FX has slotted premiere dates for Ryan Murphy’s anticipated limited series Feud: Bette and Joan; Emmy-nominated drama series The Americans, which moves to Tuesdays for Season 5; and the eighth season of animated comedy series Archer at its new home on FX sister network FXX.
The first installment of Feud: Bette and Joan will premiere on at 10 PM Sunday, March 5, on FX. The limited series starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon as Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, respectively, tells the story of their legendary rivalry during their collaboration on the Oscar-nominated 1962 thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Ryan Murphy serves as executive producer along with Executive Producers Tim Minear, Alexis Martin Woodall, and Dede Gardner and Brad Pitt of Plan B Entertainment. The series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios.
The fifth and penultimate season of The Americans moves to a new Tuesday night slot from Wednesdays, premiering at 10 PM March 7 on FX, and Emmy-winning toon series Archer premieres at 10 PM Wednesday, April 5, on FXX, its first season on FX’s sister network.
Starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, The Americans was created by Joe Weisberg, who serves as writer and exec produces along with Joel Fields. Graham Yost, Chris Long and Stephen Schiff are also EPs, along with Amblin Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, and Joshua Brand is consulting producer. The Americans is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions.
Archer was created by Adam Reed and Floyd County Productions and is executive produced by Reed and Matt Thompson. The show is produced by FX Productions.