Fox announced its fall premiere dates on Thursday, which will stretch from late September until Thanksgiving Eve.
The schedule will kick off with the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 8/7c.
Glee is back for Season 3 on Tuesday, Sept. 20, followed by new series New Girl at 9/8c and the returning comedy Raising Hope at 9:30/8:30c. New Girl stars Zooey Deschanel as a brokenhearted elementary school teacher who moves away from her ex and bunks with three unruly guys.
Chris Colfer, Lea Michele
Yes, graduation is approaching at McKinley High, and yes, Glee fans are freaking out. Can the show survive without stars like Lea Michele and Chris Colfer? Do the actors already know which of their characters are seniors? (They're about to!) Executive producer Ryan Murphy says he has, in fact, talked to most of the cast about life after Glee. Eeeek!
Exclusive: Glee boss Ryan Murphy reveals Sue Sylvester's new Season 3 nemesis
But it's just one of several things on Murphy's mind. The Glee boss also spoke to TVGuide.com about the mixed reaction to Season 2 -- and the show's new mantra -- why he's cutting guest stars, how Santana's story will differ from Kurt's, and juggling two shows next season.
Is Mr. Schuester out of Coach Sue's crosshairs for good? It sure seems like it. He and Coach Sue called a truce at the end of last season, and now Glee boss Ryan Murphy says she's getting a new archrival!
"The winner of The Glee Project is the person who she hates the most in the history of the show," Murphy tells TVGuide.com exclusively. The Glee Project, airing Sundays at 9/8c on Oxygen, is the reality competition aimed at finding new blood for McKinley. The winner gets a seven-episode arc when Glee returns this fall.
The Glee Project: The goal is too Ryan Murphy
Next season, Murphy says Sue (Jane Lynch) will get a new love interest and...
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I just watched The Mentalist finale again, and I have no idea what they're going to do next season. Any clues? — Chris
ADAM: It's simple: Jane will claim that he killed Red John in self-defense after he learned that Red John was communicating with his mole, Agent O'Loughlin. (We all saw the gun and the phone call, right?) Not so fast, says series creator Bruno Heller. "Not only is there no cell phone with any calls from an FBI Agent named O'Loughlin, but no gun will be found [by the police]," he says, hinting that someone is still pulling the strings. "Within five minutes of the season-opener, Jane is in jail for homicide with no way out. And he and Lisbon, to some extent, start questioning his sanity." There we go — the insanity defense!
I can't wait for Weeds to return! How will Nancy be different after "Plan C"? — Amanda
NATALIE: Don't assume that being behind bars has taught Nancy anything....
Terry O’Quinn and Daniel Dae Kim
Terry O'Quinn thought he left the island, but he just can't stay away.
The Lost alum has landed a recurring role on the second season of Hawaii Five-0, TVLine reports, reuniting him with series regular Daniel Dae Kim, a fellow castaway.