FX and FXX set return dates for Archer, The Americans, It’s Always Sunny and more

FX Archer, The Americans, Justified

FX and FXX set return dates for Archer, The Americans, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Justified and more in January 2015. American Horror Story: Freak Show will return for its final three episodes, and FXX will premiere the new comedy series Man Seeking Woman starring Jay Baruchel. FX and FXX January 2015 Premiere dates: American Horror Story: Freak Show: Returns for final three new episodes beginning Jan. 7 at 10pm ET/PT, culminating in the season finale Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 10pm ET/PT Archer Season 6: Premieres Thursday, Jan. 8, at 10pm ET/PT on FX It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season … Continue reading

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American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson answers our 7 questions

American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson answers our 7 questions

Sarah Paulson has been pulling double duty in American Horror Story: Freak Show (Wednesdays on FX) playing conjoined twins Bette and Dot — two characters, Paulson tells us, that have proved to be her most challenging role to date. “What I’ve already got to do in the first three episodes, there’s just nowhere else I would have done any of it — any of it — ever!” Paulson tells us, early into shooting. “There are up to 22 people working on every single shot that I am in. It’s very, very labor intensive, both for me physically and for the … Continue reading

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Interview: Two heads are better than one for Sarah Paulson in “American Horror Story: Freak Show”

Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story-Freak Show

Last season’s Supreme, Sarah Paulson, has double duty in his go-round of American Horror Story playing conjoined twins Bette and Dot — two characters, Paulson tells us, that have proved to be her most challenging role to date.  American Horror Story: Freak Show debuts on FX Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10pm ET/PT. “What I’ve already got to do in the first three episodes, there’s just nowhere else I would have done any of it — any of it — ever!” Paulson tells us. “We all know that I don’t have two heads, so how we are achieving this is very … Continue reading

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FX “Partners” with Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence

FX Partners

In the new FX comedy series Partners, Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence play two Chicago lawyers from vastly different backgrounds who unexpectedly meet on their worst day. Marcus Jackson (Lawrence) is going through a heartbreaking divorce, while Allen Braddock (Grammer) just got fired from his father’s firm. After fate brings them together, they form a friendship and start their own storefront law firm. Two comic heavyweights team up in the new FX comedy Partners, with Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence playing down-on-their-luck lawyers who are brought together by fate and become cohorts. If the law firm of Grammer & Lawrence … Continue reading

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FX is bringing back “Fargo”

FX is bringing back "Fargo"

Today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press tour, CEO of FX John Landgraf announced the second installment of the critically acclaimed and popular hit Fargo. The new chapter will feature an all-new cast of characters (and new actors), a new time period and a new “true crime” story that will unfold over 10 episodes. Executive producer and writer Noah Hawley is again the creative force. “We could not be more proud of Fargo,” said Landgraf. “Noah’s audacious, bordering on hubristic riff on my favorite Coen brothers film earned 18 Emmy nominations – the most for a single program … Continue reading

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FX’s New Show, “You’re The Worst,” Not For Kids

You're The Worst Wedding Encounter

FX gives the comedic love story a twist in its new show, You’re the Worst. They the ditch flowery romance of a typical love story with plot lines styled straight out of The Notebook and present the quest for love in a more perverse and disastrous tone,  much like a Judd Apatow-directed film. Struggling writer, Jimmy (Chris Geere), meets publicist Gretchen (Aya Cash) at a wedding while drukenly drowning in mutual misery. They both hate the world and everyone in it, only caring about themselves and the truth. Of course, this means that Gretchen needs to go home with Jimmy … Continue reading

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FX’s “The Strain” offers unique take on the vampire genre

FX's "The Strain" offers unique take on the vampire genre

The catalyst for the beginning of the 13-part FX series The Strain is the arrival of a mysterious airplane, but co-executive producer Carlton Cuse, whose hit series Lost also involved a mystery about a plane, says that this was purely coincidental. “I wasn’t involved in the creation of that idea,” Cuse laughed during a recent interview, “but I think it’s a really good idea.” He’s right about that; the opening sequence of a plane somehow landing in New York City — with all of its passengers and crew seemingly dead — is a gripping, creepily atmospheric scenario, written and directed … Continue reading

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Judy Greer and Nat Faxon are the perfect match in FX’s “Married”

FX Married

FX’s new comedy series Married stars Nat Faxon and Judy Greer as a couple who can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt and suburbia rained on their romance. Odds are pretty good you know Judy Greer from something. In fact, she wrote a book, I Don’t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star, mostly about her experiences playing the best friend in every Hollywood romantic comedy you’ve ever seen. Greer gets to take the rom-com route again, but this time it’s in the new 10-episode FX series Married (Thursdays beginning July 17 at 10pm … Continue reading

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FX’s intense drama “Tyrant” goes to cool, dark places

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Going back home turns out to be a terrible idea for one man in FX’s new 10-part drama series Tyrant (premiering Tuesday, June 24, at 10pm ET/PT). For the past 20 years, Bassam Al Fayeed (Adam Rayner) has been Barry, a respected Los Angeles pediatrician who lives modestly with his wife, Molly (Jennifer Finnigan), and two teenage children. Before coming to America, he was the son of a Middle Eastern dictator, and bore witness to the terrible lengths his father would go to maintain his grip on power. Barry’s self-imposed exile ends when he reluctantly takes his family on a … Continue reading

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FX’s “X-Men Takeover Thursday” preps fans for “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

FX's "X-Men Takeover Thursday" preps fans for "X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Ahead of the theatrical release of X-Men: Days of Future Past this Friday, FX will be airing three other films from the X-Men franchise on Thursday, May 22, starting at 4:30pm ET. The marathon will also include interviews with some cast members of Days of Future Past. During the marathon, FX will air: X-Men: Origins: Wolverine at 4:30pm; X-Men: The Last Stand at 7:15pm; and X-Men: First Class at 10pm. Interviews with the following Days of Future Past cast members will be interspersed throughout the event: Hugh Jackman (Logan/Wolverine, pictured above); Ellen Page (Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat); Patrick Stewart (Professor Charles Xavier); … Continue reading

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