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TV News Roundup: Fox Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for ‘LA to Vegas,’ ‘The Resident’

In today’s roundup, Fox’s new shows “LA to Vegas” and “The Resident” get premiere dates and Scottie Pippen will guest star on “Lethal Weapon.”

DATES

Fox  announced that its new series “LA To Vegas will premiere Jan. 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and “The Resident“will premiere on  Jan. 21 at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT, following NFC Championship Game, and Jan. 22, in its time period premiere at 9 p.m. ET/PT. “LA To Vegas” is a workplace comedy produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay , Lon Zimmet , Chris Henchy, Owen Burke, and Steve Levitan about an airline crew and the eccentric passengers who, every weekend, take a no-frills roundtrip flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas with one goal in mind – to come back a winner. “The Resident” is a medical drama focusing on the final years of a young doctor’s training that rips back the curtain to reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country.

OWN will premiere its new Tyler Perry sitcom “The Paynes” on Jan. 16 with two back-to-back episodes starting at 10 p.m. ET/PT. “The Paynes,” a spin-off of Perry’s other sitcom “House of Payne,” follows Ella and Curtis Payne (Cassi Davis and LaVan Davis) through the ups and downs of retirement. Additionally, Perry’s  drama series “The Haves and the Have Nots,” will return for a fifth season on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and drama series “If Loving You is Wrong” will return with all-new episodes on a new day and time, Jan. 10 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

FIRST LOOKS

NBA champion Scottie Pippen will guest star on Tuesday’s episode of the Fox action-drama “Lethal Weapon” at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Watch an exclusive clip of the episode below.

NEWS ANCHORS

Megan Colarossi will co-host the “Good Day LA,” program on Fox 11 alongside Steve Edwards, weekdays from 7 – 10 a.m beginning Dec. 4. Most recently, Colarossi co-hosted “The Way Home,” a weekly lifestyle and home makeover series on the A&E Network. Prior to this, she was a daily panelist on “The Meredith Vieira Show.” In 2013, Colarossi began her on-screen television career on “The Today Show” with a regular segment called “Friendly Advice.” In addition, she became co-host of a digital series on TODAY.com with Willie Geist, entitled “Parental Guidance.” “Returning to Southern California on FOX 11 is a true homecoming; I grew up here, went to school here, and my parents still live here. I am looking forward to some good home cooking, getting down to work, and sharing the stories that matter to southern California,” Colarossi said.

RENEWALS

Paramount Newtork has renewed the tattoo competition series “Ink Master: Angels” for a second season of 10 hour-long episodes.  The series features three of the top female competitors from Season 8 of flagship series “Ink Master” – Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty and Nikki Simpson – who travel the country and go up against some of America’s most talented tattoo artists.  Season two is set to premiere in March 2018.

 

 

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