| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:26 PM
One nice thing about the contemporary world of comedy is its abundance of small gifts. You can thank the Internet for this; it may have destroyed bookstores and record stores and much else I hold/held dear, but it created the video version of the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:15 PM
"Sausage Party," the upcoming raunchy animated comedy from writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, now has a guest list.
The voice cast for the film will reunite "This Is the End" stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
You may have heard or read or woke up suddenly thinking that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television. Some call it the platinum age, which sounds a little too Rodeo Drive to me. But let them have their fun.
Most of this new golden/platinum age...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:05 AM
It was a big night for all things geek at the Critics Choice TV Awards on Monday night, with "The Big Bang Theory" taking home the award for best comedy series and HBO's lavish fantasy series "Game of Thrones" tying with AMC's "Breaking Bad" for best...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:39 PM
I wasn't familiar with Jim Jeffries' standup before popping in my screener of his new comedy, "Legit" (9:30 p.m. Thursday, FX; 3.5 star out of 4). Now I want to check it out.
"Legit" is legitimately and simultaneously raunchy, sweet and funny. Aussie...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Get ready to visit the danger zone, Chicago. The animated troublemakers of FX's spy comedy "Archer" are turning into real live people and coming here in April for the "Archer Live!" Tour.
Producers and the voice stars of the series will do a live...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:56 PM
"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (Shout Factory DVD). One of television's great comedies, collected completely: 20 discs, 147 episodes, immaculately transferred, compactly packaged. I mean to get around to speaking of its virtues at length in some...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
FX viewers eager for new seasons of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The League" and "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell" will have to find their new home.
FX on Monday launched its spinoff channel, FXX, to target younger viewers with its emphasis on...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The critics have spoken: horror, geeks and HBO make for some good TV.
The nominations for the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were announced Wednesday morning by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. -- and FX's "American Horror...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It was all pats on the back and light-hearted jokes at the Paley Center for Media's annual Benefit Gala, this year honoring FX with the Paley Prize for Innovation and Excellence on the Fox Lot on Oct. 16.
Showrunners, including Ryan Murphy and Kurt...