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FOX Fall Premiere Dates: Four new series in the 3rd week of September

By on June 16, 2016



FOX has announced its Fall 2016 premiere dates, soon after NBC did the same. The season kicks off with Gotham and Lucifer on Monday, September 19th, and ratings juggernaut Empire returns on Wednesday, September 21st.

New series Lethal Weapon also premieres on Wednesday, September 21st at 8/7c, leading into Empire. On Thursday, September 22nd at 8/7c airs the series premiere of Pitch, the buzzy baseball drama that pushed the final season of Bones to midseason.

On Friday, September 23rd at 9/8c, horror drama The Exorcist will premiere. Finally, on Sunday September 25th will see the premiere of hybrid animated live-action comedy Son Of Zorn at 8:30/7:30c.

All returning FOX series premiere in their previously announced timeslot in the week of September 19th until the 25th.

The full schedule can be found below, with new series in bold and times in Eastern:

Monday, September 19

8 - Gotham (Season premiere)
9 - Lucifer (Season premiere)

Tuesday, September 20

8 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season premiere)
8:30 - New Girl (Season premiere)
9 - Scream Queens (Season premiere)

Wednesday, September 21

8 - Lethal Weapon (Series premiere)
9 - Empire (Season premiere)

Thursday, September 22

8 - Rosewood (Season premiere)
9 - Pitch (Series premiere)

Friday, September 23

8 - Hell’s Kitchen (Season premiere)
9 - The Exorcist (Series premiere)

Sunday, September 25

7:30 - Bob’s Burgers
8 - The Simpsons
8: 30 - Son Of Zorn (Series premiere)
9 - Family Guy
9:30 - The Last Man On Earth