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PLAYING HOUSE: Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham Preview Pamela Adlon’s Finale Guest Spot

September 8, 2015 by  
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Credit: Michael Yarish/USA Network

Credit: Michael Yarish/USA Network

PLAYING HOUSE is ending its season with a special back-to-back block of episodes. At 10 PM, Maggie and Emma help Mark put on a policeman’s ball. And at 10:30, the women are determined to see Kenny Loggins’ concert while he’s in town…but unfortunately their plan goes awry. (And, as you can see in the photo on the left, that prompts the return of Maggie’s alter ego, Bosephus.)

Loggins is appearing as himself in the finale (appropriately called “Celebrate Me Scones”), but he isn’t the only familiar face to expect: LOUIE’s Pamela Adlon is also guesting in the final episode of the year.

“We had Pamela Adlon [for the finale]…for this beautiful scene with [Zach Woods’ Zach],” Jessica St. Clair (Emma) shared on the set of the finale. “And she’s been one of our favorites. We actually saw her at the WGA Awards [for LOUIE]…and so we went into the writers’ room, wrote her a part, wrote her a letter, that looks like we’ve been stalking her her whole life — which we have.”

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BASKETS: FX Orders Zach Galifianakis-Led Series

August 27, 2014 by  
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fx-logoFX has ordered 10 episodes of BASKETS, a half-hour, single camera comedy series starring Zach Galifianakis, and co-created by Galifianakis, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel. The series will start production next year for a 2016 debut.

“Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel have created an absolutely brilliant show,” said Eric Schrier, Co-President of Original Programing for FX Networks and FX Productions. “To say Zach’s portrayal of the lead character Chip Baskets is hilarious/unique/riveting/fascinating would be an understatement. We can’t wait for the world to meet him.”

So what’s BASKETS about? “In a world constrained by corporate interests and the homogenization of society, one man in Bakersfield, California dares to follow his dream of becoming a professional clown. But after an unsuccessful enrollment at a prestigious clowning school in Paris, the only job he can find is with the local rodeo. Baskets follows Chip Baskets’ (Zach Galifianakis) pursuit of his dream, against all odds, to be a respected clown.”

Are you interested in watching BASKETS?

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