Wednesday, July 10, 2024

FX Reveals Premiere Dates for 'American Sports Story: Aaron Hernandez,' 'English Teacher' and 'The Old Man'

FX has today announced premiere dates for three of its original scripted programming - the second season of The Old Man as well as the series debuts of American Sports Story: Aaron Hernandez and English Teacher. All episodes will be available to stream next day on Hulu.

The 8-episode first season of comedy English Teacher will premiere on Monday, September 2 at 10/9c. with back-to-back episodes.

The series follows Evan Marquez, a high school teacher in Austin, Texas, who often finds himself at the intersection of the personal, professional and political aspects of working at a high school.

The comedy stars Brian Jordan Alvarez, Stephanie Koenig, Sean Patton, Carmen Christopher, Jordan Firstman, Langston Kerman and Enrico Colantoni.

Alvarez created the series. He executive produces with Paul Simms, Jonathan Krisel and Dave King. Kathryn Dean, Jake Bender and Zach Dunn serve as co-executive producers. FX Productions produces.

The 8-episode second season of drama The Old Man will launch on Thursday, September 12 at 10/9c. with back-to-back episodes.

In the new season, former CIA agent Dan Chase and former FBI Assistant Director Harold Harper set off on their most important mission to date - to recover Emily Chase after she is kidnapped by Faraz Hamzad, a powerful Afghan tribal leader. With all three men claiming her as their daughter, Emily finds herself in an identity crisis that has dire implications.

The drama stars Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Alia Shawkat, Navid Negahban, Jacqueline Antaramian, Gbenga Akinnagbe and Amy Brenneman.

Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine developed the drama based on the novel by Thomas Perry. They executive produce with Bridges, Dan Shotz, Warren Littlefield, David Schiff, Craig Silverstein and Jon Watts. 20th Television and The Littlefield Company produce.

The 10-episode first installment of anthology American Sports Story: Aaron Hernandez - will debut on Tuesday, September 17 at 10/9c. with back-to-back episodes.

Based on the podcast "Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc." from The Boston Globe and Wondery, the series charts the rise and fall of NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez and explores the disparate strands of his identity, his family, his career, his suicide and their legacy in sports and American culture.

The series stars Josh Rivera, Jaylden Barron, Lindsay Mendez, Ean Castellanos, Tammy Blanchard, Tony Yazbeck, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Thomas Sadoski, Jake Cannavale and Norbert Leo Butz.

Stuart Zicherman developed the series. He executive produces with Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Eric Kovtun, Scott Robertson, Carl Franklin, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, Linda Pizzuti Henry and Ira Napoliello. 20th Television, Ryan Murphy Television, Wondery and The Boston Globe produce.