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Fox Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates

New Sitcom 'Rel' Up First in a Preview on September 9th

New sitcom ‘Rel” is the first series out of the box on Fox this fall (or, really, late summer), with a premiere/preview set for the Sunday 8 p.m. half-hour (after football) on Sept. 9. Two weeks later is the sophomore season premiere, part one, of Ryan Murphy action drama “9-1-1” in the Sunday 8 p.m. hour. One night later, on Monday, Sept. 24, “9-1-1” steps into the Monday 9 p.m. hour (out of the season two premiere of medical drama “The Resident”).

The remainder of Fox’s primetime line-up — dramas The Gifted” and “Lethal Weapon” on Tuesday; dramas “Empire” and “Star” on Wednesday; Thursday Night Football; sitcoms “Last Man Standing” and “The Cool Kids” and non-scripted “Hell’s Kitchen” on Friday; and animated mainstays “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “Family Guy” into “Rel’s” regularly scheduled Sunday 9:30 p.m. time period — open that week.

What follows are the Fox Fall 2018 series and season premiere dates:

Sunday, Sept. 9
8:00 p.m. “Rel” – premiere/preview

Sunday, Sept. 23
8:00 p.m. “9-1-1” (part one) – season two premiere

Monday, Sept. 24
8:00 p.m. “The Resident” – season two premiere
9:00 p.m. “9-1-1” (part two) – time period premiere

Tuesday, Sept. 25
8:00 p.m. “The Gifted” – season two premiere (new day and time)
9:00 p.m. “Lethal Weapon” – season three premiere (new time)

Wednesday, Sept. 26
8:00 p.m. “Empire” – season five premiere
9:00 p.m. “Star” – season three premiere

Thursday, Sept. 27
8:00 p.m. “Thursday Night Football” – new network

Friday, Sept. 28
8:00 p.m. “Last Man Standing” – network premiere
8:30 p.m. “The Cool Kids” – series premiere
9:00 p.m. “Hell’s Kitchen” – 18th edition premiere

Sunday, Sept. 30
8:00 p.m. “The Simpsons” – season 30 premiere
8:30 p.m. “Bob’s Burgers” – season nine premiere
9:00 p.m. “Family Guy” – season 16 premiere
9:30 p.m. “Rel” – the periodpremiere

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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