The Between Two Ferns host created new comedy Baskets (Series Premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, FX) with Louis C.K. (Louie) and Jonathan Krisel (Tim & Eric, Portlandia) — basically a trifecta of absurd comedy gold.
The anthology series format — in which a show presents a
different story and characters in each season (or even episode) — is
all the rage on TV right now, as seen in American Horror Story, Black
Mirror, Fargo, True Detective and now, American Crime.
Bona fide cool guy Bill Murray has been
spending some time in Cincinnati lately as his son serves as assistant
coach to the undefeated Xavier men’s basketball team. With Murray always crashing the party, it’s only fitting that we kick off the holiday season by crashing one of his.
Uncorked captures the stress, skill and excitement that goes into
preparing for a test only about 8 percent of folks pass. The new series
follows six sommeliers preparing for the 2015 Master exam, which means
lots of flashcards, small competitions and endless bottles of vino.