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Sacha Baron Cohen Moves to TV with FX Productions and 'Da Ali G Show'

Sacha Baron Cohen Signs First-Look Deal with FX, and the  'Da Ali G Show' to Air on FXX.

Sacha Baron Cohen is making his move to small screens everywhere. The actor/comedian/producer has signed a deal with FX Productions, and to air several previously unaired episodes of his landmark comedy Da Ali G Show on FXX in 2014.
"We're thrilled to be in business with Sacha Baron Cohen," said FX Networks and FX Productions president of original programming, Nick Grad, who made the announcement with Eric Schrier. "He is an amazing talent, and we look forward to him developing new series for FXP. We're also excited to introduce Da Ali G Show and Sacha's characters to a new audience on FXX. And we can't wait to see how he will incorporate new, original content in the episodes."
In addition to developing new comedy programs for FX productions, Sacha Baron Cohen will film new introductions to Da Ali G Show -- which first aired in the UK over ten years ago. The new deal ensures some unseen episodes will air for the first time in the United States. The network is branding the run Ali G: Rezurection, which is expected to premiere in early 2014.