2007 Fall Upfronts: Day Four (Fox)May 17, 2007 at 2:03 pm | Posted in TV News | Leave a comment
Here’s the latest on Fox’s new and returning series:
Prison Break: Starts off Monday at 8 pm in the fall, then goes off the air until returning in spring.
24: Premiering in January, taking over the Monday at 9 pm timeslot.
House: Returning in fall in its regular Tuesday, 9 pm timeslot.
‘Til Death: Fox is going for a Wednesday comedy block this fall, and ‘Til Death will bring up the rear at 8:30 pm. It gets bumped down to 9:30 pm in the spring.
Bones: It’s back, and it’s at Wednesday, 9 pm this fall. It then moves to Friday at 8 pm in January.
The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Family Guy, and American Dad: Staying on Sunday nights. The comedy block starts at 8 pm in the fall, then shifts up to 7 pm in the spring.
American Idol: Returning in January at Tuesday at 8 pm, then Wednesday at 9 pm. In spring, the results show shortens to a half-hour.
K-Ville: Anthony Anderson and Cole Hauser star as police officers in New Orleans. This fall, Monday at 9 pm after Prison Break. When Prison Break goes on hiatus in January, K-Ville will move up to the 8 pm timeslot.
New Amsterdam: A New York homicide detective show from film auteur Lasse Hallstrom. Get this — Mr. Detective is immortal, and will only age once he meets his soul mate. This will kick off Tuesday nights in fall at 8 pm, leading into House. Then it moves to Fridays at 9 pm in January.
Back to You: This one’s sure to be a hit. Kelsey Grammer is a fancy news anchor whose career hits the skids, and he returns to the Pittsburgh TV station where he got his start, clashing with his old co-anchor Patricia Heaton. Also starring Fred Willard! The show’s staying at Wednesday at 8 pm all year.
Canterbury’s Law: Julianna Marguiles is a rebellious female defense attorney. I’m sorry, I’m just not able to take her seriously as a lawyer after her turn on Scrubs. Will start in January at Thursday at 9 pm.
The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Lena Headey stars as The Terminator heroine. Starts where T-2 left off. I don’t know what to make of this one. Airs this spring at Sunday, 9 pm.
The Return of Jezebel James: This one’s from the creator of Gilmore Girls, and it’s got Parker Posey, Lauren Ambrose, and something having to do with a baby. Starting in January, Wednesday at 8:30 pm.
Fox is filling Thursdays and Fridays in fall with reality shows: Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, Kitchen Nightmares, American Band, and Nashville. All but the Fifth Grader one go off the air in January.