FOX has your back this winter, no matter whether you’re in the need for a good laugh or cry. Today, the network announced the premiere dates for two new TV series: LA to Vegas and The Resident.
A workplace comedy from executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Lon Zimmet, Chris Henchy, Owen Burke, and executive producer/director Steve Levitan, the LA to Vegas TV show centers on the crew of an airline and the passengers who make a weekly pilgrimage to Las Vegas, in hopes of a big payout. The series stars Kim Matula, Ed Weeks, Nathan Lee Graham, Olivia Macklin, Peter Stormare, and Dylan McDermott. It premieres on FOX, Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00pm ET/PT.
The Resident, meanwhile, is a new FOX medical drama starring Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp, Manish Dayal, Moran Atias, Merrin Dungey, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Melina Kanakaredes, and Bruce Greenwood. It’s making its big debut on Sunday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00pm ET and 7:00pm PT, following the NFC Championship Game. The series will then settle into its regular timeslot on Monday, January 22, at 9:00pm ET/PT.
Learn more from this FOX press release.
FOX ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATES FOR “LA TO VEGAS” AND “THE RESIDENT”
NEW COMEDY “LA TO VEGAS,”
STARRING DYLAN McDERMOTT,
PREMIERES TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, ON FOX
NEW MEDICAL DRAMA “THE RESIDENT” PREMIERES
FOLLOWING NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, SUNDAY, JANUARY 21;
AND MAKES TIME PERIOD PREMIERE MONDAY, JANUARY 22
FOX is announcing premiere dates for new series LA TO VEGAS (Jan. 2) and THE RESIDENT (Jan. 21, following NFC Championship Game, and Jan. 22, in its time period premiere).
New comedy LA TO VEGAS will premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 2 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. From executive producers Will Ferrell (“Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” “Elf”), Adam McKay (“The Big Short”), Lon Zimmet (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Chris Henchy (“Entourage,” “The Other Guys”), Owen Burke (“Drunk History”) and executive producer/director Steve Levitan (“Modern Family”), LA TO VEGAS is a workplace comedy 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 series stars Kim Matula (“UnREAL”), Ed Weeks (“The Mindy Project”), Nathan Lee Graham (“The Comeback,” “Hitch”) and Olivia Macklin (“The Young Pope”) with Peter Stormare (“The Big Lebowski”) and Emmy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Dylan McDermott (“The Practice,” “American Horror Story”). Levitan directed the premiere episode. Josh Bycel, Jonathan Fener and Jeff Morton also serve as executive producers. Following LA TO VEGAS, THE MICK will return in its new time period (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT).
New medical drama THE RESIDENT debuts Sunday, Jan. 21 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT), following the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, and makes its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). THE RESIDENT is a powerful new 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. Starring Matt Czuchry (“The Good Wife”), Emily VanCamp (“Revenge”), Manish Dayal (“Halt and Catch Fire”), Moran Atias (“24: Legacy”), Merrin Dungey (“Big Little Lies”) and Shaunette Renée Wilson (“Billions”) with Melina Kanakaredes (“CSI: NY,” “Providence”) and Bruce Greenwood (“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” “Mad Men”), the series’ executive producers include Todd Harthan (“Rosewood”), Amy Holden Jones (“Mystic Pizza,” “Indecent Proposal”), Rob Corn (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Antoine Fuqua (“Southpaw,” “Training Day”), David Boorstein (“Level 26: Dark Revelations”), Oly Obst (THE MICK, GHOSTED) and Phillip Noyce (“Patriot Games,” “The Bone Collector”), who also directed the pilot.
As previously announced, the all-new, 10-episode second installment of THE X-FILES event series will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 3 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), followed by the premiere of new provocative drama 9-1-1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). New music competition series THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM will premiere Thursday, Jan. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
EMPIRE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and STAR (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) have their fall finales Dec. 13. GOTHAM (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) airs its fall finale on Dec. 7, followed by the season finale of THE ORVILLE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). BROOKLYN NINE-NINE airs its winter finale on Dec. 12, with two all-new back-to-back episodes (9:00-9:30/9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). THE EXORCIST (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) has its season finale on Dec. 15. THE GIFTED (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) airs its season finale Jan. 15.
Additional premiere dates and schedule details to be announced.
FOX WINTER 2018 RECAP
(Times for All-New Episodes are ET/PT Except as Noted)
Monday, Jan. 1:
8:00-9:00 PM LUCIFER
9:00-10:00 PM THE GIFTED
Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 2:
8:00-9:00 PM LETHAL WEAPON
9:00-9:30 PM LA TO VEGAS (Series Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE MICK (Time Period Premiere)
Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 3:
8:00-9:00 PM THE X-FILES (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM 9-1-1 (Series Premiere)
Thursdays, beginning Jan. 4:
8:00-10:00 PM THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (Series Premiere)
Fridays, beginning Jan. 5:
8:00-9:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN
9:00-10:00 PM FOX encores
Sunday, Jan. 7:
7:30-8:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM GHOSTED
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM THE LAST MAN ON EARTH
Monday, Jan. 15:
8:00-10:00 PM THE GIFTED (Two-Hour Season Finale)
Sunday, Jan. 21:
6:00 PM ET-CC NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
10:00-11:00 PM ET THE RESIDENT (Special Premiere)
Mondays, beginning Jan. 22:
8:00-9:00 PM LUCIFER
9:00-10:00 PM THE RESIDENT (Time Period Premiere)
What do you think? How do you like the sound of The Resident and LA to Vegas TV series? Do you plan to check them out when they premiere on FOX? Let us know, below.