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FX Pushes Back Premiere of ‘Fargo’ Due to Coronavirus

The fourth season of Fargo will not premiere on FX April 19 due to the postponement of production related to the coronavirus situation. “A new premiere date will be determined once production resumes,” said FX.

The fourth season of the anthology series is set in Kansas City in 1950. Chris Rock plays a mob boss who swaps his son with another mob boss in Kansas City in a gesture of peace among battling crime syndicates.

Noah Hawley is creator and executive producer of Fargo. “I just had this idea of the two families and the trading of sons and what that would lead to,” he told B+C

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Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.