FX Sets January Premiere Dates for 'Justified', 'Archer' & 'Chozen'; 'The Americans' Set to Premiere in February
Written By Amanda Kondolojy / November 5th, 2013 / tvbythenumbers.com
LOS ANGELES, November 5, 2013 – FX has locked down the January premiere dates of its original series including the Emmy Award-winning drama Justified, the hit animated comedy Archer, and its new animated comedy Chozen, which had been scheduled to run on FXX but now will be paired with Archer for a Monday night animation block. With the move of Chozen to FX, FXX will pair Ali G: Rezurection with the critically acclaimed original comedy series Legit. The scheduling announcements were made today by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks
“Winter has become an incredibly active time for the launch of original series for FX Networks,” said Saftler. “FXX provides us with greater scheduling flexibility and our recent deal for Ali G: Rezurection created a strategic opportunity to pair it with Legit, two compatible shows that will play very well together. This allows us the opportunity to use Archer – our highest-rated comedy – as a powerful launch springboard for Chozen and help us build our animation brand.”Up first for FX in the new year is Season 5 of the Emmy and Peabody Award winning drama series Justified, which premieres on Tuesday, January 7 at 10 PM ET/PT.Season 5 of FX’s hit animated comedy series Archer moves to a new night, airing Mondays at 10 PM ET/PT beginning on January 1The series premiere of Chozen is set for Monday, January 13 at 10:30 PM ET/PTSeason 2 of the award-winning drama series The Americans is scheduled to premiere in February on FX.FXX will launch Season 2 of its acclaimed hit comedy series Legit and the debut of Ali G: Rezurection in February.