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FX Wins Legal "Damages": Two More Seasons on Order

Things might seem bleak with the writers strike raging on outside my windows (and no sign of a resolution from the studios anywhere in sight), but there is one joyous piece of news.

Cabler FX has ordered not one, but two additional seasons of its serpentine legal drama Damages, with 26 episodes of the series on tap. Production on Season Two is said to begin early next year... should the writers strike conclude in time.

The network also announced that it had secured series leads Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, and Tate Donovan for Season Two of Damages, leading this jaded TV writer to conclude that Ted Danson--who played the maniacal fat cat billionaire Arthur Frobisher, will not be returning to the series for the second season.

FX is proud of our status as a leader in fostering bold, high-quality scripted programming,” said John Landgraf, FX's president. “We commend [creators] Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler, Daniel Zelman and their magnificent cast, headed by Glenn Close, with pulling off this hugely ambitious series and establishing Damages as one of the best dramas on American television."

I cannot bloody wait!

Comments

Anonymous said…
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!
rockauteur said…
wow i guess that patty wont be taken down any time soon...
Wow! What fantastic, happy news amidst all the gloom and doom of the strike. And not just one but two seasons! Yay!
Bill said…
Great to hear. If other networks were as good as FX seems to be when it comes to finding and nurturing good shows... well, I might not have time to sleep, but there's be a whole lot of great choices out there.
Anonymous said…
All I can say is Heck Friggen Yeah!
Anonymous said…
Awesome news! It's about time already! I can't wait for season 2!
Anonymous said…
Great show! Can't wait for more.

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