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Californication Series Finale: Did Hank and Karen Get Their Happy Ending?

David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's series finale of Californication. Read at your own risk.]

Californication's Hank Moody said it best on the Showtime comedy's series finale: "I'm a sucker for happy endings."

After seven seasons of breakups, breakdowns, and tons of drug- and alcohol-fueled bad behavior, the love story of Hank (David Duchovny) and Karen (Natascha McElhone) finally came to a close... read more

David Duchovny Shares His Favorite Episodes of Californication

David Duchovny

After seven seasons of sexually transmitted comedy, Californication's vice-ridden writer Hank Moody is hanging up his black T-shirt (Sunday, June 29, 9:30/8:30c, Showtime). While Golden Globe—winning star David Duchovny admits "there's some sadness" to saying goodbye to the role, "I feel good. [Executive producer] Tom Kapinos did a great job pulling everything together."

Next month, Duchovny begins shooting NBC's Aquarius, playing a cop tracking Charles Manson, which marks the X-Files vet's return to creepy TV. "We'll be pushing the limit," he says. "It will be as dark as... read more

Critic's Notebook: Summer TV Comings and Goings

Tatiana Maslany

Forget the old Rodgers & Hammerstein song about June. TV is busting out all over, and what a remarkable week it has been. Starting with HBO's Game of Thrones wrapping another astounding season last Sunday — this run of episodes blessed by being able to dramatize so many, though not all, of the climactic events of book 3, A Storm of Swords, the best in George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice & Fire" series — ending with a... read more

Showtime's Californication Set to End Its Run This Spring

Maggie Grace, David Duchovny

Showtime's dreams of Californication will come to a close after one final season, TV Guide Magazine has learned. The network has confirmed that the upcoming seventh season of the David Duchovny series will be its last.

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Exclusive Californication First Look: Will Hank and Karen (Finally) Get Their Happy Ending?

David Duchovny

Sunday's Season 6 finale of Californication will find Hank Moody asking himself a very familiar question.

Although Hank (David Duchovny) has spent most of the season chasing after rocker groupie Faith (guest star Maggie Grace), Sunday's finale (10:30/9:30c, Showtime) finds him once again considering a future with his first love, Karen (Natascha McElhone).... read more

Exclusive Californication First Look: Is Hank Ready to Rock?

David Duchovny

Season 5 of Californication ended in a bit of a dark place: Hank (David Duchovny) was (possibly fatally) drugged by a bitter ex-girlfriend.

Showtime sets premiere dates for Shameless, House of Lies and Californication

Based on the exclusive first look at Season 6 below, things will remain dark when the show resumes — at least for a little while. "We pick up days after that in the hospital, where Hank has survived but she hasn't," Duchovny says. "This season kind of begins with Hank spiraling down."

Next stop: rehab! And with that comes the return of comedy... read more

William & Kate Star Camilla Luddington Joins Californication

Camilla Luddington

Hot on the heels of the news that the real-life Kate Middleton will be visiting California, comes the report that the actress who portrayed her in the Lifetime film is heading to Californication.

Camilla Luddington, who played the Duchess of Cambridge in William & Kate, has signed on to the Showtime series in a recurring capacity, Deadline.com reports.

Showtime renews Californication; sets returns for Nurse Jackie, United States of Tara

Luddington will play... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Californication's Shameless Showtime Promo

Stephen Tobolowsky and Pamela Adlon

Jeers to Californication for sucking up to the hand that feeds it — Showtime.

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In the inexplicably long-running smutcom's fourth season, the grotesque Marcy Runkle (Pamela Adlon) is being romanced by big-time Hollywood producer Stu Beggs (Stephen Tobolowsky, aka Groundhog Day's Ned Ryerson, wasting his talent). read more

Louis C.K. Previews Life for Louie

Louis C.K.

So much for "First, do no harm..." On tonight's episode of the FX laffer about divorced-with-kids comic Louis C.K. (11/10c, FX), our hero gets way more than he bargained for in a rip-roaring visit to his doctor—guest star Ricky Gervais!—an old high-school pal whose examination consists of a barrage of bodily insults and terrifying diagnoses... read more

Louis C.K. on His New Show: "It's Like Being a Dictator"

Louie - Louis C.K.

For funnyman Louis C.K.,  having the final say in the production of his new FX comedy series, Louie, is key.

"When you have a writing staff, you have a community of people you have to convince of everything," C.K. says. "It's like being a dictator."

Check out Louie clips

The single- camera comedy, premiering Tuesday at 11/10c, features ... read more

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