It’s Britney, bitch, but like you’ve never seen her before. This month The New York Times Presents is using its sharp eye to examine one of the most well-known and misunderstood celebrity narratives of our time. At the center of this investigation is Britney Spears.
From FX, The New York Times Presents is a series of documentaries all from one of the most esteemed news organizations in the world. To date the series has explored everything from medical professionals on the frontlines of COVID-19 to the killing of Breonna Taylor. Wondering what time you can watch The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears? Here’s everything you need to know.
When Will The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears Premiere?
This time you’re the one who’s lucky. The latest episode of FX’s The New York Times Presents airs this Friday, February 5. The episode will be released simultaneously on FX proper and on FX on Hulu, giving you two ways to watch.
What Time Will Framing Britney Spears Be On?
What better way to end a week than be reconsidering the legacy of a pop legend? Framing Britney Spears premieres on FX and FX on Hulu at the same time: Friday, February 5 at 10/9c p.m.
How to Watch The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears for Free
Because The New York Times Presents premieres new episodes simultaneously on FX and FX on Hulu, you have two ways to watch. If you’re a lover of traditional cable, then FX is your best option. Simply turn your TV to FX before February 5 at 10 p.m. ET, and you’re golden. But what if you pay for cable but don’t have the traditional cable setup? FX is happy to work with you. As long as you have access to a cable username and password, you can watch new episodes on FX’s site.
What if you don’t have traditional cable? Most live TV skinny bundles come with access to FX. If you have YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, or Roku then you’re golden.
That brings us to the second streaming option: Hulu. Because of FX’s partnership with Hulu, all new episodes of FX shows appear on Hulu either immediately or soon after their premiere time. That means as long as you have a Hulu account, you’re golden. You’ll be free to watch people defend Britney Spears along with the rest of the world this Friday night. Hulu even offers a seven-day free trial, so theoretically you can watch this new documentary without paying a cent.
What Is Framing Britney Spears About?
Remember the Leave Britney Alone guy? It turns out he was right. Framing Britney Spears takes our current understanding of Spears’ rise to fame and questions it. Why was her father allowed to control so much of her finances? Why were we as a society so obsessed with this woman’s sexuality, especially when she was underage? And, most chillingly of all, why were we so excited to see her fall? Faming Britney Spears attempts to answer these questions while reintroducing humanity and compassion to this well-known celebrity story.
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