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The Best TV Shows of 2014 (According to Kevin Fitzpatrick)

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick a day ago
Nickelodeon / FX / NBC
Top 10 lists rank among the more unusual aspects of movie and TV criticism, and as my colleagues Ryan McGee, Matt Singer, and Mike Sampson’s own 2014 favorites will attest, the end-of-year celebration format brings with it a unique mixture of...

'Fargo' Season 2 and 'Louie' Season 5: FX Renews Both Series for 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 21, 2014 @ 12:14 PM
FX
The FX network is among the last TV heavy-hitters to bring its series to the ongoing TCA press tour panels, and already brings both good news and bad. For one, FX's 'Fargo' miniseries will officially return for a second season in 2015, while Louis C.K.'s Emmy-winning 'Louie' has also been confirmed for a fifth season. So, what's the bad news?

'Louie' Season 4: Pamela Adlon Responds to Controversial "Rape" Scene

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 2, 2014 @ 2:14 PM
FX
Ecstatic though we were to have FX Emmy darling 'Louie' back for a fourth season, the controversy quotient seemed higher than usual when a recent episode highlighted comedian Pamela Adlon's character in an uncomfortable struggle with rape-like overtones. Louis C.K. himself has kept mostly mum on the matter, but what does Adlon have to say about the difficult scenes?

'Louie' Season Finale Review: "Pamela Part 2 / Pamela Part 3"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 16, 2014 @ 9:57 PM
FX
FX's ‘Louie’ season 4 brings the dramedy to a temporary close with dual finale installments "Pamela Part 2" and "Pamela Part 3," the first of which sees Louie and Pamela exploring their feelings on a date, while the second finds the two coming to grips with their differing ideas on relationships.

'Louie' Review: "In the Woods"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 9, 2014 @ 10:34 PM
FX
FX's ‘Louie’ season 4 keeps the dramedy rolling with Tuesday's 90-minute installment "In the Woods,"  as Louie's discovery of his daughter smoking pot leads him to reflect on his own experiences as a boy, getting into trouble with his mother, school, and a local dealer (Jeremy Renner).
Last week’s ‘Louie’ episodes “Elevator Part 6 / Pamela Part 1" saw a hurricane complicating Louie's ultimate goodbye with Amia, after which Louie forcefully attempted to take Pamela up on her offer of a relationship. So how does "In the Woods” continue the cycle of amiable misery?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Louie’ season 4, episodes 11-12, “In the Woods"!

'Louie' Season 4: Watch All of Hungarian Amia's "Elevator" Dialogue Translated

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 3, 2014 @ 7:01 PM
FX
Last night's dual 'Louie' installments "Elevator Part 6" and "Pamela Part 1" took the stories to some pretty extreme highs and lows for Louis C.K.'s sadsack comedian character, but regardless of your take on the latter's difficult content, the resolution with Louie's Hungarian-speaking lady-friend Amia (Eszter Balint) proved admirably sweet. Now, after 6 episodes, we can finally find out what the character has been saying!

'Louie' Review: "Elevator Part 6 / Pamela Part 1"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 2, 2014 @ 9:05 PM
FX
FX's ‘Louie’ season 4 keeps the dramedy rolling with Tuesday's double-installments "Elevator Part 6" and "Pamela Part 1,"  the first half of which sees a hurricane complicating Louie's ultimate goodbye with Amia, while the second installment sees Louie looking to take Pamela up on her offer of a relationship.
Last week’s ‘Louie’ episodes “Elevator Part 4 / Elevator Part 5" saw Louie and Janet attempting to resolve their issues for the sake of their children, while the second installment, after which Louie stressed about the dwindling seriousness of his relationship with Amia. So how do "Elevator Part 5" and "Pamela Part 1” continue the cycle of amiable misery?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Louie’ season 4, episodes 9 and 10, “Elevator Part 6” and "Pamela Part 6"!

'Louie' Review: "Elevator Part 4 / Elevator Part 5"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 27, 2014 @ 5:41 PM
FX
FX's ‘Louie’ season 4 keeps the dramedy rolling with Tuesday's double-installments "Elevator Part 4" and "Elevator Part 4,"  the first half of which sees Louie and Janet attempting to resolve their issues for the sake of their children, while the second installment sees Louie stressing about the dwindling seriousness of his relationship with Amia.
Last week’s ‘Louie’ episodes “Elevator Part 2 / Elevator Part 3" saw Louie navigating a school incident with Jane and spending time with his downstairs neighbor's niece Amia, after which Pamela (Pamela Adlon)'s return complicated his new relationship. So how do "Elevator Part 4" and "Elevator Part 5” continue the cycle of amiable misery?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Louie’ season 4, episodes 7 and 8, “Elevator Part 4” and "Elevator Part 5"!

'Louie' Review: "Elevator Part 2 / Elevator Part 3"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 19, 2014 @ 10:03 PM
FX
FX's ‘Louie’ season 4 keeps the dramedy rolling with tonight's double-installments "Elevator Part 2" and "Elevator Part 3,"  the first half of which sees Louie navigating a school incident with Jane and spending time with his downstairs neighbor's niece Amia, while the second installment sees Pamela (Pamela Adlon)'s return complicating his new relationship.
Last week’s ‘Louie’ episodes “So Did the Fat Lady / Elevator Part 1" saw Louie confronted by his own hangups about dating a heavyset woman (Sarah Baker), after which an older woman (Ellen Burstyn) became trapped in his building's elevator. So how do "Elevator Part 2" and "Elevator Part 3” continue the cycle of amiable misery?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Louie’ season 4, episodes 5 and 6, “Elevator Part 1” and "Elevator Part 2"!