FOX Moves 'Glee' to Tuesdays, Hiatus for 'Dads' and 'The Mindy Project'

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Though we still have a month or so of programming left, FOX has already begun making some major changes in its midseason lineup that may bode ill for previously safe offerings. 'Glee' in particular will move out of its Thursday slot back to Tuesdays, while oft-maligned Seth MacFarlane comedy 'Dads' will undergo a hiatus in 2014, alongside new episodes of 'The Mindy Project.'

Changes for 'Glee' will take effect after the forthcoming December 5 Christmas finale, moving to Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. on February 25. The same Tuesday will see the picked-up, but struggling 'Dads' going on a temporary hiatus, while the critically adored, but underperforming 'Mindy Project' will break from January 28 to April 1. 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' will follow 'New Girl' for the time being, taking over for 'Mindy.'

Elsewhere, FOX has altered its plans to premiere Greg Kinnear lawyer dramedy 'Rake' behind the big NFC Championship Game on January 19, that slot instead going to 'The Following' season 2. 'Rake' will instead premiere on January 23, following the premiere of 'American Idol.'

You can check out the full FOX midseason schedule below, but what say you? Was 'Glee' a failure on Thursday nights? Have fans of 'Dads' or 'The Mindy Project' anything to fear?

MONDAY
Mondays, beginning Jan. 6:
8:00-9:00 PM                          ALMOST HUMAN
9:00-10:00 PM                        SLEEPY HOLLOW

Monday, Jan. 20:
8:00-9:00 PM                          SLEEPY HOLLOW (Season Finale; Special Time)
9:00-10:00 PM                        THE FOLLOWING (Season Premiere, Night Two)

Mondays, beginning Jan. 27:
8:00-9:00 PM                          ALMOST HUMAN
9:00-10:00 PM                        THE FOLLOWING

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TUESDAY
Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 7:
8:00-8:30 PM                          DADS
8:30-9:00 PM                          BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        THE MINDY PROJECT

Tuesday, Jan. 28:
8:00-8:30 PM                          DADS
8:30-9:00 PM                          BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        THE MINDY PROJECT (Winter Finale)

Tuesday, Feb. 4:
8:00-8:30 PM                          DADS
8:30-9:00 PM                          BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Encore)
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Time Period Premiere)

Tuesday, Feb. 11:
8:00-8:30 PM                          DADS
8:30-9:00 PM                          DADS
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE

Tuesday, Feb. 18:
8:00-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN IDOL (Special Night)

Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 25:
8:00-9:00 PM                          GLEE (Spring Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE

Tuesday, March 25:
8:00-9:00 PM                          GLEE
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Season Finale)

Tuesday, April 1:
8:00-9:00 PM                          GLEE
9:00-9:30 PM                          THE MINDY PROJECT (Spring Premiere, Part One)
9:30-10:00 PM                        THE MINDY PROJECT (Spring Premiere, Part Two)

Tuesdays, beginning April 8:
8:00-9:00 PM                          GLEE
9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL
9:30-10:00 PM                        THE MINDY PROJECT (Time Period Premiere)

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WEDNESDAY
Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 15:
8:00-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part One)

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THURSDAY
Thursday, Jan. 16:
8:00-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part Two)

Thursdays, beginning Jan. 23:
8:00-9:00 PM                          AMERICAN IDOL (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM                        RAKE (Series Premiere)

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FRIDAY
Fridays, beginning Jan. 10:
8:00-9:00 PM                          BONES
9:00-9:30 PM                          RAISING HOPE
9:30-10:00 PM                        ENLISTED (Series Premiere)

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SATURDAY
Saturdays, beginning Jan. 11:
11:00 PM-Midnight                 ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF, featuring
LUCAS BROS. MOVING CO. and GOLAN THE INSATIABLE

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SUNDAY
Sundays, beginning Jan. 5:
8:00-8:30 PM                          THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM                          BOB’S BURGERS
9:00-9:30 PM                          FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN DAD

Sunday, Jan. 19:
6:00-10:00 PM ET                  NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (Live)
10:00-11:00 PM ET/               THE FOLLOWING (Season Premiere, Night One)
7:00-8:00 PM PT

Sunday, Jan. 26:
8:00-8:30 PM                          THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM                          BOB’S BURGERS
9:00-9:30 PM                          FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN DAD

Sunday, Feb. 2:
6:00-10:30 PM                        SUPER BOWL XLVIII (Live)
10:30-11:00 PM ET/               NEW GIRL
7:30-8:00 PM PT
11:00-11:30 PM ET/               BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
8:00-8:30 PM  ET

Sundays, beginning Feb. 9:
8:00-8:30 PM                          THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM                          BOB’S BURGERS
9:00-9:30 PM                          FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN DAD

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