The New York Times Is Making a New FX Docuseries to Prove It’s Not ‘Fake News’

30 episodes of The Weekly will begin airing in June

New York Times reporters and The Weekly producers said they relished being able to expose the outlet's reporting to a TV audience. Getty Images

The New York Times has been branching out into other platforms over the past few years, including digital and podcasts. Now the media company is preparing to take one of its biggest swings yet, with the new FX series The Weekly, which debuts in June.

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