Sunday, February 14, 2016

10th season, new network for 'Sunny'

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," the sitcom created by (and co-starring) St. Joe's Prep grad Rob McElhenney, has been renewed for a 10th season, FX announced Thursday.

10th season, new network for 'Sunny'


"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," the sitcom created by (and co-starring) St. Joe's Prep grad Rob McElhenney, has been renewed for a 10th season,  FX announced Thursday.

With the ninth season scheduled to premiere this fall, that takes the show through the fall of 2014.

But instead of remaining where it is, "Sunny," along with "The League," "Legit" and "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," will be used starting this fall to help launch a new spinoff network, FXX, aimed at 18- to 34-year-olds.

FX, where "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" launched in 2005, is available in 98 million homes. The network estimates FXX -- how long before it stops looking like a typo? -- will be in 74 million homes in its first year, "making it one of the most widely distributed entertainment networks ever for an ad-supported cable network in its inaugural year."

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