FOX Fall Premiere Dates: 'Bones' Pushed to November
FOX Fall Premiere Dates: 'Bones' Pushed to November
John Kubicek
John Kubicek
Senior Writer, BuddyTV
FOX is gearing up for a big fall, with a week of premieres following its broadcast of the Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 18. The X Factor will take up a large chunk of the schedule with two-hour episodes on Wednesdays and Thursdays for six whole weeks. This means the seventh season of Bones, which will be shortened due to star Emily Deschanel's pregnancy, won't start until November.

The premieres begin Tuesday, September 20 with the start of Glee's third season and the premiere of the new Zooey Deschanel sitcom, New Girl. The X Factor begins its reign Wednesday, September 21.

Sunday animation starts September 25 with The Simpsons, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy and American Dad, but starting October 30, The Cleveland Show moves to 7:30pm to make room for the new series Allen Gregory.

The dinosaur epic Terra Nova gets a two-hour series premiere on Monday, September 26 before cutting back to one hour the following week to be joined by House.

Bones fans will have to wait until November 3 for the start of the show's seventh season, which will start with a handful of episodes before going on a winter hiatus due to Deschanel's maternity leave.

Finally, the new comedy I Hate My Teenage Daughter will be held back until Wednesday, November 23 at 9:30pm when The X Factor trims down to 90-minute episodes. I have to think that premiering the night before Thanksgiving isn't the best timing since many people will be traveling or baking pies.

Here's the full schedule:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
8pm: Glee
9pm: New Girl
9:30pm: Raising Hope

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
8pm: The X Factor

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
8pm: The X Factor

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
8pm: Kitchen Nightmares
9pm: Fringe

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
8pm: The Simpsons
8:30pm: The Cleveland Show
9pm: Family Guy
9:30pm: American Dad

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
8pm: Terra Nova

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3
8pm: Terra Nova
9pm: House

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30
7:30pm: The Cleveland Show
8pm: The Simpsons
8:30pm: Allen Gregory
9pm: Family Guy
9:30pm: American Dad

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3
8pm: The X Factor
9pm: Bones

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23
8pm: The X Factor
9:30pm: I Hate My Teenage Daughter

(Image courtesy of FOX)


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