With NBC throwing in the towel on Thursday night comedies and ABC already being very dramatic on that night of the week, FX is building its Thursday night into a comedy powerhouse. Either that or nobody told them that Thursday comedies are passe.
Louis C.K.’s critically praised comedy series, “Louie” has a return date set for Thursday, April 9th. “Louie” will be on at 10:30pm et. When Louis C.K. hasn’t been busy selling out and performing at Madison Square Garden, he’s been working on Season 5 of his FX series. “Louie” will follow “The Comedians” on FX which also debuts April 9th.
“The Comedians” stars Billy Crystal and Josh Gad. Billy plays a seasoned comedian looking to become relevant again and he’s teamed up with hot new edgy comic played by Josh Gad. Personalities collide in the show described as “an unfiltered, behind-the-scenes look at a fictional late night sketch comedy show.”
With C.K., Crystal and Gad all lined up for one big night of comedy, it looks like there a new home for Must-See TV. “The Comedians” premieres Thursday, April 9th at 10pm et, followed by the season 5 premiere of “Louie” at 10:30pm et on FX.