Fox's November Sweeps Lineup - So November, So Fox

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October 17th, 2011

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SO NOVEMBER, SO FOX

 SO HUGE, SO BOLD, SO FOX TELEVISION EVENTS INCLUDE

THE 22ND INSTALLMENT OF “THE Simpsons’ TREEHOUSE OF HORROR” OCT. 30;

SERIES PREMIERE OF “Allen Gregory” OCT. 30;

TUESDAY NIGHT COMEDIES “Glee,” “New Girl” AND

Raising Hope” RETURN WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES NOV. 1;

The X Factor” FINALISTS PERFORM LIVE FOR AMERICA’S VOTES NOV. 2,

FOLLOWED BY FIRST LIVE RESULTS SHOW NOV. 3;
SEASON PREMIERE OF “BONES” NOV. 3;

BROADCAST TELEVISION DEBUT OF “UFC ON FOX” NOV. 12;

ALL-NEW “MOBBED” SPECIAL NOV. 23; AND

BRAND-NEW EPISODES OF “Terra Nova,” “HOUSE,” “Glee,” “New Girl,” “Raising Hope,”

The X Factor,” “BONES,” “Kitchen Nightmares,” “Fringe,”

COPS,” “THE Simpsons,” “Allen Gregory,” “Family Guy” AND “American Dad

ALL MONTH LONG

 

Ryan Reynolds, Justin Long, Lee Majors, Angelica Huston, Ricky Martin,

Andy Garcia, Leslie Mann, Morgan Fairchild, Idina Menzel,

Lake Bell, Stephen Root, and Shirley Jones

Make Guest Appearances in All-New Episodes

 

This November, FOX delivers major television events, all-new episodes and big guest stars, including THE Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horror XXII” and the series premiere of new ANIMATION DOMINATION entry Allen Gregory Oct. 30; the return of newly-minted hit comedy New Girl Nov. 1; The X Factor finalists performing LIVE Nov. 2; and the first-ever LIVE results show for The X Factor Nov. 3; the seventh season premiere of fan-favorite BONES Nov. 3; the broadcast network premiere of Ultimate Fighting Champion bouts with UFC ON FOX Nov. 12; all-new MOBBED special Nov. 23; and all-new episodes of Terra Nova, HOUSE, Glee, New Girl, Raising Hope, The X Factor, BONES, Kitchen Nightmares, Fringe, COPS, THE Simpsons, Allen Gregory, Family Guy and American Dad throughout the month.

 

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

 

MONDAY

 

Mondays this November are nights of gripping drama with four all-new installments of Terra Nova, followed by four all-new episodes of HOUSE.

 

Monday, Oct. 31

Terra Nova (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Bylaw”

Jim (Jason O’Mara) and Taylor (Stephen Lang) investigate the colony’s first murder. Meanwhile, Skye (Allison Miller) helps Josh (Landon Liboiron) find a way to get his girlfriend from 2149 to the past, and Elisabeth (Shelley Conn) and Zoe (Alana Mansour) race to help an unborn Ankylosaurus survive.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Risky Business”

A CEO (guest star Michael Nouri) falls mysteriously ill just days before he signs a contract that would relocate his company’s entire labor force to China. House (Hugh Laurie) attempts to make an underhanded business transaction with his wealthy patient, but when his condition worsens, the team must work around the clock to save his life. Meanwhile, Park (Charlyne Yi) prepares for her hearing with the Princeton Plainsboro Disciplinary Committee chaired by Foreman (Omar Epps), and Adams’ (Odette Annable) outlook on her patient’s business venture reveals her deeper feelings about loyalty.

 

Monday, Nov. 7

Terra Nova (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Nightfall”

A crashing meteor wipes out all technology and wreaks havoc on the colony. Meanwhile, Maddy (Naomi Scott) and Reynolds (guest star Dean Geyer) are stuck out in the wilderness. Back at Terra Nova, Elisabeth and Skye must work together to save a life, Taylor tries to prevent Mira (Christine Adams) and the “Sixers” from invading, and a mystery man makes his presence known.

 

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Confession”

A man (guest star Jamie Bamber) well-respected in his community suddenly collapses, and in the process of diagnosing his symptoms, the team discovers that the patient has been hiding dark secrets and lying about his personal and professional life. But when the patient openly confesses his wrongdoings to his family and community, he compromises his chances of receiving the proper medical treatment that could save his life. Meanwhile, Chase (Jesse Spencer) and Taub (Peter Jacobson) rejoin the team, and Taub tries to balance life at the hospital with his responsibilities as a father of two infant daughters from two different mothers.

