[04/09/19 - 10:37 AM] FX Sets Premiere Date for The New York Times Docuseries "The Weekly" The series will premiere on Sunday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c on FX, with exclusive streaming premieres available on Hulu the following day.
[via press release from FX]
FX Sets Premiere Date For The New York Times Docuseries "The Weekly"
The Half-Hour Narrative Documentary Series Debuts
Sunday, June 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX with Next Day Premieres on Hulu
The Weekly Takes Viewers Beyond the Written Story with The New York Times's
Reporters Who Break the News
LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2019 - FX has set the series premiere date of the new weekly, half-hour narrative documentary series The Weekly, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler, President, Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. The Weekly, The New York Times's first major foray into TV news, will premiere on Sunday, June 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX, with exclusive streaming premieres available on Hulu the following day.
The Weekly is a new TV series from The New York Times, bringing unparalleled journalism to the screen.
The first teaser for season one of The Weekly was also released here today.
Each half-hour episode features a Times journalist investigating one of the most pressing issues of the day. With more than 1,550 journalists reporting from 160 countries each year, the Times publishes 250 stories a day - investigative reports, political scoops, cultural dispatches. And each week, The Weekly chooses to tell one of these stories in a visual and unforgettable way.
The Weekly is produced by The New York Times and Left/Right. Executive producers of The Weekly are Mat Skene, Jason Stallman, Sam Dolnick, Stephanie Preiss, Ken Druckerman, and Banks Tarver.
FX has the first-run North American rights to The Weekly, in partnership with Hulu, which will be the exclusive SVOD streaming home to new episodes of the series the day after air. In addition to the FX linear telecast and Hulu, episodes will also be available on FX's VOD services, FXNOW (with commercials) and FX+ (commercial-free) to authenticated subscribers.
FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C., Mr Inbetween and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD and the upcoming Devs, Fosse/Verdon, Shogun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets and Better Things, and the upcoming What We Do in the Shadows and Breeders; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. 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, Justified and The Americans. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network.