Unscripted series to launch later in season

Fox is making a last-minute scheduling switch for the fall, replacing new episodes of “Kitchen Nightmares” with repeats of “The X Factor.”

The Gordon Ramsay series was to launch a new season on Sept. 28 but is now being mothballed for a later start to be determined.

“Factor” will get encores for three consecutive weeks instead of “Kitchen” from 8-9 p.m. through Oct. 12. Fox will launch the second season of “Touch” in that time slot on Oct. 26, which leaves a vacancy for the time being on Oct. 19.

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