Zach Galifianakis has co-starred on a couple of TV shows in his career — Tru Calling (FOX) and Bored to Death (HBO) — and both lasted fewer than 30 episodes. Now, he’s the lead in the Baskets TV show, a dark comedy on FX. How will it perform in the ratings? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.
The Baskets TV series revolves around a struggling clown who lives in Bakersfield, California. Chip Baskets (Galifianakis) dreams of being a classically trained French clown but things don’t work out for him when he goes to study in Paris. Chip moves back to his hometown and is forced to confront his past while working as a rodeo clown and dealing with his judgmental family. The rest of the cast includes Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson, Sabina Sciubba, and Ernest Adams.
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What do you think? Do you like the Baskets TV show? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?