Donald Glover Expands FX Ties With New Production Deal

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The deal caps off what’s been an exciting week for Glover and “Atlanta.”
On Sunday, the show won a Golden Globe for best television series – comedy or musical and Glover was individually recognized with a statue for best actor in a comedy or musical.
The hardware joins a collection that already includes a Critics Choice Award and an AFI Award.
“Atlanta” was renewed for a second season in October, but the network said Thursday its return won’t happen until 2018, due to Glover’s schedule.
In addition to his work with the network, Glover was recently cast as young Lando in the Han Solo standalone film, set for release in 2018.
According to FX, “Atlanta” was “basic cable’s most-watched new comedy in three years among adults ages 18-49” and “the highest-rated comedy in FX Networks’ history,” with 4.84 million total average viewers across platforms.