‘Wilfred’ Gets 3rd Season From FX

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Wilfred” will bark once more. FX has given the series, which stars Elijah Wood as a struggling young man who befriends his neighbor’s curiously human-like dog, a third season, the cable network said Wednesday. The 13-episode third season will debut in June 2013. In addition to the third-season order, writers/producers Reed […]

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FX: Charlie Sheen, ‘Louie’, ‘Wilfred’ and Russell Brand All Start on June 28

June 28 is going to be a huge day for FX, as all of its planned summer comedies have been scheduled to start that Thursday night. Yes, all of them. Charlie Sheen‘s new comedy, “Anger Management,” will bow first at 9 pm Eastern with back-to-back episodes, followed by the season 2 premiere of “Wilfred” at […]

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FX Renews Comedies ‘Wilfred,’ ‘Louie’ and ‘It’s Always Sunny’

FX has renewed three of its most successful comedies. Freshman hit “Wilfred,” starring Elijah Wood, has been picked up for a 13-episode second season. “Louie,” created by and starring Emmy-nominated comedian Louis C.K., has been renewed for a 13-episode third season. Long-running comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” has been renewed for two more seasons […]

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Elijah Wood Comedy Debut Sets FX Ratings Record

FX scored its best-ever comedy ratings with the debut of “Wilfred” Thursday night. The dog-gone comedy starring Elijah Wood – as a troubled single guy who imagines his neighbor’s dog is talking to him – drew 2.55 million viewers to the Fox-owned cable channel last Thursday at 10-10:30 p.m. (9-9:30c), FX said late Friday. That’s […]

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Two Comedies Push Boundaries of Hilarity on FX

For proof that just about anything goes on TV these days, just check out the two comedies on FX Thursday night. The two – one new and the other returning for its second season – employ language and plot devices that were once unheard-of on commercial-supported TV. Well, apparently those days are long gone, which […]

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FX’s ‘Wilfred’: It’s Like ‘Fight Club’ With A Dog Suit

Throw Tyler Durden in a dog suit and replace Ed Norton’s depressed Narrator with Elijah Wood, and you’ve got the formula for FX’s “Wilfred.” Well, sorta. “I never actually used ‘Fight Club’ in pitch meetings,” series executive producer David Zuckerman said Saturday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. “But I knew that […]

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Celebs Sacrifice Twitter, Facebook for Cause

BY: Mesfin Fekadu Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga take charity work seriously, and they’re going offline to prove it. Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Usher and other celebrities have joined a new campaign called Digital Life Sacrifice on behalf of Keys’ charity, Keep a Child Alive. The entertainers plan to sign off of social media platforms like […]

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