The FOX fall schedule has just been revealed! The 2015-2016 season begins with the “67th Primetime Emmy Awards”, which returns to FOX, airing LIVE coast-to-coast from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 20 (8:00-11:00 PM ET live/5:00-8:00 PM PT live). The special will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning writer, actor and comedian Andy Samberg (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”).
FOX has picked up comedy series “The Last Man on Earth” for a second season, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Last Man on Earth debuted strong for Fox, drawing 5.7 million viewers and a 2.3 in the coveted 18-49 demographic, ensuring the network a win in the demo on Sunday night.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the pair behind this year’s big screen hits 22 Jump Street and The LEGO Movie, are set to debut their new series, “The Last Man on Earth,” on FOX in March. Although the show stars Will Forte as the title protagonist, The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that “Mad Men” and X-Men: First Class star January Jones has joined the cast as a series regular. Also set to appear in some capacity are Kristen Schaal (Toy Story 3, “30 Rock”), Mel Rodriguez (“Getting On, “Enlisted”) and Cleopatra Coleman (Step Up Revolution, “Wicked Science”).
FOX premiere dates for new series “World’s Funniest Fails” (working title) (Jan. 16), “Backstrom” (Jan. 22), “The Last Man on Earth” (March 1) and “Weird Loners” (March 31); and returning series “MasterChef Junior” (Jan. 6), “Glee” (Jan. 9), “The Following” (March 2), “Hell’s Kitchen” (March 3) and “Bones” (March 26).