Saturday, August 6, 2011

Tales From TCA: FX Renews 'Always Sunny', 'Louie', 'Wilfired'; Preview 'American Horror Story'; 'Always Sunny' Season Seven Spoilers...

"More Wilfred, Louie, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia coming!"

This morning at FX' summer TCA day in Los Angeles, President and General Manager John Landgraf announced the renewal of three acclaimed comedy series... [MORE]

"Ryan Murphy previews American Horror Story"

FX President and General Manager John Landgraf likes to green light dramatic television that he feels has a strong "emotional weight" and enough compelling story to withstand seven seasons. He takes chances more times than not, and sometimes the shows don't always perform as much as he'd like (we still miss you, Terriers and Lights Out!), but no one can accuse him from not being edgy or not trying to think outside of the box (as their slogan says) and change the face of television. By picking up Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story, a psycho-sexual thriller about a family that moves into a haunted house (...oh if only it were that simple), Landgraf is not just talking the talk but also walking the walk... [MORE]

"A 'Nightman Cometh' sequel? Learn what's to come in Always Sunny in season seven"

"I want to do it!" It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-star and co-creator Rob McElhenney emphatically announced to LA TV Insider Examiner when we asked about a potential "Nightman Cometh" sequel... [MORE]

"Connie Britton on leaving Tami Taylor behind, embracing American Horror Story"

Connie Britton has spent the last five years playing an extremely strong woman-- a wife, a mother, and an educator in many ways-- on a show that revolved around football. But the thespian claims she didn't know much about football when taking the project the first time (for the film version) and didn't necessarily learn a whole lot of specifics while shooting for so many years on the television show, either. But that doesn't really matter. After all, a truly talented actor can act off of anything-- nothing at all. In other words, words on a page only go so far; it is the emotions an actor wears on his or her face and carries around that can add the richest layers. And that Britton knows... [MORE]

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