Articles for The League Season 1

Are you into fantasy football? Do you think about your team all the time that it affects every single aspect of your life? If you answered yes on both questions, then this new show is just for you.Rookie FX comedy The League follows friends in a fantasy football league. Slated for Thursday nights, it follows hit series It‘s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and comes from producers Jeff Schaffer of Curb Your Enthusiasm and Jackie Marcus Schaffer of Disturbia. Read more »
Did you know that some 27 million American adults play fantasy football?I didn‘t either, but that‘s just the thing. FX rookie comedy The League seems to have a quite defined market. It‘s about five grown-up adults who bond over fantasy football. In the series premiere tonight, this group of friends from Chicago began their annual fantasy football league by preparing the league draft at Andre‘s (Paul Scheer) downtown bachelor pad. But three-time defending champ Pete (Mark Duplass) has a problem: his wife Jenny (Katie Aselton) doesn‘t want him to play this season. Read more »