Originally posted on Deadline:
Louie creator/star Louis C.K. is further expanding his FX portfolio with a third series. The cable network has picked up to series Better Things, the comedy pilot from C.K. and his longtime friend and frequent collaborator, Louie‘s Pamela Adlon. Created by Adlon and CK and starring Adlon, Better Things marks FX’s first comedy series with a solo female lead.
Better Things is a semi-autobiographical vehicle for Adlon similar to the way Louie is for CK. It centers on Sam (Adlon), a working actor with no filter trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two and also — just maybe — squeeze in some private time once in a while. Mikey Madison, Riley Watson, and Olivia Edward co-star as the three daughters.
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Adlon and C.K., who wrote the pilot directed by C.K., executive…
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