Fox Announces Fall Premiere Dates


Fox has announced that its fall premieres for the 2008-2009 season will kick-off on Monday, September 1. The anticipated new thriller, “Fringe,” premieres Tuesday, September 9. Here is the full schedule:

FOX has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series and will kick off the 2008-09 season with special two-hour premieres of PRISON BREAK Monday, Sept. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); BONES Wednesday, Sept. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); THE MOMENT OF TRUTH Thursday, Sept. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); and ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? Friday, Sept. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

FRINGE, the highly anticipated new thriller from J.J. Abrams (“Lost”), Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (“Star Trek,” “Mission: Impossible III,” “Alias”) and starring Joshua Jackson, Anna Torv and John Noble, will debut with a two-hour premiere Tuesday, Sept. 9 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). DO NOT DISTURB, the new workplace comedy starring Jerry O’Connell and Niecy Nash, will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 10 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT).

New series and returning favorites’ premieres are listed below in chronological order. All times are ET/PT.

Monday, Sept. 1

8:00-10:00 PM PRISON BREAK (2-Hour Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 3

8:00-10:00 PM BONES (2-Hour Season Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 4

8:00-10:00 PM THE MOMENT OF TRUTH (2-Hour Season Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 5

8:00-10:00 PM ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? (2-Hour Season Premiere)

Saturday, Sept. 6

8:00-8:30 PM COPS (Season Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM COPS (Season Premiere)


Monday, Sept. 8


9:00-10:00 PM PRISON BREAK (Time Period Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 9

8:00-10:00 PM FRINGE (2-Hour Series Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 10

8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM ‘TIL DEATH (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM DO NOT DISTURB (Series Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 11

8:00-9:00 PM THE MOMENT OF TRUTH (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (Season Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 12

8:00-9:00 PM ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS! (Season Premiere)

Saturday, Sept. 13

11:00 PM-Midnight MADtv (Season Premiere)

Midnight-12:30 AM TALKSHOW WITH SPIKE FERESTEN (Season Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 16

8:00-9:00 PM HOUSE (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM FRINGE (Time Period Premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 28

8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM KING OF THE HILL (Season Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM AMERICAN DAD (Season Premiere)