FOX Unveils 2012-2013 Fall Schedule, Debuts First Look at New Shows
In addition to announcing the full judge line-up of "The X Factor (US)" season 2, FOX made use of its upfront presentation to unveil its 2012-2013 fall TV schedule. Among those getting a new slot is "Glee" which will air every Thursday starting next season.
To air at 9 P.M., the musical show will serve as a follow-up of "The X Factor" results show in the fall. Later in the spring, it will air after "American Idol" results show.
"Touch" is moved from Thursday to Friday at 8 P.M. before "Fringe", which will return for its fifth and final season. Meanwhile, two new comedies, "Ben & Kate" and "The Mindy Project", will air every Tuesday, joined by returning shows "Raising Hope" and "New Girl".
In anticipation of the upcoming premiere, FOX has debuted sneak peeks to its new shows. "Ben & Kate" revolves around the free-spirited Ben who moves with his single-mother sister Kate to help raise her child.
"Mindy Project" stars Mindy Kaling as a young doctor who tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office. "The Mob Doctor", which will air every Monday after "Bones", follows a surgeon who juggles her promising medical career with her lifelong debt as a doctor to Chicago's Southside mob.
Being held for midseason, there are "The Following" and "The Goodwin Games". The former features Kevin Bacon as an ex-FBI agent who leads the search to catch a diabolical serial killer, played by James Purefoy, who has created a cult of serial killers. The latter has Becki Newton starring as one of three siblings who reconnect after the death of their father.
8 P.M.: "Bones"
9 P.M.: "The Mob Doctor"
8 P.M.: "Raising Hope"
8:30 P.M.: "Ben & Kate"
9 P.M.: "New Girl"
9:30 P.M.: "The Mindy Project"
8 P.M.: "The X Factor (US)"
8 P.M.: "The X Factor (US)" - results show
9 P.M.: "Glee"
8 P.M.: "Touch"
9 P.M.: "Fringe"
"Ben & Kate":
"The Mindy Project":
"The Mob Doctor":
"The Goodwin Games":
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