News for


'Louie' Season 4 gets a premiere date on FX

FX has at long last set a premiere date for Season 4 of "Louie." The Emmy-nominated comedy from Louis C.K. will premiere on May 5.After Season 3 ended, C.K. asked FX for some extra time between seasons to recharge his creative batteries -- he writes, directs and edits every episode in addition to starring -- while targeting a spring 2014 return date. It seems to have worked, because while FX ordered 13 episodes for the season, he delivered 14."Louis said he needed extra time between seasons three and four of his show because -- even though Louie was the most critically acclaimed television comedy series in America -- he needed to make it even better," FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says. "Based on the first three episodes we've seen, remarkably, heaccomplished his goal."The premiere of Season 4 will come 19 months after the end of Season 3 (and will also make it under the wire to...

Louie Returns to FX on May 5th

I am sorry to say this, but there are very few shows as funny as  Louie  on TV right now. Honestly, funny is not the right word. How about complex and awkward and uncomfortable and genius? Those all seem to fit better. It is a comedy(?) show like we have never seen. Imperfect people trying to figure out how to live in an imperfect world. Well, amazing news for fans of this stellar show. Louie comes back May 5th for his highly anticipated fourth season. Trust me, there is no one more excited than me. Read More...

'Louie' Season 4: Filming starts in the fall for spring 2014 premiere

The winter, spring, summer, fall, and second winter of "Louie" fans' discontent will be coming to an end next year. It's been about eight months since Louis C.K. and FX announced that "Louie" would take an extended hiatus to allow C.K. to recharge his creative batteries. At a press briefing Thursday (June 6), FX Networks president of original programming Eric Schrier told Zap2it that the network is still targeting a spring 2014 premiere for Season 4 of the series -- and that C.K., who writes, directs and edits the show in addition to starring, is getting ready to film in the fall."He's doing great," Schrier says. "We've heard that he's written all the scripts." Part of C.K.'s deal with FX is that he has near-complete creative control over "Louie," so executives don't usually see what he's working on until he turns in episodes. "We don't want to know," FX CEO John Landgraf says."It's great for...

Louie Season 4 to Premiere in 2014

Another TV Fanatic favorite has announced it is delaying its upcoming season premiere. With NBC revealing yesterday that  Community  will return ... at some point, FX President John Landgraf said  Louie  Season 4 will not air until the spring of 2014. But this delay is due to a request from the show's star/writer/producer/director. Read More...

Melissa Leo on Francine, Vain Actresses, and Her Guest Role on Louie

Melissa Leo has garnered Oscar nominations (and a shiny gold statue) for her characterizations of tough, working-class women. In her latest movie, the atmospheric indie Francine , which runs at MoMA for two weeks, she portrays a recently released convict who channels her struggle to connect with other people into relationships with animals. Vulture spoke with Leo about working from a very loose script, canine co-stars, and her unforgettable guest stint on Louie . Read More...

Louis C.K.: 'I Have an Insane Amount of Power Over the Audience' (Audio)

Louis C.K. says standup gives him "an insane amount of power over the audience" -- and that he also wields it on his FX series.

Watch a Deleted Scene From Louie

She should apologize!

Louie 3.07 "Ikea / Piano Lesson" Clip

Next time on Louie , Louie takes a shopping trip with an old friend, but finds himself with a bit of an emergency on his hands. Louie is an original comedy series on FX written and directed by Emmy award winning comedian Louis C.K. Now it's in third season, the series continues to receive critical acclaim with three Emmy nominations for 2012.

'Game of Thrones,' 'Homeland,' 'Louie' and 'Breaking Bad' win TCA Awards

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reports that "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "Louie" and "Breaking Bad" were among the big winners at the Television Critics Association Awards.

FX renews 'Louie' for season 4

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall writes about FX renewing "Louie" for a fourth season, and about the potential of the channel doing more deals like the one it has with Louis C.K.