FX has set a premiere date for the final season of “Sons of Anarchy” and guess what? That premiere episode is gonna run long.
“Sons of Anarchy” will start is seventh and final season on Tuesday, September 9 at 10 p.m. The premiere will run a whopping hour and 45 minutes. No word from FX on how many of those minutes will be dedicated to musical montages.
FX also announced that “Anarchy Afterword” will air live on FX after the premiere and after the series finale. The Chris Franjola-hosted show will also stream live on FXNow three other times during the season.
Featuring a high body count of series regulars, the sixth “Sons of Anarchy” season averaged 7.48 million total viewers and 5.11 million viewers in the 18-49 demographic, making it FX's most-watched season of an original series in most measures.
Thus far, we only know a bit about Season 7 of “Sons of Anarchy.” Walton Goggins will make another guest appearance, while Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love will also drop by.
Expect plenty of details about the seventh season to leak in the next week, as “Sons of Anarchy” is meeting with the Television Critics Association press tour on Monday, July 21, followed by a Comic-Con panel on Sunday the 27th.