 

Monday, Nov. 14

TERRA NOVA (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Proof”

Maddy starts interning for the colony’s greatest scientist (guest star Robert Coleby), and her life is put in danger when she discovers a terrible secret. Meanwhile, Josh makes a deal with the devil in order to solidify his plan to bring his girlfriend from the future to Terra Nova.

 

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Parents”

A teenage boy (guest star Harrison Thomas) attempting to follow in his late father’s footsteps as an entertainer is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro with partial paralysis. As the team searches for a bone marrow match, they uncover a disturbing family secret. Meanwhile, House looks for creative ways to remove his ankle monitor so that he can attend a boxing match in Atlantic City, and he treats a patient (guest star John Scurti) who is convinced he is suffering from diabetes. Also, Taub faces a tough decision when his ex-wife Rachel (guest star Jennifer Crystal Foley) tells him that she wants to move across the country with their infant daughter.

 

Monday, Nov. 21

TERRA NOVA (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Vs.”

As Taylor searches for the “Sixer” mole within Terra Nova, Jim stumbles onto an old murder, for which Taylor is the Prime Suspect.

 

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Dead & Buried”

The team learns that their 14-year-old patient (guest star Madison Davenport) is suffering from more than teen angst when her physical symptoms worsen. Despite Foreman’s firm opposition, House becomes obsessed with solving a peculiar case of a deceased four-year-old patient, which gets him into serious trouble. Meanwhile, Park tries to get Chase (Jesse Spencer) to admit the reason behind his recent obsession with grooming.

 

TUESDAY

 

Laugh out loud on FOX Tuesdays this November with all-new installments of Glee, NEW GIRL and Raising Hope, including the return of adorkable new hit NEW GIRL on Nov. 1. Gobble up special Thanksgiving episodes of NEW GIRL and RAISING HOPE on Nov. 15. Plus, don’t miss the special LIVE two-hour Tuesday-night broadcast of THE X FACTOR on Nov. 22.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Glee (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) – “Pot O’ Gold”

A new foreign exchange student, Rory Flanagan (guest star Damian McGinty, winner of “The Glee Project”), enrolls at McKinley and crashes with Brittany S. Pierce (Heather Morris) who thinks he’s a leprechaun. Meanwhile, Mercedes (Amber Riley) attempts to recruit new members to join Shelby Corcoran’s (guest star Idina Menzel) newly formed glee club, and Sue’s (Jane Lynch) congressional campaign heats up.

 

NEW GIRL (9:01-9:31 PM ET/PT) – “Naked”

Jess (Zoey Deschanel) laughs when she accidentally walks in on a naked Nick (Jake Johnson), sending his self-confidence to an all-time low – just after an attractive co-worker (guest star Lake Bell) agrees to go out on a date with him. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) becomes obsessed with learning pop-culture references online.

 

RAISING HOPE (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Killer Hope”

Virginia (Martha Plimpton), Burt (Garret Dillahunt), Jimmy (Lucas Neff), Sabrina (Shannon Woodward), Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) and Hope (guest stars Baylie Cregut and Rylie Cregut) camp out on the front lawn after their house becomes tented for termites, but getting caught in the rain is the least of their problems. After the family learns that Hope hit a boy at day care, they attempt to stop arguing, fearing that she will follow in her serial killer mom’s footsteps.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 8

GLEE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) – “The First Time”

Under Artie’s (Kevin McHale) directorial leadership, the kids prepare to perform the school musical “West Side Story.” Meanwhile, Finn (Cory Monteith) meets with a recruiter, and Coach Bieste (guest star Dot-Marie Jones) has an admirer.

NEW GIRL (9:01-9:31 PM ET/PT) – “CeCe Crashes”

While crashing at the loft, Cece (Hannah Simone) convinces Jess that Nick likes her more than just as a roommate, and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) tries to seal the deal with Cece.

 

RAISING HOPE (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Jimmy and the Kid”

A 13-year-old kid (guest star Camden Garcia) makes a run for Sabrina, which drives Jimmy absolutely crazy. Also, Maw Maw swallows her gold tooth, and Burt and Virginia contemplate retrieving it.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 15

GLEE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) – “Mash Off”

Sue starts a smear campaign to take down her biggest competitor for the Congressional seat.  Meanwhile, Puck (Mark Salling) has a crush, and Will (Matthew Morrison) and Shelby Corcoran (guest star Idina Menzel) encourage some friendly competition.

