So very long ago, we were devastated to learn that FX's Emmy darling 'Louie' would go on hiatus until 2014, allowing Louis C.K. the creative freedom to refine an already-adored series. Now, at long last, FX has set a May return date for the comedian's vignette series, with an extra episode in tow and a heaping helping of new 'Louie' every week.
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It's been awhile since we've heard any thing on the front of Louis C.K. FX darling 'Louie,' which lest we forget, promises to return in 2014 after a lengthy hiatus from the third season. The long break in between seasons occurred to provide the acclaimed comedian with honest and fresh material, but how long does C.K. see the Emmy-winning dramedy lasting on FX?
We've been so long without any fresh 'Louie' that we've almost forgotten the series will make its glorious return in 2014, but FX has today taken a step to ensure its audience will never lack for autobiographical standup comedy. Comedian D.L. Hughley has closed a deal to write, executive producer and star in his own semi-autobiographical comedy series on FX, but can 'Louie''s success be duplicated?
The 2013 Emmy nominations have arrived and at first glance, it's more of the same. Of course 'Breaking Bad,' 'Mad Men,' 'Homeland' and 'Downton Abbey' seem to be dominating the drama category! Of course '30 Rock,' 'Louie' and 'Veep' are contenders in the comedy category! However, the big surprise with this year's nominations is that one of the most nominated shows wasn't even on TV at all.
Months before we have the Emmys or the Golden Globes to worry about, the annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards streamed Monday night and released the full list of winners as chosen by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ expectedly dominated in its many nominations, while the race for Best Drama tied and some surprising new stars were honored.
2013 feels like a particularly dreary year given that comedian Louis C.K.'s acclaimed FX dramedy 'Louie' won't return until next summer, but the promise of C.K.'s new stand-up special "Oh My God" more than makes up for a 'Louie'-less year. The new stand-up special will air April 13 on HBO, but how would you like to see an epic new trailer right now?
Another awards ceremony, another victory lap for Ben Affleck's 'Argo'! If it doesn't scoop up Best Picture at the Oscars next week, there are going to be a lot of very confused bookies. The latest accolade for the critically acclaimed crowd-pleaser comes courtesy of the Writer's Guild of America, who awarded screenwriter Chris Terrio the trophy for Best Adapted Screenplay.
A few months ago we were surprised and saddened to learn that acclaimed FX dramedy 'Louie' was to take a long hiatus while comedian Louis C.K. toured and developed new material, finally premiering its fourth season in 2014. New reports about FX's evolving structure however could mean that when 'Louie' returns in 2014, it may not return to FX at all, but rather a spin-off network! Find out if "FXX" is the new home of FX comedies inside!
As intriguing as it was to see acclaimed comedian Louis C.K. take on 'SNL' hosting duties for the first time a few weeks back, fans of the comic's FX series 'Louie' still lament the fact that the show's fourth season had been pushed all the way back to 2014. So, what better way to get our Louis C.K. TV fix than with an all-new HBO stand-up special in 2013? Will it prove just as award-winning as his last show?
Though not every sketch had us rolling on the floor, last Saturday's 'SNL' turn with Louis C.K. hosting proved to be one of the better outings we've seen in weeks. Among the numerous highlights of the episode, none got people talking so much as the comedians' spot-on parody of his own FX show 'Louie,' replacing the title character with Abraham Lincoln! Not all of the funny and NSFW bits mad it to air however, so how would you like to view the unrated director's cut?