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FX at TCA: Louie, BrandX Renewed; The Bridge Pilot Ordered
FX was one of the more active networks during the first week of the TCA summer press tour, handing out a couple of renewals and providing information on projects currently in development.
Getting a renewal were critically acclaimed Louie and late night experiment BrandX, with a renewal of Wilfred and pick up of 90 additional episodes of Anger Management all but official. Louie, which earned its creator Louis C.K. multiple Emmy nominations recently, is currently in its third season and will have its one hour finale on Thursday, September 27th. Meanwhile, BrandX, FX's half-hour late night comedy with Russell Brand, will be airing an additional seven episodes in October following The League. Its finale will air next Thursday, August 2nd.
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Russell Brand will be back on FX in the fall with seven extra episodes of his late-night show, "BrandX With Russell Brand," airing behind brand-new episodes of the network's fantasy football comedy "The League."
"Russell Brand is an extraordinary comedic talent -- inventive, ambitious and fearless -- and we are thrilled to continue our association with him," says FX president John Landgraf. The last of "BrandX's" original run airs Thursday, Aug. 2 at 11 p.m. on FX. The show is shot in front of a studio audience, and features Brand's take on current events, politics and pop culture.
The comedy will return in October.
Pictures: Overheard at press tour
In other FX news, the network has set its cast for a comedy pilot called "Bronx Warrants," about a group of warrant detectives in -- where else? -- the Bronx who have to hunt down people with outstanding warrants. The catch: they »
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