Strike Causes More Fox Midseason Tweaks

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Fox has made the following changes to its schedule:

New drama series NEW AMSTERDAM and CANTERBURY’S LAW will air Mondays on FOX. NEW AMSTERDAM debuts Monday, March 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) with special previews of the first two episodes airing Tuesday, March 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Thursday, March 6 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), respectively, on FOX. CANTERBURY’S LAW starts making its case Monday, April 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). And new comedy THE RETURN OF JEZEBEL JAMES will premiere Friday, March 14 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) following a sneak preview airing after AMERICAN IDOL on Wednesday, March 12 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT).

All-new episodes of BACK TO YOU will air Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, Feb. 27 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) following extended 90-minute AMERICAN IDOL episodes. On Wednesday, March 19 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), BACK TO YOU makes its time period premiere, then returns one week later on Tuesday, March 25 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) with an all-new episode following a new extended AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT). ‘TIL DEATH also kicks off all-new episodes when it makes its time period premiere Friday, March 14 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT).

In addition, ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? will air an original episode after AMERICAN IDOL on Thursday, Feb. 21 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). HOUSE will now encore on Mondays at 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT beginning March 10 and encore episodes of BONES move to 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT – the show’s time period premiere – on Friday, March 14.

Due to the STATE OF THE UNION address on Monday, Jan. 28, PRISON BREAK will now have its season finale Monday, Feb. 18 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), and TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES will end its season with an explosive two-hour finale Monday, March 3 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). Additionally, NEW AMSTERDAM will air its last episodes of the season during a two-hour finale Monday, April 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[Editor’s Note: The previously announced WHEN WOMEN RULE THE WORLD (wt) will premiere at a later date.]

RECAP – FOX WINTER/SPRING SCHEDULE
(All times ET/PT except as noted)

MONDAY
Monday, Feb. 18:
8:00-9:00 PM PRISON BREAK (Season Finale)
9:00-10:00 PM TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES

Monday, Feb. 25:
8:00-9:00 PM THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
9:00-10:00 PM TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES

Monday, March 3:
8:00-10:00 PM TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES (Two-Hour Season Finale)

Mondays, beginning March 10:
8:00-9:00 PM HOUSE (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM NEW AMSTERDAM (Series Premiere)

Monday, April 7:
8:00-10:00 PM NEW AMSTERDAM (Two-Hour Season Finale)

Mondays, beginning April 14:
8:00-9:00 PM HOUSE
9:00-10:00 PM

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CANTERBURY’S LAW (Series Premiere)

TUESDAY
Tuesday, Feb. 26 & March 25:
8:00-9:30 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:30-10:00 PM BACK TO YOU

Tuesday, March 4:
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:00-10:00 PM NEW AMSTERDAM (Series Preview)

Tuesday, March 11 & 18:
8:00-10:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL

Tuesdays, beginning April 1:
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:00-10:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (Season Premiere)

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WEDNESDAY
Wednesday, Feb. 27:
8:00-9:30 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:30-10:00 PM BACK TO YOU

Wednesday, March 12:
8:00-9:00 PM THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
9:00-9:30 PM AMERICAN IDOL (Time Period Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE RETURN OF JEZEBEL JAMES (Series Preview)

Wednesdays, beginning March 19:
8:00-9:00 PM THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
9:00-9:30 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:30-10:00 PM BACK TO YOU (Time Period Premiere)

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THURSDAY
Thursday, Feb. 21:
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:00-10:00 PM ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER?

Thursday, Feb. 28:
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:00-10:00 PM DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS!

Thursday, March 6:
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:00-10:00 PM NEW AMSTERDAM (Series Preview)

Thursdays, beginning March 13:
8:00-9:00 PM ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER?
9:00-10:00 PM DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS!

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FRIDAY
Fridays, Feb. 22, 29 & March 7:
8:00-9:00 PM BONES
9:00-10:00 PM HOUSE

Fridays, beginning March 14:
8:00-8:30 PM ‘TIL DEATH (Time Period Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM THE RETURN OF JEZEBEL JAMES
(Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM BONES (Time Period Premiere)

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SATURDAY (AS PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED, NO CHANGES)

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SUNDAY (AS PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED, NO CHANGES)