David Cross is returning to IFC. EW reports that the network has renewed his London-set mini-series The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret for a third six-episode season. The first two seasons ran in 2010 and 2012, and the new season will pick up right where last season left off. According to the report, the regular cast has not yet been finalized — original cast member Sharon Horgan is confirmed to return, but Will Arnett, Blake Anderson, and Spike Jonze's roles are still unknown. No premiere date has been revealed for the new season, but it's expected to debut on IFC sometime next year. Apparently Cross changed his [...]
In this interview about the upcoming season of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, David Cross gets into what's different about shooting a TV show in Britain vs. America. Less input from the network, a more compact 6-episode model, blah blah blah let's get to what's really important, the food.
Craft services suck. There’d be tea — tons of tea… tons and tons of tea — maybe some coffee, some sweets, and this awful, dense, moist thing that everybody would love to eat that was horrific. And a tin of biscuits. I’m used to a huge spread they put out in the states just in case a [...]
Hooray! Netflix has bought the rights to IFC's Portlandia and The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret and will make them each available right before their new season's debut. Now let us get on to the wild extrapolations about What This Means For The Future of TV:
As more and more content is streamed online, it's becoming increasingly easy to get familiar with a non-syndicated show if you missed it the first time around. And the more shows people are able to watch, the higher quality shows they'll choose to stick with. And the better-quality shows people watch, the better the shows networks will buy until everything on TV [...]
IFC has picked up the David-Cross-starring The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Tood Margaret for a second season. Look for the new six-episode run to hit TVs this October.