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Fox Rolls Out Midseason Schedule, Sets ‘Idol’ Premiere; Second Name Change for Drama Series

Nov 10, 2015  •  Post A Comment

A Fox series has a new title, undergoing a name change for the second time. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the network’s Frankenstein drama will now be known as “Second Chance.”

The show, set to premiere Jan. 13, has been going by the title “Lookinglass,” and THR notes that it was previously called “The Frankenstein Code.”

Meanwhile, Fox took the wraps off its midseason schedule, announcing that the final season of “American Idol” will premiere in two parts, on Wednesday, Jan. 6 (8-10 p.m.), and Thursday, Jan. 7 (8-10 p.m.), before its regular time slot premiere Wednesday, Jan. 13, 8-9 p.m.

Fox unveiled series premiere dates for three other new shows: “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life” debuts Sunday, Jan. 3, at 8:30 p.m.; “Bordertown” bows the same night, Sunday, Jan. 3, at 9:30 p.m.; and “Lucifer” premieres Monday, Jan. 25, at 9 p.m.

Here’s the full Fox midseason schedule:

Sunday, Jan. 3:

8-8:30 p.m. — THE SIMPSONS (Winter Return)

8:30-9 p.m. — COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE (Series Premiere)

9-9:30 p.m. — FAMILY GUY (Winter Return)

9:30-10 p.m. — BORDERTOWN (Series Premiere)

Monday, Jan. 4

8-10 p.m. — SUPERHUMAN (Two-Hour Special)

Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 5:

8-8:30 p.m. — NEW GIRL (Season Premiere)

8:30-9 p.m. — GRANDFATHERED (Time Period Premiere)

9-9:30 p.m. — BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Time Period Premiere)

9:30-10 p.m. — THE GRINDER (Time Period Premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 6:             

8-10 p.m. — AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part One)

Thursdays, beginning Jan. 7:

8-10 p.m. — AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part Two)

Friday, Jan. 8:

8-10 p.m. — MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Winter Return/Special Two-Hour Episode)

Sundays, beginning Jan. 10:

7:30-8 p.m. — BOB’S BURGERS (Winter Return)

8-8:30 p.m. — THE SIMPSONS

8:30-9 p.m. — COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE

9-9:30 p.m. — FAMILY GUY

9:30-10 p.m. — BORDERTOWN

Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 13:

8-9 p.m. — AMERICAN IDOL (Time Period Premiere)

9-10 p.m. — SECOND CHANCE (Series Premiere)

Fridays, beginning Jan. 15:

8-9 p.m. — MASTERCHEF JUNIOR

9-10 p.m. — HELL’S KITCHEN (Season Premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 24

10-11 p.m. ET/7-8 p.m. PT — THE X-FILES (Season Premiere, Part One)

Mondays, beginning Jan. 25

8-9 p.m. — THE X-FILES (Season Premiere, Part Two)

9-10 p.m. — LUCIFER (Series Premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 31

7-10 p.m. — GREASE: LIVE

Fridays, beginning Feb. 5

8-9 p.m. — SLEEPY HOLLOW (Time Period/Spring Premiere)

9-10 p.m. — HELL’S KITCHEN

Mondays, beginning Feb. 29

8-9 p.m. — GOTHAM (Spring Premiere)

9-10 p.m. — LUCIFER

Wednesdays, beginning March 2

8-9 p.m. — ROSEWOOD (Spring Premiere)

9-10 p.m. — SECOND CHANCE

Wednesdays, beginning March 30

8-9 p.m. — ROSEWOOD

9-10 p.m. — EMPIRE (Spring Premiere)

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