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Nip/Tuck's final season will debut in January, kicking off FX's midseason slate of new and returning series, the network announced Tuesday.

What you need to know about Nip/Tuck's final season

The final nine episodes of Nip/Tuck will premiere Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 10/9c and will air consecutively through the series finale — the 100th episode — on March 3. Melanie Griffith, Joan Rivers, Mario Lopez, Frances Conroy, Donna Mills and Joan Van Ark are among the guest stars.

With Nip/Tuck occupying the Wednesday-at-10 spot, critical darling Damages will move to Monday nights. The Emmy-winning drama's third season, comprising 13 episodes, will debut Jan. 25 at 10/9c.

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FX also has three new series of three different genres on tap. Animated comedy Archer, which had a sneak peek in September, will bow on Thursday, Jan. 14. New drama Justified (formerly known as Lawman), starring Timothy Olyphant will premiere sometime in March, while comedy series Louie, featuring comedian Louie C.K., will launch at an unspecified date in the spring.