In light of the recently announced strike by The Writers Guild of America, FOX has revised its lineup for January and the remainder of the 2007-2008 season. (The new schedule is subject to change, pending resolution of the strike.)
The highly anticipated drama Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
will have a two-night premiere on Sunday, Jan. 13 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Monday, Jan. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the show's regular time period. Prison Break
, which has its last November airing on Monday, Nov. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), returns to Mondays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) beginning Jan. 14.
The seventh season premiere of 24
is being postponed to ensure that "Day 7" can air uninterrupted, in its entirety.
Television's No. 1 show, American Idol
, returns for Season Seven with a two-night, four-hour premiere event Tuesday, Jan. 15 and Wednesday, Jan. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). New game show "The Moment Of Truth" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
Two popular FOX dramas take over Friday nights starting Friday, Jan. 4, when Bones
has its time period premiere at 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT and encores of House
begin weekly appointments at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT. Comedy Til Death
also moves to Fridays, beginning with the time period premiere on Friday, March 7 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT).
"House" will air in its regular time period after "American Idol" on Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) starting Jan. 22, and also will encore on Mondays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) beginning March 10. An original episode of "House" with guest star Mira Sorvino will immediately follow Super Bowl XLII on Sunday, Feb. 3, as previously announced.
In addition to "American Idol," the Sunday-night animated comedies The Simpsons
, King Of The Hill
, Family Guy
and American Dad
as well as "Are You Smarter Than A 5Th Grader?," "Don't Forget The Lyrics!," "Cops" and America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back
all will continue with original episodes, while a mix of original and encore episodes is currently planned for "House," "Bones," "Til Death" and Back To You
. Encore episodes of "Back To You" will follow "American Idol" on Wednesdays (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) beginning March 12.
Several new and returning shows are set to premiere in the spring. The drama New Amsterdam
debuts Friday, Feb. 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The Farrelly Brothers comedy "Unhitched" premieres Sunday, March 2 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) for a six-week run in the time period. On Monday, March 3, unscripted role-reversal series "When Women Rule The World" (working title) debuts (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Friday, March 7 marks the series premiere of comedy The Return Of Jezebel James
(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT). Fiery chef Gordon Ramsay suffers no fools on Tuesday, April 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), when Hell's Kitchen
returns for Season Four. And new drama "Canterbury's Law" starts making its case Friday, April 11 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).