Fox Announces Fall Premiere Dates: ‘X Factor,’ ‘Bones,’ ‘Glee’ Returns

New comedies "Dad" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" join Tuesday comedy block with "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" 

Fox released its fall premiere dates for returning and new series on Wednesday, which includes early fall premieres to combat post-season baseball and staggered launches through November.

Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" kicks off the season with a two-night premiere at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 12.

The network's modern day adaptation on Washington Irving's Ichabod Crane story, "Sleepy Hollow" debuts after returning series, "Bones," on Monday, Sept. 16 at 9 p.m.

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The Tuesday comedy block featuring returning comedies "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" get two additions. "Dads," the father-son comedy from Seth MacFarlane and starring Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi, will premiere on Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. "Saturday Night Live" alum Andy Samberg and Andre Brauger-starrer, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" follows at 8:30 p.m.

Kid-centric "Masterchef" spinoff, "Masterchef Junior," debuts Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. It will pit eight to 13-year-olds against each other with Gordon Ramsay, Eataly's Joe Bastianich and chef Graham Elliot as their coaches.

New drama "Almost Human" gets a later fall debut — Monday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. From J.J. Abrams, it's set 35 years in the future where cops partner up with androids. 

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On Nov. 8, "Bones" moves to Fridays at 8 p.m. It will be followed by an hour of comedy with "Raising Hope" at 9 p.m. and military comedy, "Enlisted," starring Chris Lowell ("Private Practice"), Parker Young ("Suburgatory") and Geoff Stults ("Ben and Kate").

See the full schedule below:

Wednesday, Sept. 11

8:00-9:00 PM                          THE X FACTOR (Season Premiere, Part One)

9:00-10:00 PM                        MASTERCHEF (Season Finale)

Thursday, Sept. 12

8:00-10:00 PM                        THE X FACTOR (Season Premiere, Part Two)

Monday, Sept. 16

8:00-9:00 PM                          BONES (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM                        SLEEPY HOLLOW (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 17

8:00-8:30 PM                          DADS (Series Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM                          BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Series Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM                          NEW GIRL (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM                        THE MINDY PROJECT (Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 18

8:00-10:00 PM                        THE X FACTOR (All-New)

Thursday, Sept. 19

8:00-9:00 PM                          THE X FACTOR (All-New)

9:00-10:00 PM                        GLEE (Season Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 27

8:00-9:00 PM                          MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM                        SLEEPY HOLLOW (Encore)

Sunday, Sept. 29

8:00-8:30 PM                          THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM                          BOB’S BURGERS (Season Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM                          FAMILY GUY (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM                        AMERICAN DAD (Season Premiere)

Monday, Nov. 4

8:00-9:00 PM                          ALMOST HUMAN (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM                        SLEEPY HOLLOW (All-New)

Friday, Nov. 8

8:00-9:00 PM                          BONES (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM                          RAISING HOPE (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM                        ENLISTED (Series Premiere)