[01/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
FOX Rocks February Sweeps

[via press release from FOX]




Guest Stars Include Mary Tyler Moore, Sela Ward, Justine Bateman, Judge Reinhold, Nikki Reed, Jaime Pressly, George Takei, Jeff Probst, Alyson Hannigan, William Hung, Jamie Kennedy, Bud Cort, Julie Warner and Jamie Luner

FOX rocks February this Sweeps with stellar guest stars and major television happenings, including the 100th episode of THE BERNIE MAC SHOW Feb. 3; the two-hour, four-episode season finale of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT Feb. 10; and a special preview of new comedy series FREE RIDE March 1 � not to mention the biggest event of February Sweeps: AMERICAN IDOL! Don�t miss all-important episodes of television�s No. 1 series, including this season�s final audition episode Feb. 7, Hollywood round Feb. 8 and 14, unveiling of the top 24 semifinalists Feb. 15, first semifinalist performance shows Feb. 21 and 22 and first LIVE results show Feb. 23.

Here are the highlights, night by night, for this February Sweeps on FOX:


Mondays this February, FOX unleashes three all-new episodes of SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES, a special Monday night HOUSE call and four all-new, heart-racing episodes of 24.

In three all-new February Sweeps episodes of SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES (Monday, Feb. 6, 13 and 27, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), the competition has everyone on edge as the remaining celebrities and their professional figure skating partners hit the ice to impress the judges and perform required elements while trying to complete graceful routines on skates � not an easy feat for the celebs! At the end of each episode, the lowest-scoring pair will be eliminated from the competition. (SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES will have its thrilling finale on Thursday, March 2 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT, following a special Thursday LIVE results episode of AMERICAN IDOL.)

Dr. House makes a special Monday night HOUSE call Monday, Feb. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), when he treats a teenage supermodel for heroin addiction and, in the process, uncovers a startling secret. Meanwhile, Wilson hopes that House�s increased leg pain indicates that his leg nerves are regenerating, and a male clinic patient suffers from high estrogen levels that allow him to experience his wife�s pregnancy � including morning sickness and labor pains.

Six hours in, and already Jack Bauer�s fifth non-stop day-from-hell is on an unbelievably thrilling countdown. February sees four all-new, suspense-filled episodes of 24. Jack, realigned with the President�s plan to track the looming terror threat, navigates CTU to a new lead, while the hostiles up the stakes (Monday, Feb. 6, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). President Logan reassesses Bauer�s ties to CTU, while First Lady Martha Logan grapples with the positioning her husband and advisors are planning to take to explain the horrific events unfolding (Monday, Feb. 13, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The terrorist mastermind, billionaire Vladimir Bierko, intimidates the administration (Monday, Feb. 20, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). First Lady Logan takes matters into her own hands while CTU honcho Lynn McGill copes with the day�s escalating intensity, and Jack comes face-to-face with Christopher Henderson, the federal agent who recruited him to counterterrorist work more than a decade ago (Monday, Feb. 27, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).


The quest for the next AMERICAN IDOL is on! America gets closer to finding its next singing superstar during FOX February Sweeps, and Tuesday nights boast the final night of auditions (Tuesday, Feb. 7, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), the Hollywood round (Tuesday, Feb. 14, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and the first male semifinalist performance shows (Tuesday, Feb. 21, 8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT and Tuesday, Feb. 28, 8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT).

In the first of two all-new Tuesday episodes of HOUSE (Tuesday, Feb. 7, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), a young housewife (guest star Julie Warner) on fertility medication is brought to Princeton Plainsboro Hospital when her inexplicable muscle flailing causes her to crash her car. As her symptoms progress, the team must dig deeper to figure out the cause of her illness and is once again reminded

that everybody lies. Meanwhile, Dr. House and Stacy (guest star Sela Ward) return from Baltimore with a rekindled relationship; Wilson worries that House is setting himself up for another emotional letdown; and Cameron refuses to get the results of her HIV test.

