[04/05/10 - 12:30 PM]
FOX Bumps "Sons of Tucson" to Summer, "American Dad" to Return This Sunday
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- FOX has pulled its freshman comedy "Sons of Tucson" from its Sunday lineup, effective immediately.

"American Dad," the show it replaced, will reassume the 9:30/8:30c slot this Sunday, April 11.

"Tucson" however will return on Sunday, June 6 in a new time period - 7:30/6:30c. Leading into the half-hour will be "'Til Death," which is being cut to one episode per week.

The Tyler Labine-led comedy posted a series-low 3.13 million viewers last night albeit behind repeats of FOX's animated comedies. While paired with "Family Guy" originals, "Tucson" averaged 4.18 million viewers and a 1.77 rating among adults 18-49, off 39.24% and 50.42%, respectively, from said lead-in (6.88 million viewers, 3.57 rating among adults 18-49).

To recap:

Sundays (effective immediately)
7:00/6:00c - "'Til Death"
7:30/6:30c - "The Simpsons" (Repeats)
8:00/7:00c - "The Simpsons"
8:30/7:30c - "The Cleveland Show"
9:00/8:00c - "Family Guy"
9:30/8:30c - "American Dad" (Returns to Schedule)*

* will pre-empted on May 2 and May 23 for additional "Family Guy" originals

Sundays (starting June 6)
7:00/6:00c - "'Til Death"**
7:30/6:30c - "Sons of Tucson" (New Time Period)
8:00/7:00c - "The Simpsons" (Repeats)
8:30/7:30c - "The Cleveland Show" (Repeats)
9:00/8:00c - "Family Guy" (Repeats)
9:30/8:30c - "American Dad" (Repeats)

** series finale airs June 20

  [april 2010]  


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