FOX Announces Fall 2008 TV Premiere Dates

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FOX has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series and will kick off the 2008-09 season with special two-hour premieres of PRISON BREAK Monday, Sept. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); BONES Wednesday, Sept. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); THE MOMENT OF TRUTH Thursday, Sept. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); and ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? Friday, Sept. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).  

FRINGE, the highly anticipated new thriller from J.J. Abrams (“Lost”), Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (“Star Trek,” “Mission: Impossible III,” “Alias”) and starring Joshua Jackson, Anna Torv and John Noble, will debut with a two-hour premiere Tuesday, Sept. 9 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).  DO NOT DISTURB, the new workplace comedy starring Jerry O’Connell and Niecy Nash, will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 10 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT).

New series and returning favorites’ premieres are listed below in chronological order. All times are ET/PT.
Monday, Sept. 1
8:00-10:00 PM                      PRISON BREAK (2-Hour Season Premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 3
8:00-10:00 PM                      BONES (2-Hour Season Premiere)
Thursday, Sept. 4
8:00-10:00 PM                      THE MOMENT OF TRUTH (2-Hour Season Premiere)
Friday, Sept. 5
8:00-10:00 PM                      ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER?
                                                (2-Hour Season Premiere)
Saturday, Sept. 6
8:00-8:30 PM                        COPS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM                        COPS (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM                      AMERICA’S MOST WANTED: AMERICA FIGHTS BACK (Season Premiere)
Monday, Sept. 8
8:00-9:00 PM                        TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES
                                                (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM                      PRISON BREAK (Time Period Premiere)
Tuesday, Sept. 9
8:00-10:00 PM                      FRINGE (2-Hour Series Premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 10
8:00-9:00 PM                        BONES (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM                        ‘TIL DEATH (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM                      DO NOT DISTURB (Series Premiere)
Thursday, Sept. 11
8:00-9:00 PM                        THE MOMENT OF TRUTH (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM                      KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (Season Premiere)
Friday, Sept. 12
8:00-9:00 PM                        ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER?
(Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM                      DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS! (Season Premiere)
Saturday, Sept. 13
11:00 PM-Midnight               MADtv (Season Premiere)
Midnight-12:30 AM               TALKSHOW WITH SPIKE FERESTEN (Season Premiere)
Tuesday, Sept. 16
8:00-9:00 PM                        HOUSE (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM                      FRINGE (Time Period Premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 28
8:00-8:30 PM                        THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM                        KING OF THE HILL (Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM                        FAMILY GUY (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM                      AMERICAN DAD (Season Premiere)