The following week (Tuesday, Feb. 14, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), when a severely burned young man comes in with unusual blood test results, Dr. House and his team have a difficult challenge. How can you diagnose a burn victim when you are unable to use your normal testing methods? The team must get creative to figure out how to test the patient before his body shuts down. To complicate matters further, Dr. House, intent upon proving that a former medical school colleague�s new migraine drug doesn�t work, makes himself the guinea pig of his own unofficial tests with painful results.

THE WAR AT HOME wages a special Tuesday night battle on Tuesday, Feb. 28 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) after an expanded AMERICAN IDOL. Dave discovers a pregnancy test in the trash and suspects Hillary � only to find out that a depressed and out-of-work Vicky has gone off the pill. Completely opposed to having another kid, Dave plays Mr. Fix-It, helping her to pursue job opportunities � with lackluster results. Meanwhile, Larry throws himself into a spelling bee competition, and Mike�s lazy streak forces him to buy Hillary�s old book reports from the days when she had good grades.


Contestants chosen from around the nation arrive in Hollywood for their big chance at the AMERICAN IDOL crown. Faced with a grueling schedule, pressure-packed rehearsals and the judges� criticism, some will survive and more will go home when the Hollywood round begins Wednesday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Wednesday night during February Sweeps also sees this season�s top 24 semifinalists revealed Wednesday, Feb. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), and the first female semifinalist performance shows (Wednesday, Feb. 22, 8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT and Wednesday, March 1, 8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT).

In the first of two all-new February episodes of BONES, �The Superhero in the Alley� airing Wednesday, Feb. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Booth enlists Brennan�s help when a decomposed body is found in a local alley. As Brennan tries to assess if a murder has been committed, the details of the case draw her in deeper, and she�s determined to help Booth find the cause of death. When their investigation reveals the body is that of a teenage boy who had only comic books for friends, Brennan finds she may have more in common with the lonely teenager than she thought.

The following week in �The Woman in the Garden� episode of BONES Wednesday, Feb. 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Booth and Brennan are called into to investigate after a Salvadoran gang member is pulled over with a dug-up corpse in the trunk of his car. They locate where the victim was buried � a soon-to-be-excavated community garden � and are surprised to find a second empty grave. Clues lead them to a wealthy Senator�s house where the gang member worked, but the investigation only gets more complicated as nobody is willing to offer up the truth.

A preview episode of the new, partially improvised comedy FREE RIDE airs Wednesday, March 1 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), after a special 90-minute episode of AMERICAN IDOL. FREE RIDE follows recent college graduate Nate Stahlings as he moves back in with his parents in a small Midwestern town, with no life plans past doing his laundry. When he returns home, he discovers his mom and dad are knee-deep in marriage therapy and his bedroom has been turned into a gym. The good news is that Nate reconnects with cute former-classmate-turned-local-bank-teller Amber; the bad news is she�s newly engaged. Nate also hooks up with Dove, a guy who peaked in high school and has been cruising downhill in his monster truck ever since. Unsure of where his life is headed anyway, and hopeful that Amber can overcome that nasty little fianc� business of hers, Nate decides to stay home for just a little while longer as he transitions into the next stage of development: Real Life.


Thursdays in February feature two all-new episodes of THAT �70s SHOW with special guest star Mary Tyler Moore; two all-new chapters of THE O.C., including Nikki Reed�s (�Thirteen�) first episode; the FOX movie special LEGALLY BLONDE; and the season�s very first LIVE results show of AMERICAN IDOL.

Jackie�s new job at the station keeps her on edge as she assists psycho boss Christine St. George (guest star Mary Tyler Moore) in an all-new episode of THAT �70s SHOW Thursday, Feb. 2 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), part of a full hour of FOX�s retro classic. Frustrated with Christine�s attitude, Jackie tries to win her over with some of Kitty�s homemade brownies. Luckily, Jackie�s plan works and Christine lightens up, but when Jackie claims the recipe as her own on live television, Kitty is the one who freaks out. Meanwhile, Leo (series regular Tommy Chong) has a crush on Donna.

