Archer


Archer gets triple-season renewal at FX

FX animated comedy Archer has landed a triple-season renewal. This will bring the series through to ten seasons, with each of the new runs going to eight episodes. It’s a renewal RAMPAAAAAAAAGE. See you next year. #ArcherFX https://t.co/WxgMFvzBJt — Archer (@ArcherFX) June 21, 2016 This comes as the prodco that created the show, Floyd County […]

FX no longer Married to comedy

US basic cable channel FX has cancelled its relationship comedy Married after two seasons. Married creator Andrew Gurland confirmed the news through his Twitter account yesterday. There will be no season three of @MarriedFX. Thank you @FXNetworks for the opportunity and thank you to all the fans. It’s been a blast. — andrew gurland (@andrewgurland) […]

FX chief warns of viewer ‘malaise’

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION FESTIVAL: FX Networks boss John Landgraf has reaffirmed his view that the glut of scripted programming being produced could lead to a market crash as audiences reach a point of overkill. Langraf told delegates here in Edinburgh that he feared “television has become work for consumers” and that he was “sensing a […]

Archer moves to FXX, paired with Cassius and Clay

Fox Television Group is moving animated spy comedy Archer from FX to its younger cable sibling FXX. Archer’s latest season will debut on FXX next year, pair with new commission Cassius and Clay, which is to be produce in-house by FX Productions and Archer’s Adam Reed. The move for Archer comes after six seasons on […]

FX hopes for Better Things with Louis C.K.

US cable channel FX has ordered a comedy pilot from Pamela Adlon and Louis star Louis C.K. The show, Better Things, will star Adlon as a single parent of three girls struggling to enjoy life. Adlon, who appears in FX comedy Louis, created and wrote the pilot with C.K. Both executive produce along with Blair […]

FX orders Galifianakis pilot, launches FXNOW app

FX has ordered a new comedy series pilot from Zach Galifianakis. The Hangover star will star and co-write the pilot with writer-producer Louis C.K. Both will exec produce along with Blair Breard, Dave Becky, Andrea Pett-Joseph and Marc Gurvitz. This will be the first production under the recently-announced deal between FX Productions and C.K.’s production […]

FX inks Sacha Baron Cohen deal for new Ali G series

FX Productions has inked a first-look deal with Sacha Baron Cohen’s production company Four By Two. The deal gives the recently-minted FXX channel old episodes of Baron Cohen’s Da Ali G Show and will see him reprise the comedy character in a new series Ali G: Rezurection. The new series will go out on the […]

Perfect Storm taps ex-FX exec for new TV division

US media company Perfect Storm Entertainment has hired Danielle Woodrow to run its freshly minted TV division. Woodrow was most recently senior VP, original programming, at FX Networks in the US, running the Current Series department. Perfect Storm is a joint venture between Justin Lin (Fast & The Furious 6) and Bruno Wu and is […]

FX orders more Archer

FX has ordered a new season of animated secret agent comedy Archer. The US cablenet is currently midway through transmitting the fourth season of the show, which will run until April, and has placed an order for a thirteen-episode fifth series. Fox’s FX said the show is the second highest rating cable series for men […]