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AMERICAN SPORTS STORY (FX)
Premieres in TBA 2024 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2024/2025 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, August 2021) American Sports Story is a scripted anthological limited series focusing on a prominent event involving a sports figure and re-examines it through the prism of today's world, telling that story from multiple perspectives. The first installment of American Sports Story is based on the podcast Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc from the Boston Globe and Wondery. The limited series charts the rise and fall of NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez and explores the connections of the disparate strands of his identity, his family, his career, his suicide, and their legacy in sports and American culture.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Catfish Jean as Ernest "Bo" Wallace
· Jake Cannavale
· Jaylen Barron as Shayanna Jenkins
· Josh Andrés Rivera as Aaron Hernandez
· Lindsay Mendez as Tanya Singleton
· Patrick Schwarzenegger as Tim Tebow
· Tony Yazbeck as Urban Meyer
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alexis Martin Woodall as EP
· Brad Falchuk as EP
· Brad Simpson as EP
· Hernan Lopez as EP
· Ira Napoliello as EP
· Linda Pizutti Henry as EP
· Marshall Lewy as EP
· Nina Jacobson as EP
· Ryan Murphy as EP
· Stu Zicherman as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Television
· FX Productions
· Wondery