Moore returns as the nasty Christine St. George the following week for the �Killer Queen� episode Thursday, Feb. 9 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), part of another full hour of THAT �70s SHOW. When a guest cancels a booking on �What�s Up, Wisconsin?,� Jackie�s job is on the line unless she finds a replacement. Desperate, Jackie and Fez pretend to be a couple in love, but their plan backfires when Christine spills her life story and then fires Jackie for knowing too much. Meanwhile, things heat up between Randy and Donna.

Recent Golden Globe winner Reese Witherspoon is Elle Woods, a straight-A fashion major and Hawaiian Tropic girl who seems to epitomize everything blonde, pink and lightweight, in the FOX movie special LEGALLY BLONDE Thursday, Feb. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). But when her snooty boyfriend heads off to Harvard Law School and dumps her in search of a brainier mate, she decides to follow him and prove that she can succeed at whatever she puts her mind to. The ivory tower doesn�t know what hit it when Elle and her fashionably attired Chihuahua, Bruiser, take Harvard by storm!

In a special Thursday night episode of AMERICAN IDOL (Thursday, Feb. 23, 8:00-9:00 PM LIVE ET/tape-delayed PT), four of the top 24 semifinalists � two male, two female � will be eliminated from the competition and sent home during the season�s very first LIVE results show.

In the �Cliffhanger� episode of THE O.C. Thursday, Feb. 2 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the first of two all-new Sweeps episodes, Summer discovers the truth about Seth, while Sandy and Matt (guest star Jeff Hephner) encounter an obstacle with their hospital project. Meanwhile, Kirsten and Julie take their matchmaking business a little too far, causing Julie to go into hiding. Marissa finally tells Johnny how she truly feels, and Kaitlin wonders which �Cooper� Johnny really likes.

Tragic news hangs over Valentine�s Day and forces the gang to sort out their problems and face reality in the all-new �The Heavy Lifting� episode airing Thursday, Feb. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). When Ryan and Marissa�s Valentine�s Day doesn�t go as planned, Ryan ends up hanging out with Johnny�s cousin Sadie (guest star Nikki Reed). Meanwhile, Kaitlin�s winter break is over � just as she gets close to her family, she once again has to say goodbye. Will she ever return to the O.C.? And in the wake of Newport�s latest events, Kirsten and Julie press on with their Valentine�s Day party. (THE O.C. returns with original episodes Thursday, March 9 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT.)


Friday nights are classic FOX this February with major TV milestones, including the landmark 100th episode of THE BERNIE MAC SHOW; the two-hour, four-episode season finale of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT; and a special encore of the two-part TRADING SPOUSES that introduced Marguerite Perrin to the world!

In the milestone 100th episode of the award-winning series THE BERNIE MAC SHOW Friday, Feb. 3 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), the first episode in a full hour of Mac-to-Mac episodes, Bernie pushes Jordan to hang out with David, a new neighbor who is Jewish, in order to expand his cultural horizons. Jordan thinks the kid is a total nerd, but the two become fast friends when David introduces Jordan to the Jewish bar mitzvah tradition. Jordan is amazed by how elaborate the parties are, especially the gift bags. Jordan has a difficult decision to make when he is invited to what will surely be the biggest bar mitzvah of the year, but it conflicts with David�s own bar mitzvah. Meanwhile, Bryana�s eavesdropping gets out of hand, pitting Wanda against Vanessa.

It�s a family affair in the special two-hour season finale of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT Friday, Feb. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), featuring guest appearances by Judge Reinhold, William Hung, Justine Bateman, Jamie Kennedy and Bud Cort. In four back-to-back episodes, George Sr. hires a new attorney who asks the Bluths to participate in a mock trial to help prepare them for the real thing. The attorney gets actor Judge Reinhold (guest star Reinhold), to preside over the mock case. Meanwhile, Buster fakes a coma to get out of testifying, and George Michael and Maeby participate in a mock wedding to entertain hospital patients. Back at the office, Michael discovers he may have a long-lost sister named Nellie Bluth (guest star Justine Bateman). In an effort to get to the bottom of things, Michael tracks Nellie down and hires her as a consultant for The Bluth Co. Unfortunately, Michael discovers Nellie�s hands-on approach is more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Gob goes to Iraq to perform his Christian magic act on the USO tour and ends up incarcerated. Michael learns George Sr. sent Gob to Iraq to burn down the model home he built there, so Michael and Buster fly overseas to spring Gob from prison. The Bluth brothers head to the model home, where they make a discovery that could end the family�s legal troubles forever. Back in Orange County, Lucille decides to throw a yacht party to celebrate. The Bluths gather aboard the Queen Mary for a trip that ends up being far from smooth sailing.

