Renewed: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
US sitcom renewed for two more seasons as part of an overall deal with comedy trio.
FXX has picked up the show for two seasons of 10 episodes each. At 12 seasons it will become the longest-running live-action comedy in US cable history.
The Hollywood Reporter notes its 12 seasons will tie with My Three Sons for the second-longest-running live action comedy in US history.
The renewal is part of an overall deal with Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton.
The trio will also deliver a straight-to-series pickup for a new comedy starring Tracy Morgan and a comedy pilot yet to be announced as well as three development scripts.
FX president of original programming Nick Grad said. “This deal is a testament to their skill, intelligence and work ethic, which combined to earn them one of the best overall deals in TV. Not bad for three guys who shot a pilot 10 years ago for $200 and a few pizzas.”a yet-to-be announced comedy pilot order and three script pickups.