Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Fox Winter Midseason 2022 Schedule; The Righteous Gemstones Returns Jan. 9 on HBO

Pivoting

Fox is announcing premiere dates for returning drama 9-1-1: Lone Star (Jan. 3), new drama The Cleaning Lady (Jan. 3), returning reality I Can See Your Voice (Jan. 5) and a new installment of Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer (Jan. 6), as well as time period premieres for series already announced, including new reality series Next Level Chef (Jan. 5), returning sitcom Call Me Kat (Jan. 13) and new comedy Pivoting (Jan. 13). As previously announced, Monarch will have a special two-night premiere event (Jan. 30 & Feb. 1). Hit drama series 9-1-1: Lone Star, starring Rob Lowe and Gina Torres, is back for all-new rescues beginning Monday, Jan. 3 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Thrilling new drama The Cleaning Lady premieres Monday, Jan. 3 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), following 9-1-1: Lone Star.

Hit competition show I Can See Your Voice returns for Season Two, kicking off with an all-new special holiday-themed episode on Tuesday, Dec. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), followed by the season premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Hosted and executive-produced by Ken Jeong and also features Emmy Award-nominated actress Cheryl Hines and Daytime Emmy Award-winning television host and vocalist Adrienne Bailon-Houghton. As previously announced, Gordon Ramsay's new unscripted cooking competition, Next Level Chef, will premiere immediately after the NFL on Fox doubleheader and The OT in all time zones on Sunday, Jan. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM ET / 7:00-8:00 PM CT / 6:00-7:00 PM MT / 5:00-6:00 PM PT). The series then makes its time period premiere Wednesday, Jan. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), following I Can See Your Voice. Also as previously announced, Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer premieres Thursday, Jan. 6 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), with a special two-hour event. It then makes its time period premiere the following Thursday, Jan. 13 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

Also as previously announced, Season Two of sitcom Call Me Kat will premiere immediately after the NFL on Fox doubleheader and The OT in all time zones on Sunday, Jan. 9 (8:00-8:30 PM ET / 7:00-7:30 PM CT / 6:00-6:30 PM MT / 5:00-5:30 PM PT). The series then makes its time period premiere Thursday, Jan. 13 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT). Also as previously announced, new comedy Pivoting will debut after Call Me Kat's special premiere on Sunday, Jan. 9 (8:30-9:00 PM ET / 7:30-8:00 PM CT / 6:30-7:00 PM MT / 5:30-6:00 PM PT), live in all time zones. The series then makes its time period premiere Thursday, Jan. 13 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), also after Call Me Kat. Starring Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Maggie Q, Pivoting is a single-camera comedy set in Long Island, NY, that follows three women - and close-knit childhood friends - as they cope with the death of the fourth member of their group. All-new country music drama Monarch will debut following the NFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 30 (10:00-11:10 PM ET/7:00-8:10 PM PT). The series then makes its time period premiere Tuesday, Feb. 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), after the winter premiere of The Resident (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Starring Susan Sarandon, Trace Adkins and Anna Friel. Additional schedule details to be announced.




The Righteous Gemstones

The Righteous Gemstones, starring Danny McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson and Adam Devine, debuts its nine-episode second season with two new episodes Sunday, January 9 (10:00-11:25pm ET/PT), followed by additional half-hour episodes on subsequent Sundays at the same time. The series debuts on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Created, written and executive produced by Danny McBride (HBO's Vice Principals and Eastbound & Down), and marking his third HBO comedy series from Rough House Pictures, The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work. Season two finds our blessed Gemstone family threatened by outsiders from both the past and present who wish to destroy their empire. McBride collaborators Jody Hill and David Gordon Green also serve as executive producers and directors.

Season two returning cast includes Danny McBride as Jesse Gemstone, Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect) as Kelvin Gemstone, Edi Patterson (HBO's Vice Principals) as Judy Gemstone, John Goodman (HBO's Treme, The Connors) as Eli Gemstone, Cassidy Freeman (Longmire) as Amber Gemstone, Tony Cavalero (School of Rock) as Keefe Chambers, Tim Baltz (Drunk History) as BJ, Skyler Gisondo (Booksmart) as Gideon Gemstone and Greg Alan Williams (Greenleaf) as Martin Imari. Returning recurring cast includes Walton Goggins (Critics' Choice Award-winner for HBO's Vice Principals) as Baby Billy Freeman, Jennifer Nettles (Grammy winning recording artist) as Aimee-Leigh Gemstone, Jody Hill (The Legacy of a White Tail Deer Hunter) as Levi, Valyn Hall (The Act) as Tiffany Freeman, Kelton DuMont (Mosaic) as Pontious Gemstone and Gavin Munn (Raising Dion) as Abraham Gemstone. New recurring cast additions this season include Jason Schwartzman (Fargo) as Thaniel Block, Eric Roberts (Suits) as Junior, Eric Andre (Bad Trip) as Lyle Lissons and Jessica Lowe (Miracle Workers) as Lindy Lissons.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 4

American Dad! - "The Pink Sphinx Holds Her Hearts on the Turn" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Francine enters the strange and dangerous world of poker to learn how to hide her true feelings from Steve and Hayley.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 4)

Monday, December 4

  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Watch Ray on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Sebastian appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Gabriel Iglesias (Mr. Iglesias/Cristela), John Witherspoon (The First Family/The Tracy Morgan Show/The Wayans Bros.) and Thea Vidale (Thea) - Gabriel, John (RIP) and Thea are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Rachel Bloom (Upload) - Rachel appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan talks about When I Was Your Age on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kate Flannery (The Office) - Kate tells Sherri all about A Swingin’ Little Christmas, her holiday concert with Jane Lynch, on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Arrested Development/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) - Henry discusses his new memoir Being Henry: The Fonz...and Beyond on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bellamy Young (The Other Black Girl) - Bellamy appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:15am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September-December)

Family Matters - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Series ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

09/05 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Sixth Season
09/12 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete Second Season
09/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-6 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/26 - Family Matters - The Complete Series
09/26 - Step by Step - The Complete Series
10/10 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Thirteen / The Complete Season Fourteen
10/17 - ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) (Shout! Factory Special Offers)
10/17 - Night Court (2023) - The Complete First Season
11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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