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Louis C.K.

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    Recap: Freshly Minted Seven-Time Emmy Nominee 'Louie' Courts Parker Posey In Hilarious, Romantic Episode

    More than ever, Louis C.K is the man of the moment. He's had a hell of a year already, pioneering new ways of selling tickets and his stand-up special direct to the fans, and yesterday saw him make history by winning seven Emmy nominations -- for acting, writing and directing in his FX show "Louie,"...

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    Watch Jimmy Kimmel in His PJ's Announce the Emmy Nominations

    The best part of the Emmy nominations? Jimmy Kimmel appearing in his pj’s, speaking truth to power. “This could be just as good at noon, really,” he said at the insane hour of 5:40 AM Pacific time. Kimmel, who will host the awards show on Sept 23., stepped in to announce the n...

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    Recap: 'Louie' Has A Brief Encounter In Miami In A Gentle, Slight Episode

    "Louie" does something that really no other comedy show on TV would, or could do -- it's not afraid to not be funny. While loosely fitting into the half-hour sitcom format, Louis C.K.'s long since thrown off those shackles, both formally and in terms of the need to actually make you laugh. After all...

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    Melissa Leo's Bawdy Turn as a 'Louie' Blind Date

    It's not that anyone necessarily doubted Melissa Leo could be funny, it's just that the Oscar-winning actress hasn't really needed to be -- her recent career's been defined by roles that have been fierce ("The Fighter"), frightening ("Red State"), warm ("Trem...

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    Recap: Academy Award-Winner Melissa Leo Steals The Show In An Outstanding Episode Of 'Louie'

    Plenty of movie stars, from Alec Baldwin to Dustin Hoffman, have been making their way onto regular TV gigs without the thought of harming their sheen of late, but even bigger names can also crop up for guest spots on shows, which allow them to upend their image, gain a little street credit, pay bac...

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    Recap: Third Season Opener Of 'Louie' Sees Louis C.K. Right Back On Form

    Since "Louie" was last on the air, its star and creator, Louis C.K. has been having a moment. He won the AFI Award for best TV series, got two Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a comedy, and has breaking ground in terms of cutting out the middle man, selling tour tickets and his ...

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    'Louie' and the Pursuit of Happiness in the New Season of Louis C.K.'s Series

    "Louie" continues to grow in strange and wonderful ways its third season (starting tonight, June 28th, on FX at 10:30pm) -- both the title character and the show itself. When it began in 2010, the series felt like a collection of strikingly realized scenes lifted right out of Louis C.K....

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    Louis C.K. on Finally Bringing His 'Louie' Character's Ex-Wife on Screen and Why She's African-American

    Viewers of Louis C.K.'s great series "Louie" will notice that in the first episode of the new season, which premieres tomorrow, Thursday, June 28th at 10:30pm on FX, there's a quiet but significant additon to the show -- we finally get to meet Louie's ex-wife.

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    Watch: A Preview of Louis C.K.'s Commentary From the 'Louie' Season Two DVD

    While Louis C.K.'s brilliant (you know it's true) half-hour sorta-comedy "Louie" doesn't return for its third season on FX until June 28th, season two of the series comes out on DVD next week on June 19th. Below is a preview of the comedian's commentary track running over a...

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    Watch: New Teaser For Season 3 Of 'Louie' Pays Tribute To Woody Allen's 'Manhattan'

    If cable has proven to be a boon to dramatic storytelling, that is no less true for comedies as well. Shows like "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" or the unjustly cancelled "Bored To Death" deliver the kind of irreverance and wit you're just not going to see on network broadcasting. HBO's newly un...

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