Fox Updates Summer Schedule: Hell's Kitchen, MasterChef, Think You Can Dance & More

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April 15th, 2010

via press release:

FOX ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO SUMMER SCHEDULE

GORDON RAMSAY’S “HELL’S KITCHEN” HEATS UP STARTING TUESDAY, JUNE 1

NEW CULINARY COMPETITION “MASTERCHEF” TO PREMIERE TUESDAY, JULY 27

So You Think You Can Dance” TO AIR WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FOLLOWING SEASON PREMIERE ON THURSDAY, MAY 27

Glee” ENCORES TO AIR THURSDAYS BEGINNING JUNE 10

FOX updates its summer schedule with HELL’S KITCHEN making its seventh season premiere on Tuesday, June 1 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), and culinary competition series MASTERCHEF premiering Tuesday, July 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The new summer season of So You Think You Can Dance will air performance shows on Wednesdays and results shows on Thursdays following the season premiere on Thursday, May 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). In addition, television’s most-acclaimed new series, Glee, will air encores throughout the summer on Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

As previously announced, television’s hottest dance series, So You Think You Can Dance, swings into summer with a two-hour premiere Thursday, May 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). Hosted by Cat Deeley, the hit dance competition series will inspire and amaze viewers as dancers skilled in styles ranging from hip-hop to ballroom compete to be named America’s Favorite Dancer. Once the DANCE auditions conclude, weekly performance shows will air Wednesdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), and weekly results shows will air Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).

Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay cranks up the ovens in HELL’S KITCHEN when the series returns for its seventh season with a tantalizing premiere Tuesday, June 1 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). The cutthroat culinary competition will continue with a mix of one-hour and two-hour episodes throughout the summer, with two-hour episodes airing Tuesday, June 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) until the series premiere of MASTERCHEF on Tuesday, July 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

Glee, the No. 1 new series of the season among Adults 18-34, finishes its run of all-new episodes with its first season finale Tuesday, June 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). In addition, viewers can catch encore airings of all their favorite Glee episodes Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) beginning June 10.

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Also as previously announced, The Good Guys, the new action-comedy starring Bradley Whitford and Colin Hanks, will have a special preview Wednesday, May 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and will then make its series premiere Monday, June 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). Lie To Me continues its search for the truth when all-new episodes return to the schedule Mondays starting with its time period premiere on June 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Mysterious drama PAST LIFE continues with a handful of original episodes beginning with a two-hour premiere Friday, May 28 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and its time period premiere Friday, June 4 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). The most arresting night of television continues this summer on Saturdays with a mixture of all-new and encore episodes of COPS (8:00-8:30 and 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) and all-new episodes of AMERICA’S Most Wanted (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), while Sunday nights feature a mix of encores and originals of ‘TIL DEATH, SONS OF TUCSON, THE Simpsons, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy and American Dad (7:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

RECAP – FOX 2010 SUMMER SCHEDULE

(All times ET/PT except as noted)

MONDAY

Mondays, beginning June 7 (as previously announced – no changes):

8:00-9:00 PM                        Lie To Me (Summer Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM            The Good Guys (Series Premiere)

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TUESDAY

Tuesday, June 1:

8:00-9:00 PM                     HELL’S KITCHEN (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM                     GLEE

Tuesday, June 8:

8:00-9:00 PM                     HELL’S KITCHEN

9:00-10:00 PM                     GLEE (Season Finale)

Tuesdays, beginning June 15:

8:00-10:00 PM                     HELL’S KITCHEN (Two-Hour Episodes)

Tuesdays, beginning July 27:

8:00-9:00 PM                        HELL’S KITCHEN

9:00-10:00 PM            MASTERCHEF (Series Premiere)

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WEDNESDAY

Wednesday, May 19 (as previously announced – no changes):

8:00-9:00 PM                     The Good Guys (Series Preview)

9:00-10:00 PM            American Idol

Wednesdays, beginning June 2:

8:00-10:00 PM                     So You Think You Can Dance (Two-Hour Episodes)

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THURSDAY

Thursdays, beginning May 27:

8:00-10:00 PM                     SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (Season Premiere)

Thursdays, beginning June 10:

8:00-9:00 PM                     GLEE (Encores)

9:00-10:00 PM            SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (One-Hour Episodes)

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FRIDAY (as previously announced – no changes)

Friday, May 28:

8:00-10:00 PM                     PAST LIFE (Two-Hour Summer Premiere)

Fridays, June 4 and 11:

8:00-9:00 PM                     PAST LIFE (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM                     HOUSE (Time Period Premiere) (Encores)

Fridays, beginning June 18:

8:00-9:00 PM                     BONES (Time Period Premiere) (Encores)

9:00-10:00 PM                     HOUSE (Encores)

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SATURDAY

Saturdays:

8:00-8:30 PM                         COPS

8:30-9:00 PM                        COPS

9:00-10:00 PM            AMERICA’S Most Wanted

11:00 PM-Midnight            THE WANDA SYKES SHOW

Midnight-12:30 AM            BROTHERS (Encores)

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SUNDAY

Sundays, beginning June 6:

7:00-7:30 PM                        ‘TIL DEATH

7:30-8:00 PM SONS OF TUCSON (Time Period Premiere)

8:00-8:30 PM                        THE Simpsons

8:30-9:00 PM                        The Cleveland Show

9:00-9:30 PM                        Family Guy

9:30-10:00 PM            American Dad

 
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