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Taboo Has Become Must-See TV!

TABOO — “Episode 2” — Pictured: Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney. CR: FX

The second episode of Taboo (FX, Tuesdays, 10/9C) finds James Delaney setting out to make his plans a reality. Suggestions made in the series premiere are affirmed and dangers encountered. The unfolding of events continues at its measured pace, drawing us in with its details and atmosphere.

The first scene of this week’s episode confirms that Sir Stuart Strange of the East India Company has ordered Delaney’s execution. Not only that, but there’s a time limit and the executioner’s employment hangs in the balance. So, stakes raised!

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Feud, The Americans & Archer Get Premiere Dates!

FX Networks has set premiere dates for Feud: Bette and Joan, The Americans and Archer.

The limited series Feud: Bette and Jaon – which tells the story of the feud between movie legends Bette Davis and Joan Crawford – will premiere on Sunday, March 5 on FX.

The penultimate season of TV’s best spy series, The Americans, will premiere on Tuesday, March 7th on FX.

The eighth season of animated action-comedy series Archer will debut on Wednesday, April 5th on FXX.

Series descriptions and times follow the jump.

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FX Productions Signs Exclusive Deal With Donald Glover!

ATLANTA —  Pictured: (l-r) Donald Glover as Earnest Marks, Keith Standfield as Darius. CR: Guy D’Alema/FX

FX Productions has signed Golden Globe winning writer/producer Donald Glover to an exclusive overall production deal.

Under the overall deal, Glover will develop television series for FX Networks and other networks and streaming services, in addition to continuing to executive produce, write, direct and star in Atlanta – which will return in 2018.

Details follow the break.

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Taboo: Dickensian Drama Gives FX Quality Period Piece!

TABOO — “Episode 1” (Airs Tuesday, January 10, 10:00 pm/ep) — Pictured: Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney. CR: Robert Viglasky/FX

A hooded figure rows ashore in the rain. That same figure digs in the earth before he stands and we see James Keziah Delaney – though we don’t learn his name just yet. Next he enters a room in which is laid out a corpse with coins over its eyes – which he takes and leaves.

In the series premiere of Taboo (FX, Tuesdays, 10/9C), we learn that Delaney, who was thought long since dead, has just arrived from Africa – in time for his father’s funeral, and in time to claim his father’s legacy. That legacy is an apparently useless piece of land off the west coast of North America – Nootka Sound.

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Emmy Winning Archer On The Move!

The Emmy Award®-winning Animated series about the most dysfunctional group of (former) spies ever, Archer, is on the move.

Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks, announced today that the series will shift to FXX when it returns this spring.

The new season will take yet another new direction after having thoroughly skewered spies and drug dealers – beginning with a wee time jump (to 1947). Read on for details.

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David Thewlis, Michael Stuhlbarg and Jim Gaffigan Join Fargo

The third instalment of Fargo is rounding into shape with the addition of David Thewlis, Michael Stuhlbarg and Jim Gaffigan to a cast that already includes Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

Thewlis will play loner and true capitalist V.M. Vargas; Stuhlbarg will portray the right hand man of Ewan McGregor’s Emmit Studdy, Sy Feltz, and Gaffican will be Donny Mashman – deputy to Carrie Coon’s chief of police, Gloria Burgle.

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Key Trailer Heralds Premiere Date for FX’s Legion!

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Noah Hawley’s take on Marvel mutants, FX drama Legion – now has a premiere date and a nifty new trailer.

How nifty is the trailer? Melanie bird (Jean Smart) is seen telling series lead David Heller (Dan Stevens) that he’s been fed a string of lies regarding his mental condition – and that’s just the start!

Legion will premiere on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The nifty new trailer follows the break. – along with more details on the series.

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Tom Hardy’s FX Series Taboo To Premiere In January!

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FX original drama Taboo – starring Tom Hardy – will premiere on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (10/9C).

The series, set in 1814, follows James Keziah Delaney, who has returned home to London from Africa to inherit his father’s shipping empire – or what’s left of it.

The series was created by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders), Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy. For the full series description, read on.

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