Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Fox Mid-Season 2019 Schedule; Fuller House Season 4 Drops December 14

FOX

Fox is announcing mid-season 2019 premiere dates for The Orville (Dec. 30), Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (Jan. 2), Gotham (Jan. 3) and Proven Innocent (Feb. 15), as well as the all-new Cosmos installment, Cosmos: Possible Worlds (March 3). As previously announced, new celebrity singing competition The Masked Singer will premiere Jan. 2, new epic thriller The Passage will premiere Jan. 14 and all-new live musical event Rent will air Jan. 27. Season Two of Seth MacFarlane's space adventure series, The Orville, debuts Sunday, Dec. 30 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/5:00-6:00 PM PT live to all time zones, following the NFL On Fox doubleheader. Season Two of new alternative series, Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back premieres Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. Following Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back, get ready for the wildest celebrity guessing game ever, when The Masked Singer at 9:00 PM ET/PT debuts. Hosted by Nick Cannon, with panelists Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke, this top-secret celebrity singing competition will have everyone asking, "who's behind the mask?!"

On Thursday, Jan. 3, The Orville makes its time period premiere with an all-new episode at 9:00 PM ET/PT, following the fifth and final season premiere of Gotham at 8:00 PM ET/PT, which wraps up the beloved series in a farewell event that will focus on Bruce Wayne's (David Mazouz) ultimate transformation into the Caped Crusader, as Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) tries to hold together a city on the edge of chaos?. Epic thriller The Passage debuts Monday, Jan. 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT, following the winter premiere of The Resident. The Passage focuses on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl (Saniyya Sidney, Fences, Hidden Figures) is chosen to be a test subject, a federal agent (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saved by the Bell) is tasked with bringing her in, but ultimately, becomes her surrogate father, determined to protect her at any cost - even as Project Noah's work threatens to unleash an unimaginable apocalypse.

The live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent comes to Fox on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed. The cast features Kiersey Clemons, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jordan Fisher, Vanessa Hudgens, Brennin Hunt, Mario, Tinashe and Valentina. Additionally, Keala Settle will perform the iconic solo from "Seasons of Love" and join the ensemble in the live musical. New legal drama Proven Innocent will premiere Friday, Feb. 15 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. The series tells the emotional story of one woman's fight for the innocence of others, as well as her own. The drama stars Rachelle Lefevre (Under the Dome, A Gifted Man), Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer (Frasier, Cheers, Boss), Russell Hornsby (Seven Seconds, Grimm), Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men), Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (BrainDead, The Good Wife, The Book of Mormon), Riley Smith (Frequency) and Clare O'Connor (Easy). Airing as a global event on Fox and National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Cosmos will return for its third installment, beginning Sunday, March 3 at 9:00PM ET/PT. Additional premiere dates and schedule details to be announced.


Fuller House

Holy chalupas! Fuller House Season 4 is coming to Netflix on Friday, December 14. Steve Baldikoski and Bryan Behar have been named executive producers and showrunners for the upcoming fourth season of the hit Netflix series Fuller House. Both Baldikoski and Behar have served as co-executive producers from the series' launch in 2016. Baldikoski and Behar have also previously served as co-executive producers on The New Adventures of Old Christine, 8 Simple Rules, Kirstie and Save Me, and as consulting producers on the series Last Man Standing, Jennifer Falls and others. Fuller House stars Candace Cameron Bure as D.J. Tanner-Fuller, Jodie Sweetin as Stephanie Tanner, Andrea Barber as Kimmy Gibbler, Juan Pablo Di Pace as Fernando, Soni Nicole Bringas as Romona, Michael Campion as Jackson, Elias Harger as Max, Dashiell and Fox Messitt Twins as Baby Tommy, Scott Weinger as Steve Hale, John Brotherton as Matt Harmon, and Ashley Liao as Lola.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, July 21

Last Man Standing - "The Passion of Paul" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Rev. Paul calls on Mike to teach Sunday school, Mike calls on Kyle to take his place; Eve fears Mandy and Kristin are taking advantage of Jen at home.

Last Man Standing - "Yass Queen" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep; Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.

The Simpsons - "From Russia Without Love" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
On a mission to play hardcore pranks, Bart, Nelson and Milhouse get Moe a mail-order bride.

Bob's Burgers - "What About Blob?" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gene convinces Tina and Louise to help him save a misunderstood plankton blob from being destroyed by a yacht club.

Family Guy - "Pawtucket Pete" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The brewery's new bosses decide to change the company's mascot; in an attempt to be crowned the new face of Pawtucket Ale, Peter and Brian go head-to-head.

What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage - "Preempted" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
A crazy car chase on the news stops "The Flare" from airing, and Fred doesn't have anything to discuss until a call from a fan changes everything; Joel McHale stops by the show.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 15)

Friday, July 19

  • The Jonas Brothers (Jonas) - The Jonas Brothers are guests on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place), Enrico Colantoni (Just Shoot Me!/Hope and Gloria), Ryan Hansen (Bad Judge/Bad Teacher/Party Down) and Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Barry/The Good Place/Downward Dog)- Kristen, Enrico, Ryan and Kirby talk about Veronica Mars on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie visits Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia talks about Netflix's Point Blank on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • JD McCrary (Tyler Perry's The Paynes) - JD talks about The Lion King on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Francesca Reale (Haters Back Off) - Francesca talks about Stranger Things on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (May/June/July)

My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Seventh and Eighth Seasons The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est TV & Movie Collection Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two The Good Place - The Complete Third Season

05/07 - Baskets - The Complete Season Three
05/13 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 2
05/13 - My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume One
05/13 - My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume Two
05/14 - The Donna Reed Show - Seasons 1-5
05/14 - Petticoat Junction - Seasons 1-3
05/28 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Seventh and Eighth Seasons (WBShop.com)
05/28 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Second Season (Blu-ray)
06/04 - The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est Brady Bunch TV & Movie Collection
06/18 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two (Blu-ray)
07/09 - Broad City - Season 5
07/09 - Broad City - The Complete Series
07/17 - The Practice (1976) - The Complete Series
07/30 - The Good Place - The Complete Third Season
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