features Hannibal Buress. Check it out below and... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)
There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Me... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais Tells Seth Meyers Why He's Angry with "Big Sweaty Slob" Louis C.K.
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Ricky Gervais's interview on last night's Late Night, in which he and Meyers talk about the differences between US and UK awards shows. This leads to Gervais realizing mid-interview that he's unhappy with "that big sweaty slob" Louis C.K. for never giving him the th... [Read More]