FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates For “Star,” “Empire,” “The Orville,” “The Gifted,” More

FOX reveals fall premiere dates for its new and returning series.

STAR Season 1 Finale | FOX

Earlier this week, NBC announced premiere dates for its fall series.

Thursday, FOX did the same for its lineup of fall shows.

New series “The Orville” will be the first to launch. The series will receive special post-football airings on September 10 and September 17 before moving into its regular Thursday night slot on September 28.

The rest of FOX’s premieres — including those for shows like “Lethal Weapon,” “Empire,” “Star,” “Lucifer” and “The Gifted” — will take place between Tuesday, September 26 and Monday, October 2.

The lineup follows:

Sunday, Sept. 10, Immediately Following NFL ON FOX Doubleheader
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT THE ORVILLE (Special Series Premiere, Part 1)

Sunday, Sept. 17, Immediately Following NFL ON FOX Doubleheader
8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT THE ORVILLE (Special Series Premiere, Part 2)

Tuesday, Sept. 26
8:00-9:00 PM LETHAL WEAPON (Season Two Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM THE MICK (Season Two Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Season Five Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 27
8:00-9:00 PM EMPIRE (Season Four Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM STAR (Season Two Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 28
8:00-9:00 PM GOTHAM (Season Four Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM THE ORVILLE (Time Period Series Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 29
8:00-9:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (Season 17 Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM THE EXORCIST (Season Two Premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 1
7:30-8:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS (Season Eight Premiere)
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season 29 Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM GHOSTED (Series Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (Season 15 Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (Season Four Premiere)

Monday, Oct. 2
8:00-9:00 PM LUCIFER (Season Three Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM THE GIFTED (Series Premiere)

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