Co-creators Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer worried that someone else would get a fantasy sports show on the air before them. They joke that the show is really about competition and insulting your friends.
Cast members Nick Kroll (Ruxin), Steve Rannazzisi (Kevin), Mark Duplass (Pete), and Katie Aselton (Jenny) talk about how co-creators Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer keep the show's football references current by using savvy and technical tricks.
Members of the cast and creative team of "The League" discuss the production of the show, their consuming passion for fantasy football, who's looking good in the Shiva Bowl, and why anybody would ever spend more than five minutes with Rafi.
Co-creators Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer reveal bonus features for Season 2's DVDs. Jackie, Jeff, Katie Aselton (Jenny), Mark Duplass (Pete), and Nick Kroll (Ruxin) praise Jason Mantzoukas (Rafi). Jeff recalls Seth Rogen's reaction to Rafi.
Moderator Rob Huebel (Russell) welcomes the cast and creative team, including a mannequin stand-in for absent cast member Paul Scheer (Andre). Series co-creators Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer discuss the show's genesis.
Producers of FX's 'The League' promise to push the raunchy envelope in Season 2.
The cast and co-creators Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer discuss made-up terms (as a way to avoid censorship) and the show's semi-scripted/semi-improvised style. They agree that improv by the actors lets scenes unfold in a more authentic way.
Co-creators Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Shaffer found the show's strong female presence in cast member Katie Aselton (Jenny). Mark Duplass (Pete) says it's really Jenny who is the brains behind the fantasy league success of Steve Rannazzisi's Kevin.
Although co-creators Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer were glad football was not cancelled this season, they had faith they could write around a real lockout. Steve Rannazzisi (Kevin) describes an on-set accident involving his private parts.
The Shiva Bowl determines who will win Ted's Laguna Beach house. Ruxin tries to impress super-agent Tom Condon. Jenny has a hard time parting with The Shiva.
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