New night, new network, no problem for “It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “The League.” The veteran comedies officially launched new network FXX on Wednesday night and retained most of their…
W. Kamau Bell
FX Networks will soon have a triumvirate of presidents, as longtime execs Nick Grad, Eric Schrier and Chuck Saftler have been upped to prexy ranks. Grad and Schrier have been upped to presidents of…
The elevation comes three months before the launch of FXX.
TODAY: Audra McDonald will be feted at the Drama League's 29th annual Musical Celebration of Broadway fundraiser. Hotel Pierre. DramaLeague.org
There's increasing chatter about FX being poised to undergo the network version of cell division, as News Corp. is said to be taking steps toward the long-discussed launch of a spinoff channel.
FX will start the new year with a slew of original series preems, led by the Jan. 8 bow of "Justified's" fourth season.
FX has given additional 13-episode orders to both of its latenight entries: "Brand X With Russell Brand" and "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell."
FX laffers have found their stride thanks to not only to the strong creative talent on each series, but also due to the trio of execs guiding each show.
FX is ordering a second cycle of weekly latenight talker "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell."
FX, whose new Charlie Sheen comedy is bowing later this month, is adding to its laffer slate with "Legit," starring comedian Jim Jeffries.
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