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FOX Gives 'Dads' Full Season, Plots 'Following' Premiere and 'Sleepy Hollow' Finale

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 25, 2013 07:00 PM
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FOX got a hefty amount of business taken care of today, not the least of which will surely have the internet talking, as Seth MacFarlane's controversial 'Dads' has been given a full season order to continue its equal opportunity offending. Meanwhile, the network has also plotted 'The Following's January premiere to coincide with the 'Sleepy Hollow' finale, a spring break for 'Glee' and more!

'Glee' Season 5: Adam Lambert to Join the Cast

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 10, 2013 09:15 PM
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FOX's 'Glee' might be absent from Comic-Con for the first time in years next week, but that doesn't mean the long-running FOX musical dramedy lacks for big news going into season 5. 'American Idol' runner-up and glam icon Adam Lambert has been announced to join the cast of 'Glee' season 5, and frankly, we're surprised it took him this long.

FOX Fall 2013 Premiere Schedule: 'Bones' to Friday, '24: Live Another Day' in May 2014

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 26, 2013 05:56 PM
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FOX has officially joined the ranks of broadcast networks to release their fall 2013-2014 premiere schedule, leaving ABC the lone holdout. Among the bigger changes on deck for the network, 'The X-Factor' will debut over two nights with a solid four hours, while 'Bones' moves to Fridays in November, and the much buzzed-about '24' revival '24: Live Another Day' has a semi-official premiere date set for May 2014.

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are Officially Out of 'American Idol'

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by Damon Houx May 30, 2013 09:16 PM
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As had been rumored for a while, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj have both publicly confirmed that they are leaving 'American Idol' after this season, following the announcement that Randy Jackson was also retiring. This leaves Keith Urban as the last judge standing, though perhaps not for long.

'American Idol' Adds Jennifer Hudson as a Judge With More Superstar Alums on the Way?

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by Nick Romano May 24, 2013 12:58 PM
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It was recently revealed that the folks behind 'American Idol' were planning to wipe their entire judges table clean and start anew admist plummeting ratings. But with the series at a personal all-time low, could a past 'Idol' standout reinvigorate it? It's been revealed that former contestant and Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson has signed on as judge for the next season.

FOX Fall 2013 Schedule: Abrams' 'Almost Human' to Mondays, 'Glee' to Summer and More!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 13, 2013 10:45 AM
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Just yesterday NBC officially announced its fall schedule, complete with new additions to the lineup and a few shuffles of existing series, while today FOX has joined the fray. Not only will '24' return in 2014, but FOX will also move 'Bones and 'Raising Hope' to Fridays, giving new series from J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman places to shine! Find out FOX's fall lineup, including a big move for 'Glee,' inside!

'American Idol' May Cut All Four Judges to Reinvent Itself

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by Damon Houx May 08, 2013 08:22 PM
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'American Idol' used to be the hottest show on television, but after 13 years, it's starting to show its age. The show's ratings have slipped from regularly having 30 million viewers to now somewhere around 11 million. And though the show has had some different judges over the course of its run, it's now looking to ditch all four current judges to have a fresh face for season 13.

'Duck Dynasty' is Bigger Than 'American Idol' Now

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 25, 2013 03:38 PM
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We've gotten heavily invested in A&E's ongoing original series, with a second season of 'Bates Motel' already ordered, 'Longmire' season 2 soon to start and eventually Chloe Sevigny's 'Those Who Kill,' but it's the cable network's reality series 'Duck Dynasty' that really brings home the...well, duck. The ratings for the reality series third season finale drew A&E's highest ratings ever, nearly beating out 'American Idol,' while remaining cable's number 1 series behind 'The Walking Dead.' Read all about 'Duck Dynasty's' massive success inside!

'Glee' Officially Casts 'American Idol's Jessica Sanchez

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 16, 2012 09:39 AM
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Tragically, 'Glee' won't return to FOX until November 8, but that doesn't mean you'll have to wait all the way past Halloween for new scoop on the show's fourth season.  Only four episodes deep and plenty of former cast members have yet to appear as well, but who needs the old when you have the new?  We've just learned that 'American Idol' vet Jessica Sanchez has officially booked her turn on the series, but who will the runner-up play?