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Fox Midseason Schedule: American Idol's Final Season, New Girl Returns, Comedies on the Move

Plus: Sleepy Hollow heads to Fridays

Liz Raftery

American Idol's final season will kick off with a two-night premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 6 and Thursday, Jan. 7, Fox announced Tuesday. Meanwhile, New Girl will premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 5, while Sleepy Hollow, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Grandfatheredand The Grinder are all on the move.

Sleepy Hollow will head to Fridays beginning Feb. 5, while Brooklyn Nine-Nine will be part of the Tuesday night comedy block, between Grandfathered and The Grinder.

Empirewill not return from its winter hiatus until March 30. And, Fox's Frankenstein drama has changed its name for the third time, to Second Chance (from The Frankenstein Code and Lookinglass). It will air on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 13.

On Monday, Jan. 4, Fox will air a two-hour competition show called Superhuman. Hosted by Kal Penn, it will put 12 contestants' extraordinary skills to the test.

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Bonesand The Last Man on Earth will return later in the spring, with dates to be announced.

Check out Fox's full midseason schedule here (*denotes new show):

Sunday, Jan. 3
8/7c: The Simpsons (winter return)
8:30/7:30c: Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life* (series premiere)
9/8c: Family Guy (winter return)
9:30/8:30c: Bordertown* (series premiere)

Monday, Jan. 4
8/7c: Superhuman (two-hour special)

Tuesday, Jan. 5
8/7c: New Girl (season premiere)
8:30/7:30c: Grandfathered
9/8c: Brooklyn Nine-Nine
9:30/8:30c: The Grinder

Wednesday, Jan. 6:
8/7c: American Idol (season premiere, Part 1)

Thursday, Jan. 7:
8/7c: American Idol (season premiere, Part 2)

Friday, Jan. 8:
8/7c: Masterchef Junior (winter return)

Sunday, Jan. 10:
7:30/6:30c: Bob's Burgers (winter return)

Wednesdays, beginningJan. 13:
8/7c: American Idol
9/8c: Second Chance* (series premiere)

Fridays, beginningJan. 15:
8/7c: Masterchef Junior
9/8c: Hell's Kitchen (season premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 24
10/9c: The X-Files* (season premiere, Part 1)

Monday, Jan. 25
8/9c: The X-Files (season premiere, Part 2)
9/8c: Lucifer* (series premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 31
7/6c: Grease: Live

Fridays, beginningFeb. 5
8/7c: Sleepy Hollow (spring premiere)
9/8c: Hell's Kitchen

Mondays, beginningFeb. 29
8/7c: Gotham: Rise of the Villains(spring premiere)
9/8c: Lucifer

Wednesdays, beginningMarch 2
8/7c: Rosewood(spring premiere)
9/8c: Second Chance

Wednesdays, beginningMarch 30
8/7c: Rosewood
9/8c: Empire (spring premiere)

Which shows are you most excited about?