‘Better Things’ Renewed for Season 3

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Pictured: (l-r) Pamela Adlon as Sam Fox, Olivia Edward Duke, Hannah Alligood as Frankie, Mikey Madison as Max

Get ready for more laughs and real-life mom struggles, because FX has renewed Pamela Adlon’s Better Things for a third season. The critically acclaimed comedy series will return in 2018 for Season 3, the network announced Thursday.

Better Things’ success is testament to the creative genius of Pamela Adlon as a writer, director and actor,” said Eric Schrier, network president, in a statement. “It has been a joy for everyone at FX to support Pamela and see the critics and industry recognize this series as one of the very best shows on TV. Pamela and the enormously talented cast, producers and crew have our deepest appreciation.”

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Better Things is currently in its second season on FX. Adlon stars as Sam Fox, an actor and mother of three daughters—Max (Mikey Madison), Frankie (Hannah Alligood) and Duke (Olivia Edward)—in Los Angeles. The Thursday, October 19, episode entitled “Eulogy” was written by executive producer Louis C.K. Adlon directs the hour (she actually directed all ten episodes this season).

Better Things, Thursdays, 10/9c, FX