Thursday, November 16, 2023

FX Orders Comedy 'English Teacher' Created by and Starring Brian Jordan Alvarez

FX has today given a series order to the original comedy series English Teacher created by and starring Brian Jordan Alvarez. The pickup comes after the series produced a pilot earlier this year.

The comedy follows a high school teacher (Alvarez) in Austin who's trying to balance the competing demands of the students and their parents in a world where the rules seem to change every day.

In addition to Alvarez, the comedy stars Stephanie Koenig, Enrico Colantoni and Sean Patton.

Alvarez also executive produces with Paul Simms, Jonathan Krisel and Dave King. FX Productions produces.

"Brian is an incredibly talented writer, actor and creator who has fully delivered on his vision for English Teacher," said Nick Grad, President, FX Entertainment. "Together with a creative team featuring Paul Simms and Jonathan Krisel, along with this brilliant cast, they have created a hilarious, original comedy that is fresh, engaging and fun."