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Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. Teaming Up on FX Pilot

TCA 2014: Galifianakis created and stars in pilot co-written by ”Louie“ star

FX  has  ordered  a  comedy  series  pilot created by and starring  Zach  Galifianakis, co-written by Louis  C.K.

The Galifianakis  pilot is the  first  production  under  FX  Productions  recently  announced overall deal with Louis C.K. and his production company, Pig Newton.

FX Productions now has 12 comedy pilots currently in production.

Galifianakis serves as executive producer of the show. Louis C.K., Blair Breard and Dave Becky are executive producer,  along with Andrea Pett-Joseph and Marc Gurvitz. Galifianakis is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners. C.K. is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment. Breard is represented by UTA.

The announcement came at the Television Critics Association winter press tour from Nick  Grad  and  Eric  Schrier,  the Presidents of Original Programing for FX Networks and FX Productions.