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[01/31/07 - 05:00 PM]
'Kitchen' Back to Summer as FOX Firms Up Thursday Plans
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- After flirting with a spring return date, FOX has confirmed the third season of "Hell's Kitchen" likely won't roll out until the summer.

Said plans - in which "Kitchen" would air on Thursday nights beginning in March - were originally revealed to its affiliates earlier this month (read the story).

The network will instead fill the night with repeats (plus a few originals during the May sweeps period) of "Nanny 911" and "Trading Spouses: Meet Your Mommy" once "The O.C." and the forthcoming "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" wrap their respective runs.

Here's a breakdown of network's Thursday plans through the end of the season:

Thursday, February 22
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Special Night)
9:00/8:00c - "The O.C." (Series Finale)

Thursday, March 1-8
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Special Night)
9:00/8:00c - "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" (New Series)

Thursday, March 15-22
8:00/7:00c - "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" (New Series)
9:00/8:00c - "Trading Spouses: Meet Your Mommy" (Repeats)

Thursday, March 29-April 19
8:00/7:00c - "Nanny 911" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "Trading Spouses: Meet Your Mommy" (Repeats)

Thursday, April 26-May 3
8:00/7:00c - "Nanny 911" (New Episodes)
9:00/8:00c - "Trading Spouses: Meet Your Mommy" (New Episodes or Repeats)

Thursday, May 10
8:00/7:00c - "White Chicks" (World Broadcast Premiere)

Thursday, May 17
8:00/7:00c - "The Day After Tomorrow" (World Broadcast Premiere)

As always, the above schedule is subject to change.





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· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? (FOX)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· NANNY 911 (CMT)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· TRADING SPOUSES: MEET YOUR NEW MOMMY (FOX)









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