FX Renews ‘Baskets’ for Fourth Season

FX will bring back its Emmy-winning comedy series Baskets for a fourth season, the network said Wednesday (May 23).

Zach Galifianakis and Louie Anderson star in Fx's 'Baskets,' which was renewed for a fourth season.

Zach Galifianakis and Louie Anderson star in Fx's 'Baskets,' which was renewed for a fourth season.

The series, which stars Zach Galifianakis and Louie Anderson, will return to FX with new episodes in 2019. 

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The series is produced by FX Productions, with Jonathan Krisel, Galifianakis, Marc Gurvitz, Andrea Pett-Joseph, and Anna Dokoza serving as executive producers.

Baskets continues to deliver, thanks to the dream creative team led by Jonathan Krisel and Zach Galifianakis, and we couldn’t be happier to order a fourth season to air next year,” said Eric Schrier, co-presidents of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, in a statement. “Each season brings us closer to the Baskets family and their pursuit of life, love and clowning glory. Our thanks to the producers and the cast for making Baskets such a joy to watch.”

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