Fox is offering an olive branch to its loyal Bones fans, scheduling an encore broadcast of Thursday’s Season 11 finale, which was postponed in whole or in part in many markets, due to Donald Trump’s record-setting, 75-minute RNC nomination acceptance speech.
“Due to an over-run in coverage of the Republican National Convention, a portion of last night’s season finale of Bones was pre-empted on the West Coast,” reads a statement from the network. “We will re-air the finale next Friday, July 29, at 8/7c. The episode also is currently available on FOX.com, FOX NOW app, Hulu and FOX on Demand. We apologize to our viewers for this inconvenience.”
Immediately once it was realized that the impacted viewers would not get to see all or any of the Season 11 finale, which ended with a shocking reveal, series lead Emily Deschanel joined fans on Twitter in expressing, to put it lightly, amazement at the scheduling decision. David Boreanaz also chimed in, this morning: