Does Christine have a suitor on FX’s Baskets?

On last night’s Baskets, Chip and Dale’s mother Christine Baskets (Louie Anderson) is managing her diabetes and trying to live a healthier lifestyle — despite the daily existential crises her twins are continuously dragging her into and needing her help to resolve. Last week on the episode Bail, Dale had a complete drunken meltdown and tried

Baskets gets topical as Zach Galifianakis, Louie Anderson return for Season 2

Baskets is back — and it’s as hilarious as ever as Zach Galifianakis, Louie Anderson et al continue the tale of failed professional clown Chip and his hopeless existence. Watch the preview clip below as Chip, played by Galifianakis, makes reference to both the recent phenomenon of people in clown costumes scaring people, and the current


Baskets star Louie Anderson reveals how his mom helped him win Emmy

Baskets star Louie Anderson says he dedicated the Emmy award which he won for the show to his mom because he based absolutely everything in his character on her. Anderson plays protective mother Christine Baskets on the FX series, which landed him with a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in


The best television of 2016: Monsters and Critics Awards

Life as a single working mother in LA. Suburban Russian spies. A Demogorgon and the Winona-sance. The Trial of the Century. Marvel’s superhero take on Harlem’s storied underworld and a re-imagined and resurrected Westworld – these are some of the best stories of 2016. An embarrassment of riches and hundreds of new series in one

Baskets: A look ahead at the next episode, DJ Twins, on FX

Baskets is a brilliant, conceptual comedy on FX that was cooked up by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis, and Jonathan Krisel and has just been renewed for a second season. It has elevated the sitcom to a whole new level of entertaining thanks to comedian and author Louie Anderson, cast as Christine Baskets. This comedy is