The whole "Sunny" gang is back and smiling this season (FX)Baby funerals, kid pageants, and morbid obesity: Guess "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" isn't exactly mellowing in its old age. It's hard to believe, but FX's gleefully offensive comedy kicks off its seventh season this week and just got picked up for Seasons 8 and 9, which will make it cable's longest-running live-action comedy ever. But don't expect any "60 Minutes"-style gravitas here: The Paddy's Pub gang is just as selfish, juvenile, and morally bankrupt as ever. After spending a day on set talking with the cast, we're letting you in on the latest "Sunny" shenanigans with five things to watch for this season.
You'll be seeing a lot more of Mac this year
So you may have heard "Sunny" star Rob McElhenney (who plays Mac) has put on a few pounds for this season. About fifty of them, to be exact. McElhenney intentionally packed on the weight, transforming himself into a roly-poly Zach Galifianakis type in the name of comedy.