NEW GIRL (9:01-9:31 PM ET/PT) – “Thanksgiving”

Jess invites Paul (guest star Justin Long), a music teacher at her school on whom she always has had a crush, to the gang’s big Thanksgiving dinner at the loft, which naturally goes horribly awry.

 

RAISING HOPE (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Burt’s Parents”

Jimmy, Virginia, Burt, Sabrina, Maw Maw and Hope borrow a house to impress Burt’s wealthy parents (guest stars Lee Majors and Shirley Jones) who have decided at the last minute to celebrate Thanksgiving with the family. Things get interesting when the real homeowners return early, and Burt’s folks get a taste of what life is really like for Burt and Virginia.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 22

THE X FACTOR (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Performance”

The remaining finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – perform LIVE for their chance to win a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music. After the performances, it is up to America to vote to keep their favorite acts safe in the competition.   Who will mark their spot on stage, and who will fall flat on a special Tuesday-night installment?

WEDNESDAY

 

THE X FACTOR ups the stakes with four all-new LIVE installments, including a special Wednesday LIVE results show, followed by an all-new one-hour MOBBED on Nov. 23.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 2

THE X FACTOR (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Performance”

THE X FACTOR finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – perform LIVE for their chance to win a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music. After the performances, it is up to America to vote to keep their favorite acts safe in the competition.   Who will mark their spot on stage, and who will fall flat?

 

Wednesday, Nov. 9

THE X FACTOR (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Performance”

Another all-new LIVE performance show featuring the final acts from the Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups categories, all competing for a life-changing $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 16

THE X FACTOR (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Performance”

Finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – continue to perform LIVE, as America votes to keep their favorite acts safe, and send the others home! Who will win the $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music?

 

Wednesday, Nov. 23

THE X FACTOR (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Results”

One of the remaining finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – is sent home as the votes are revealed LIVE on a special Wednesday results show. Tune in to see who will be sent packing.

 

MOBBED (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT)

Host Howie Mandel and thousands of strangers will help a father plan an extraordinary surprise for a family member in the one-hour special MOBBED. The unknowing participant will be shocked and stunned by a surprise performance that will lead to a reunion with a family member, with an unpredictable outcome. Throughout the hour, the guests will be seen getting ready for the event, rehearsing their routines and refining their speeches. Then, on the day of the big affair – with the hidden cameras rolling – the detailed plan comes to fruition and suddenly explodes into an Unforgettable song-and-dance spectacle.

 

THURSDAY

 

This November, SO FOX Thursdays are more thrilling than ever with three all-new LIVE results shows of THE X FACTOR and three all-new installments of BONES, including the Season Seven premiere on Nov. 3.

 

Thursday, Oct. 27

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Doctor in the Photo”

In an encore episode, a brilliant, career-driven surgeon is found dead, and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) struggles to separate her own life from the victim’s.

 

BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Change in the Game”

In an encore episode, Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan join a very competitive bowling team in hopes of finding clues to a victim’s murder.

 

[EDITOR’S NOTE: If MLB World Series Game #7 is necessary, the baseball game will air live starting at 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT, replacing BONES on the East Coast. Local programming will air in primetime on the West Coast.]

 

Thursday, Nov. 3

THE X FACTOR (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Results”

On THE X FACTOR’s first-ever LIVE results show, find out which of the remaining finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – is sent home as the votes are revealed.

 

BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Memories in the Shallow Grave” – Season Premiere

In the Season Seven premiere, when the Jeffersonian team identifies the remains of a woman found in a paintball field, they discover two missing-persons reports in her file. Booth and Sweets (John Francis Daley) interrogate the victim’s husband (guest star Brad Greenquist) and learn that she suffered from amnesia. When squint Wendell Bray (guest star Michael Grant Terry) learns that she also survived a bullet wound, inconsistencies in her medical records uncover a surprising crime linked to her murder. Meanwhile, Brennan and Booth adjust to their new roles as an expectant couple and deal with the forthcoming changes in their home life.

 

Thursday, Nov. 10

THE X FACTOR (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Results”

Another one of the remaining finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – is sent packing as the votes are revealed LIVE.

