'BrandX with Russell Brand' canceled at FX, Russell Brand starring in pilot

Russell Brand's late-night show at FX is coming to an end, but he's staying in business with the channel.FX Networks CEO John Landgraf told reporters Thursday (June 6) that "I don't think we're going to bring 'BrandX' back." The late-night show finished its second season on May 2.FX's other late-night show, "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," will migrate to FXX when it launches in September and convert to a nightly show. As for Brand, meanwhile, "I think we're going to do another show with Russell that's going to be a scripted, live-action comedy," Landgraf says. "So the relationship is going to continue."But ultimately we looked at 'BrandX' and 'Totally Biased' and we looked at the audience results and we felt two things: One, Kamau and [executive producer Chris Rock] were more ready to convert to a daily show in terms of their production process. ... And second of all, we saw more potential and...

"BrandX with Russell Brand" Goes Live from London

The show's March 7 and March 14 episodes will take place at the Duchess Theatre in Soho.

"BrandX with Russell Brand" Returns to FX Thursday, February 7 at 11:30 PM ET/PT

Upcoming guest stars include Kathy Griffin (February 14) and Dermot Mulroney (February 28).

FX Renews Russell Brand's 'BrandX,' 'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell'

As part of the move, FX will expand Brand's late night format from a half-hour to an hour.

8 Outrageous Russell Brand Quotes Addressing Chick-fil-A, Sarah Palin's Sex Appeal and More

Comedian Russell Brand woke up the Television Critics Association with his particular brand of madcap, irreverent humor Saturday morning during its fall previews, discussing topics ranging from homicidal Renaissance artists to a "racist chicken dispensary." Check out 8 unvarnished quotes below:

Russell Brand's 'Brand X' Needs More Heat to Make Its Mark

Something seemed to get lost in translation -- or, rather, Russell Brand's thick British accent -- in the funnyman's new FX show, "Brand X With Russell Brand."