It started with the swearing, a not-so-subtle indication that USA Network's "blue skies" credo was welcoming some adult turbulence into its programming. Its shows of recent vintage, including the sleek, sexy and casually profane Suits and the gritty undercover drama Graceland, have started to move USA into edgier, bolder territory. Two new Thursday dramas, Rush (9/8c) and Satisfaction (10/9c), are furthering that evolution, threatening to go over the top with their shock-value content in what looks like a bad case of FX/AMC envy. The results are decidedly mixed.
FX has renewed Archer for two more seasons, the network announced Thursday.
Seasons 6 and 7 will each contain...
Kenny Loggins, Sterling Archer
Rev up your engines! Archer is heading into the Danger Zone on Monday's episode.
When the gang decides to throw Lana (Aisha Tyler) a baby shower, Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) decides that he's going to get her the best gift imaginable: a private performance by Kenny Loggins, who makes a cameo in the episode — in cartoon form, of course.
"I'm a total badass in this episode and it's fun," Loggins told reporters on a conference call last week. "Archer's been referring to 'Danger Zone' for a quite a while ... So I think they just finally went, 'Well, we've gone so far with this joke, we have to take it all the way.'"
Blow it up and start again. That was the philosophy (literally, not figuratively) going into Season 5 of FX's Archer, which has been dubbed Archer: Vice. The rebooted version of the show finds the agents of the now-defunct ISIS becoming drug dealers in order to get rid of the ton of cocaine they've amassed through their spy work over the years. But of course, the transition hasn't been all smooth sailing. Over the course of the first four episodes, they've found themselves entangled with...
At Tuesday's Television Critics Association winter TV previews, FX CEO John Landgraf reported the cable networks was up 2 percent in the adults 18-49 demographic and 4 percent total.
All systems are a go for a fifth season of Archer. The animated FX spy comedy was renewed Wednesday.
"Archer is one the very best comedy series on...
Terry Crews, Isla Fisher
Two more new faces are joining the Bluths for the upcoming Netflix season of Arrested Development.
Isla Fisher and Terry Crews will guest-star on the fourth season of the dysfunctional family comedy, Zap2it.com reports. There's no word on who they will be playing, but they've already started shooting their scenes, according to the site.
Elijah Wood and Jason Gann
Sorry, It's Always Sunny fans: FX is only bringing Wilfred, Archer and Sons of Anarchy to Comic-Con this year.
Wilfred will kick off the network's Con coverage with a panel on...
Has Hank (Mark Feuerstein) finally met his match?
Royal Pains has cast Kat Foster in the recurring role of Harper Cummings, a local pediatrician who is set up with Hank, TVGuide.com has learned...
Move over, Patti Stanger! There's a new matchmaker hitting the small screen.
Royal Pains has tapped Judy Greer to play a matchmaker on an...