FOX ANNOUNCES NEW PRIMETIME SCHEDULE FOR 2018-2019 SEASON
THREE NEW COMEDIES AND TWO NEW DRAMAS JOIN LINEUP
“9-1-1,” NETWORK’S NO. 1 SCRIPTED SERIES, RETURNS IN PRIME FALL TIMESLOT
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL TO DEBUT IN FALL 2018, WITH PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMERS TERRY BRADSHAW, HOWIE LONG AND MICHAEL STRAHAN TO HEADLINE PREGAME SHOW
“LAST MAN STANDING,” STARRING TIM ALLEN; AND “THE COOL KIDS,” STARRING COMEDY VETERANS DAVID ALAN GRIER, MARTIN MULL, LESLIE JORDAN AND VICKI LAWRENCE, ANCHOR BRAND-NEW FRIDAY COMEDY BLOCK IN FALL 2018
FAMILY COMEDY “REL” ALSO TO PREMIERE FALL 2018
EPIC THRILLER “THE PASSAGE,” FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS RIDLEY SCOTT, MATT REEVES AND LIZ HELDENS, TO LAUNCH MIDSEASON
LEGAL DRAMA “PROVEN INNOCENT,” FROM “EMPIRE” CO-CREATOR DANNY STRONG, TO DEBUT MIDSEASON
ALSO AT MIDSEASON, “GOTHAM” TO AIR ITS FIFTH AND FINAL SEASON
ALL-NEW LIVE MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF TONY AWARD, GRAMMY AWARD AND PULITZER PRIZE WINNER “RENT,”
TO AIR JANUARY 2019
BRAND-NEW “COSMOS” INSTALLMENT, “COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS,” TO PREMIERE SPRING 2019
New York – Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2018-2019 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre.
“This year, we launched four of the Top 10 new shows on broadcast, which led to a very strong roster of young series returning for their sophomore seasons. That gives us tremendous momentum heading into the fall,” said Newman and Walden. “With our increased investment in football, we’re going to use the powerful platform of the NFL to launch our new comedies. We’ll then take some big swings with dramas at midseason, which is a proven strategy for FOX.”
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