It’s official! Today, FX confirmed they’ve renewed Baskets for a fourth season.
The comedy stars Galifianakis as Chip Baskets, a classically trained French clown who moves back to his hometown of Bakersfield, California. The cast also includes Louie Anderson and Martha Kelly.
In March, Zach Galifianakis revealed FX had renewed Baskets for season four but the network didn’t officially announce the renewal until now. The new season is expected to debut in 2019. You can read more info below:
LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2018 – Baskets, the acclaimed comedy series executive produced by and starring Zach Galifianakis, has been renewed for a fourth season on FX, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions.
“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,” Schrier said. “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.”
Executive Producers include Jonathan Krisel, Zach Galifianakis, Marc Gurvitz, Andrea Pett-Joseph, and Anna Dokoza. The series is produced by FX Productions.
Baskets features Zach Galifianakis (Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Baskets) as twins “Chip & Dale Baskets,” and Louie Anderson (Emmy winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Baskets) as “Christine Baskets,” and Martha Kelly as “Martha.”
The recently concluded third season saw the Baskets family attempt to run a rodeo together. In the emotional season finale, the Baskets family gathered to celebrate New Year’s Eve with “Ken” (recurring guest star Alex Morris), who had a question for “Christine” (Louie Anderson).”
What do you think? Do you watch Baskets? Will you check out season four?