[09/17/03 - 12:00 AM]
FOX Rolls Out October Schedule
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- Major League Baseball will once again be the lynchpin of FOX's October schedule, as the network has revealed the month's complete lineup. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect in the coming weeks:

-- FOX has added a special one-hour interview with President Bush to its September 22 programming, the first official night of the 2003-04 season. Brit Hume, FOX News' Washington, D.C. managing editor and chief correspondent, will conduct the interview, which airs at 8:00/7:00c, from the White House Oval Office. According to the network's press release they will "discuss include U.S. efforts to obtain a new U.N. resolution on Iraq, the war on terror, the current situation in the Middle East as well as domestic and international reaction to Bush's policies."

-- Because of the Bush interview, FOX will shuffle the deck chairs on next week's schedule. "Performing As...," which was set to air a special episode at 8:00/7:00c that night moves back an hour to 9:00/8:00c. The show's two-hour finale has also been bumped back a night and will now air Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c. To make room for the shifts, FOX will air both of that week's episodes of "Paradise Hotel" on Tuesday, September 23. The network also plans to extend its stay at "Paradise Hotel" for two extra episodes with the two-hour finale set for October 1.

-- "Temptation Island" will run as normal tomorrow night with two episodes running on Thursday, September 25. The third season will then close with a two-hour finale on Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c. FOX has also decided to drop tomorrow's two fresh installments of "Stupid Behavior Caught on Tape" in favor of back-to-back repeats of "That '70s Show."

-- After baseball kicks off next week, expect FOX to fill any unused real estate with a mix of movies and repeats of its current series roster.

To review, here's a complete calendar for the month. Note that all programming is subject to change.

Thursday, September 18
8:00/7:00c - "That '70s Show" (Repeat)
8:30/7:30c - "That '70s Show" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "Temptation Island" (TEM-304)

Friday, September 19
8:00/7:00c - "Wanda at Large" (WA-201)
8:30/7:30c - "Luis" (LUS-101)
9:00/8:00c - "Boston Public" (BP-401)

Saturday, September 20
8:00/7:00c - "Cops"
9:00/8:00c - "America's Most Wanted"

Sunday, September 21
7:00/6:00c - "Countdown to the Emmys"
8:00/7:00c - "The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards"

Monday, September 22
8:00/7:00c - "Fox News Special: Interview with President Bush"
9:00/8:00c - "Performing As..." (AS-105)

Tuesday, September 23
8:00/7:00c - "Paradise Hotel" (PH-127)
9:00/8:00c - "Paradise Hotel" (PH-128)

Wednesday, September 24
8:00/7:00c - "Performing As..." (AS-106)
9:00/8:00c - "Performing As..." (AS-107, Season Finale)

Thursday, September 25
8:00/7:00c - "Temptation Island" (TEM-305)
9:00/8:00c - "Temptation Island" (TEM-306)

Friday, September 26
8:00/7:00c - "Wanda at Large" (WA-202)
8:30/7:30c - "Luis" (LUS-102)
9:00/8:00c - "Boston Public" (BP-402)

Saturday, September 27
8:00/7:00c - "Cops"
9:00/8:00c - "America's Most Wanted"

Sunday, September 28
7:30/6:30c - "Movie: There's Something About Mary"

Monday, September 29
8:00/7:00c - "Temptation Island" (TEM-307)
9:00/8:00c - "Temptation Island" (TEM-308, Season Finale)

Tuesday, September 30
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: Division Series"

Wednesday, October 1
8:00/7:00c - "Paradise Hotel" (PH-129)
9:00/8:00c - "Paradise Hotel" (PH-130, Season Finale)

Thursday, October 2
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: Division Series"

Friday, October 3
8:00/7:00c - "Wanda at Large" (WA-203)
8:30/7:30c - "Luis" (LUS-103)
9:00/8:00c - "Boston Public" (BP-403)

Saturday, October 4
4:00/3:00c - "MLB Playoffs: Division Series"
8:00/7:00c - "Cops"
9:00/8:00c - "America's Most Wanted"

Sunday, October 5
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: Division Series"*

Monday, October 6
4:00/3:00c - "MLB Playoffs: Division Series"*
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: Division Series"*

Tuesday, October 7
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 1"

Wednesday, October 8
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 2/ALCS, Game 1" (split national)

Thursday, October 9
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: ALCS, Game 2"

Friday, October 10
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 3"

Saturday, October 11
4:00/3:00c - "MLB Playoffs: ALCS, Game 3"
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 4"

Sunday, October 12
4:00/3:00c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 5"*
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: ALCS, Game 4"

Monday, October 13
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: ALCS, Game 5"*

Tuesday, October 14
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 6"*

Wednesday, October 15
4:00/3:00c - "MLB Playoffs: ALCS, Game 6"**
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 7"*

Thursday, October 16
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: ALCS, Game 7"*

Friday, October 17
8:00/7:00c - "Wanda at Large" (WA-204)
8:30/7:30c - "Luis" (LUS-104)
9:00/8:00c - "Boston Public" (BP-404)

Saturday, October 18
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 1"

Sunday, October 19
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 2"

Monday, October 20
8:00/7:00c - "Joe Millionaire" (Season Premiere)
9:00/8:00c - "Skin" (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, October 21
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 3"

Wednesday, October 22
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 4"

Thursday, October 23
8:00/7:00c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 5"*

Friday, October 24
8:00/7:00c - "Wanda at Large" (WA-205)
8:30/7:30c - "Luis" (LUS-105)
9:00/8:00c - "Boston Public" (BP-405)

Saturday, October 25
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 6"*

Sunday, October 26
7:30/6:30c - "MLB Playoffs: World Series, Game 7"*

Monday, October 27
8:00/7:00c - "Joe Millionaire"
9:00/8:00c - "Skin"

Tuesday, October 28
8:00/7:00c - "Joe Millionaire" (Tuesday Episodes Begin)
9:00/8:00c - "24" (Commercial-Free Season Premiere)

Wednesday, October 29
8:00/7:00c - "That '70s Show" (Season Premiere)
8:30/7:30c - "A Minute With Stan Hooper" (Series Premiere)
9:00/8:00c - "The Bernie Mac Show" (Season Premiere)
9:30/8:30c - "Cedric the Entertainer Presents" (New Episodes Begin)

Thursday, October 30
8:00/7:00c - "Tru Calling" (Series Premiere)
9:00/8:00c - "The O.C." (New Episodes Begin, Time Slot Premiere)

Friday, October 31
8:00/7:00c - "Wanda at Large" (WA-206)
8:30/7:30c - "Luis" (LUS-106)
9:00/8:00c - "Boston Public" (BP-406)

Saturday, November 1
8:00/7:00c - "Cops"
9:00/8:00c - "America's Most Wanted"

Sunday, November 2
7:30/6:30c - "King of the Hill" (Season Premiere)
8:00/7:00c - "The Simpsons" (Season Premiere)
8:30/7:30c - "The Ortegas" (Series Premiere)
9:00/8:00c - "Malcolm in the Middle" (Season Premiere)
9:30/8:30c - "Arrested Development" (Series Premiere)

* if necessary
** if no Game 7 of NLCS, Game 6 of ALCS will move to 8:00/7:00c

  [september 2003]  

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