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Award-Winning Comedy Baskets Renewed By FX!

BASKETS — Pictured: Zach Galifianakis as Chip Baskets. CR: Pamela Littky/FX

FX has ordered a third season of Baskets (Thursdays, 10/9C) – the Zach Galifiankis vehicle about Chip Baskets, a man who wants nothing more than to be a clown,even though he failed clown school because he couldn’t speak French.

The early third season order comes with three episodes left in season two – an episode entitled Funeral airs tonight.

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TBS Orders Animated Series from Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks!

TBS has greenlit an animated series from Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks.

Tentatively called The cops, the series follows two Los Angeles patrolmen who are ‘trying their best to protect and serve, sometimes failing at both.’

Brooks and C.K. will voice the two cops. Further details follow the break.

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What They’re Really Up To Teaser: The Secret Life of Pets!

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Have you ever wondered what your pets do while you’re off to work each day? Well, you<re about to find out.

From the creators of Despicable Me 1 & 2, it’s The Secret Life of Pets! Check out the first teaser after the break. The Secret Life of Pets opens on July 8th, 2016.

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Louis C.K. Talks About Changing TV Comedy With His New FX Series, Louie!

LOUIE: Louis C.K. stars in LOUIE, a new comedy airing on FX. CR: Eric Leibowitz / FX

Louis C.K, star of FX’s new half-hour, single comedy Louie [Tuesdays, 11/10C] is a stand up comic with a unique perspective – he’s a divorced/single father of two girls. These are elements that infuse his series, which is also punctuated by bits from his stand up act.

I had the opportunity to tale part in a teleconference Q&A session with him and found him to be thoughtful, conscientious and just really together.

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Louie: Is Louis C.K. The Anti-Seinfeld? I Think So, Yes!

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Trust FX to come up with half-hour, single camera comedy that actually fits the style of stand up comic Louis C.K… Louie [Tuesdays, 11/10C], as has been noted in other areas, has a format that is reminiscent of Seinfeld – it generally opens and closes with bits from Louis’ stand up performances. That’s not entirely accurate though, because no episode of Louis follows the exact same format as any other – and yet it kinda does. Allow me to explain…

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