Monday, October 28, 2019

Fox Midseason 2020 Schedule; The CW Picks Up Full Seasons of Both Fall Freshman Series

Outmatched

Fox is announcing premiere dates for Flirty Dancing (Sunday, Dec. 29), Last Man Standing (Thursday, Jan. 2), Deputy (Jan. 2), Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (Tuesday, Jan. 7), 9-1-1: Lone Star (Sunday, Jan. 19, following the NFC Championship Game, and Monday, Jan. 20), Outmatched (Thursday, Jan. 23), The Masked Singer (Sunday, Feb. 2, following Super Bowl LIV), Lego Masters (Wednesday, Feb. 5) and new animated comedy Duncanville (Sunday, Feb. 16). Additionally, returning dramas 9-1-1 and Empire will return in the spring, when new dramas Filthy Rich and neXt also will premiere.

Among the highlights: Flirty Dancing, the innovative new series that is part performance, part blind date, and all about romantic chemistry, previews Sunday, Dec. 29 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/5:00-6:00 PT live to all time zones, following the NFL on Fox doubleheader. The series then makes its time period premiere Wednesday, Jan. 1 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT hosted by Jenna Dewan. Entering its eighth season, hit Tim Allen sitcom Last Man Standing returns to Fox with all-new back-to-back episodes, beginning Thursday, Jan. 2 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. Following Last Man Standing, a new sheriff comes to town on the all-new police drama Deputy at 9:00PM ET/PT.

New comedy Outmatched premieres Thursday, Jan. 23 at 8:30 PM ET/PT. Outmatched is a multi-camera family comedy about a blue-collar couple in Atlantic City trying to raise four kids - three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses starring Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson. The series also stars Tisha Campbell (Dr. Ken, My Wife and Kids), Jack Stanton (The Mick), Connor Kalopsis (The Grinder), Ashley Boettcher (Lost in Oz) and Oakley Bull (Beautiful Boy). New animated comedy Duncanville premieres Sunday, Feb. 16 at 8:30 PM ET/PT. The animated family comedy is centered around a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, and the people in his world. Amy Poehler voices the series' two leading characters, Duncan and his mother, Annie. The series also features the voices of Emmy Award winner Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Emmy Award nominee Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel and Oates), Betsy Sodaro, Yassir Lester and Zach Cherry, as well as guest voices Rashida Jones and Wiz Khalifa.


Batwoman and Nancy Drew

The CW Network has given full season orders to both of its new Fall series, Batwoman and Nancy Drew, bringing their first season totals to 22 episodes each. With The CW securing full in-season streaming rights to all new series starting this season, every episode of Batwoman and Nancy Drew will exclusively stream on The CW's digital platforms the day after broadcast throughout the season, so viewers can catch up at any point during the season on CWTV.com and The CW app – for free, without authentication, subscription or log-in required.

Airing Sundays at 8:00pm ET/PT, Batwoman is set three years after the mysterious disappearance of Batman, and Gotham is a city in despair. Without the Caped Crusader, the Gotham City Police Department was overrun and outgunned by criminal gangs. Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kate (star Ruby Rose) will have to become what her father loathes, a dark knight vigilante, soaring through the streets of Gotham as Batwoman. Airing Wednesdays at 9:00pm ET/PT, Nancy Drew (star Kennedy McMann) is a brilliant teenage detective whose sense of self had come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine – until her mother's untimely death derails Nancy's college plans. Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime-solving while crossing off the days until she can re-apply to college. But when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself a prime suspect in the crime, along with a group of other teens present at the scene.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Saturday, June 15

The Conners - "Trucking Live in Front of a Fully Vaccinated Studio Audience -- East Coast" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Conners continue to deal with the pandemic while navigating breakups and newfound sobriety, all while planning an upcoming wedding.

The Conners - "Education, Corruption, and Damnation" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Ben declines Darlene's proposal, she starts to ponder why she tends to be so negative in life, prompting her to start a journey of self-discovery, which leads to Pastor Phil.

The Conners - "Sober Sex, Plastic Silverware, and Losing My Religion" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Part of Becky's recovery program mandates she make amends with people she has lied to over the years, leading her to meet up again with a former high school friend; Darlene visits with Pastor Phil; Louise continues planning her wedding.

The Conners - "The Wedding of Dan and Louise" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A weather report forecasting that a tornado is headed for Lanford creates chaos and surprises on Dan and Louise's wedding day.

Mind Your Business - "Stormed In-Laws" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Kimberly's parents do a pop-up visit, an unexpected storm traps everyone inside, resulting in Alfonso settling the score with his father-in-law. Howard Hewitt Guest Stars.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 10)

Friday, June 14

  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Watch Jay on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld/Day by Day) - Julia talks about the movie Tuesday on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jason Canela (Palm Royale) - Jason talks about Apple TV+'s Palm Royale on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Col√≥n-Zayas (The Bear) - Liza talks about FX's The Bear on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.


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