[08/06/11 - 09:31 AM] Landgraf: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "Louie," "Wilfred" to All Return By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- FX president and general manager John Landgraf kicked off the network's day at the TCA Summer Press Tour by announcing the renewals of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "Louie" and "Wilfred."
"Wilfred" will be back for a second season while "Louie" is a go for season three. The former has averaged 1.753 million viewers and a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 in its six airings to date while "Louie" is delivering 1.119 million viewers and a 0.6 rating in said demo. Both series wrap their seasons on Thursday, September 8.
As for "Sunny," the veteran comedy has been picked up for two more seasons - eight (due in 2012) and nine (2013) - making it the longest-running comedy series in basic-cable history. Last season "Sunny" averaged 1.525 million viewers and a 0.9 rating among adults 18-49. Season seven launches Thursday, September 15.