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Winter TV Awards: With FX in Flux, Can ‘Mrs. America’ Break Through?

For the first time in ages, it doesn’t seem like the best year to be FX.Constructed under the watchful eye of John Landgraf, Chairman of FX Networks and FX Productions, the network developed a murderer’s row of projects that allowed them to stand shoulder-to-shoulder at the Emmy Awards with TV’s heaviest hitters, including HBO and […]

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‘Ramy,’ ‘Better Things’ Renewed for New Seasons at Hulu and FX

Ramy Youseff’s acclaimed “Ramy” comedy series has been renewed for a third season by Hulu, while Pamela Adlon’s similarly-praised “Better Things” is returning for a fifth go-around at FX as part of her new overall deal with the network.“Ramy,” which released its sophomore season in May, follows a fictionalized version of Youseff as he embarks […]

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TV Bits: ‘Ragnarok’, ‘Better Things’, ‘Saved by the Bell’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

In this edition of TV Bits: Watch trailers for Ragnarok and Better Things. Mark-Paul Gosselaar has joined the cast of the Saved by the Bell revival. Justin Chambers is leaving Grey’s Anatomy. Need a Thor/Loki fix in between Thor films? You might want to check out Ragnarok, a Norwegian series that transplants Norse mythology into […]

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FX Announces Three More ‘American Horror Story’ Seasons, Reveals Premiere Date for ‘Fargo,’ and Talks Hulu Plans [TCA 2020]

FX presented a day of panels to the Television Critics Association today. Beginning with an executive session with FX CEO John Landgraf, FX announced some major renewals and premiere dates for their hit shows American Horror Story, Fargo, What We Do In the Shadows, Better Things, Archer and new series Devs, Mrs. America, Dave and […]

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Best TV Shows Critics Wanted to Champion More

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday.This week’s question: If you could pick one show – old or current – that you could champion/discuss more, but haven’t for whatever reason, what would it be? Why?Ben Travers (@BenTTravers), IndieWireTuesday’s Emmy nominations make the answer much […]

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Pamela Adlon Boards Universal’s Untitled Judd Apatow-Pete Davidson Comedy

Exclusive: Emmy winner Pamela Adlon has joined the cast of Universal’s Untitled Judd Apatow-Pete Davidson Comedy which is set to start shooting soon in New York.She joins the already announced cast of Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Maude Apatow, Bel Powley who are all starring alongside Davidson. Apatow directs and wrote the pic with Davidson and […]

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‘Better Things’: Pamela Adlon on the Secret Plan Behind Her Jaw-Dropping Dance Scene and a Surprise ‘Coach’ for Season 3

Pamela Adlon spent months planning the perfect surprise for the Season 2 finale of “Better Things” — and not just in the series, but in real life, too. Pages from the script were hidden, cover stories were established, and secret weekend rehearsals were held, all to capture an authentic reaction from actress Mikey Madison when […]

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2018 Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series Emmy Predictions

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has won six-straight Emmys in this category, but “Veep” will not qualify for consideration this year. That means one of last year’s players won’t make the cut if both Rachel Brosnahan and Alison Brie earn nods as expected. Right now? That looks like the legendary Jane Fonda, but… [Posted April 2]FrontrunnersPamela Adlon, “Better […]

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