FX had a celebrity-filled screening of the season-two debut of hit drama series The Americans at The Paris theater in New York City on Feb. 24, and an after party at The Plaza's Palm Court. Click through for more photos.
FX Says Rescue Me Numbers UP/Nip-Tuck Moves to LA
FX just announced that Rescue Me numbers aren’t down 20% after the first episode as originally reported. When the DVR numbers were added back in, they say, the numbers are actually up a bit - 2% in 18-49, and 1% in total viewers.
“Welcome to California, Dr. McNamara, and welcome to the team …”
So starts out Nip/Tuck’s 5th season which launches in October.
The plastic surgery duo of McNamara-Troy moves to Los Angeles. Guest stars will include Bradley Cooper, Lauren Hutton, and Oliver Platt.
In the teaser screened by FX a few moments ago, Troy dismisses a surgical assistant. He drops a set of keys on him, and tells him to wash the Lamborghini. He calls Hollywood a “sh*t hole” and declares “this town needs me.”
The teaser was set to the funky Hollywood Swingers from Kool and The Gang.
Said Ryan Murphy, creator/executive producer: “We wanted to explore theme of LA. [McNamara-Troy] ruled Miami as plastic surgeons … what happens when you turn 40 and go from being a big fish in the pond to the opposite and surrounded by dozens who have been here forever?”
Murphy revealed that McNamara and Troy land jobs as medical consultants “on a Nip/Tuck like plastic show … a show within a show where they explore ‘can we be stars or not.’’