FOX Announces Winter 2013 Premiere Dates

Shilo Adams December 13, 2012 0

fringe foxFOX has announced the winter return dates for its current schedule, as well as premiere dates for its mid-season shows and the series finale date of Fringe.

On January 6th, the Animation Domination returns (The Cleveland Show excepted), with the sitcom bloc following on January 8th. A two-hour winter premiere of Bones airs Monday, January 14th at 8:00, while the two-night premiere of American Idol begins January 16th and Glee makes its return on Thursday, January 24th.

The Following will be the first scripted mid-season show to premiere, making its debut on Monday, January 21st at 9:00, while the two-hour season premiere of Touch airs Friday, February 8th at 8:00. The latter will then slide into the 9:00 slot for the rest of its season, where it will have Kitchen Nightmares as a lead-in.

Meanwhile, two-hour celebrity diving special Stars in Danger debuts Wednesday, January 9th at 8:00 and the two-hour series finale of Fringe airs Friday, January 18th at 8:00 after returning from hiatus the prior week.

FOX WINTER PREMIERE SCHEDULE
Sunday, Jan. 6
4:00 PM-CC ET live/ 1:00 PM-CC PT live NFC WILDCARD GAME
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM AMERICAN DAD

Tuesday, Jan. 8
8:00-8:30 PM RAISING HOPE
8:30-9:00 PM BEN AND KATE
9:00-9:30 PM NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM THE MINDY PROJECT

Wednesday, Jan. 9
8:00-10:00 PM STARS IN DANGER: THE HIGH DIVE (Two-Hour Special Event)

Friday, Jan. 11
8:00-9:00 PM KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (encore)
9:00-10:00 PM FRINGE

Sunday, Jan. 13
7:30-8:00 PM THE CLEVELAND SHOW
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM AMERICAN DAD

Monday, Jan. 14
8:00-10:00 PM BONES (Two-Hour Winter Premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 16
8:00-10:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part 1)

Thursday, Jan. 17
8:00-10:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL (Special Two-Hour Season Premiere, Part 2)

Friday, Jan. 18
8:00-10:00 PM FRINGE (100th Episode and Two-Hour Series Finale)

Saturday, Jan. 19
12:00-12:30 AM INSIDE THE FOLLOWING (30-Minute Special)

Monday, Jan. 21
8:00-9:00 PM BONES
9:00-10:00 PM THE FOLLOWING (Series Premiere)

Thursday, Jan. 24
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL
9:00-10:00 PM GLEE

Friday, Jan. 25
8:00-9:00 PM KITCHEN NIGHTMARES
9:00-10:00 PM THE FOLLOWING (encore)

Friday, Feb. 8
8:00-10:00 PM TOUCH (Two-Hour Season Premiere)