FOX Reveals Return Dates For “Star,” “Empire,” “Gifted” More; “Rel” & “9-1-1” Score NFL Previews

FOX reveals premiere dates for its fall 2018 programs.

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With under three months remaining until the start of the new television season, FOX revealed premiere dates for its fall programs.

Just about all of the network’s programs will commence their seasons during the week of Monday, September 24.

The most notable exception is new series “Rel.” The comedy will receive a preview airing after FOX’s NFL coverage on Sunday, September 9. It will return with its formal, time period premiere on September 30.

“9-1-1” will receive a two-part second season premiere. The first hour will air after NFL coverage on Sunday, September 23. The second part will air at 9PM on Monday, September 24 (its usual timeslot).

The full schedule follows:

Sunday, Sept. 9, Immediately Following NFL ON FOX Doubleheader

8:00-8:30 PM ET/ REL (Special Preview)

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Sunday, Sept. 23, Immediately Following NFL ON FOX Doubleheader

8:00-9:00 PM ET/ 9-1-1 (Special Season Two Premiere, Part 1)

live in all time zones

Monday, Sept. 24

8:00-9:00 PM THE RESIDENT (Season Two Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM 9-1-1 (Special Season Two Premiere, Part 2)

Tuesday, Sept. 25

8:00-9:00 PM THE GIFTED (Season Two Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM LETHAL WEAPON (Season Three Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 26

8:00-9:00 PM EMPIRE (Season Five Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM STAR (Season Three Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 27

7:30 PM-CC ET live/ THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (FOX Sports Premiere)

4:30 PM-CC PT live

Friday, Sept. 28

8:00-8:30 PM LAST MAN STANDING (Network Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM THE COOL KIDS (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (Season 18 Premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 30

8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season 30 Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS (Season Nine Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (Season 16 Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM REL (Time Period Premiere)

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