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Upfronts 2015-16: FOX Sets Fall Schedule

EMPIRE: L-R: Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers and Bryshere Gray. ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Lavine/FOX

FOX released its fall schedule Monday morning and there are a few notable changes. While the Sunday comedy lineup stays in place, Tuesday will feature all new shows. Grandfathered starring John Stamos pairs with Rob Lowe’s The Grinder and Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens rounds out the night. New Girl is being held for midseason.

On the drama side, mega hit Empire will return in the fall following new drama Rosewood. Sleepy Hollow makes the move from Monday  night to Thursday night in the highly competitive 9 pm hour. Check out the full schedule below along with the other shows that will held for midseason or possibly summer.

Sunday

7 pm: NFL

7:30 pm: Bob’s Burgers

8:00 pm: The Simpsons

8:30 pm: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

9:00 pm: Family Guy

9:30 pm: The Last Man on Earth

Monday

8 pm: Gotham

9 pm: Minority Report

Tuesday

8 pm: Grandfathered

8:30 pm: The Grinder

9 pm: Scream Queens

Wednesday

8 pm: Rosewood

9 pm: Empire

Thursday

8 pm: Bone

9 pm: Sleepy Hollow

Friday 

8 pm: Masterchef Junior

9 pm: World’s Funniest

Along with New Girl, the revival of X-Files, new dramas Lucifer and Frankenstein Code and new comedies Guide to Surviving Life and Bordertown will air midseason or possibly summer. FOX also announced that the last season of American Idol will air midseason.

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