 

BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Hot Dog in the Competition”

The Jeffersonian team identifies the remains of a competitive eating champion just days before the start of the Gluttony Games, a premiere eating competition with a $10,000 prize at stake. The remarkable work of the exceptionally brilliant new squint and former juvenile delinquent Finn (guest star Luke Kleintank) links obscure evidence found in the belly of a snake with laws of physics in order to solve the crime. Despite his undeniable virtuosity in the lab, Finn is met with hostility and skepticism, leading Cam (Tamara Taylor) to question her decision to give him a chance to start anew. Meanwhile, Booth is caught off-guard by an announcement Brennan makes about their baby. To diffuse the tension between them, the couple agrees to experiment with putting themselves in each other’s shoes.

 

Thursday, Nov. 17

THE X FACTOR (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Live Results”

Another one of the remaining finalists from the four categories – Boys, Girls, Over 30s and Groups – is sent packing as the votes are revealed LIVE.

 

BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Prince in the Plastic”

After the remains of a female toy company executive are found shrink-wrapped with a Prince Charming doll, the company’s CEO (guest star Morgan Fairchild) gives Booth and Sweets access to the company headquarters’ highly classified prototype lab, where details of the victim’s personal life begin to emerge. Meanwhile, Sweets, with the support of his girlfriend, squint Daisy Wick (guest star Carla Gallo), prepares for his gun certification test despite Booth’s opposition to Sweets carrying a weapon. Mom-to-be Brennan, wonders whether she will be a good mother and uses the case as a way to understand the importance of toys and playing with her child.

 

FRIDAY

 

FOX Fridays this November feature four all-new episodes of Kitchen Nightmares and four all-new Fringe mysteries, including an installment guest-starring real-life spouses Stephen Root and Romy Rosemount, acting together for the first time ever.

 

Friday, Oct. 28

Kitchen Nightmares (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Greek at the Harbor”

Chef Ramsay visits Ventura Harbor, CA, determined to breathe new life and energy into Greek at the Harbor, but the restaurant’s inconsistent food, lackluster service and uncooperative staff may prove to be too much for even Chef Ramsay. He gives the owners and chef one last chance to turn things around, but will a revamped menu and renewed outlook be enough to keep Greek at the Harbor afloat?

 

Fringe (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Novation”

In the aftermath of Peter’s (Joshua Jackson) return, the situation escalates when the translucent shapeshifters return. As the threat intensifies, former Massive Dynamic scientist, Malcolm Truss (guest star Arye Gross), enters the fold, while Nina Sharp (Blair Brown) pays Walter (John Noble) a visit in the lab.

 

Friday, Nov. 4

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Burger Kitchen, Part 1”

Chef Ramsay pays a visit to Burger Kitchen in Los Angeles in order to revamp the bland menu and revive the tired establishment with a fresh look and a renewed vibe fit for the hip Hollywood crowd. To Chef Ramsay’s shock and disappointment, the restaurant’s menu offerings fail to live up to Los Angeles’ burger standards, and the inconsistent and uncooperative service puts him over the edge. Chef Ramsay’s effort to transform the eatery reaches a dramatic and emotional standstill in the first part of a special two-part episode.

 

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “And Those We’ve Left Behind”

Real-life spouses Stephen Root and Romy Rosemount guest-star in an all-new FRINGE, which marks the first time the accomplished actors have ever acted together. The Fringe team must find the pattern between tragic time loop anomalies. As the investigation unfolds, Raymond (guest star Root), an electrical engineer, and his wife, Kate (guest star Rosemont), a professor of theoretical physics, enter the picture.

 

Friday, Nov. 11

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Burger Kitchen, Part 2”

Tempers flare and emotions run high as Chef Ramsay continues his attempt to transform Los Angeles’ Burger Kitchen into a successful burger establishment. Dissatisfied with the restaurant’s progress in the kitchen and lackluster customer service, Chef Ramsay will stop at nothing until the menu and staff meet his standards of quality in the conclusion of a special two-part installment.

 

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Wallflower”

When a man mysteriously dies by an invisible force, his body rapidly begins turning ghostly white. The Fringe team learns that this is not an isolated incident, and there’s evidence that links the predator to someone who passed away with an unknown genetic disorder. Meanwhile, Olivia (Anna Torv) suffers from migraines.

