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FX Networks, Netflix, Universal, and HBO Have Officially Cut Ties With Louis C.K.

It's unclear now what will happen to C.K.'s popular shows, which include 'Louie', 'Better Things', and 'Baskets'.

FX Networks, Netflix, and HBO Have Officially Cut Ties With Louis C.K.

Following Louis C.K.'s admission that the sexual harassment allegations against him were valid, the comedian finds himself with few friends. On Friday, Nov. 10, Universal Pictures announced they would no longer be working with C.K. on a previously planned film:

"Universal Pictures and Illumination have terminated their relationship with Louis C.K. on The Secret Life of Pets 2," the statement read.


FX Networks quickly followed, issuing a general statement:

"Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are canceling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton. He will no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation on any of the four shows we were producing with him: Better ThingsBasketsOne Mississippi and The Cops."

FX, which had a long-standing relationship with C.K., went on to address the harassment directly:

"Louis has now confirmed the truth of the reports relating to the five women victimized by his misconduct, which we were unaware of previously. As far as we know, his behavior over the past 8 years on all five series he has produced for FX Networks and/or FX Productions has been professional. However, now is not the time for him to make television shows. Now is the time for him to honestly address the women who have come forth to speak about their painful experiences, a process which he began today with his public statement."

FX Networks, Netflix, Universal, and HBO Have Officially Cut Ties With Louis C.K.

Netflix's statement, made via Twitter, was brief:

"Based on Louis CK's behavior, we are not making his second stand up special."

C.K.'s other content, however, still seems to be available to stream on the platform.


HBO has removed all C.K. content from its streaming platforms and will no longer be working with him on a previously planned comedy benefit special.

I Love You, Daddy, C.K.'s newest film, was set to hit theaters November 17. Its release has now been canceled.

The comedian's publicist, Lewis Kay, has also reportedly dropped him as a client.

Our thoughts are with C.K.'s family.

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