Comic Louis C.K. Tries to Explain Tracy Morgan

Embattled comic Tracy Morgan is receiving moral support from a comedy colleague – Louis C.K. – who has twice made statements recently in which he stuck up for the “30 Rock” star. C.K.’s FX sitcom, “Louie,” starts its second season this coming Thursday night at 10:30/9:30c, so the comedian has been doing interviews. And in […]

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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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Louis C.K. Causes NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ Cancellation in Mississippi

Louis C.K. and his foul mouth have gotten NPR’s ‘Fresh Air With Terry Gross‘ in trouble. According to MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow, a conversation between Gross and the comedian got the show kicked off Mississippi radio for what Mississippi Public Broadcasting calls “recurring inappropriate conduct.” The banter in question? The radio host and her guest […]

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FX Sets Dates For ‘Nip/Tuck’ Finale, ‘Damages’ and More

FX’s midseason plan includes premiere dates for a few final ‘Nip/Tucks,’ the third round of ‘Damages‘ and a trio of brand-new series. First up, Dr. McNamara and Troy begin taking their final appointments on Wednesday, January 6, as the slicin’, dicey ‘Nip/Tuck’ unspools its swan song. The final, nine-episode season features visits from Melanie Griffith […]

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