Louis CK may not be leaving FX anytime soon…
FX Networks has inked an overall deal with the 46-year-old Mexican American comedian/actor and his company Pig Newton to create and produce new programming.
Louis CK’s agreement is separate from the one the has with the network to produce his critically acclaimed comedy series Louie, which earned the network its first Primetime Emmy Awards nod for Outstanding Comedy Series.
The comedy series, which Louis CK created, returns for Season 4 in May 2014.
Under the new pact, Louis CK’s first, the future series will be created or supervised by the comedian, who would have the option to write or direct any of them and will executive produce.
“Working with Louis CK has been one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences of my career,” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. “So many incredibly talented artists want to work with Louis and follow down the independent and idiosyncratic creative trail he has blazed. I can’t wait to see who he brings through our door, not to mention any new projects that he wants to create for us.”