 

Friday, Nov. 18

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Revisited #2”

Over the years, Chef Gordon Ramsay has helped numerous restaurant owners get back on their feet by helping them refresh their menus, customer service and business outlook – but once he leaves, do restaurateurs stick with it? Chef Ramsay heads to Southern California to check up on La Frite in Sherman Oaks, Kingston Café in Pasadena and Capri in Eagle Rock to see firsthand if his advice has changed the restaurants for good. He also visits Harrison, NJ, to find out if the owners of family restaurant Spanish Pavilion have mended their problems outside the kitchen, or if their disagreements are too much for their business to handle. Will he be pleased with the restaurants’ progress, or will Chef Ramsay have to stage another dramatic and emotional intervention?

 

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Back to Where You’ve Never Been” – Fall Finale

In the Fall Finale, Olivia and Lincoln (Seth Gabel) take drastic measures to deal with the looming threat from the translucent shapeshifters, while helping Peter find his way home. Something “over there” occurs that hasn’t happened since the universes were linked at the end of last season.

 

SATURDAY

 

This November, FOX Saturdays feature the first two-hour AMERICA’S Most Wanted (AMW) quarterly special, six all-new episodes of COPS and the broadcast television premiere of UFC ON FOX, plus encore episodes of TERRA NOVA, HELL’S KITCHEN, 30 SECONDS TO FAME and NEW GIRL.

Saturday, Oct. 29

AMERICA’S Most Wanted (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “50 Fugitives, 50 States Special Edition” – Quarterly Specials Premiere

Emmy Award-winning John Walsh returns with a special edition of AMERICA’S Most Wanted that focuses on a nationwide round-up of America’s worst criminals. AMW goes on the biggest manhunt of the year in hopes of capturing fugitives who have eluded authorities across the country.

 

HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “12 Chefs Compete”

With just 12 chefs remaining, Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in another intense challenge. The winning team celebrates in high style while the losing team is left behind to fulfill drab duties. Tune in to see which contestants are on the chopping block in an encore episode.

 

30 SECONDS TO FAME (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT)

Everybody’s 15 minutes of fame begins somewhere, and 30 SECONDS TO FAME is ready to kick-start the clock. On this fast-paced, competitive talent show, viewers and audience members are treated to a wide variety of acts all competing to make the most of their short-but-sweet slice of national exposure by winning the ultimate stamp of approval from the audience and the weekly grand prize of $25,000.

Saturday, Nov. 5

COPS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Evading Arrests”

Police officers from Savannah, GA; Sacramento, CA; and Lafayette, LA, are in hot pursuit as suspects start a footrace, hide underneath a bed and lie about consuming energy drinks in an all-new installment. They can run, but they can’t hide from these COPS!

 

Cops (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Street Arrests”

A deputy of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Florida responds to an anonymous complaint of a recent shooting suspect with two felony warrants walking down the street; and in Corpus Christi, TX, while on patrol, a police officer stumbles upon a woman in a parking lot with a warrant out for terroristic threats.

 

TERRA NOVA (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Instinct”

In an encore episode, when Terra Nova comes under attack from a legion of Pterosaurs – pre-historic dinosaur birds – Jim and Taylor must find a way to save the colony before it’s completely overtaken. Elisabeth discovers a former flame is also living in Terra Nova and may have been responsible for her recruitment. Skye tries to make Josh feel at home, and Reynolds (guest star Dean Geyer) gets protective of Maddy.

 

HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “11 Chefs Compete”

With just 11 chefs remaining, it’s another intense challenge pitting the red team against the blue team. And when dinner service is over, Chef Ramsay will show another contestant the door in an encore episode.

 

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “Naked”

An encore of the Nov. 1 episode.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Cops (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Domestic Disputes”

Police officers from the Lafayette Police Department in Louisiana deal with a disturbance call from a woman who said a man was threatening her with a gun, as well as a case in which twin sisters allege that their other sister’s boyfriend choked her in a dispute over five dollars. In Florida, a deputy from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department responds to a hit-and-run car crash involving a visibly drunk suspect and a pole in another all-new episode of Cops.

 

Cops (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Liar Liar #5”

Get ready for lying, hiding and stealing in the all-new “Liar Liar #5” installment of COPS, featuring officers from Springfield, MO; Savannah, GA; and Hillsborough County, FL, responding to a DWI disturbance call where a man claims he was assaulted but may have in fact been the one doing the assaulting; a case involving a jay-walking woman caught with drugs; and a reckless driving call where the suspect stole the car while the owner was attempting to change the car battery.

