During the holidays, everyone wants to stay cheery and free from stress and bad moods, but there’s almost always a point when it just gets to be too much. If that happens to you, don’t resort to mountains of happy pills and red wine. (Pass those on to me.) A much better way to add happiness and laughter to your day is catching up on some of the best 2014 comedies that you may not have seen the first time around.
Few network nail promos like FX does, and they’ve dropped a batch of superb Archer clips out there for the show’s rabid fanbase to imbibe on. Hope you aren't shy about seeing Archer's genitals racked with pain.
Anytime we’re only a couple of months away from new Archer episodes, celebrations are in order. And there’s no better way to shake your groove thang than by watching the badass first teaser trailer for Season 6.
Happy Movember, everyone. During the month of November, men across the country celebrate by growing out spectacular facial hair, a practice that is followed by athletes, actors and average individuals alike. Apparently, animated characters dig Movember, as well. This week Sterling Archer, the spy and detective lead in Archer, announced he is growing a Movember ‘stache.
Archer is a show known for taking jabs at general ideas about government agencies and political ideals, but Reed doesn’t often target specific real-world incidents. It was somewhat fortuitous that, as the group ISIS first adopted that name in 2013, Reed had taken Archer’s characters off on a new Vice storyline that involved them selling coke to try and keep their lifestyles afloat after the agency ISIS got shut down.
The booze-reeking FX series Archer traveled to this year’s Comic-Con with a few updates about where Season 6 is going to take this quick-witted ragtag group of spies. It’s a pretty familiar place, and some familiar faces will be joining the cast for guest roles.
FX has lined up their Comic-Con plans, announcing panels and signing booths for some of their popular series. Archer, American Horror Story, Sons of Anarchy and their upcoming new drama The Strain will all be featured with panels at the San Diego convention set to take place later this month.
FX has a long and storied history of keeping shows around for quite some time. With that in mind, it’s not a big surprise that the network would be in favor of keeping its well-liked comedy Archer around for a little longer. What is a bit of a surprise is how long the network has committed to keeping Archer on the air.
Since we last watched ourselves some Archer there have been rumblings that Adam Reed, the show’s creator and sole writer, is getting bored with espionage. Thus the switch in direction from a spy show to a drug cartel show. It makes no sense as to how this could be the same series. After watching five episodes of the new season it’s clear that Archer Vice is indeed a new premise, but it’s blissfully the same show we’ve all come to adore.
Say what you want about FX’s animated spy series Archer, as long as all you want to say about it is how fricking hilarious and well-written it is. Adam Reed and whatever muse he keeps locked up beneath his bed are flawless when it comes to perverting ideas and turns of phrase, and now they’ve gone and dirtied up the promotional campaign for the series’ upcoming fifth season.
FX and FXX have begun to lay out their midseason plans. For FX, that includes the returns of Justified and Archer, as well as the premiere of Chozen, an animated comedy originally slated for FXX, but has been moved to FX to join Archer on Monday night. Meanwhile, FXX will pair Ali G: Rezurection with the return of Jim Jefferies comedy Legit in February. Also set to return in February is The Americans, which will begin its second season on FX.
Just like last year, the Archer panel began with a special clip made specifically for the Con and it was hilarious. Pam's helping Sterling shoot a video for the attendees (all unattractive asthmatics according to him) which details his new plan on how to get laid in a room full of geek girls. Instead of intimidating the ladies with his Sterling Archerness, he's going as Tony Stark (mostly) nude! Guess where the core is located?
FX is gearing up for Comic Con with a number of series set to return to the convention this year. The cable network has managed to spread their panels out to cover almost each day of SDCC, Saturday excluded. Wilfred, Archer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Sons of Anarchy will represent FX (and FXX) at Comic Con this year, with Wilfred leading off the pack late Thursday afternoon.
FX announced on Wednesday that Archer is getting a fifth season. This should be good news for those who tune in for FX’s animated comedy; however, it may not be particularly surprising news. The show has been doing quite well in several demographics during Season 4 and six episodes in, the network decided the numbers are good enough to go ahead and greenlight the series for another round of episodes.
Made up of scene readings/re-enactments, the screening of sneak peeks, and various fun and games, Archer Live was jokingly described by H. Jon Benjamin as a "hate letter to fans." But amid the t-shirts launched into the audience from a snazzy handheld cannon, and the off-the-wall questions the crowd threw back to the cast, there were plenty of details dropped about Archer's fourth season. And I'm sharing them with you.