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Panko People: FX Reunites with "The Riches"

While there might only be seven episodes this season (cut back from a typical thirteen), fans of FX's darkly comic drama The Riches have one reason to celebrate: it's coming back on the air.

Cabler FX will launch the second season of The Riches, which stars Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver as members of a family of Irish Traveler conmen who assumed the identities of a dead family, on Tuesday, March 18th.

Season Two will pick up when the freshman season ended with the Malloys attempting to escape their past lives and fit into so-called normal society. The sophomore season's seven episodes are expected to run consecutively without any repeats or pre-emptions.

Series, which also stars Noel Fisher, Shannon Woodward, Aidan Mitchell, Margo Martindale, Gregg Henry, Todd Stashwick, and Jared Harris, comes from creator Dmitry Lipkin, FX Prods, and Fox TV Studios.

Personally, I can't wait for the return of The Riches, which grew on me more and more during the course of its first-season run and, while I wish we were getting all thirteen promised installments this year, I'll take whatever scripted series I can right now.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Yay! I think this is such a fun and unique show and am happy to see it's coming back (even if only for seven episodes). Hopefully, even with the shortened season, the storyline will feel somewhat complete and not just chopped off.
Anonymous said…
I can't wait for The Riches to come back. While it started off kinda rocky it ended up becoming a favorite of mine by the time the 1st season ended.

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