The FX comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia isn’t much of a serial TV program. Each episode is mostly self-contained, and there is microscopic evidence of any continuity between episodes with the exception of some passing references to past shenanigans and a couple recurring characters who seem to get worse over time (like Rickety Cricket). Plus, the gang doesn’t really learn any real lessons from all of their despicable behavior and just keep doing more awful junk.
However, the recent 12th season finale of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia threw a couple of curveballs at longtime fans. But just in case some of you fans haven’t watched the season finale yet, we’ll leave the spoilers for after the jump. Read More »
Early next year, we return to the city of brotherly love to see what kind of shenanigans the crew of Paddy’s Pub will be up to when the 12th season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres on FXX. It’s crazy to think that the series has been running this long, and it even has an order for its 13th and 14th seasons already placed. And if this new trailer for this season is an indicator, things are only going to get more out of hand.
A red-band It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 12 trailer has just popped up online, and it’s far more raunchy than anything we’ve seen from Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito. I’m talking about words that you normally don’t hear on cable channels other than HBO, Cinemax and Showtime, plus a couple of dildos, some discussion of being paid for sex and much more.
See all the madness below, but beware that the language is totally NSFW. Read More »
The 11th season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia just came to a close in March with a two-part finale that saw the gang stranded on a Christian cruise liner. A 12th season of the comedy series that began on FX and moved to the recently created sister channel FXX has already been ordered, but that hasn’t stopped the network from ordering a 13th and 14th season.
Not only is that good news for fans of the Paddy’s Pub crew that consists of Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson, Glenn Howerton and Danny DeVito, but the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia renewal also puts the show in TV history record books. Find out how below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Angie Han
Most of the FX and FXX shows you’re currently following, including American Horror Story and Fargo, will be wrapping up their current seasons in the next couple of months. But don’t let that get you down — it just means they’re clearing the calendar for other shows to come your way.
FX has just announced premiere dates for two of its new series, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson and Zach Galifianakis‘ Baskets, while moving The Americans to later in the spring. Meanwhile, FXX has set return dates for comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Man Seeking Woman. Get the American Crime Story premiere date and more after the jump. Read More »
Yes, even more TV Bits today. Lots of FX info, including returning shows, return dates for The Killing and True Blood, here’s what you’ll find below:
- FX will launch a few channel called FXX, featuring the new seasons of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League and Legit, all of which have been renewed.
- One of my favorite shows, Toy Hunter, returns for season two on April 10.
- TNT orders a new show called Nashville Confidential.
- The Killing gets a third season trailer and premiere date.
- True Blood returns to HBO in June without Alan Ball.
- Read the full list of shows Bravo has returning and developing.
- Conquistadors, about the fall of the Incan Empire, could appear on FX.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Angie Han
Whether you like spiteful Philadelphians or vengeful Romans, there’s something for you here. After the jump:
- Louis CK, Bryan Cranston, and Rian Johnson score DGA noms
- It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is getting its own beer
- Revolution, Political Animals, and more are coming to Netflix
- Fox’s late-night animation block will kick off this summer
- Fox’s In Living Color reboot is not going to happen
- Read one fan’s argument that it’s OK if NBC kills Community
- Is ABC’s Happy Endings in danger of getting cancelled?
- The casting search for Dexter Season 8 offers some plot hints
- Spartacus: War of the Damned has a bloody new trailer
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Posted on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 by Angie Han
Today we have a nice mix of shows that don’t even exist yet, shows that have already been cancelled, and everything in between. After the jump:
- Baz Luhrmann is making his first foray into television
- Tina Fey plans tostick to television after 30 Rock ends
- Carlton Cuse brings Richard Alpert to the Bates Motel
- Christopher Guest adds old friends to his HBO comedy
- Revolution star David Meunier will return to Justified
- Rita Wilson will not go naked on Girls, if you were curious
- Here’s what would’ve happened on Terra Nova Season 2
- AMC offhandedly reveals The Walking Dead renewal
- Fringe‘s final season gets an intense full-length trailer
- See Haley Joel Osment in It’s Always Sunny ad
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Posted on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 by Angie Han
Probably the biggest news in today’s TV Bits has to do with Mitch Hurwitz‘s comments on the upcoming season of Arrested Development, but we’ve also got stuff in here for FX subscribers, Heisenberg addicts, and J.J. Abrams lovers. After the jump:
- Watch the pilot episode of NBC’s dystopian sci-fi series Revolution
- Showrunner Vince Gilligan talks about that Breaking Bad finale
- Related: the Internet guesses how that giant pile of money is worth
- FX announces premiere dates for The League and It’s Always Sunny
- The American Horror Story: Asylum cast convenes for a new poster
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Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 by David Chen
This week, Dave Chen, Devindra Hardawar and Adam Quigley discuss the creative bankruptcy of the Death at a Funeral Remake, gush about Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant, and review The Mel Brooks Collection on Blu-Ray. Special guest Anne Thompson from Indiewire joins us.
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There’s a reason why this film found success beyond its limited Trekkie fan base: it’s not a Star Trek film. Admitted by J.J. Abrams himself, this reboot of the series is more Star Wars than Trek, and that’s a large part of its appeal. Capturing the rewarding essence and simplicity of the hero’s journey much in the same way that Star Wars did, Abrams injects this re-envisioning of the series with a non-stop energy that’s nothing short of addicting, and makes it easy to overlook some of the shortcomings of the story. Diehard Trek fans will likely be disappointed by the tremendous departure in tone, pace, and overall style, as well as the complete disregard for any thematic significance, but in fairness, the most recent Star Trek efforts have been depressingly bad, and this was really the kick start the franchise needed to make it relevant again. While it may not be the Star Trek movie some fans were hoping for, it does manage to maintain the mythology and characters that have been established during the series, and it does so in a way that makes them fresh, exciting, and even funny. Also backed by breathtaking visuals, thrilling action sequences, and a pitch-perfect cast, this is easily one of the most fun popcorn flicks to be released in years.
Notable Extras: 2-disc DVD – Commentary by director J.J. Abrams, writers Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman, producer Damon Lindelof and executive producer Bryan Burk, deleted scenes, four featurettes (“To Boldly Go”, “Casting”, “Aliens”, “Score”), a gag reel, and a digital copy. Blu-ray – Includes everything on the DVD, as well as additional featurettes on the Starships, Gene Roddenberry’s Vision, Ben Burtt and the Sounds of Star Trek, and a Starfleet Vessel Simulator.
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