FOX's "Prison Break" Premieres September 17
Unlike the first two seasons of Wentworth Miller-fronted drama "Prison Break" which launched in late August, FOX will unveil the show's third season on Monday, September 17, a day after its Emmy Awards telecast. "Family Guy" begins with a one-hour "Star Wars"-themed episode. Take a look at all scripted FOX fall premiere dates after the jump.
Variety reports this morning the FOX television network will use the awards show to launch its new season a week before the official start which was set by Nielsen to September 24.
"Prison Break" will be followed by the new drama "K-Ville" at 9 p.m. the same night. Two days later (September 19), the highly anticipated new laugher "Back to You" starring Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton premieres at 8 p.m. Season premieres of "Till Death" and "Bones" air the same night.
FOX's animated block of "The Simpsons," "King of the Hill" and "Family Guy" will launch the same week, on Sunday, September 23. The latter will open its season with a one-hour retelling of Star Wars Episode IV. "American Dad" begins a week later.
Blockbuster "House" will be held off till the official premiere week - the new season of the Hugh Laurie-fronted medical drama begins on Tuesday, September 25. It will be preceded by the rookie series "New Amsterdam." The remaining nights will be filled with reality programming.