Can Candidness Work For A TV Executive?

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – The way television’s business calendar works, more programs are born or die during the first few weeks of May than at any other time of the year. More often than not, the people asked to invite these shows into their living rooms are kept in the […]

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‘Rescue Me’ Ends Near Somber Anniversary

By DAVID BAUDER PASADENA, Calif. — The FX firefighters’ drama “Rescue Me” will end its seven-year run less than a week before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. FX President John Landgraf said Saturday that the Sept. 6 finale date was chosen intentionally. The series, with Denis Leary as the star and […]

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FX Renews ‘Louie,’ Looks Ahead To Build Comedy Brand

FX has renewed the absurdist Louis C.K.-starring comedy, ‘Louie,‘ for a second season. “We’re really thrilled with the show creatively and really happy with its performance,” FX President and General Manager John Landgraf said at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Of the choice to pick the show up five […]

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