It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
An award winning situational comedy appearing on the FX channel (pronounced: Fox-two) between the hours of 2am and 5am in the evening every other thursday night.
Creation of 'Sunny'
The creator of this show, Rob McElhenney, was sexually solicited on the internet (an information "super-highway" created by ex-President Al Gore) by a 'FX' executive, and eventually created the pilot for 'Sunny', called 'It's Always Sunny In California'. The head of FX, Richard Moore (formerly known as Sean Connery), felt that California was overused, and was renamed 'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia'. 3 homeless men were hired by McElhenney to act in the pilot: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton and Kirk Olson. McElhenney used his twin brother Donald for the role of Mac, a homeless character on the show. Originally a drama, the natural hilarity of the actors shined through the hard hitting shell of the copdrama it was meant to be, and it was dubbed a 'dark comedy'.
'Sunny' was cancelled after the second episode, Charlie Eats A Snake, but was revived by the famous necromancer Maxwell Higginbotham, and managed to pull off roughly 8 more episodes, each varying in length and characters. The homeless crew was replaced by friends of the creator, sharing the same names as the previously hired homeless crew. Steve McQueen is known to have directed one episode, Mac Meets Saddam, but was fired shortly after his explosive tempter caused the death of a production assistant.