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[01/28/10 - 04:18 PM]
FOX Finalizes Tuesday, Thursday Lineups
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- FOX has finalized its Tuesday and Thursday lineups for the rest of the season.

Said moves, which were confirmed to the site this afternoon, comes as the network prepares for the start of the February sweeps period next week.

Among the Tuesday additions: a second post-"American Idol" showcase for "Past Life" on February 16*; a repeat of "Glee" on March 9; and extra two-hour "Idols" on March 23, March 30 and April 6. Thursdays, as previously announced, will see "Bones" and "Fringe" each take a seven-week hiatus from originals following their "winter finales" on February 4.

Here's a complete recap:

Tuesday, February 2
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol"
9:00/8:00c - "Kitchen Nightmares" (Special Night)

Tuesday, February 9*
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol"
9:00/8:00c - "Past Life" (Special Night)

Tuesday, February 16-March 2*
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Two Hours)

Tuesday, March 9
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol"
9:00/8:00c - "Glee" (Repeat)

Tuesday, March 16-April 6
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Two Hours)

Tuesday, April 13
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol"
9:00/8:00c - "Glee" (Spring Premiere)

Thursday, February 4
8:00/7:00c - "Bones" (Winter Finale)
9:00/8:00c - "Fringe" (Winter Finale)

Thursday, February 11-February 18
8:00/7:00c - "Bones" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "Past Life" (Regular Time Period)

Thursday, February 25-March 11
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Special Night)
9:00/8:00c - "Past Life"

Thursday, March 18*
8:00/7:00c - "Bones" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "Past Life" (Season Finale)

Thursday, March 25*
8:00/7:00c - "Bones" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "Fringe" (Repeat)

Thursday, April 1
8:00/7:00c - "Bones" (Spring Premiere)
9:00/8:00c - "Fringe" (Spring Premiere)

* [UPDATED! 1/29/10] FOX has subsequently dropped the second Tuesday episode of "Past Life," instead opting for another two-hour "Idol" on February 16. Said installment will instead run in its regular Thursday, 9:00/8:00c slot. The recap below has been updated to reflect the changes.





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· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (FOX)
· PAST LIFE (FOX)











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