Fox is the latest broadcaster to unveil its schedule for the 2017-18 TV season, and herewith is the major headline: Cookie is moving into TV’s family hour.
This fall, Empire will move into Wednesday’s lead-off position (from 9 pm, where it’s been since launching three seasons ago). Quasi-companion series Star will follow Empire at 9 pm.
Also of note: Fox is creating a DC Comics/Marvel mashup on Mondays, pairing new X-Men-esque drama The Gifted with Lucifer; Lethal Weapon is being relocated to Tuesdays-at-8, where it will lead into The Mick and Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Gotham is shifting to Thursdays-at-8 alongside Seth MacFarlane’s new live-action series The Orville; and New Girl‘s seventh and final season is being held until midseason.
All told, the Fox schedule looks like this; new shows are in CAPS, click for details.
8 pm Lethal Weapon (new time slot)
9 pm The Mick (new time slot)
9:30 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (new time slot)
8 pm Empire (new time slot)
9 pm Star (new time slot)
8 pm Hell’s Kitchen
9 pm The Exorcist
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