ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 8/2/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from FOX Sports' press release, May 2014) Since the 19th Century, the barbershop has been the quintessential American sanctuary for men to gather, get a haircut, get pampered, philosophize, gossip and talk sports. Floyd's Barbershop in the 1960s TV hit The Andy Griffith Show, the hilarious barbershop scene in Coming to America, the 1988 comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, and the 2002 movie Barbershop featuring Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer are all fictional depictions of barbershops that come to mind for different generations. Later this month, FOX Sports 1 lifts the curtain on the BACK OF THE SHOP, where this generation's superstar athletes talk smack, let their opinions fly, share hilarious stories and recount tales of past glory with some very special friends and a very special barber. BACK OF THE SHOP is a weekly half-hour series featuring some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment in a relaxed, casual and, until now, private atmosphere. The new series from FOX Sports Originals and Relativity Media is filmed at Jordan Sport Barbershop, located in the Bronx within a tape measure home run of Yankee Stadium, and is loaded with conversation like you've never heard before. The series premieres Saturday, May 24 (7:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1 before moving to its regular time slot on Tuesdays at 8:30 PM ET on May 27, airing each week as part of a block with THE PECOS LEAGUE (9:30 PM ET), another series from FOX Sports Originals.