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Paul Scheer’s New Podcast Network Wolfpop Launches Today

Great news for fans of Paul Scheer and pop culture podcasts: Today is launch day for Scheer's brand new podcast network Wolfpop, a media and pop culture-focused Earwolf spin-off of sorts from the same parent company Midroll Media. Wolfpop has [...]

By Megh Wright

Louis C.K. Signs an Exclusive Deal with FX to Develop New Shows

Louis C.K. will be staying at FX for a while. The comedian/filmmaker just signed a new multi-year deal with FX to exclusively develop pilots and potential series for the network (or new sister channel FXX) via his production company Pig Newton, [...]

By Bradford Evans

Fox Orders John Mulaney’s Show to Series

It looks like John Mulaney's sitcom has found a home. THR reports that the Fox network has ordered the comedy, titled Mulaney, to series after NBC developed the show but passed on it in May. The Lorne Michaels-produced multi-cam show's original [...]

By Bradford Evans

FX’s Sister Channel FXX to Launch Sept. 2nd in 72 Million Homes

FXX, a new cable network that's a sister channel to FX, is set to debut in two weeks on Monday, September 2nd, at 7 AM ET/PT. The channel will be carried by every major cable provider and will be available in 72 million homes across the [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘American Dad!’ Is Jumping to TBS in 2014

Fox's long-running sitcom American Dad! is jumping from the broadcast network to a cable one next year. Deadline reports that the series will air its tenth and final season on Fox beginning this fall and then the show will move to TBS next [...]

By Bradford Evans

The President of ABC Explains His Decision to Cancel ‘Happy Endings’

"I do think Happy Endings is absolutely on brand. What we found was it was just too narrow. It was a very hard decision because, as you know, I love that show and I found it very hard to make that decision. On the same token, I think Super Fun [...]

By Bradford Evans

9 Comedy Pilots We Hope Get Picked Up This Year

Next week, the TV networks are set to unveil their new fall lineups, officially announcing which shows are coming back and which new shows will get to see the light of day. Networks always develop a ton of pilots, only choosing a few to go to [...]

By Bradford Evans

Fox Is Planning to Split FX Into Two Networks: FX and FXX

Fox executives are planning to split Fox's cable network FX in two this fall. If the arrangement goes through, FX will stay where it's at, but a new channel called FXX will debut, with an emphasis on broadcasting comedies are aimed at young [...]

By Bradford Evans

Should the Traditional TV Season Still Be a Thing?

The big networks’ fall TV season kicks into high gear this week with a string of new comedies and dramas set to make their debuts, but a New York Times piece from Bill Carter calls into question whether or not the traditional September-to-May [...]

By Bradford Evans

Louis C.K. Walks Through the Misery of Making a Television Pilot

Here's something Louis C.K. wrote in 2006 about the process of making a TV pilot. Honestly, it sounds so painful it's a wonder anyone wants to make television shows at all. And who better to talk about something as miserable as that than Louis [...]

By Hallie Cantor