Cable network FXX is keeping It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia around for a while. FXX renewed Always Sunny for two seasons, which will keep the show on the air through 2017, THR reports. The order is for an 11th and 12th season of the show, which will be 10 episodes each. The show had already been renewed for its upcoming 10th season, which premieres in January.The renewal will make Always Sunny the longest-running live-action sitcom in cable history, and it will tie My Three Sons to become the second longest-running live-action sitcom in all of television.
FXX's parent network, FX, has also signed Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and [...]
Big Bang fans can now rest easy knowing that they'll be getting new episodes at least until after we elect our next president. According to Variety, the smash hit CBS sitcom has been officially given a triple season renewal through the 2016-2017 season. Some of the main cast members — including recent SNL host Jim Parsons — are currently in the middle of contract renewal negotiations. "Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy force on television," CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler said in a statement. Big Bang drew its highest ratings yet this season (its seventh), averaging [...]
Showtime announced this morning the renewal of two of the network's comedy-dramas, House of Lies and Shameless, for another season. Both shows debuted their current seasons in January and are currently airing new episodes on Sunday nights. The renewal will mark the fifth season for Shameless, starring William H. Macy, and the fourth for Don Cheadle-led House of Lies. Both new seasons will be 12 episodes long and are expected to debut in 2015.
Adult Swim announced today that they've renewed the animated comedy China, IL for a third season. There's no word yet on when Season 3 is expected to premiere or how many episodes long it'll be, but production is set to begin later this year.
Created by Brad Neely, China, IL follows a bunch of unruly teachers at America's worst college. Season 2 saw the show expanding from 15 to 30 minutes and its ratings improving. Hannibal Buress joined China, IL's voice cast, which also includes Neely, Greta Gerwig, Hulk Hogan, Jeffrey Tambor, and Chelsea Peretti, for the second season.
Jerry Seinfeld's web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, has been renewed by Crackle for a six-episode third season, which will premiere January 2nd. Guests will be announced next week. Past seasons have included guests like David Letterman, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, Larry David, Seth Meyers, and Michael Richards. We know that Louis C.K. will be doing the new season, and that's it for now.
Check out a teaser trailer for the new season featuring the mysterious voices of the guests below: