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Better Things

  1. goodbyes
    Better Things Is Ending After Season 5This is arguably a worse thing.
  2. tv review
    Better Things Season 4 Is a Rare and Precious GiftPamela Adlon’s nervy, magnificent series makes almost every other American TV show, even excellent ones, seem formulaic and timid in comparison.
  3. vulture tv awards
    The Best-Directed Show on TV Is Better ThingsPamela Adlon creates not merely a look or a tone but a worldview.
  4. backstories
    Pamela Adlon’s Filmmaking Motto: ‘The Moment Is Everything’The writer, director, and star of Better Things on influences, inspirations, and the importance of trusting your inner voice.
  5. Pamela Adlon Sang ‘Shallow’ at the Better Things Wrap PartyEven though she doesn’t really remember it.
  6. tv review
    Better Things Season 3 Tackled Aging With Warmth and HonestyIt was Pamela Adlon’s ode to the messiness of turning 50.
  7. vulture recommends
    Parenthood Ain’t Easy, But These Great Comedies Embrace the ChaosShows like Better Things, Catastrophe, and SMILF turn the hard work of raising children into brutally honest comedy.
  8. comedy
    The Better Things Kids Aren’t Really Sisters, But They’re Still FamilyTalking with Mikey Madison, Hannah Alligood, and Olivia Edward about growing up on the FX comedy.
  9. renewals
    A Good Thing: FX Orders More Better ThingsSeason four will debut sometime next year.
  10. tv review
    Pamela Adlon’s Better Things Returns Stronger Than EverEven when the characters are making a mess of things, it’s a pleasure to watch because so much care and thought have gone into each frame and line.
  11. moving on
    Pamela Adlon Opens Up About Louis C.K.’s Sexual Misconduct: ‘It Was Devastating’“All of a sudden, he’s gone, my show is dangling from a precipice.”
  12. casting
    Matthew Broderick to Star in Netflix Show and Date Laurie Metcalf on The ConnersDude is busy.
  13. Pamela Adlon Says Making Better Things Is Better Than TherapyThe creator and star of the FX comedy explains how she’s able to set aside vanity when she’s directing herself.
  14. close reads
    The Beauty and Banality of Motherhood Stories OnscreenThe best of these stories use a distancing lens to capture the transformative, magical, grinding exhaustion of motherhood.
  15. FX’s Investigation Into Louis C.K.’s Workplace Behavior Found No IssuesPlus, a status update on the future of Better Things.
  16. The 10 Best TV Episodes of 2017From Twin Peaks and The Leftovers to BoJack Horseman and Girls.
  17. Jen Chaney’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2017Big Little Lies was the most invigorating series I watched all year.
  18. The 10 Best TV Shows of 2017Matt Zoller Seitz chooses his favorite TV shows of the year.
  19. Better Things Doesn’t Need Louis C.K.Why Pamela Adlon’s brilliant show could be better without the participation of Louis C.K.
  20. louis c.k.
    FX Severs Ties With Louis C.K.Louis C.K. produced four shows with FX: Better ThingsBasketsOne Mississippi, and The Cops.
  21. close reads
    The Better Things Episode That Captures What’s So Good About Better Things“Eulogy” is a funny, moving, and dark look at a mother who wants to be fully seen.
  22. chat room
    Pamela Adlon on the Story Behind Her Terrific Better Things Funeral Episode“We were crying the whole f*cking day. We were crying our eyes out. It was so intense.”
  23. FX Renews Pamela Adlon’s ‘Better Things’ for a Third SeasonMore Better Things is in the works at FX. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has officially renewed the series for a third […]
  24. chat room
    Henry Thomas on Better Things, Stranger Things, and ’80s NostalgiaE.T.’s best friend talks about playing Pamela Adlon’s new love interest on the FX series.
  25. Pamela Adlon on ‘Better Things’ and the Power of Staying PersonalFrom Louie to Californication to King of the Hill to her critically acclaimed FX series Better Things, Pamela Adlon has been expertly casting a […]
  26. pamela adlon
    Pamela Adlon: Directing Every Episode of Better Things Season Two Was ‘Hardcore’“It was like doing The Amazing Race and Survivor.”
  27. trailer mix
    Pamela Adlon Is Bitingly Funny As Ever in the Better Things Season Two Trailer“My home is called ‘House Full of Tiny Assholes With Vaginas.’”
  28. Here’s the Season 2 Trailer for Pamela Adlon’s FX Series ‘Better Things’Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K.’s show Better Things returns to FX for its second season next month, and today the network released a trailer. […]
  29. Pamela Adlon’s in the Mood for a Drink in a Better Things Season Two First LookBetter Things returns September 14.
  30. Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. Cried Together Over Their Emmy Nominations“We are all so stunned and happy.”
  31. ‘You’re the Worst’ and ‘Better Things’ Return with New Seasons in SeptemberFX Networks just revealed premiere dates for returning comedies You’re the Worst and Better Things. The network announced today that You’re the […]
  32. ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Horace and Pete,’ ‘Better Things,’ and ‘Veep’ Win Peabody […]The seven entertainment winners of this year’s Peabody Awards were announced today, and the list is dominated by comedy series. Donald Glover’s […]
  33. Pamela Adlon on the Surprising Ending of the Better Things Finale“I’m like, Shit. I’m the savviest mom in the world and I didn’t even catch this.”
  34. overnights
    Better Things Finale Recap: Only Women BleedA poignant end to a terrific first season.
  35. the vulture tv podcast
    Pamela Adlon on Dealing With Assholes in HollywoodThis was really said to me in real life by somebody I was working with: “You’re my kind of woman. Slap a pair of tits on you and you’re just my type.”
  36. overnights
    Better Things Recap: Life’s Been GoodAn episode about appreciating what you have, even when it’s junk stored in the garage.
  37. overnights
    Better Things Recap: I Don’t Mean to Scare YouFor Sam’s family, spooky pranks are a weirdly soothing tradition.
  38. chat room
    Sarah Baker on Typecasting in Hollywood“People tend to be very unimaginative.”
  39. Better Things Recap: Holy Trinity“Duke’s Chorus” scrutinizes the ways that parents look down their noses at each other.
  40. overnights
    Better Things Recap: The Scary PartSam gets older, but men stay the same age.
  41. overnights
    Better Things Recap: Group ChatHalfway through its first season, Better Things refuses to sugarcoat its worldview.
  42. overnights
    Better Things Recap: Like Real People“Woman Is the Something of the Something” is a brilliant commentary on sexism and misogyny.
  43. overnights
    Better Things Recap: Are You Gonna Go My Way?The one where Lenny Kravitz comes over for dinner.
  44. renewals
    FX Renews Atlanta and Better Things for Second SeasonsThat was fast.
  45. FX Renews Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ and Pamela Adlon’s ‘Better Things’Two new FX comedies just got season 2 renewals.T he network announced today that it’s ordered 10-episode second seasons of freshman comedies […]
  46. overnights
    Better Things Recap: Lady ProblemsAre you there, God? It’s Pamela Adlon and she has some things to say about women and menstruation.
  47. overnights
    Better Things Series Premiere Recap: You Are Not Getting Rid of MeAren’t we all asking ourselves, “Where is the freaking graph paper?!”
  48. close reads
    What Pamela Adlon’s Work on Louie Tells Us About Better ThingsWhat we learned from revisiting the episodes Adlon wrote.
  49. Bringing ‘Better Things’ to TV with Pamela AdlonAfter five years of collaborating with Louis C.K. on Louie, Pamela Adlon finally has her own semi-autobiographical FX show premiering tonight. […]
  50. Pamela Adlon Can’t Believe She Has Her Own Show“I want the real moments to just lay there and be super-uncomfortable — lay there like a fart.”
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