FX Renews “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” for Record Breaking 15th Season

Bottoms up It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fans! FX’s has renewed the show for a fifteenth season— making it the longest-running live-action comedy series in American television history.

Via Deadline

Via Deadline

What’s happening:

  • Deadline is reporting that FX has renewed the hit comedy, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia for a fifteenth season.
  • This pickup breaks the record for longest-running live-action comedy series—quite an impressive feat for FX’s first comedy hit.
  • It’s Always Sunny tied the record at 14 seasons with ABC’s The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and will now hold the honor as longest-running with its upcoming 15.
  • The show was developed by stars Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton and focuses on the crazy and often unethical situations that five friends constantly find themselves in.
  • The series airs on FXX and is produced by:
    • FX Productions
    • 3 Arts Entertainment
    • RCG Entertainment

What they’re saying:

  • Rob McElhenney to fans during the January TCA tour: “[W]e’re going to keep doing it forever if people keep watching.”
  • FX Chairman John Landgraf called the series: “The first successful deconstruction and reconstruction of a sitcom.”

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia stars:

  • Rob McElhenney
  • Glenn Howerton
  • Charlie Day
  • Kaitlin Olson
  • Danny DeVito