[02/13/08 - 03:04 PM]
'Truth,' 'Women Rule' FOX's Summer Plans
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- FOX has confirmed its summer plans, which will once again include new seasons of "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Hell's Kitchen."

Joining them this time around: newcomer "When Women Rule the World" as well as fresh installments of "The Moment of Truth."

Things kick off on Thursday, May 22 with the two-hour season premiere of "So You Think You Can Dance." Two-hour editions of the series will run on Wednesdays and Thursdays through June 5. Then on June 12, "The Moment of Truth" will fill the 8:00/7:00c hour on Thursdays followed by "Dance's" one-hour results shows at 9:00/8:00c.

Next up is the two-hour premiere of "When Women Rule the World" on Monday, May 26. Subsequent weeks will feature "Rule" at 8:00/7:00c and repeats of "Bones" at 9:00/8:00c.

Tuesdays will showcase repeats of "House" at 8:00/7:00c with the new season of "Hell's Kitchen," which bows April 1 as previously announced, continuing at 9:00/8:00c.

Rounding out the network's summer slate will be movies on Friday nights, mainstays "Cops" and "America's Most Wanted" on Saturdays and repeats of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" and its animated quartet on Sundays.

To review, here's a recap of the aforementioned plans:

[EDITOR'S NOTE: FOX subsequently changed "Rule's" start date to June 2 in its press release, as well as a time period swap with "Bones."]

Monday, May 26
8:00/7:00c - "When Women Rule the World" (Two-Hour Series Premiere)

Mondays (June 2-July 21)
8:00/7:00c - "When Women Rule the World"
9:00/8:00c - "Bones" (Repeats)

Monday, July 28
8:00/7:00c - "When Women Rule the World" (Two-Hour Season Finale)

Monday, August 4
8:00/7:00c - "Teen Choice 2008" (Two-Hour Special)

Tuesdays (May 27-July 8)
8:00/7:00c - "House" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "Hell's Kitchen" (Continues New Season)

Tuesday, July 15
8:00/7:00c - "2008 MLB All-Star Game" (Three-Hour Special)

Tuesdays (as of July 22)
8:00/7:00c - "Bones" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "House" (Repeats)

Wednesdays (May 28-August 6)
8:00/7:00c - "So You Think You Can Dance" (Two-Hours)

Thursdays (May 22-June 5)
8:00/7:00c - "So You Think You Can Dance" (Two-Hours)

Thursdays (June 12-July 31)
8:00/7:00c - "The Moment of Truth" (New Time Slot)
9:00/8:00c - "So You Think You Can Dance"

Thursday, August 7
8:00/7:00c - "So You Think You Can Dance" (Two-Hour Season Finale)

Fridays (April 25-August 1)
8:00/7:00c - "FOX Friday Night Movie"

8:00/7:00c - "Cops"
8:30/7:30c - "Cops" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "America's Most Wanted"

Sundays (as of June 1)
7:00/6:00c - "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (Repeats)
8:00/7:00c - "The Simpsons" (Repeats)
8:30/7:30c - "King of the Hill" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "Family Guy" (Repeats)
9:30/8:30c - "American Dad" (Repeats)

  [february 2008]  


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