Better Things

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Better Things
Premiere September 8, 2016
Airs On hiatus
Creator Louis C.K. &
Pamela Adlon
Network FX
Style 30-minute comedy
Company Slam Book
Pig Newton, Inc.
(seasons 1–2),
3 Arts Entertainment
(seasons 1–2)
FX Productions
Seasons 2
Episodes 20 (through season 2)
Status Renewed through season 3 (2018)
Origin USA

Better Things is a semi-autobiographical vehicle similar to the way Louie is. It centers on Sam Fox, a working actor with no filter trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two and also — just maybe — squeeze in some private time once in a while.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Pamela Adlon Sam Fox 1 2
Mikey Madison Max Fox 1 2
Hannah Alligood Frankie Fox 1 2
Olivia Edward Duke Fox 1 2
Celia Imrie Phyllis 1 2
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Alysia Reiner Sunny 1
Patricia Scanlon Joy 1


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 8, 2016 November 10, 2016 10
Season Two September 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 10
Season Three 2018


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season September 5, 2017 2


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