Monday, May 14, 2012

Fox Upfront 2012-13: Fall 2012 Schedule; Family Ties Coming To GMC

Fox 2012-13

Fall 2012

8:00PM Bones
9:00PM The Mob Doc (NEW!)

8:00PM Raising Hope
8:30PM Ben & Kate (NEW!)
9:00PM New Girl 
9:30PM The Mindy Project (NEW!)

8:00PM The X-Factor /American Idol (mid-season)

8:00PM The X-Factor/American Idol (mid-season)
9:00PM Glee

8:00PM Touch
9:00PM Fringe

8:00PM College Football on Fox

7:00PM NFL Overrun/Animated Repeats
7:30PM The OT (NFL post-game)/The Cleveland Show
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM Bob's Burgers
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM American Dad!

Mid-season: The Following (drama, Mon), The Goodwin Games (comedy, Tues), Hell's Kitchen (Fri), Cops (Sat)

NOTES: Fox made it official that Demi Lovato and Britney Spears have joined The X Factor as judges. Fox also mentioned that mid-season drama The Following starring Kevin Bacon will be for 15 straight weeks, and is similar to 24.

Discuss Fox's 2012-13 line-up. You'll find the official press release there, too...with more detailed information.

Turning to other news, GMC has acquired the rights to the '80s sitcom Family Ties! The Michael J. Fox comedy will start airing on the cable network next Monday (May 21), weekdays at 10:00am & 10:30am. The sitcom currently airs on The Hub on cable, but it has been reduced to weekend late nights at 2:30am ET, three times a week every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Family Ties will lead into an hour of the '90s Cosby, which gets a second hour at 11:00am & 11:30am.  The show will continue to air late nights at 1:00am & 1:30am following full hours of 227 and Amen. The block of Ties and Cosby is replacing two-hours of reality game show Don't Forget the Lyrics!, which is now off the schedule. The rest of the line-up will remain intact, with The Waltons, Judging Amy, Dr. Quinn Medicine Women, more Waltons and a movie, from 12pm-11pm.
On Saturdays, a block of Sister, Sister and Moesha will remain leading into a block of Cosby. Keep it right here for more on Family Ties on GMC! Sha la la la!

Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, March 22

Superstore - "Target" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jeff (Michael Bunin) leaves Cloud 9 to work at Target, Garrett (Colton Dunn) leads Glenn (Mark McKinney) to believe that he's poaching other employees to go with him. In return Glenn tries to poach employees from Target. Amy (America Ferrera) goes on a double date with Dina (Lauren Ash), and Kelly (Kelly Stables) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) discuss moving in together.

A.P. Bio - "Selling Out" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack (Glenn Howerton) receives an offer from Miles' (Tom Bennett) publisher to write a book of feel-good philosophy that could be his ticket out of Toledo. Durbin accidentally sets off an emotional firestorm when he reveals that while Stef (Lyric Lewis) chose Mary (Mary Sohn) as her emergency contact, Mary chose Michelle (Jean Villepique).

Atlanta - "Money Bag Shawty" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
People act differently outside the city.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 19)

Thursday, March 22

  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) and John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - Catch Roseanne and John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Eddie Kaye Thomas ('Til Death/How to Make It in America) - Eddie drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Natasha Leggero (Dice/Another Period/Free Agents) - Natasha is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie stops by Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.
  • Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) - Mark chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and The Real, so check your listings. He opens up about Station 19 on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher (Take My Wife) - Cameron and Rhea are guests on Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link on YouTube.
  • Keith Carradine (Complete Savages) - Keith is at the kitchen table on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Sex and the City) - John joins Clinton Kelly in the kitchen on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He talks about his movie God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani talks about Netflix's Alexa & Katie on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella talks about Midnight Sun on the BUILD Series at 1:30pm.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim talks about Comedy Central's The Jim Jefferies Show on the BUILD Series at 2:30pm.