On Friday, Feb. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), TRADING SPOUSES revisits the Perrin and D�amico-Flisher clans in a two-part encore of the episode that first introduced the world to Marguerite Perrin. Two mothers with very different beliefs � one a fierce Christian, the other a free spirit � trade lives, leading to a dramatic homecoming of epic portions. Perrin of Ponchatoula, LA, and Jeanne D�amico-Flisher of Boxborough, MA, trade places to try out the ultimate life change � leaving their families to take over a clan from another walk of life. As they meet each other�s families and instill their own set of rules, chaos ensues. During the dramatic conclusion, viewers relive one mom�s massive meltdown.

FOX lets viewers catch their breath � and catch up � with a special encore of the previous two Mondays� nail-biting chapters of 24, the �2:00-3:00 PM� and �3:00-4:00 PM� episodes, on Friday, Feb. 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

This February, TRADING SPOUSES also offers up an all-new episode, the conclusion of the Clark-Crow house-and-spouse trade (Friday, Feb. 3, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). Mrs. Slivana Clark of Tacoma, WA, and Mrs. Christina Crow of Belgrade, WA, continue to adjust to life with their new families. And when each of them says goodbye and returns to her own clan, they learn how they will have to spend the $50,000 prize.


This February Sweeps, FOX Saturday is chock-full of action-packed happenings: four all-new episodes of COPS; four all-new, special-edition episodes of AMERICA�S MOST WANTED: AMERICA STRIKES BACK; and two all-new airings of MADtv, featuring guest stars Jaime Pressly, Jeff Probst and Alyson Hannigan.

Saturday, Feb. 4 offers two all-new, back-to-back episodes of COPS. First (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), when Officer Kevin Berardinelli of the Gwinnett County, GA, Police Department arrives at a residence, blood-curdling screams are heard. Other members of law enforcement attempt to get the situation under control, but when the victim allegedly assaults one of the officers, they are forced to use a Taser. Another segment features Officers John Campor and George Godfrey of the Las Vegas, NV, Metropolitan Police Department, responding to a call regarding a reported family dispute involving a father whose son claims he is drunk, and a son whose father claims he is high. It�s up to the officers to decide who is causing all the commotion.

Next up (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), smack and smoke lead to arrests in Pennsylvania and Texas. When Officers Rick Howe, Chad Finney and Detective Kenneth Simon of the Pittsburgh, PA, Bureau of Police apprehend male suspects in the parking lot of a convenience store known for heroin dealing, the officers locate a bundle of drugs and a �shooting kit.� Also featured is Deputy Belinda Mangum of the Travis County, TX, Sheriff�s Office, pulling over a vehicle with three male occupants and an alleged marijuana stench.

In the all-new third edition of LAS VEGAS HEAT (Saturday, Feb. 11, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), part of a full hour of COPS, while on routine patrol, Officer Peter Connell of the Las Vegas, NV, Metropolitan Police Department observes an allegedly inebriated female pedestrian allowing a male stranger to kiss and apparently fondle her in public. Another heated segment features Officer Ryan Cook of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department spotting a woman brushing a man off before he gets in his car. Concerned for the woman�s safety, the officer stops the vehicle and questions the occupants, discovering what seem to be several open containers of alcoholic beverages and roach clips.

