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[06/03/22 - 10:02 AM]
"Children of the Underground" Docuseries Set at FX
The series tells the pulse-pounding true story of charismatic vigilante Faye Yager, who built a vast underground network that hid hundreds of mothers and children, saving them from the alleged abuse of husbands and fathers when a broken court system would not.

[via press release from FX]

"Children of the Underground" Docuseries Set at FX

Premiere Featuring All Five Episodes Begins Friday, August 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FX and Streaming the Next Day on Hulu

Executive Produced by Story Syndicate Alongside Series Directors Gabriela Cowperthwaite and Ted Gesing

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2022 - FX's Children of the Underground, the new docuseries about charismatic vigilante Faye Yager, will premiere on Friday, August 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FX and stream the next day on Hulu. The premiere will include all five episodes airing back-to-back on FX. The series will be coming soon to Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.

Children of the Underground tells the pulse-pounding true story of charismatic vigilante Faye Yager, who built a vast underground network that hid hundreds of mothers and children, saving them from the alleged abuse of husbands and fathers when a broken court system would not. Stepping out into the spotlight of daytime TV talk shows to raise awareness for the cause, Yager placed herself in the crosshairs of the FBI, setting off a highly publicized trial that raised the specter of a dark side to the movement. When she helped the ex-wife and children of the wealthy banker who pioneered the ATM disappear, Yager finally met her match and a loud public reckoning was at hand. Was Faye Yager actually the saint so many people made her out to be? Enter the true story of her underground and learn the tangled truth about this visionary but haunted heroine.

The series is produced by Story Syndicate, the production house founded by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winning filmmakers Dan Cogan and Liz Garbus (I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Britney Vs Spears and Nuclear Family). Executive produced by Cogan, Garbus, Jon Bardin and Kate Barry, alongside directors Gabriela Cowperthwaite (Blackfish) and Ted Gesing.

Children of the Underground is the latest in FX's slate of docuseries and documentary features, including The New York Times Presents, The Most Dangerous Animal of All, AKA Jane Roe, A Wilderness of Error, Hip Hop Uncovered; Hysterical, PRIDE and the upcoming Welcome to Wrexham, which premieres Wednesday, August 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.

About FX

FX, a division of Disney General Entertainment, is a multiplatform brand that develops, produces, commissions and markets original programming for Hulu and the FX and FXX linear channels in the U.S., and Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other international territories. The FX brand mark appears above the title across its entire slate of originals. Over the past two decades, FX has been responsible for some the most-critically acclaimed and award-winning shows on television. Some of the brand's current and legacy titles include the dramas American Horror Story, American Crime Story, The Americans, Damages, Fargo, Justified, Nip/Tuck, Pose, Rescue Me, The Shield and Sons of Anarchy; the comedies Archer, Atlanta, Better Things, DAVE, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Reservation Dogs and What We Do in the Shadows; and a growing slate of docuseries and documentary films.





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