Fox Midseason Premiere Dates: ‘The Cleaning Lady’, ‘Alert’ & ‘Animal Control’ Set March Return As ‘Family Guy’ Moves To Midweek Slot
21.11.2023 - 21:45
Fox is looking to March for the return of its scripted slate.
The network has unveiled its midseason schedule including the return of The Cleaning Lady, Alert: Missing Persons Unit and Animal Control. The trio of scripted shows are premiering at the beginning of March following the writers and actors strike.
Elsewhere, Family Guy is moving to a midweek slot on Wednesdays after Animal Control, building out another comedy hour. It is thought to be the first time that Peter Griffin and family have aired midweek on Fox.
It comes after it pushed 9-1-1: Lone Star to the 2023/24 fall schedule alongside new series Doc and Rescue Hi-Surf, which had previously been eyed for a 2022/23 launch. No sign of the second season of Accused, however.
Fox’s returning scripted series come as it has set new dates for a swathe of reality series returning in midseason including The Masked Singer, Celebrity Name That Tune, Next Level Chef and Farmer Wants A Wife as well as the launch of new unscripted shows The Floor and We Are Family.
Its animation lineup including season 4 of The Great North has also set their return as well as TMZ Investigates and America’s Most Wanted, which is back for a second season of its revival.
Fox’s midseason schedule comes as networks including NBC and ABC set theirs. NBC is bringing back its Dick Wolf-exec produced shows including One Chicago franchise and the Law & Order dramas in mid-January, while ABC is bringing back most of its scripted shows such as Abbott Elementary, Will Trent, The Rookie and The Good Doctor in February followed by 9-1-1, Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 in March.
The Cleaning Lady, which is returning for its third season, Alert, which is back for its second season and Animal Control, whic