In the final all-new February Sweeps COPS episode Saturday, Feb. 25 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), part of a one-hour COPS block, suspects are drunk and lost in love in Georgia and Texas. When Officer Kevin Berardinelli of the Gwinnett County, GA, Police Department observers a driver failing to signal a lane change, he attempts to pull the vehicle over and a high-speed chase, complete with helicopter pursuit, ensues. Another segment features Deputies Anthony Sampson and Demetrio Medina of the Travis County, TX, Sheriff�s Office responding to a call regarding a suspicious, possibly drunk and definitely lost person in a park.

This February, AMERICA�S MOST WANTED goes inside major law enforcement operations with special-edition episodes for a behind-the-scenes look at the heroes who risk their lives every day. In the AMW: BROWARD SHERIFF�S OFFICE SPECIAL EDITION on Saturday, Feb. 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), AMW takes a camera inside the Broward Sheriff�s Office (BSO), the country�s largest sheriff�s department, which is under the leadership of longtime Sheriff Ken Jenney. John Walsh joins the department for 24 hours and rides alongside officers. From waking up at 4:00 AM to raids on fugitive sexual predators, Walsh eats, breathes and lives the life of a member of the BSO. Next, AMW tackles the growing national phenomenon of �Stop Snitching,� which helps killers get away with murder by threatening witnesses� lives, with an elite unit of the Boston Police Department (BPD) in the AMW: GANG VIOLENCE BOSTON SPECIAL EDITION Saturday, Feb. 11 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). On Saturday, Feb. 18 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), AMW spotlights a heroic move by an alert woman has saved two children from alleged abusers. Determined to get to the bottom of an awkward chance encounter with a young girl in a convenience store, Alabaman Tracie Dean wouldn�t give up or take no for an answer, and as a result, two children are now safe and two accused sexual predators are behind bars. There�s much more to the story than what's been reported so far, and AMW goes inside the investigation of a case that could have nationwide repercussions in the AMW: EXPOSING SEXUAL PREDATORS SPECIAL EDITION. Finally, in the AMW: ATLANTA HOMICIDE SPECIAL EDITION Saturday, Feb. 25 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Walsh rides along with the Atlanta Police Department.

MADtv welcomes �My Name is Earl� scene-stealer Jaime Pressly on Saturday, Feb. 4 (11:00 PM-MIDNIGHT ET/PT) for all-new fun and hijinks. The highlight is a sketch titled �My Name is Dubya,� a new show that follows �George W. Bush� (Frank Caliendo) as he sets out to right all the wrongs from his past and the love that he lost, �Hillary Clinton� (guest star Pressly).

Two weeks later, on another all-new MADtv (Saturday, Feb. 18, 11:00 PM-MIDNIGHT ET/PT), Alyson Hannigan (�How I Met Your Mother,� �American Pie�) and Jeff Probst (�Survivor�) guest-star.


FOX February Sunday scores a touchdown for animation fans with a three-hour Super SIMPSONS/FAMILY GUY Marathon on Super Bowl Sunday with guest voices Terry Bradshaw, Dennis Rodman, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Tilly and Adam Carolla; two all-new episodes of MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, one featuring guest star George Takei; a primetime NASCAR ON FOX broadcast LIVE from California Speedway; all-new episodes of THE SIMPSONS, THE WAR AT HOME and AMERICAN DAD; and encores of KING OF THE HILL and AMERICAN DAD.

Get ready for three hours of irreverent animation with the Super SIMPSONS/FAMILY GUY Marathon Night Sunday, Feb. 5 (7:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). First up is last October�s annual dose of tricks, treats and Halloween freaks in �Treehouse of Horror XVI� (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) with guest voices Terry Bradshaw and Dennis Rodman. The fright-fest begins in �B.I.: Bartificial Intelligence� when the Simpsons adopt David, a newly developed artificial robot son, to replace Bart after he falls into a coma. In �Survival of the Fattest,� Mr. Burns invites Homer and his friends to his gigantic estate for a hunting tournament, but Homer and the gang learn they are the ones being hunted. In the final scare, �I�ve Grown a Costume on Your Face,� a costume contest goes awry when a real witch turns all the Springfieldians into real-life versions of their costumes, leaving Maggie with the only power to reverse the spell.

