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

Thursday, January 26

Young Sheldon - "Blonde Ambition and the Concept of Zero" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon makes a terrifying mathematical discovery while tutoring Billy. Also, Mary is jealous of Missy’s relationship with Mandy and MeeMaw.

Ghosts - "Jay's Friends" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sam becomes alarmed when the ghosts suggest Jay’s new friends may be part of a cult run by a charismatic leader named Micah (Drew Tarver). Also, Pete changes his attitude after Sasappis criticizes his unceasing cheeriness.

Welcome to Flatch - "What Are You, Chicken?" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The saga of the Flatch porch pirate continues; when Kelly and Shrub realize who the culprit is, they must figure out how to do right by Flatch; Joe misses Cheryl, so Barb decides it's time for a makeover.

Call Me Kat - "Call Me Ichabod Evel Knievel" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Kat hires a new baker at the Kat Cafe and shows him around town; Max and Carter wingman for Sheila.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Thursday, January 26

  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life/ E/R (1984-1985) - Jimmy Kimmel Live! celebrates its 20th Anniversary with George at 10pm and repeated at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo. She also talks about the new season of Hulu's How I Met Your Father on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil Rel will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • ReneĆ© Rapp (The Sex Lives of College Girls) - ReneĆ© appears on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) - Julie is back and talks about a new gig inspired by her tween boys on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Benjamin Bratt (Poker Face) - Benjamin talks about Peacock's Poker Face on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Ghosts - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

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11/08 - Young Rock - Season Two (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/15 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven / The Complete Season Eight
11/22 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/29 - Ghosts - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
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12/13 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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01/27 - Master of None - Season Three / The Complete Series
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