FS1 To Debut "Hard Knocks"-Style MLB Series Titled, "Mission October"
FS1 will debut an MLB series Monday that takes a behind-the-scenes, "Hard Knocks"-style look at playoff contenders. MLB Productions and Fox Sports will produce "Mission October," an eight-episode, weekly series that debuts with the Pirates Aug. 26 at 7:30pm ET. The first seven episodes, which will be 30 minutes long, will air Mondays. The final episode will air the Monday after the World Series and will be 60 minutes. MLB and Fox plan to highlight different teams involved in the pennant race each week. Camera crew will follow the team over a weekend series, with the episode ready to air by Monday night.