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FX Announces Premiere Dates for ‘English Teacher,’ ‘The Old Man,’ ‘American Sports Story: Aaron Hernandez,’ and More

FX Announces Premiere Dates for ‘English Teacher,’ ‘The Old Man,’ ‘American Sports Story: Aaron Hernandez,’ and More

LOS ANGELES — FX has announced premiere dates for five new and returning series that will explore high school politics, CIA rescue missions, NFL stars and true stories about mental health and social media.

The official synopsis for each series is as follows:

“The New York Times Presents: ‘Lie To Fly’ explores the story of Joseph Emerson and follows a growing movement calling for reform of the FAA’s strict mental health rules for pilots that they say put the public at risk.”

FX’s newest documentary, The New York Times Presents: “Lie To Fly,” premieres Friday, August 23 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX.

The newest documentary premieres Friday, August 23 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX.

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English Teacher is a comedy series created by Brian Jordan Alvarez in which he plays “Evan Marquez,” a high school teacher in Austin, Texas, who often finds himself at the intersection of the personal, professional, and political aspects of working in a high school. The eight-episode season follows Evan as he navigates his relationships with his students and faculty, and tries to answer the question: can you truly be yourself in your job?”

The new comedy series premieres Monday, September 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX, airing the first two episodes of an eight-episode season.

“In Season 2 of FX’s The Old Man, former CIA agent “Dan Chase” (Jeff Bridges) and former FBI Deputy Director “Harold Harper” (John Lithgow) embark on their most important mission yet—recovering “Emily Chase” (Alia Shawkat) after she is kidnapped by “Faraz Hamzad” (Navid Negahban), a powerful Afghan tribal leader.”

Season two premieres on Thursday, September 12 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX, featuring the first two episodes of an eight-episode season.

“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 10-episode limited series charts the rise and fall of NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez and explores the multiple threads of his identity, family, career, suicide, and their legacy in sports and American culture.”

The first part of the new limited series will premiere on Tuesday, September 17 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX. It will be the first two episodes of the 10-episode series.

The first part of the new limited series will premiere Tuesday, September 17 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX

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“From Emmy Award-winning director/photographer Lauren Greenfield, Community Studios is a character-driven FX docuseries that delves into the lives of the first generation raised on social media. Shot in Los Angeles during the school year, this groundbreaking social experiment follows a diverse group of Los Angeles teens as they open up their lives and phones to offer an intimate look at how social media has changed childhood.”

Social Studies premieres on FX on Friday, September 27 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX. The first two episodes of the five-part series will air.

The new docuseries premieres Friday, September 27 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX

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All episodes will be available to watch the next day on Hulu.

The Walt Disney Company is the parent company of FX, Hulu, and ABC.