FX and FXX Debut an All-Star Lineup of Premium Fall Programming, Starting Sept. 9
– Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter debuts his bloodiest drama yet, The Bastard Executioner, Sept. 15 on FX –
– Award-winning series American Horror Story checks into its newest season, Hotel, starring songstress Lady Gaga, beginning Oct. 7 on FX –
– Oh geez, here we go again. Fargo returns with an all-new season featuring an all-star cast, including Ted Danson, Kirsten Dunst, and Nick Offerman, Oct. 12 on FX –
– Fantasy football favourite The League heads into its final season, followed by a brand-new season of You’re the Worst, beginning Sept. 9 on FXX –
TORONTO (September 2, 2015) Epic dramas, nail-biting thrillers, and gut-busting comedies complete FX and FXX’s prime-time lineup this fall, bringing audiences the most-anticipated titles and high-profile talent of the season, beginning Sept. 9.
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Debuting Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (check local listings) is Kurt Sutter’s new period piece,The Bastard Executioner. From emotional pitfalls to political upheavals, this 10-episode, blood-soaked season follows 14 th Century warrior Wilkin Brattle (Lee Jones, Magical Tales) who lays down his sword and is forced to become a journeyman executioner. The show also stars Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy), who plays a mystical healer named Annora, and Stephen Moyer (True Blood) as the devious chamberlain, Milus Corbett.
You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave, as the fifth installment of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning series, American Horror Story: Hotel, premieres Wednesday Oct. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (check local listings). Set in modern-day Los Angeles, Hotel chronicles the story of the mysterious characters that work and visit the haunted Hotel Cortez. Joining series regulars Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett and Kathy Bates are singer-songwriter Lady Gaga, actor Max Greenfield ( New Girl), and model and actress Naomi Campbell (Empire).
Rounding out the FX lineup is a new season of the investigative and thrilling anthological crime-drama Fargo, airing Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, beginning October 12 (check local listings). With an all-new cast – including Ted Danson (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring), Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man) , Jesse Plemons (Battleship), and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) – Season 2 tracks a true crime case in 1979 Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota.
FXX kicks off its fall lineup with the final season fantasy football hit The League, airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, beginning Sept. 9 (check local listings). This clever comedy follows friends Kevin (Stephen Rannazzisi), Ruxin (Nick Kroll), Pete (Mark Duplass), Taco (Jon Lajoie), and Andre (Paul Scheer) as they compete in a fantasy football league and pull pranks on each other for the last time in order to win the league trophy.
Immediately following The League, hilarity continues with Season 2 of You’re the Worst premiering Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (check local listings). Fall head over heels with the dark and twisted romantic-comedy that follows Jimmy Shive-Overly (Chris Geere) and Gretchen Cutler (Aya Cash) as they learn how to live with each other when they can barely live with themselves.
Viewers can catch up on their favourite FX and FXX shows American Horror Story, Sons of Anarchy, You’re the Worst, The League and Fargo (available Sept. 12) on shomi before their eagerly awaited premieres dates this fall.
FX FALL 2015 PREMIERE DATES
All dates are subject to change. All times ET. (s) = simulcast
Tuesday, Sept. 15
10 p.m. – The Bastard Executioner (s) **NEW – Two-hour Premiere**
Wednesday, Oct. 7
10 p.m. – American Horror Story: Hotel (s), Season 5
Monday, Oct. 12
10 p.m. – Fargo (s), Season 2
FXX FALL 2015 PREMIERE DATES
All dates are subject to change. All times ET
Wednesday, Sept. 9
10 p.m. – The League (s), Season 7
10:30 p.m. – You’re The Worst (s), Season 2
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FX is a digital specialty channel that delivers critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedies, including FX original series American Horror Story, The Americans, Louie, and The Strain. Delivering compelling entertainment to Canadians, FX’s unique content also features movies and original Canadian programming. FX is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.
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