 

FOX SPORTS SPECIAL: UFC ON FOX (9:00-10:00 PM ET Live/6:00-7:00 PM PT Live)

In its broadcast network debut on FOX, Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization and No. 1 Pay-Per-View event provider in the world, presents a heavyweight bout between reigning champion Cain Velasquez and division No. 1 contender Junior dos Santos, live from the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.

 

HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “10 Chefs Compete”

In another encore episode, just 10 chefs remain, and after an intense challenge and an even more intense dinner service, Chef Ramsay will kick one of the chefs out of HELL’S KITCHEN for good.

 

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “CeCe Crashes”

An encore of the Nov. 8 episode.

 

Saturday, Nov. 19

COPS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Busted!”

Suspects in possession of narcotics, drug paraphernalia and a scale are “Busted!” by officers from the Springfield Police Department in Springfield, MO, and the Lafayette Police Department in Lafayette, LA, in an all-new episode of COPS.

 

COPS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Morons on Parade #5”

Intellectually-challenged suspects keep officers busy in Des Moines, IA, Springfield, MO, and Hillsborough County, FL, as a person with marijuana in his possession calls attention to himself during a routine traffic stop, a car with drugs concealed inside runs a stop sign and the employee of a robbed cell phone store may be both a victim and a suspect.

 

TERRA NOVA (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Runaway”

When an orphaned “Sixer” girl (guest star Morgana Davies) comes to Terra Nova seeking asylum, Jim and Taylor are at odds as to whether they can trust her. Mira plots to reclaim a valued possession. Taylor begins to suspect there is a traitor in his midst, and Reynolds (guest star Dean Geyer) admits his feelings for Maddy in an encore episode.

 

HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “Nine Chefs Compete”

The remaining nine chefs feel the heat of the competition in another intense encore installment of HELL’S KITCHEN.

 

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “Thanksgiving”

An encore of the Nov. 15 episode.

 

SUNDAY

 

FOX Sundays in November are frightfully delicious with Halloween installments of THE SIMPSONS’ “Treehouse of Horror,” The Cleveland Show and Family Guy, as well as the arrival of ALLEN GREGORY on Oct. 30; special Thanksgiving-themed episodes of Family Guy and The Cleveland Show on Nov. 20.; and all-new episodes of THE SIMPSONS, ALLEN GREGORY, FAMILY GUY and American Dad featuring guest voice appearances by Ryan Reynolds, Angelica Huston, Jane Lynch, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Will Arnett, Ricky Martin, Andy Garcia and chefs Anthony Bourdain, Gordon Ramsay and Mario Batali.

 

Sunday, Oct. 30

The Cleveland Show (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “A Short Story and a Tall Tale”

In an encore episode, basketball superstars Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard, LeBron James, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade, along with musical stars T-Pain and will.i.am, guest-voice on an encore episode. When Cleveland (Mike Henry) and Donna (Sanaa Lathan) score courtside seats to the all-star basketball game in Los Angeles, Cleveland gets too rowdy and talks smack to the players, causing them to seek revenge by paying Cleveland a surprise visit in Stoolbend. Meanwhile, Rallo (Mike Henry) befriends a little person (Kevin Michael Richardson) at the grocery store, whom he mistakes for a child, and gets into some adult trouble when he leaves his new friend’s sister (guest voice Alex Borstein) at the altar.

 

THE SIMPSONS (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “Homer Scissorhands”

After Homer (Dan Castellaneta) discovers a genius talent for styling hair and opens his own salon, he becomes Springfield’s most in-demand hair stylist in an encore episode. But having to listen to women’s problems and gossip all day long leads Homer to believe his gift may actually be a curse. Meanwhile, when Milhouse (Pamela Hayden) decides to live each day to the fullest, he comes out of his shell and professes his love for Lisa (Yeardley Smith), only to have his heart broken. Milhouse then catches the eye of popular fifth-grader Taffy (guest star Kristen Schaal of BOB’S Burgers), causing Lisa to make a bold move.

