By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol
3:59 PM CDT, July 22, 2013
We already knew the upcoming ninth season of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" would air on a new network, FXX. Now we know the network will show new episodes on a new night, Wednesdays.
The 13-episode season of "Sunny" will begin at 9 p.m. CT Sept. 4, followed at 9:30 p.m. CT by the fifth season of "The League." The late-night comedy mash-up "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" expands to five nights a week beginning Sept. 4, airing at 10 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday nights, with Best of the Week compilation episodes airing at 10 p.m. CT Sundays.
FXX has set the premiere date of Wednesday, September 4 for its flagship comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League, and the late night comedy show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
FXX, the all new-comedy network from FX Networks, launches at 6 p.m. CT Monday, Sept. 2, FX announced Monday. It will be carried in 72 million homes at launch.
Here are details on the three shows:
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
This season "Sunny" will celebrate the telecast its 100th episode at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Starring Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito, "Sunny" was created by McElhenney and is executive produced by McElhenney, Day, Howerton, Michael Rotenberg, Nick Frenkel, Tom Lofaro, Rob Rosell, Scott Marder and David Hornsby. The show is produced by FX Productions.
Created by the husband-and-wife team of Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer who serve as executive producers and directors, "The League" features an ensemble cast made up of Mark Duplass, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Katie Aselton and Jon Lajoie. The series is produced by FX Productions.
"Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell"
The half-hour show stars standup comedian W. Kamau Bell as he hilariously dissects politics, pop culture, race, religion, sex and the media from his own unique point of view. Bell, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar and Keri Smith Esguia are executive producers. The show is produced by FX Productions. The show is shot in New York City before a live studio audience.
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