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While the name HBO has become synonymous with quality television, the last few years have seen rival network FX catch up in a big way. The network might only be on basic cable, and it might air the terrible Charlie Sheen vehicle "Anger Management," but in "Justified," "Archer" and "The Americans," it has three of the best TV shows airing anywhere right now, and has also been home to near-classics like "The Shield," 'Terriers," and the still-ongoing trio of "Louie," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia,"  and "Wilfred." And with ratings catching up on the main networks, FX is getting bullish, planning to launch a spin-off channel, Fxx, later in the year. And at their upfronts this morning, the network just announced a pair of shows from big movie names as exciting as anything that pay-cable has to offer. First, Deadline reveal that the network have officially greenlit a TV adaptation »

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