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Understanding the Hushed Beauty of Ben Jones’ Duck Stoner Series, 'Stone Quackers'

Ben Jones has been quietly killing it under your noses all year. His animated series, Stone Quackers, was the newest program to hit FXX's ADHD animation block, paired up with the Lucas Bros Moving Co. to create a more than wonderful double dose of absurdity every week. Created alongside Whitmer Thomas and Clay Tatum (Power Violence), who also act as co-execs, writers, and voice the characters of “Whit” and “Clay,” the series is based on the their collective childhoods within the unusual and secluded city of Gulf Shores, Alabama. Stone Quackers (which is all available on Hulu, and should be viewed immediately if you’re unfamiliar) approximates this into the [...]

FXX Renews Simon Rich's 'Man Seeking Woman' for a Second Season

Great news for fans of SNL alum Simon Rich: FXX announced today that his new comedy starring Jay Baruchel Man Seeking Woman has been renewed for a second, 10-episode season. "Simon Rich has delivered an incredibly smart and original take on the search for love,” FX exec Nick Grad said on the news. "Critics and fans alike have embraced his unique storytelling, [EP] Jon Krisel’s stunning visuals and the brilliant performances of Jay Baruchel, Eric Andre and the rest of the cast that has made Man Seeking Woman one of the best new comedies on television." Rich added: "Working on Man Seeking Woman has been the creative highlight of [...]

Jorma Taccone Plays Cupid on Tonight's 'Man Seeking Woman'

Just in time for Valentine's Day, here's a sneak peek at tonight's episode of Man Seeking Woman featuring The Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone as a careless, mixtape-obsessed Cupid who visits Mount Olympus only to get trapped in an intervention thanks to Kroll Show's John Levenstein as a drug and addiction specialist. The episode airs tonight at 10:30pm on FXX.

FXX's New Late Night Animation Block Premieres January 22nd

FXX is adding a weekly late night animation block to the mix. The network announced today that the hourlong animation block will premiere on Thursday January 22nd at midnight, with a special sneak preview set to air after the New Year's Simpsons marathon on January 1st at 12:00am. Both Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Ben Jones's Stone Quackers are set to air brand new episodes as part of the animation block every Thursday night at midnight.

FX and FXX Set Premiere Dates for 'It's Always Sunny,' 'Archer,' and 'Man Seeking Woman'

FX and FXX's new and returning comedies now have official premiere dates. HitFix reports that the sixth season of Archer will premiere on FX Thursday, January 8th at 10:00pm, while It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia will kick off its tenth season on FXX Wednesday, January 14th at 10:00pm. Following the It's Always Sunny premiere is the series premiere of Simon Rich's new show Man Seeking Woman starring Jay Baruchel, Eric Andre, Britt Lower, and Maya Erskine.

Check out some sneak peeks of the new seasons of Archer and It's Always Sunny below:

Josh and Mike Find the Last Woman on Earth on 'Man Seeking Woman'

Here's a clip from tonight's season 1 finale of Simon Rich's Man Seeking Woman featuring Jay Baruchel and Eric Andre, who travel to the ends of the earth to find the last woman alive in hopes of getting a date. The full episode airs on FXX tonight at 10:30pm.

Jon Daly Gets Trapped in Hell on Tonight's 'Man Seeking Woman'

Here's a sneak peek of tonight's Man Seeking Woman with special guest Jon Daly, who is tasked with warning Josh Greenberg (Jay Baruchel) about the dangers of life after committing to a woman Scared Straight-style. The episode airs on FXX tonight at 10:30pm.

From Books to 'SNL' to Pixar to a Sitcom with Simon Rich

There are a few observations critics almost always make about Simon Rich: how young he is, how much younger he looks, and how much he’s accomplished regardless. The next move usually is to list his accolades: when Rich graduated from Harvard (having served as president of the Harvard Lampoon) he already had a two-book deal from Random House as well as an offer to be the then-youngest writer on Saturday Night Live. After four years working at SNL, Rich spent the next two at Pixar. During this period, he published a total six books — the most recent a short story collection, Spoiled Brats, that features an alternate history narrative [...]

FX Renews 'The League' for a Seventh and Final Season

The end of FX/FXX's long-running series The League is near. Deadline reports that FX has renewed the Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer series for a 13-episode seventh season, which will also be its last. Said Jackie on the announcement: "Most players in the NFL don’t make it seven seasons, and most TV shows even less so. We want to thank FX Networks and all our Eskimo Brothers and Sisters – NFL teams would be lucky to have fans as diehard as ours."

Here Are Two Sneak Peeks of 'It's Always Sunny' Season 10

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia returns to FXX in January, and the network released two new preview clips this week featuring the Gang back with a whole new set of adventures and guest stars. Blink and you might miss Keegan-Michael Key's cameo as a game show host.

Josh Reads Some Girlfriend Rejection Letters on 'Man Seeking Woman'

The recently renewed Man Seeking Woman returns to FXX night, and this time Josh (Jay Baruchel) has a pile of rejection letters to open from all the girls around the country he "applied" to recently. Watch the rest of the episode on FXX tonight at 10:30pm.

Wrestling, Weed, and Comedy with the Lucas Brothers

In a Venn diagram where one circle is weed and one is wrestling, at the intersection you’ll find Keith and Kenny Lucas.

The identical twin standup comedians are passionate about both, which is apparent if you’ve spent any time watching their funny and surreal animated show, Lucas Bros. Moving Co., now in its second season on FXX.

The Lucas Brothers also star in the sketch show Friends of the People on TruTV, and are developing a live-action autobiographical show for Fox. They are about as busy as stoner, wrestling nerds can be.

I recently had the chance to talk to the Lucas Brothers about their shows, wrestling, and why 90s [...]

Here's a Trailer for Simon Rich's New FXX Show 'Man Seeking Woman'

Simon Rich's brand new FXX show Man Seeking Woman premieres next week, and the network just released a new trailer featuring stars Jay Baruchel and Eric Andre as well as some special appearances by SNL's Vanessa Bayer and Sarah Silverman as the voice of Baruchel's creepy-eyed hand.

Watch a Sneak Peek from Simon Rich's FXX Show 'Man Seeking Woman'

Author and former SNL writer Simon Rich's new show Man Seeking Woman premieres on FXX January 14th, and the network released some sneak peeks today featuring Jay Baruchel as the naive romantic Josh Greenberg and some of the bizarre magical elements that keep him from finding love. Click through for two more clips: