The 2009-2010 season will kick off Wednesday, Sept. 16, with the sixth season premiere of So You Think You Can Dance at 8, followed by the series premiere of Glee at 9.
Fox has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series. The 2009-10 season will kick off Wednesday, Sept. 16, with the sixth season premiere of So You Think You Can Dance (8:-9 p.m.), followed by the series premiere of Glee (9-10).
On Thursday, Sept. 17, Bones (8-9) and the second season of Fringe (9-10) return. Brothers, the new family comedy starring Michael Strahan, premieres Friday, Sept. 18 (8-8:30) followed by the return of ’til Death (8:30-9) and the second season premiere of Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse (9-10).
House jumpstarts its sixth season with a special two-hour premiere Monday, Sept. 21 (8-10). Sunday, Sept. 27, features the 20th season premiere of The Simpsons (8-8:30), the series premiere of The Cleveland Show (8:30-9) and the season premieres of Family Guy (9-9:30) and American Dad (9:30-10).
The second season of drama Lie to Me will premiere Monday, Sept. 28 (9-10). So You Think You Can Dance will air two nights per week when the original dance competition has its time period premiere Tuesday, Sept. 29 (9-10), and later expands to two-hour performance shows beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27 (8-10).
In addition, new Saturday late-night entry The Wanda Sykes Show (working title) debuts Saturday, Nov. 7 (11 p.m.-midnight).
Premieres of new series and returning favorites are listed below in chronological order.
Saturday, Sept. 12
8:00-8:30 PM COPS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9 PM COPS (All-New Episode)
9-10 PM AMERICA’S MOST WANTED (Season Premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 16
8-9 PM SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (Season Premiere)
9-10 PM GLEE (Series Premiere)
Thursday, Sept. 17
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM FRINGE (Season Premiere)
Friday, Sept. 18
8-8:30 PM BROTHERS (Series Premiere)
8:30-9 PM ‘TIL DEATH (Season Premiere)
9-10 PM DOLLHOUSE (Season Premiere)
Monday, Sept. 21
8-10 PM HOUSE (2-Hour Season Premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 27
8-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9 PM THE CLEVELAND SHOW (Series Premiere)
9-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (Season Premiere)
9:30-10 PM AMERICAN DAD (Season Premiere)
Monday, Sept. 28
8-9 PM HOUSE (All-New Episode)
9-10 PM LIE TO ME (Season Premiere)
Tuesday, Sept. 29
8-9 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (All-New Episode)
9-10 PM SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (Time Period Premiere)
Tuesday, Oct. 27
8-10 PM SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (Time Period Premiere)
Saturday, Nov. 7
11 PM-midnight THE WANDA SYKES SHOW (wt) (Series Premiere)