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FX Update: Brand X With Russell Brand Cancelled, Danny McBride Cartoon Set for FXX

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Comedians Russell Brand and Danny McBride both lost and gained series today.

FX is doing a bit of re-Branding by choosing not to order more episodes of the Brit’s late-night talk show Brand X With Russell Brand. However, the actor will remain on board for a scripted, live-action comedy based loosely on his life. READ MORE


FX Sets Date for Charlie Sheen's Anger Management and Other Summer Comedy Fare

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FX has chosen Thursday, June 28 as the launching pad for a newly robust night of comedy, teed up by the series premiere of Charlie Sheen‘s Anger Management.

Loosely based on the 2003 Jack Nicholson/Adam Sandler movie, Sheen’s Anger will … READ MORE


FX Orders Russell Brand Late-Night Series

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FX is entering the late-night fray with an unscripted half-hour project starring Russell Brand.

The cabler has ordered six episodes of the currently untitled series, which it says will feature “Brand’s unvarnished, unfiltered take on current events, politics and pop culture.” READ MORE


The Rosie Show Series Premiere: A Timid Start for Oprah's Newest Headliner

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It’s tough to judge a talk show by its maiden voyage alone, but the series premiere of OWN’s The Rosie Show revealed a program in which the whole seemed to run three times as long as the sum of its flawed parts.

Things got off to an inauspicious start with …READ MORE


Saturday Night Live Books Russell Brand, Chris Brown

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The rookies will reign supreme on Saturday Night Live later this month.

NBC announced Tuesday that Katy Perry’s better half, Russell Brand, will act as first-time host on the February 12 episode of SNL, along with fellow first-timer Chris Brown (as musical guest). READ MORE