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[10/14/10 - 03:20 PM]
Animated Comedies to Be Hit Hardest by FOX's MLB Playoffs Coverage
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Tonight marks the last original episodes of FOX's "Bones" and "Fringe" until November. Also missing in action until next month: the network's four animated comedies and "Hell's Kitchen."

Said developments are the result of FOX's MLB playoffs coverage, which begins this Saturday, October 16 with Game 1 of the NLCS and runs through - if necessary - Game 7 of the World Series on Thursday, November 4.

Here's a breakdown of how all of the network's series will be affected during the aforementioned period:

AMERICA'S MOST WANTED: October 16 (pre-empted by NLCS Game #1), October 23 (original episode scheduled; if no ALCS Game #7, NCLS Game #6 moves to prime and pre-empts this episode), October 30 (pre-empted by World Series Game #3)

AMERICAN DAD: October 17 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #2), October 24 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #7, two repeat episodes if no game), October 31 (pre-empted by World Series Game #4)

BONES: October 21 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #5; repeat episode if no game), October 28 (pre-empted for World Series Game #2), November 4 (pre-empted for World Series Game #7; original episode if no game)

THE CLEVELAND SHOW: October 17 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #2), October 24 (pre-empt for NLCS Game #7, two repeat episodes if no game), October 31 (pre-empted by World Series Game #4)

COPS: October 16 (pre-empted by NLCS Game #1), October 23 (original episode scheduled; if no ALCS Game #7, NCLS Game #6 moves to prime and pre-empts this episode), October 30 (pre-empted by World Series Game #3)

FAMILY GUY: October 17 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #2), October 24 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #7, repeat episode if no game), October 31 (pre-empted by World Series Game #4)

FRINGE: October 21 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #5; repeat episode if no game), October 28 (pre-empted for World Series Game #2), November 4 (pre-empted for World Series Game #7; original episode if no game)

GLEE: October 19 (repeat episode scheduled, preceded by NLCS Game #3), October 26 (new episode scheduled), November 2 (repeat episode scheduled due to Election Night)

THE GOOD GUYS: No games are scheduled for those Friday nights.

HELL'S KITCHEN: October 20 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #4), October 27 (pre-empted for World Series Game #1), November 3 (pre-empted for World Series Game #6; repeat episode if no game)

HOUSE: October 18 (original episode scheduled), October 25 (repeat episode scheduled), November 1 (pre-empted for World Series Game #5; repeat episode if no game)

LIE TO ME: October 18 (original episode scheduled), October 25 (original episode scheduled), November 1 (pre-empted for World Series Game #5; repeat episode if no game)

RAISING HOPE: October 19 (repeat episode scheduled), October 26 (two new episodes scheduled), November 2 (pre-empted due to Election Night)

RUNNING WILDE: October 19 (original episode scheduled), October 26 (pre-empted by "Raising Hope"), November 2 (pre-empted due to Election Night)

THE SIMPSONS: October 17 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #2), October 24 (pre-empted for NLCS Game #7, repeat episode if no game), October 31 (pre-empted by World Series Game #4)





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· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· BONES (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· GOOD GUYS, THE (FOX)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· LIE TO ME (FOX)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· RUNNING WILDE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)





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