Louis C.K. on FX show: 'I don't think I have stories for that guy anymore'

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People who have been craving new episodes of Louis C.K.'s groundbreaking FX comedy series Louie since it went on an "extended hiatus" last May, following its season-five finale, finally have new information from the comedian about the show's future -; and they may not like it.

"I think the guy that I played on the show -; the just-divorced kinda underwater dad/struggling New York comic -; I don't think I have stories for that guy anymore," C.K. revealed on an episode of The Hollywood Reporter's awards podcast that was released Saturday.

"But," he continued, "the show is autobiographical, so what [FX president and general manager] John Landgraf and I have always thought is that it may come back with a different set of stories from a different angle a little further down the road. And I don't know where that's from yet, so it just depends on if it writes. I think, for me, if I'm on TV again doing a single-camera show, it's Louie. But I don't know. I have no idea. I needed to not know if I'd ever do it again -; I needed to feel that way -; so that's the way I feel right now."

C.K. emphasized, "I don't ever want to do the show because I owe another season," he says. "I don't think that's fair to anybody." (He also took a two-year hiatus between seasons three and four.)

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