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Fox Announces Premiere Dates for American Idol, The Following, More

American Idol and The Following will return in mid-January, and Idol's Thursdayresults shows will be shortened to 30 minutes, Fox announced Friday. Idol will kick off its 13th season with a four-hour, two-night premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 15 and Thursday, Jan. 16 at 8/7c. Fall TV Popularity Contest: Vote for your favorite new shows! The Following will begin its sophomore season after the season finale of Sleepy Hollow, on Monday, Jan. 20 at 9/8c.

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Liz Raftery

American Idol and The Following will return in mid-January, and Idol's Thursdayresults shows will be shortened to 30 minutes, Fox announced Friday.

Idol will kick off its 13th season with a four-hour, two-night premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 15 and Thursday, Jan. 16 at 8/7c.

Fall TV Popularity Contest: Vote for your favorite new shows!

The Following will begin its sophomore season after the season finale of Sleepy Hollow, on Monday, Jan. 20 at 9/8c.

Fox also announced premiere dates for new series Enlisted (Friday, Jan. 10) andRake (Sunday, Jan. 19). Glee will return in the spring.

Check out a complete schedule of Fox's winter premieres. Which shows are you most excited about?

Friday, Jan. 10
9:30/8:30c: Enlisted

Saturday, Jan. 11
11/10c: Animation Domination High-Def

Wednesday, Jan. 15
8/7c: American Idol (Part 1)

Thursday, Jan. 16
8/7c: American Idol (Part 2)

Sunday, Jan. 19
10/9c: Rake

Monday, Jan. 20
8/7c: Sleepy Hollow (season finale)
9/8c: The Following