 

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Treehouse of Horror XXII”

In the spooky opener of the 22nd annual installment of “Treehouse of Horror,” Homer takes a dangerous dive into an isolated canyon on Candy Peak, but when a crashing boulder traps his arm, he channels Aron Ralston (guest-voicing as himself) to save himself. In “The Diving Bell and Butterball,” the first of three hair-raising Halloween tales, a venomous spider bite leaves Homer paralyzed, but when Lisa discovers Homer’s ability to communicate through natural gases, he is able to express his love for Marge (Julie Kavner). The killer spells continue in “Dial D for Diddly,” when Ned Flanders (Harry Shearer), devout preacher by day, transforms into a cold-blooded vigilante by night. In the final terrifying tale, “In the Na’Vi,” Bart (Nancy Cartwright) and Milhouse are assigned a mission to access a sacred extract on a distant planet. They morph into the land’s indigenous one-eyed avatars, but when Bart finds love and an eternal mate abroad, he is caught in planet warfare.

 

ALLEN GREGORY (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Pilot” – Series Premiere

Joining ANIMATION DOMINATION is newcomer ALLEN GREGORY, and in the series premiere, Allen Gregory De Longpre (Jonah Hill), one of the most pretentious seven-year-olds of our time, is forced to face his greatest challenge – attending Elementary school. His mature ways make it hard for him to assimilate, and his struggle to adjust is not limited to his classmates. As Allen Gregory makes his rounds with the faculty, his first meeting with his much-older principal (guest voice Renée Taylor) takes a special turn.

 

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Screams of Silence: The Story of Brenda Q”

Quagmire (Seth MacFarlane) lands in the hospital and his sister, Brenda (guest voice Kaitlin Olson), and her boyfriend, Jeff (guest voice Ralph Garman), rush to Quahog to nurse him back to health. As Quagmire recovers he quickly realizes that Brenda is the one who needs help.

 

The Cleveland Show (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Nightmare on Grace Street”

When Cleveland and Rallo both have to come home early after getting scared while at their respective slumber parties, Donna makes them spend the night in a haunted house to prove how brave they are. Elsewhere, Cleveland’s new friend is on a murderous revenge rampage after being rejected by Cleveland and his other pals, and Roberta (Reagan Gomez) is stuck in a love triangle between a vampire and a werewolf.

 

Sunday, Nov. 6

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Replaceable You”

Bart’s science fair project, a mechanical baby seal, outshines Lisa’s brainy asteroid model and quickly becomes a popular pet among the retirement home patrons. Meanwhile, Homer’s new and eager assistant, Roz (guest voice Jane Lynch), steals Homer’s job, forcing him to team up with Flanders to reveal her true colors and evil past.

 

ALLEN GREGORY (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “1 Night in Gottlieb”

After discovering that his rival classmate, Joel Zadak (guest voice Jake Johnson of NEW GIRL), has a girlfriend, Allen Gregory tries to raise his social quota by sparking a sex tape scandal with Principal Gottlieb. To help Allen Gregory’s adopted sister, Julie (Joy Osmanski), appear “normal,” Richard and Jeremy hire cool-looking kids to hang out with her.

 

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Stewie Goes for a Drive”

Ryan Reynolds (guest-voicing as himself) pays a visit to Quahog and becomes obsessed with Peter Griffin (Seth MacFarlane). Meanwhile, Stewie (MacFarlane) tries to be a big boy and steals the family car for a joyride, only to land in a bit of trouble.

 

American Dad (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “A Ward Show”

Roger (Seth MacFarlane) becomes Steve’s (Scott Grimes) legal guardian, but gets a little too overzealous in the parenting department and gets Steve’s BFF, Principal Brian Lewis (Kevin Michael Richardson), fired. After getting beat up by the other teachers at the school, Steve decides to run away with Brian. Meanwhile, Stan (Seth MacFarlane) and Francine (Wendy Schaal) attempt to make waves after discovering that their vacation at the biggest water park in the world fails to get their hearts pumping.

 

Sunday, Nov. 13

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “The Food Wife”

Marge takes Bart and Lisa on a weekend excursion, and when an unexpected restaurant detour awakens their taste buds, fellow foodies Amuse Bruce and Fois Garth (guest voices Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim) inspire them to start their own food blog, “The Three Mouthketeers.” The threesome scores an exclusive reservation at Springfield’s premiere modern restaurant, but Marge has an unsettling dream during which Anthony Bourdain, Gordon Ramsay and Mario Batali (guest-voicing as themselves) lead her to reconsider inviting Homer. And later, Marge directs Homer to a different type of cooking lab where he gets into a bind with law enforcement authorities.