Next, it�s time for �Ho Ho Ho!� and �D�oh D�oh D�oh!� as the Simpsons deliver holiday cheer in a Christmas-themed trilogy (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT). In �The First (Annoyed Grunt) � El,� when Reverend Lovejoy�s car breaks down en route to Christmas mass, Homer takes over the sermon and delivers his version of the birth of Christ (Bart) to his parents Joseph (Homer) and Mary (Marge). �I Saw Grampa Cussing Santa Claus� finds Grampa reminiscing about his daredevil days as a WWII fighter pilot, when he was stranded on an island alongside his gunner, Burns, and mistook Santa Claus for an enemy aircraft, gunning him down from the sky. The final episode, �The Nutcracker � Sweet,� which finds the townspeople of Springfield preparing for Christmas Day, is set to the music of the famed �Nutcracker� ballet.

In the third episode (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) of the Super SIMPSONS/FAMILY GUY Marathon Night, Sideshow Bob (guest voice Kelsey Grammer) returns! After Mr. Burns crashes his Stutz Bearcat, he sends Homer and the family off to Italy to pick up a new fancy sports car. The Simpsons end up stranded in a small Italian village where a rehabilitated Sideshow Bob reigns as mayor. Sideshow Bob impresses the Simpsons with his new persona, wife and child � enough so they keep his sordid past a secret until one of the family members, in a wine-induced state, spills the beans.

The first of three FAMILY GUY episodes, �Breaking Out is Hard to Do� (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), features guest voice Jennifer Tilly. When Lois is short on cash and can�t pay her grocery store bill, she resorts to stealing. The adrenaline rush from shoplifting sends her on a crime spree that spirals out of control and leaves her behind bars. Back at home, the family is a mess without Lois, so Peter and the kids decide to break her out of the clinker to get things back to normal.

Next in the �Model Misbehavior� episode (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT), when the Griffins visit Lois� parents, Lois realizes that her father prevented her from fulfilling her lifelong dream of becoming a model, so she returns to Quahog and hits the catwalk. Lois is an instant hit, but the glamorous world goes to her head, and Peter has to step in to get her back on track. Meanwhile, Stewie starts a pyramid scheme business and hires Brian as his assistant.

Adam Carolla guest-voices in the �Perfect Castaway,� the sixth and final episode (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) of the Super SIMPSONS/FAMILY GUY Marathon Night. When Peter and the guys go on a fishing trip, they end up in choppy waters that leave them stranded on a desert island. Months later, the guys are rescued, and Peter returns home to discover the new man of the house has a bark that�s worse than his bite.

In the all-new MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE episode �Mono� airing Sunday, Feb. 12 (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT), Lois visits the doctor and finds out she has mono � and then gives it to Malcolm when her maternal instincts kick in. The two are forced to spend day and night together, holed up in the same room. Meanwhile, with Lois out of commission, the neighbors invite Hal to all of their parties because they think Lois is a drag.

The following week, Sunday, Feb. 19 (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT), after Hal�s father dies, he fears he has the same distant relationship with the boys that he had with his own father. To rectify the situation, Hal tries to buy their love with expensive gifts and elaborate games, but the boys know better � and so does Lois. Meanwhile, Abe tries to book William Shatner for a house visit in an effort to console Hal, but only Sulu (guest star George Takei) is available in the �Hal Grieves� episode of MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE.

NASCAR ON FOX drops the green flag on its 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup schedule, LIVE and in HD from California Speedway on Sunday, Feb. 26 (3:30-8:00 PM LIVE ET). Join FOX Sports� Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Mike Joy, Larry McReynolds and Darrell Waltrip as they cover the circuit�s brightest stars through each exciting twist and turn of the AUTO CLUB 500.

KING OF THE HILL welcomes back guest voices Shannon Elizabeth and Gary Cole in an encore of the �Harlottown� episode (Sunday, Feb. 12, 7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT), followed by an encore of the �A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Clown� episode the following week Sunday, Feb. 19 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT).

