Fox Unveils New Schedule for 2013-2014 Season


Hemera/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Fox announced on Monday a new slate of TV shows for its 2013-2014 television season.  The fall schedule includes three new comedies, two new dramas and even a new kids competition.

In midseason, Fox is set to introduce six shows, including new dramas Rake and Gang Related and comedies Surviving Jack, Us & Them and the animated Murder Police, along with a new event series Wayward Pines, created by M. Night Shyamalan.

Also, Fox has announced which show will air after the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2014.  Zooey Deschanel-led New Girl will air after the big game, in addition to one of the network’s new comedies.

Next summer, Fox will bring back its 2001-2010 drama 24, with Kiefer Sutherland reprising his role of Agent Jack Bauer.

Coming this fall to Fox:

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine, stars Saturday Night Live’s Andy Samberg as a cop who gets a new captain with something to prove;
  • Enlisted is a comedy about an Army man who leads a group of misfits on a small base in Florida, and returns home from the war to reconnect with his two brothers;
  • Dads is Seth MacFarlane’s first live-action TV comedy, about a successful gaming entrepreneur who lives with his best friend.  His life is interrupted when both of their dads move in;
  • Sleepy Hollow is a take on Washington Irving’s Ichabod Crane, and centers on Ichabod, who is humanity’s only hope for survival;
  • Almost Human, executive-produced by J.J. Abrams, is a futuristic drama that is set in 2048 where police officers now work with androids to combat new-age crimes;
  • Junior Masterchef is a new competition for kids between the ages of 8-13 to find out who is the best around the kitchen.

Coming midseason to Fox:

  • Rake is a new legal drama starring Greg Kinnear, centered on a criminal defense attorney who gets too close to his cases;
  • Gang Related follows the Gang Task Force taking on the most dangerous gangs in Los Angeles;
  • Surviving Jack is a 1990s coming-of-age comedy set in Southern California;
  • US & Them is another comedy centered on a couple with a group of friends who seem to mess everything up;
  • Murder Police is an animated cop show, featuring the voice of Jane Lynch;
  • Wayward Pines is a suspenseful thriller created by M. Night Shyamalan.  A Secret Service agent is desperately trying to find two missing agents, but instead of solving the mystery, he’s only led to more questions.

Here is Fox’s 2013-2014 schedule.  All times Eastern:

Bones — 8-9 p.m. / Almost Human (late fall) — 8-9 p.m.
Sleepy Hollow — 9-10 p.m. / The Following (midseason) — 9-10 p.m.

Dads — 8-8:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine — 8:30-9 p.m.
New Girl — 9-9:30 p.m.
The Mindy Project — 9:30-10 p.m.

The X Factor — 8-10 p.m./ American Idol (midseason) — 8-10 p.m.

The X Factor results — 8-10 p.m./ American Idol results (midseason) — 8-10 p.m.
Glee — 9-10 p.m. / Rake (midseason) — 9-10 p.m.

Junior Masterchef — 8-9 p.m. / Bones (late fall) — 8-9 p.m.
Sleepy Holly encores (late fall) 9-10 p.m.
Raising Hope — 9-9:30 p.m. (late fall)
Enlisted 9:30-10 p.m. (late fall)

Fox Sports Saturday — 7-10:30 p.m.
Animation Domination High-Def — 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

NFL Game — 7-7:30 p.m.
The OT — 7:30-8 p.m.
The Simpsons — 8-8:30 p.m.
Bob’s Burgers — 8:30-9 p.m.
Family Guy — 9-9:30 p.m.
American Dad — 9:30-10 p.m.

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