It's total Anarchy at FX (again)

The bad old boys of SAMCRO will ride on for another year! FX today announced that new drama Sons of Anarchy has been given another season, meaning the amount of leather, smoking, and beer drinking on television next year will once again be way higher than it was last year.

One of the most critically acclaimed television shows of the brand-spanking new season, Sons of Anarchy has been called "Hamlet on motorcycles," "The Sopranos on motorcycles," and "a bunch of tough guys on motorcycles." But really, Sons of Anarchy is about a motorcycle club that "protects" its small town from drug dealers, rival gangs, and other bad guys.

"It's incredibly gratifying to everyone at FX in at this time when The Shield--the show that got our critically acclaimed original programming brand started--is airing its final season, their loyal audience has embraced Sons of Anarchy and made it a success," said Landgraf. "We're also very proud of the day-in-day-out creative excellence the Sons of Anarchy writers and actors are bringing to the table."

In addition to critics latching on to this gritty drama (we like it a lot, too), an average of 5.4 million viewers has tuned in week-in and week-out, a great number for ad-supported cable.

Sons of Anarchy joins HBO's True Blood and TNT's Raising the Bar as the only new cable programs to be given a second season so far.

Sons of Anarchy stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Segal, and Ron Perlman, and airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m.

Va-va-va-VOOM! We can't wait to see more of this compelling show... What about you?

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Dec 29, 2008
Absolutely fantastic news to see that this has been given a second season. If the quality of the writing & performances can continue, I hope this has a 7+ season run like the Shield. Now the only question is WHEN?
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Nov 29, 2008
decent series, but baggy pants and white sneakers on a biker?? helmets?? bikes are kind of lame i thought outlawbikers rode rigid choppers or at least cool bikes, not softtails. nice to hear the black keys though.
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Nov 27, 2008
yo seriously wat a way to end the season...sooo much turmoil & desecsion amongst SOA & the way things r goings makes me think that the writer is a MAD GENIUS...cant wait till season 2...kinda feels like im upnorth awaitin the day i can go home...yea its that serious
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Nov 27, 2008
since this show has aired on fx i been hooked...this is the numba 1 top show to me of 2008.....i jus really wanna kno if any1 has any info on when the new season will air???
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Nov 20, 2008
i love the show but i really don't want to see jax end up with wendy i like him with dr. tara
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Nov 19, 2008
Hi all,

If anyone wants to see what the buzz is about, Fancast.com has "Sons of Anarchy" online free, including the pilot, and exclusive interviews with the stars. The episodes are at
http://www.fancast.com/tv/Sons-of-Anarchy/100687/watch-it/on-fancast

And here's the really fun part: on Monday, Nov. 24, two days before the season finale airs on FX, Fancast will be hosting a live chat with series star Charlie Hunnam and executive producer/creator Kurt Sutter. It will start at 2 pm ET. Fans of the show can ask questions and interact directly with them.

Cheers,

Jim (for Fancast)
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Nov 17, 2008
I'm glad that a second season has been given a go. I'm not a fan of motorcycle gangs, but it doesn't matter because the show is so good.
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Nov 14, 2008
YAY!! I am so glad this gets another season! I absolutely love it!
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Nov 11, 2008
It's a very good news!
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Oct 20, 2008
Im very glad that there will be more episodes of Sons of Anarchy.This is the next Soprano's just on 2 Wheels!! My husband and I watch it every Wedn. night, haven't missed an episode yet!! I guess its a biker thing!! Keep up the good work! Hope to see many more seasons!!
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Oct 14, 2008
Very good news!!
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Oct 14, 2008
Great show but Ron Perlman??? Come on! My grandmother could beat his ass and she's been dead for 20 years! He is soooo not a biker. He was great in Hellboy because his baboon face was under a mask. He's got height but that's it. His arms are thinner than my 12 year old daughters'. He has shoulders like hers too. No, they should have cast someone else. So far, he's the only downside I see to this show. Everyone else seems really good so far. Hopefully Jax gets to kill him off soon. Don't know how much of Ron I can handle.
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Oct 10, 2008
If you don't have FX or are looking to catch up on this fantastic show you can download every episode so far on Xbox Live. Great quality and you own the episodes and won't have to wait for the DVD to come out like next year.
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Oct 09, 2008
This is a GREAT show and I'm stoked to hear that it will continue!! It's a close to seeing the way an MC works as you'll get on TV. The acting is great, the story (writers) are great and I agree with the other poster, they should promote it more. Thanks for the good news!
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Oct 08, 2008
I love Ron Perlman, but I didn't even know this show existed! That's the problem with FX in the UK, they don't really promote a show until it's like a month before screening (Burn Notice, Life, Generation Kill). I will defo be tuning into this though! Nice to see Ron getting back into some gritty stuff too.
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Oct 07, 2008
That's great! As a Ron Perlman fan I'm glad the show is doing so well. Unfortunately I don't have F/X channel anybody know if it's going to be picked up by a local channel or perhapes come out on video?
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Oct 07, 2008
Good news, although it is not the most accurate of shows, it is good entertainment, I really liked charlie on Undeclared though.
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Oct 07, 2008
Great news! It's good to have some dead certs for a second season! Takes away the pressure of having a show yanked from under you mid-story. And this show definitely deserves it. Kudos to them! Two of my favourite new shows renewed now, and Fringe pickd up for a full season! Great stuff! And The Mentalist on its way to getting a full-season too. It's all good. Now if we can only hear some better news about Sarah Connor then I'd be a very happy bunny!
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Oct 07, 2008
Thank goodness. Sons of Anarchy ranks in my Top 5 favorite shows!
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Oct 07, 2008
good for them. will cont. to watch
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Oct 07, 2008
Thats great!
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Oct 07, 2008
No surprise since their ratings have actually been going up since they premiered. It sort of makes up for cancelling "The Riches", but not entirely. "Raising the Bar" and "True Blood" haven't been doing very well, so I don't know how they got such early renewals with horrible ratings. I'll be watching next year!
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Oct 07, 2008
Anarchy is good!
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Oct 07, 2008
That's fabulous news and no surprise to me. Intelligent, fun, smart, sexy and edgy work always gets recognized. Three great shows!
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Oct 07, 2008
SWEEEET
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Oct 07, 2008
As a person that loves and owns a few harleys it wasnt hard for me to wanna check out this show.With this being the shields last season i desperatly needed a new show to sink my teeth into and sons of anarchy has turned out to be one of those shows i will not miss.Im very happy that its returning next season and im hoping it will be around for several years after.Anyone that hasnt been watching this show from the start has really missed out on a very well written,gritty,pull no punches show.
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Oct 07, 2008
great news
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Oct 07, 2008
GREAT! it's a great show and can't wait for more episodes 2 come :) can't wait to see what happens next
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