This February, THE SIMPSONS serves up two classic episodes � �Milhouse of Sand and Fog� (Sunday, Feb. 12, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) and �Marge�s Son Poisoning� (Sunday, Feb. 19, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), plus an all-new Sweeps episode titled �My Fair Laddy� (Sunday, Feb. 26, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT). In the all-new episode, when Bart accidentally destroys Groundskeeper Willie�s shack with a game of solid ice dodge ball, Marge takes in the homeless janitor. Lisa decides to offer Willie a better life by refining him for her upcoming science fair, and after an arduous regimen, she turns the curmudgeon into the talk of the town. Meanwhile, Homer fears changing trouser styles when he discovers the factory that makes his classic blue pants is going out of business.

February Sweeps sees two encore episodes of THE WAR AT HOME on Sunday, Feb. 12 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Sunday, Feb. 19 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), plus the all-new �Three�s Company� episode airing Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT. In the all-new episode, Vicky�s old college friend, Jodi (guest star Jamie Luner), pays a visit in the. Now that Jodi is sober and making amends for her past wrongdoings, Dave is terrified she will confess that they slept together in college � but it�s Dave who�s in for a rude awakening when she apologizes for seducing someone else entirely. Meanwhile, Hillary is failing classes, and the boys conspire to ogle a naked woman.

FAMILY GUY presents three additional freakin� sweet episodes this February � �Peter�s Got Woods,� featuring guest voices James Woods and Gabrielle Union Sunday, Feb. 12 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT); �Jungle Love� with guest voice Carrie Fisher Sunday, Feb. 19 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT); and �Brian Goes Back to College� Sunday, Feb. 26 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT).

FOX February Sunday wraps up with three episodes of AMERICAN DAD � �Francine�s Flashback� with guest voices Steve Weber, Debra Wilson and Marissa Jaret Winokur Sunday, Feb. 12 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT); �Homeland Insecurity� with guest voices Ron Livingston, Peri Gilpin and Matthew Lillard Sunday, Feb. 19 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT); and the all-new �It�s Good to be the Queen� Sunday, Feb. 26 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). In the all-new episode, because of a past incident at his own prom � he was lured into a dance with the homecoming queen only to have a pile of pigs dropped on him � Stan wants revenge by showing off that he married a homecoming queen, Francine. A proud Stan accompanies Francine to her reunion, but when they find out that two ballots were lost and that Francine didn�t actually win the crown, Stan is devastated. Meanwhile, a dejected Steve is �saved� by a pizza delivery man with a Messianic message.

Additional FOX February schedule information will be announced soon.



Thursday, Feb. 2
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THAT �70s SHOW/All-New Episode, Guest Star Mary Tyler Moore
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT THAT �70s SHOW/Encore Episode
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT THE O.C./All-New Episode

Friday, Feb. 3
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THE BERNIE MAC SHOW/All-New Episode, Milestone 100th Episode
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT THE BERNIE MAC SHOW/Encore Episode, Guest Stars Charles Barkley and Adam Carolla
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT TRADING SPOUSES/All-New Episode

Saturday, Feb. 4
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT COPS/All-New Episode
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT COPS/All-New Episode
11:00 PM-MIDNIGHT ET/PT MADtv/All-New Episode, Guest Star Jaime Pressly

Sunday, Feb. 5 � Super SIMPSONS/FAMILY GUY Marathon Night
7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT THE SIMPSONS/ Encore Special Episode �Tree House of Horror XVI,� Guest Voices Dennis Rodman and Terry Bradshaw
7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT THE SIMPSONS/Encore Episode
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THE SIMPSONS/Encore Episode, Guest Voice Kelsey Grammer
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT FAMILY GUY/Encore Episode, Guest Voice Jennifer Tilly
9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT FAMILY GUY/Encore Episode
9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT FAMILY GUY/Encore Episode, Guest Voice Adam Carolla

Monday, Feb. 6
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT 24/All-New Episode

Tuesday, Feb. 7
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, Final Audition Episode
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT HOUSE/All-New Episode, Guest Stars Sela Ward and Julie Warner

Wednesday, Feb. 8
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, Hollywood Round
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT BONES/All-New Episode

