Fox Sets Fall Premiere Dates: See When ‘The Masked Singer,’ ‘Empire’ and ‘9-1-1’ Return

New shows “Prodigal Son,” “Bless the Harts” and “Almost Family” get debut dates

Last Updated: June 24, 2019 @ 10:46 AM

Summer has just begun, but Fox is already skipping ahead in the calendar and setting its fall premiere dates for new shows — “Prodigal Son,” “Bless the Harts” and “Almost Family” — as well as returning ones, like “9-1-1,” “The Masked Singer,” “The Resident,” and the final season of “Empire.”

Premiere dates for Fox’s new midseason series — “neXt,” “Filthy Rich,” “9-1-1: Lone Star,” “Deputy” “Duncanville,” “The Great North,” “Outmatched” and “Ultimate Tag” — will be set at a later date.

As previously announced, the 71st Annual Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, Sept. 22. “Thursday Night Football” kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 26 when the Philadelphia Eagles face off against the Green Bay Packers and “WWE’s SmackDown Live” debuts on its new home network on Friday, Oct. 4.

Below is Fox’s premiere date schedule (new shows in CAPS):

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22
8-11 p.m. — 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

MONDAY, SEPT. 23
8 p.m. — 9-1-1
9 p.m. — PRODIGAL SON

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
8 p.m. — The Resident
9 p.m. — Empire

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
8-10 p.m. — The Masked Singer

THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT — Thursday Night Football

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29
8 p.m. — The Simpsons
8:30 p.m. — BLESS THE HARTS
9 p.m. — Bob’s Burgers
9:30 p.m. — Family Guy

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2
8 p.m. — The Masked Singer (time period premiere)
9 p.m. — ALMOST FAMILY

FRIDAY, OCT. 4
8- 10 p.m. — WWE’S SMACKDOWN LIVE