 

ALLEN GREGORY (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Gay School Dance”

When Allen Gregory’s doting – and comically malevolent – dad, Richard (French Stewart), helps plan Allen Gregory’s first school dance, tension occurs after popular stud Joel Zadak invites Allen Gregory’s trusty friend, Patrick (Cristina Pucelli), and not Allen Gregory. Meanwhile, jealousy sparks when Richard’s life partner, Jeremy (Nat Faxon), gets a job as a D.J. at Kirby’s Roller Bowl.

 

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Road to the Pilot”

Brian (Seth MacFarlane) and Stewie travel back in time to the pilot episode of FAMILY GUY to change history, and then to change history again.

 

AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Worst Stan”

When Stan realizes that he might never fulfill his dream of becoming a Best Man, he convinces his last single friend, Principal Lewis (Kevin Michael Richardson), to marry the school’s Superintendent (guest voice Angelica Huston) and to choose him as his Best Man. Stan invites Lewis’ old friend from prison to the wedding, only to discover a secret that could prevent the wedding from happening at all. Meanwhile, Roger finds the perfect pair of shorts, and an encounter with Ricky Martin (guest-voicing as himself) makes him question his self-confidence.

 

Sunday, Nov. 20

The Cleveland Show (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “Another Bad Thanksgiving”

In an encore episode, Donna’s bossy show-off sister, Janet (guest voice Niecy Nash), and her unruly children come to town to celebrate Thanksgiving with the Browns. Cleveland, still bruised by past run-ins with Janet, wants nothing to do with her and attempts to drive her out. However, his plan backfires when Janet and Holt (Jason Sudeikis) fall in love and run away to Las Vegas to elope, saddling Cleveland and Donna with the responsibility of Janet’s kids. Donna, Cleveland and the kids immediately head to Vegas to confront Janet and save Thanksgiving. While there, Rallo and Cleveland Jr. stumble upon a winning slot machine and find a woman of a certain age to cash it in for them in exchange for an “escort” to dinner.

THE Cleveland Show (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “A General Thanksgiving Episode”

Will Arnett guest-voices on an all-new Thanksgiving-themed episode that also features an original song performed by Rallo and Holt. When Holt misses his plane to Florida for Thanksgiving, he reveals that he wasn’t even invited to his estranged family’s holiday dinner. To help him get over his Thanksgiving blues, Rallo invites Holt’s father (guest voice Arnett) over for the holidays which ends up making Holt’s family relationship worse. Meanwhile, Cleveland tries to open an airport bar but ends up drunk and flying a stolen airplane.

 

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “The Book Job”

Lisa becomes disheartened when she learns the shocking truth behind the “tween lit” industry and her beloved fantasy novel characters, but Homer decides to cash in on the craze and forms a team to group-write the next “tween lit” hit, with the king of fantasy, Neil Gaiman (guest-voicing as himself), lending his expertise to the effort. After catching the eye of a slick industry publisher (guest voice Andy Garcia) at the Springfield Book Fair, the team gets an advanced copy of their work and discovers that the corporate lit business is a bigger operation than they imagined.

 

ALLEN GREGORY (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Full Blown Maids”

Allen Gregory’s teacher, Gina (guest voice Leslie Mann), seeks to teach him a lesson on racism after he mistakes his Hispanic schoolmate, Guillermo (Jonah Hill), for a janitor. Much to Gina’s dismay, Allen Gregory produces a play to depict his point of view of the incident. Meanwhile, Richard hires Jeremy as his new maid.

 

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Thanksgiving”

Lois (Alex Borstein) cooks a big Thanksgiving meal and invites the whole crew over for dinner, and Joe (guest voice Patrick Warburton) is shocked when his formerly M.I.A. son, Kevin Swanson (guest voice Scott Grimes), returns from Iraq.

 

AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Virtual In-Stanity”

After realizing that he has missed every milestone in Steve’s life, Stan makes a desperate attempt to bond with his son by creating a busty blonde bombshell alias, Phyllis (guest voice Sarah Michelle Gellar), whom he sends Steve’s way. When Stan oversteps his boundaries, Francine intervenes to keep’s Steve’s virginity out of “blonde’s” way. Meanwhile, Roger starts his own limo service, and when a group of guys “drive and dash,” he goes on a manhunt to get his revenge.

 
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