It's still hard to believe that 2013 will pass us by before we see anything new from Louis C.K.'s iconic and Emmy-winning dramedy 'Louie,' but thankfully fans of the comic won't have to wait that long for fresh humor from the notoriously dour comedian. Officially dubbed "Oh My God," Louis C.K.'s upcoming HBO stand-up special has been given an April premiere date, but will it be made available as easily as his previous specials?
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?
It's always interesting to see who is good at the whole "hosting 'Saturday Night Live'" thing. Some people that seem like sure things turn out to be awful (Daniel Craig) and others who don't seem to offer much turn out to be incredible hosts (Bruno Mars). This also applies to the host's opening monologue: some people are capable of standing and delivering on a stage and some people aren't. We think it's safe to say that Louis CK is more than capable of this.
One of the best (and strangest) moments on last night's Saturday Night Live combined two things that, on paper, have no right to work together. What happens when you take guest host Louis CK's wonderful FX series 'Louie' and recast it with Abraham Lincoln? The result is something bizarre and brilliant.
‘Louie,’ that loveable Emmy-nominated miscreant returns once more, this time to make your question your relationship with your parents! ‘Louie’ season 3 wildly flees from its eighth episode of the year, as Louie finds the prospect of seeing his father makes him physically ill, and reluctantly agrees to pay a visit at his uncle's behest.
Last week’s ‘Louie’ episode “IKEA / Piano Lesson” saw Louie coming face to face with a previous sexual encounter, getting roped in for an uncomfortable trip to IKEA, and later finding an embarrassing incident leading him to connect with old friend Marc Maron. So how does “Dad” keep things moving forward?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Louie’ season 3 episode 8, “Dad!”
Hot on the heels of 'Louie's three Emmy nominations, FX announced today that its much beloved and critically acclaimed comedy series will be returning for a thirteen episode fourth season next year. Also returning will be Russell Brand's late night talk show 'Brand X,' which will receive extensive re-tooling prior to hitting the air again.
In case you hadn't heard, Louis CK was recently cast in Woody Allen's upcoming (and untitled) movie. Interestingly enough, Andrew "Dice" Clay was also cast in that same movie, which also stars Alec Baldwin and Cate Blanchett. Yeah, WTFs all around. Louis CK was on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' last night and elaborated on the weirdness and the film while giving his impression of Dice doing his impression of Woody Allen.
To celebrate the season three premiere of 'Louie' this week on FX, we've combed the internet vaults for the very best Louis CK jokes, from his stand-up specials to 'Louie' and everything inbetween -- here are the comedian's 25 most hilarious moments. You're welcome. (Obvious NSFW language alert in these videos below...)