FXX has set September 4th as the start date for the new cable channel’s comedies — It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, and Totally Biased with W. Kamau. FXX itself will launch on Monday, September 2nd.
Here’s the press release:
FXX TO LAUNCH COMEDY FLAGSHIPS ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Will Air Wednesdays at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The League Will Air Wednesdays at 10:30 PM ET/PT
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell Will Air Nightly at 11:00 PM ET/PT
FXX Launches on Monday, September 2 at 7:00 AM ET/PT
LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2013 – FXX has set the premiere date of Wednesday, September 4 for its flagship comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League, and the late night comedy show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
FXX, the new entertainment basic cable channel from FX Networks, launches on Monday, September 2 at 7:00 AM ET/PT and will be carried in 72 million homes at launch.
The comedy smash hit It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia returns for its 9th season on September 4, at 10:00 PM ET/PT, and airing for 13 episodes on Wednesday nights. Starring Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito, Sunny was created by McElhenney and is executive produced by McElhenney, Day, Howerton, Michael Rotenberg, Nick Frenkel, Tom Lofaro, Rob Rosell, Scott Marder and David Hornsby. This season Sunny will celebrate the telecast its 100th episode on Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. The show is produced by FX Productions.
The critically-acclaimed comedy series The League returns for its 5th season on September 4 at 10:30 PM ET/PT, airing 13 episodes on Wednesday nights. Created by the husband-and-wife team of Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer who serve as executive producers and directors, the ensemble cast features Mark Duplass, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Katie Aselton and Jon Lajoie. The series is produced by FX Productions.
The acclaimed late night comedy show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is expanding to five nights a week beginning September 4, airing Monday through Thursday nights at 11:00 PM ET/PT, with Best of the Week compilation episodes Sunday nights at 11:00 PM ET/PT. The half-hour show stars standup comedian W. Kamau Bell as he hilariously dissects politics, pop culture, race, religion, sex and the media from his own unique point of view. Bell, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar and Keri Smith Esguia are Executive Producers. The show is produced by FX Productions. The show is shot in New York City before a live studio audience.
FXX is the new basic cable entertainment network launching on September 2, 2013. Geared toward a young adult audience, the schedule will feature original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel will be anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League and Legit, and the critically acclaimed late-night strip, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Chozen, a new animated comedy will launch in first quarter 2014. At launch, FXX will be carried in more than 72 million homes. FXX and its sister channels FX and FXM comprise FX Networks, a business unit of Fox Networks Group.
What do you think? Do you plan on watching the new FXX cable channel? Which of these shows are you looking forward to see most?