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[01/03/19 - 10:31 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for Third Season of "Better Things"
Season three will welcome several new faces: Sharon Stone, Matthew Broderick, Doug Jones, Glynn Turman, Judy Reyes, Cree Summer, Charlie Robinson, Janina Gavankar and Marsha Thomason to name a few.

[10/19/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Marvel's Luke Cage"; Catalina Sandino Moreno to join Sophia Bush-led "Surveillance" at CBS; and FOX's "The Passage" adds recurring roles.

[11/10/17 - 01:42 PM]
Statement by FX Networks and FX Productions
"Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K.," the companies said.

[11/09/17 - 04:29 PM]
Statement by FX Networks
"We are obviously very troubled by the allegations about Louis C.K. published in The New York Times today," said the network.

[10/19/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Better Things" Renewed for Third Season - Peabody-Winning Comedy Series Returns to FX in 2018
"'Better Things' success is testament to the creative genius of Pamela Adlon as a writer, director and actor," said Eric Schrier.

[07/13/17 - 12:47 PM]
FX Networks Congratulates Its 2017 Emmy(R) Award Nominees
In all, nine FX Networks series received Emmy recognition in 35 categories, including 16 total actor nominations. FX Productions received 32 nominations.

[06/28/17 - 10:00 AM]
FX Networks Sets Premiere Dates for "You're the Worst" and "Better Things"
The comedies are due back Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 14 on FXX and FX, respectively.

[09/20/16 - 01:30 PM]
"Atlanta" and "Better Things" Renewed for Second Seasons
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the second season of each series.

[07/19/16 - 12:16 PM]
Video: FX Season 1 Official Trailer for "Better Things"
The network's new series from Pamela Adlon and Louis CK premieres Thursday, September 8.

[07/05/16 - 05:27 PM]
Video: Pillow - "Better Things" Season 1 Promo
The new FX series from Pamela Adlon and Louis CK premieres Thursday, September 8.

[07/05/16 - 11:00 AM]
FX Sets Fall Premiere Dates - "Atlanta," "Better Things" and "American Horror Story"
They join the previously announced "Tyrant," "The Strain" and "You're the Worst."

[06/27/16 - 06:21 PM]
Video: "Better Things" Season 1 Promo
Get your first look at the new FX comedy series, premiering Thursday, September 8.

[04/22/16 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 22
Updates include: NBC to open season six of "Grimm" with 13 episodes; ABC's "Quantico" moves production from Montreal to New York City; and Celia Imrie cast in FX's "Better Things."

[04/12/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 12
Updates include: Netflix orders two additional seasons of "Degrassi: Next Class"; HBO's Whitney Cummings-led "A Lot" casts quartet; and Adam Long tapped for Hulu's "When the Street Lights Go On."

[03/24/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 24
Updates include: FOX makes creative change on drama pilot "APB"; comedian Owen Smith cast in NBC's "Sebastian"; and Neil Cross to spearhead potential TV series based on Patricia Highsmith's Tom Ripley novels.

[08/07/15 - 09:00 AM]
FX Orders First Season of Comedy "Better Things"
Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. are behind the project, which stars the former.

[01/18/15 - 12:47 PM]
Pamela Adlon Moves on to "Better Things" - New Comedy Pilot Created By and Starring Adlon and Directed by Louis C.K.
The project follows a working actor trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' lives, have fun with a friend or two, and also - just maybe - squeeze in some sex once in a while.







BETTER THINGS (FX)
Returns Thursday, February 28
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/8/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (12 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, January 2019) Better Things, the acclaimed and award-winning comedy series directed by, produced by and starring Pamela Adlon, will return to FX for its third season on Thursday, February 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler, President, Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. Better Things is the story of Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), a single mother and working actor with no filter, raising her three daughters, Max (Mikey Madison), Frankie (Hannah Alligood) and Duke (Olivia Edward) in Los Angeles. She also looks after her mother, Phil (Celia Imrie), an English expat with questionable faculties who lives across the street. Whether she's struggling to keep her daughters close or trying to push one of them out of the nest, Sam approaches every challenge with fierce love, raw honesty and humor. At the end of the day, Sam's just trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' changing lives, survive her family, have fun with a friend or two, and also - just maybe - squeeze in some private time. Season three will welcome several new faces: Sharon Stone, Matthew Broderick, Doug Jones, Glynn Turman, Judy Reyes, Cree Summer, Charlie Robinson, Janina Gavankar and Marsha Thomason to name a few. Additionally, recurring players Diedrich Bader, Greg Cromer, Rebecca Metz, Kevin Pollak and Alysia Reiner will return this season, inhabiting their familiar roles. Adlon, who directs all 12 episodes of the third season, also serves as writer, executive producer and showrunner. Better Things is produced by FX Productions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alysia Reiner as Sunny
· Celia Imrie as Phyllis
· Mikey Madison
· Olivia Edward
· Pamela Adlon as Sam
· Patricia Scanlon as Joy
· Riley Watson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Blair Breard as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Louis C.K. as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Pamela Adlon as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· FX Productions
· Pig Newton