FOX ANNOUNCES PRIMETIME SLATE FOR 2011-2012 SEASON
FOUR NEW COMEDIES, THREE NEW DRAMAS
AND ONE NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES JOIN SCHEDULE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED “The X Factor” LAUNCHES THIS FAL EPIC FAMILY ADVENTURE DRAMA “TERRA NOVA” TO MAKE FALL DEBUT ENSEMBLE COMEDY “NEW GIRL” STARRING ZOOEY DESCHANEL, FAMILY COMEDY “I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER” AND ANIMATED COMEDY “ALLEN GREGORY” TO PREMIERE THIS FALL
J.J. ABRAMS’ CHILLING THRILLER “ALCATRAZ,”
ANIMATED COMEDY “NAPOLEON DYNAMITE”
AND “Bones” SPIN-OFF “THE FINDER”
TO DEBUT MIDSEASON
American Idol Season 11 Kicks Off Sunday, January 22 With Special Premiere Event Following NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
FOX 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL to Air Sunday, April 1
New York (Monday, May 16, 2011) – Peter Rice, Chairman, Entertainment, Fox Networks Group; and Kevin Reilly, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company, today unveiled the FOX primetime schedule for the 2011-2012 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at The New Beacon Theatre.
“Nothing impacts culture the way a television show does,” said Rice. “And here at FOX, we have the most talked about, most followed, most creative shows that build connections between viewers and brands.”
5.17.11- CBS now: via press release all times are
CBS ANNOUNCES 2011-2012
America‘s Most Watched
Network Adds Five New Series
New Dramas Include a Thriller
from J.J. Abrams, PERSON OF INTEREST,
Shows with Very Cerebral Twists – UNFORGETTABLE and A GIFTED
Comedies Feature 2 BROKE GIRLS from
Michael Patrick King (“Sex and the City”), and Two ‘Odd
Couple’ Guys In HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN
CSI Moves to Wednesday at 10:00
PM, The Good Wife Relocates to Sunday at 9:00 PM
and Rules of Engagement Moves to Saturday at 8:00 PM
19 Series Return to Top-Rated Line-Up
Undercover Boss and THE 2-2, a New Drama from Tribeca
Productions and Executive Producers Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, to Premiere Mid-Season
NEW YORK — CBS announced today its new 2011-2012 primetime schedule, ordering five new series and making key time-period moves for CSI and The Good Wife to strengthen its already top-rated primetime lineup. CBS will, once again, finish the season as America’s most watched network, marking the eighth time it has done so in the last nine
The new series include three new dramas and two new comedies: PERSON OF INTEREST, a crime thriller from renowned executive producer J.J. Abrams starring Jim Caviezel, Emmy Award winner Michael
Emerson and Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson; UNFORGETTABLE, starring Dylan Walsh and Poppy Montgomery as a former detective with a rare condition that enables her to remember virtually every detail from every day of her life; A GIFTED MAN about a preeminent surgeon whose life changes forever when his deceased ex-wife returns, starring Patrick Wilson and Jennifer Ehle; 2 BROKE
GIRLS, a comedy about two strikingly different young waitresses who form an unlikely friendship, starring Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs; and an odd-couple comedy, HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN, starring David Hornsby and Kevin Dillon, about a refined magazine columnist and his very unrefined personal trainer.
The freshman series will be joined by 19 returning shows, including the season’s #1 drama/scripted series, NCIS; #1 comedy, The Big Bang Theory; #1 news magazine, 60 Minutes; # 1 new comedy, MIKE & Molly; along with two franchise reality series, SURVIVOR and the seven-time Emmy Award winner, THE Amazing
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