FX Sets the World Television Premiere of "Straight Outta Compton" In Its Complete Unedited, R-Rated Theatrical Format at 7 PM E/P Leading into the Premiere of "Atlanta Robbin' Season" (10 PM E/P)
The film was rated R by the MPAA and is rated TVMA-LSV for FX
and may not be appropriate for children under the age of 17
LOS ANGELES, February 26, 2018 - As the lead-in to the highly anticipated premiere episode of Atlanta Robbin' Season, FX will present the world television premiere of the Academy(R) Award-nominated feature film Straight Outta Compton on Thursday, March 1 at 7 PM ET/PT. The film was rated R by the MPAA and is rated TVMA-LSV for FX and may not be appropriate for children under the age of 17.
To inform viewers of the unedited adult content, FX will run audio and visual warnings [CC] leading into the movie and coming out of every commercial break:
The following film is presented in its complete theatrical version. It was rated R by the MPAA and may not be appropriate for children under 17. It is rated TVMA-LSV and contains strong language, sexual situations, violence and nudity. It is intended only for mature audiences. Viewer discretion advised.
Additionally, there will also be :10 second in-show advisories that have all the visual information but the following announcement: This film is presented in its original, uncut version. It is rated TVMA-LSV. It is intended only for mature audiences. Viewer discretion advised.
Below please see the on-screen graphics, which will be accompanied by audio:
The following film is presented in its complete theatrical version
Rated R by the MPAA
May not be appropriate for children under 17
TVMA-LSV bug - Strong language - sexual situations - violence - nudity
It is intended only for mature audiences
Viewer discretion advised
Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of five young rebels from South Central Los Angeles who, armed with only their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent, stood up to the authorities attempting to keep them down. Following the rise of the world's most notorious group, Straight Outta Compton features breakout stars O'Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre), Jason Mitchell (the late Eazy-E), Neil Brown, Jr. (DJ Yella) and Aldis Hodge (MC Ren) as members of N.W.A.
Immediately following the movie, after a 17-month hiatus, is the return of the Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R), AFI, Peabody, PGA, WGA, TCA, NAACP and Critics' Choice award-winning comedy series Atlanta, with its new installment, Atlanta Robbin' Season.
Atlanta Robbin' Season premieres on March 1 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. In Atlanta Robbin' Season, two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. "Earn Marks" (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground. "Alfred Miles" (Brian Tyree Henry) is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. "Darius" (Lakeith Lee Stanfield) is Alfred's right-hand man and visionary. "Van" (Zazie Beetz) is Earn's best friend and the mother of Earn's daughter. Donald Glover serves as Executive Producer, along with Paul Simms, Dianne McGunigle and Stephen Glover. Atlanta is produced by FX Productions.
FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in 90 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust and the upcoming Mayans MC; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and FEUD; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets and Better Things; and the upcoming dance musical series Pose. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy and Justified. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network.