A trio of Gordon Ramsay competition series and three new shows highlight Fox’s spring and summer schedule, which the network unveiled Wednesday.
Fox’s firstrun scripted offerings this summer are the only scripted original airing this summer is action drama “Gang Related” (pictured), which will bow May 22 and air in the 9 o’clock hour on Thursdays. The net’s other firstrun scripted offering is “24: Live Another Day,” which is premiering Monday, May 5 with a two-hour opener.
Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” returns Friday, April 11 at 9 p.m., and his “MasterChef” slides into the Monday 8 p.m. hour starting May 19. Then on July 21, Fox checks into “Hotel Hell” for a second season.
Fox’s new alternative series airing this summer are “Riot” on Tuesday, May 13 at 9 p.m., and dating show “I Wanna Marry Harry” moves to the hour preceding it two weeks later.
“Riot” (formerly titled “Slide Show”), comes from executive producer Steve Carell and Shine America, and hosted by Australian comedian and talkshow host Rove McManus. The series features the nation’s funniest celebrities and comedians facing unpredictable song, dance and sketch challenges, often while navigating the show’s trademark one-of-a-kind set, tilted at a 22 degree angle.
“So You Think You Can Dance,” a staple of Fox summers, kicks off its 11th season with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, May 28.
As previously announced, “Surviving Jack” will premiere tomorrow behind the “American Idol” results show. Also, “The Mindy Project” returns to Tuesdays starting next week, as “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” having wrapped its first season last night.
Fox’s spring/summer premiere dates:
Thursday, March 27:
9:30-10:00 PM SURVIVING JACK (Series Premiere)
Tuesday, April 1:
9:00-10:00 PM THE MINDY PROJECT (One-Hour Spring Premiere)
Friday, April 11:
9:00-10:00 PM KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (Season Premiere)
Monday, May 5:
8:00-10:00 PM 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (Two-Hour Series Premiere)
Monday, May 12:
9:00-10:00 PM 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY (Time Period Premiere)
Tuesday, May 13:
9:00-10:00 PM RIOT (Series Premiere)
Monday, May 19:
8:00-9:00 PM MASTERCHEF (Season Premiere)
Thursday, May 22:
9:00-10:00 PM GANG RELATED (Series Premiere)
Saturday, May 24:
7:00-10:00 PM ET Live FOX SPORTS SATURDAY: BASEBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA
Tuesday, May 27:
8:00-9:00 PM I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” (Series Premiere)
Wednesday, May 28:
8:00-10:00 PM SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (Season Premiere)
Monday, July 21:
9:00-10:00 PM HOTEL HELL (Season Premiere)