*As the lead-in to the long-awaited premiere of “Atlanta Robbin’ Season,” FX will air the complete, unedited theatrical version of “Straight Outta Compton” on Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
The Oscar-nominated film, rated R by the MPAA, is rated TVMA-LSV for FX – meaning “mature audiences – language, sex violence.”
To inform viewers of the unedited adult content, FX will run the following audio and visual warnings leading into the movie and coming out of every commercial break:
The following film is presented in its complete theatrical version. It was rated R by the MPAA and may not be appropriate for children under 17. It is rated TVMA-LSV and contains strong language, sexual situations, violence and nudity. It is intended only for mature audiences. Viewer discretion advised.
Additionally, there will also be :10 second in-show advisories that have all the visual information but the following announcement: This film is presented in its original, uncut version. It is rated TVMA-LSV. It is intended only for mature audiences. Viewer discretion advised.
Immediately following the movie, after a 17-month hiatus, is the return of the Emmy, Golden Globe, AFI, Peabody, PGA, WGA, TCA, NAACP and Critics’ Choice award-winning comedy series “Atlanta,” with its new installment, “Atlanta Robbin’ Season.”
The March 1, 10 PM ET/PT premiere has the two cousins continuing to work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. “Earn Marks” (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin’s career off the ground. “Alfred Miles” (Brian Tyree Henry) is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. “Darius” (Lakeith Lee Stanfield) is Alfred’s right-hand man and visionary. “Van” (Zazie Beetz) is Earn’s best friend and the mother of Earn’s daughter.
Donald Glover serves as executive producer, along with Paul Simms, Dianne McGunigle and Stephen Glover.