Topic: FXX

'You're the Worst' Star Aya Cash on Finding Validation Through Instagram

And her new gig as a TV recapper

Specs Age 34 Claim to fame Stars on FXX's You're the Worst (Wednesdays, 10 p.m.); appears in the new Netflix anthology series Easy (premieres Sept. 22) Base New York Twitter @maybeAyaCash Adweek: What's the first…

You’re the Worst Creator on Changing Networks and Why Comedy Is So Much Harder Than Drama

Season 3 debuts Wednesday on FXX

Changing networks can be a perilous proposition for shows, as Community discovered when its move to Yahoo Screen became the TV version of entering the witness protection program. But last…

FXX Speeds Up Expansion Plans With Help From Shows New and Old

'You're the Worst' crosses over from FX

Stephen Falk wasn't sure how to react when he got the news that his critically acclaimed but low-rated FX sitcom, You're the Worst, would move to FXX for Season 2.…

Despite Empire, Fox Finishes Upfront Sales With CPM Declines

Volume was flat for the restructured Fox Networks Group

Even having the biggest new hit in decades—all hail, Empire!—couldn't keep Fox from taking a hit as it closed this year's upfront sales.  Fox's CPMs were flat to as much as…

Cable Viewers Aren't Watching the Shows You Think They Are

MoffettNathanson analysts find ratings in odd places

Analysts at MoffettNathanson are bearish on cable TV in a variety of categories (though they contend Disney, Fox and Viacom are still strong). Overall, as the upfront market kicks into…

The Simpsons App Is Finally Using the Best Aspect Ratio Ever

Don't pretend you don't care

Good news, nerds—and we mean really serious, committed, supreme-o nerds: The Simpsons is now available in its original 4:3 aspect ratio on FXX's Simpsons World streaming app. Revered Simpsons showrunner…

How The Simpsons Saved FXX

The year-old network was on the skids until this summer's mega-marathon

When FX Networks CEO John Landgraf sealed the deal last November to secure exclusive cable, VOD and non-linear rights to The Simpsons for his fledgling cable network FXX, he was…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: July 18-25

Brands salute sports, athletes, dads—and you. Vote for your favorite spot

This week, four of our five best ads pay tribute to a person or activity. Cheerios continues its trend of heartwarming family spots with a cheerful and exciting Canadian ad about…

Ad of the Day: The End Is Nigh in Brilliantly Bleak Ad for FXX's Simpsons Mega-Marathon

'We're all gonna die'

The world is really going to have a cow when FXX enacts its insane plan to air every Simpsons episode ever, back to back, beginning Aug. 21. In fact, there…

Woo Hoo! FXX Will Show All 25 Seasons of The Simpsons in One Gigantic Marathon

Summer event will be the longest in TV history

FXX is celebrating its acquisition of the exclusive cable rights to rebroadcast episodes of The Simpsons by airing a marathon of every episode of the show, as well as The…