Baskets on FX season 4 preview: Louie Anderson still the best TV mother

FX has dropped the official trailer for Season 4 of Baskets. The opener shows Chip (Zach Galifianakis) struggling to marry his career dream of being a clown with the reality that in today’s world, clowns are demonized a bit. “The kids are not laughing at clowns anymore, they’re scared of them,” he says in the

Exclusive: Baskets star Louie Anderson on the liberation of Christine Baskets

One of the most memorable mothers of late on the smallscreen is played by a man — Louie Anderson. Another Louis, Mr. C.K., urged fellow Baskets producers Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel to contact Anderson for the role of Christine Baskets based on Louie’s lifetime of stand-up and published memoirs. Louie’s character Christine of FX’s

Costco caskets and whiskey salad as Baskets renewed for Season 3

Baskets has just been renewed for Season 3 by FX, and it’s not hard to see why — with the show offering up another no-miss episode tonight. The hit series will air for its third run in 2018, with the network saying the decision was taken to renew it after the series “solidified” its standing as one

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