or


[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]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· 24 (FOX)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· BERNIE MAC SHOW, THE (FOX)
· BOSTON PUBLIC (FOX)
· CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER PRESENTS (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· JOE MILLIONAIRE (FOX)
· KING OF THE HILL (FOX)
· LUIS (FOX)
· MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (FOX)
· MINUTE WITH STAN HOOPER, A (FOX)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· ORTEGAS, THE (FOX)
· PARADISE HOTEL (MYNETWORKTV)
· PERFORMING AS (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SKIN (FOX)
· STUPID BEHAVIOR CAUGHT ON TAPE (FOX)
· TEMPTATION ISLAND (FOX)
· THAT '70S SHOW (FOX)
· TRU CALLING (FOX)
· WANDA AT LARGE (FOX)





[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.