FX is certainly riding high after their Emmy wins Sunday night, and the success of their newest comedies could bring more. As such, Donald Glover’s breakout hip-hop dramedy Atlanta will return for Season 2, along with Pamela Adlon’s Better Things.
However long it’s taken to finally make the airwaves, FX Donald Glover rap dramedy Atlanta has been well-worth the wait. You don’t need our word for it, though, as FX has placed the full “Twin Peaks for rappers” premiere online after this week’s premiere.
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Even as former Community star Donald Glover graced FX with his presence at the TCA press tour panel, most Atlanta promos have cryptically placed the cast in a backwards scenario. At long last, Ernest “Earn” Marks steps forth with a formal trailer for the Twin Peaks-style series, making Donald Glover a family man.
It was hard to get a read on Donald Glover in his Community exit, as the increasingly-esoteric star seemed to lean more toward his Childish Gambino career at the time. Now, as Glover heads back to TV for FX’s Atlanta, the erstwhile Troy Barnes says it’s good that his Community time came to an end, just like Donald Trump will. Look, it got dark.
The majority of early teases for Donald Glover’s FX Atlanta have hit upon the same backwards-walking line, and with a September premiere now firmly etched out, the track is starting to change. Wake up (repeatedly) to a brand-new look at the “Twin Peaks with rappers” series, along with another pillowy glance at Pamela Adlon’s new FX comedy Better Things.
Just when you thought FX might finally unveil of American Horror Story Season 6, the curtain stops halfway. We at least know when the mysterious sixth season will premiere, while the network also sets dates for Donald Glover’s Atlanta and Pamela Adlon’s Better Things.
Promotion of FX’s Donald Glover-fronted Atlanta has been few and far between, its only real teaser airing with the People v. O.J. Simpson finale, at least until now. The off-kilter hip-hop drama has a new full-length promo, along with a September premiere.
Despite taking place two decades after the real verdict, all eyes were on FX last night for the closing statements of American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. Donald Glover’s upcoming rap drama Atlanta took full advantage of that hype as well, airing a brilliant meta spot tied to the series’ verdict, which you can watch right now.
The world has seemed curiously void of either Donald Glover or Childish Gambino of late, but FX has made it a mission to return both to the forefront. The former Community star’s Atlanta rap drama, well … Atlanta, has been given a series order for 2016.