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TCA Press Tour: Chad Ochocinco tweets himself into a guest spot on FX's 'The League'

August 3, 2010 |  2:29 pm
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How did Chad Ochocinco land a guest gig on FX's second-season premiere of "The League?"

Using his favorite medium, of course.

The Cincinnati Bengals tweet-aholic saw an episode of FX's comedy about a fantasy football league in which Andre (Paul Scheer) says "Child, please," a catchphrase Ochocinco used frequently on "Hard Knocks."  Ochocinco contacted Scher via Twitter and asked him to put him in the show.

Executive producers-spouses Jeff and Jackie Schaffer were happy to oblige.

"He's perfect for us because he comes from the world of football," Jeff Schaffer said. "He had a blast."

If he didn't, we're sure we'll hear about it on Twitter.

-- Maria Elena Fernandez

Photo: Paul Sheer, left, Mark Duplass, Stephan Rannazzisi and Nick Kroll. Credit: Patrick McElhenney/FX.