Two things guarantee change in this year’s Emmy nominees for outstanding comedy series. For one, the TV Academy has added a seventh nomination slot to the category, up from six last year. For…
TV showrunners pick the season’s finest performances (other than their own).
The fifth season of "Louie" quickly feels like a microcosm of why the series is both widely admired and lightly watched. Featuring wild swings in tone, Louis C.K.'s deeply personal, frequently…
Louis C.K. does not suffer fools, but he does have a treat for those celebrating April Fools’ Day. Before season five of “Louie” bows on FX on April 9, every episode from season four of the series…
Louis C.K. made a big confession on Sunday: He really did steal the scales from his junior high school in Massachusetts many years ago. The situation became fodder for a flashback storyline in an…
FX ramps up original comedy slate with Billy Crystal, Denis Leary, Zach Galifianakis, while FXX focuses on drawing younger viewers.
Comedy writers & directors tested limits this season
FX has renewed “Louie” for season five, the network announced Monday at their Television Critics Assn. summer presentation. The show will return with seven new episodes in Spring 2015. "Louie's…
‘Masters of Sex': Carrying a Cinematic Sensibility to the Small Screen Michael Apted first found fame in 1964 as the director of "Seven Up," a groundbreaking television documentary charting the lives…
“Louie’s” fourth season came to a rather awkward end Monday, and in the show’s quirky, jaundiced view of the world, that’s not a bad thing. About all that’s missing from comic Louis C.K.’s deeply…
The current comedy crop mixes silly with the serious and old-school multi-cams with streaming series.