March 30, 2017  
Home > News > TV

FX Announces 'The Bridge' Return, Premiere Date of 'Guillermo del Toro' 'The Strain'

May 17, 2014 (5:40 am) GMT
Season 2 of the Diane Kruger-starring drama will debut July 9, while the new high-concept thriller will launch July 13.
FX Announces 'The Bridge' Return, Premiere Date of 'Guillermo del Toro' 'The Strain'

FX has set the summer premiere dates for its new and returning series. Among the highly-anticipated ones is new series "" from executive producer Guillermo del Toro. Based on del Toro and Chuck Hogan's best-selling novels of the same name, the high-concept thriller is set to debut Sunday, July 13 at 10 P.M. ET.

The story centers on Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (), the head of the Centers for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called on to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers wage war for the fate of humanity.

Another new series on the cable channel, "", will premiere Tuesday, June 24 at 10 P.M. ET. It tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation.

Sophomore series "", meanwhile, will return with new episodes beginning Wednesday, July 9 at 10 P.M. ET, with , and still in the cast ensemble.

FX's sister network FXX has also set the premiere date for the fourth and final season of "" (Wednesday, June 25 at 10 P.M. ET). New comedies "" (starring and ) and "" (starring and ) will start airing on the network Thursday, July 17 at 10 P.M. ET and 10:30 P.M. ET respectively.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Watch: John Legend Surprises London Commuters With Mini-Concert at Train Station
  2. Rob Kardashian Hints at Wanting More Kids as He's Gearing Up for Baby Dream's First Birthday
  3. Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble Are Still Dating, Despite Breakup Reports
  4. Chris Pine Shaves His Head Bald. Find Out How 'Homeland' Inspired His New Look
  5. Tyga Threatens to Sue Blac Chyna for Defamation After Snapchat Rant
  6. 'DWTS' Pro Cheryl Burke Is on Board for 'Dance Moms' Following Abby Lee Miller's Dramatic Exit
  7. Ben Affleck Looks in Good Spirits While Making First Public Appearance Since Rehab
  8. Lana Del Rey Announces New Album 'Lust for Life' With Eerie Trailer