FX has ordered a pilot of the The League, a semiscripted comedy from producer-director-writer Jeff Schaffer, whose credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, and the latest Sacha Baron Cohen film Bruno. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the plot revolves around a fantasy football league and deals with the issues of suburban marriage, friendship, and parenting. Schaffer created the show with his wife, Jackie Marcus Schaffer. Among the cast: Human Giant's Paul Scheer, I Love You, Man's Nick Kroll, and Alina Foley, daughter of the Kids in the Hall's Dave Foley.
Jul 15 2009 02:28 PM ET
Fantasy football subject of FX comedy pilot
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