Thursday, Feb. 9
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THAT �70s SHOW/All-New Episode, Guest Star Mary Tyler Moore
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT THAT �70s SHOW/Encore Episode
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT THE O.C./All-New Episode, Guest Star Nikki Reed

Friday, Feb. 10
8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT/Two-Hour, Four-Episode Season Finale, Guest Stars Justine Bateman, Judge Reinhold, William Hung, Jamie Kennedy and Bud Cort

Saturday, Feb. 11
11:00 PM-MIDNIGHT ET/PT MADtv/Encore Episode, Milestone 250th Episode, Guest Star Pamela Anderson

Sunday, Feb. 12
7:00-7:30 PM PT MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE/All-New Episode
7:30-8:00 PM PT KING OF THE HILL/Encore Episode, Guest Voices Gary Cole and Shannon Elizabeth
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THE SIMPSONS/Encore Episode
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT THE WAR AT HOME/Encore Episode
9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT FAMILY GUY/Encore Episode, Guest Voices James Woods and Gabrielle Union
9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN DAD/Encore Episode, Guest Voices Steve Weber, Debra Wilson and Marissa Jaret Winokur

Monday, Feb. 13
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT 24/All-New Episode

Tuesday, Feb. 14
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, Hollywood Round
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT HOUSE/All-New Episode

Wednesday, Feb. 15
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, Hollywood Round
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT BONES/All-New Episode

Thursday, Feb. 16

Friday, Feb. 17
8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT TRADING SPOUSES/Two-Part Encore Episode

Saturday, Feb. 18
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT COPS/Encore Episode
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT COPS/Encore Episode
11:00 PM-MIDNIGHT ET/PT MADtv/All-New Episode, Guest Stars Jeff Probst and Alyson Hannigan

Sunday, Feb. 19
7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE/All-New Episode, Guest Star George Takei
7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT KING OF THE HILL/Encore Episode
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THE SIMPSONS/Encore Episode
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT THE WAR AT HOME/Encore Episode
9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT FAMILY GUY/Encore Episode, Guest Voice Carrie Fisher
9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN DAD/Encore Episode, Guest Voices Ron Livingston, Peri Gilpin and Matthew Lillard

Monday, Feb. 20
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT HOUSE/All-New Episode
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT 24/All-New Episode

Tuesday, Feb. 21
8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, 12 Male Semifinalists Perform

Wednesday, Feb. 22
8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, 12 Female Semifinalists Perform

Thursday, Feb. 23
8:00-9:00 PM LIVE ET/tape-delayed PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New LIVE Results Episode

Friday, Feb. 24
8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT 24/Back-to-Back Encore Episodes

Saturday, Feb. 25
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT COPS/All-New Episode
11:00 PM-MIDNIGHT ET/PT MADtv/Encore Episode, Guest Star Christopher Meloni

Sunday, Feb. 26
7:30-8:00 PM PT KING OF THE HILL/Encore Episode (WEST COAST ONLY)
8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT THE SIMPSONS/All-New Episode
8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT THE WAR AT HOME/All-New Episode, Guest Star Jamie Luner
9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT FAMILY GUY/Encore Episode
9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT AMERICAN DAD/All-New Episode

Monday, Feb. 27
9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT 24/All-New Episode

Tuesday, Feb. 28
8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, 10 Male Semifinalists Perform
9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT THE WAR AT HOME/All-New Episode

Wednesday, March 1
8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT AMERICAN IDOL/All-New Episode, 10 Female Semifinalists Perform
9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT FREE RIDE/All-New Episode, Special Preview

  [january 2006]  


[11/27/20 - 08:46 PM]
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[11/27/20 - 09:12 AM]
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[11/27/20 - 05:38 AM]
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[11/26/20 - 08:31 AM]
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[11/26/20 - 06:01 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 12:13 PM]
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[11/25/20 - 12:06 PM]
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[11/25/20 - 10:47 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 10:31 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 10:08 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
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[11/25/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - December 2020
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[11/25/20 - 06:33 AM]
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