FOX Midseason Schedule: Last Man Standing, 9-1-1 Spinoff Get Premiere Dates

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FOX has confirmed its midseason schedule. 

The broadcast network has confirmed that Last Man Standing Season 8 will kick things off on January 2, moving to Thursdays. 

The show has spent much of its life on Fridays, so it will be fun to see if it manages to perk up in the ratings. 

Helping Mandy - Last Man Standing

Starting Thursday, January 23, the series will be paired with new comedy series, Outmatched. 

Deputy will also launch on Thursdays, out of two episodes of Last Man Standing. 

Kristin Ryan Christmas - Last Man Standing Season 7 Episode 9

Also of note is that 9-1-1: Lone Star, the spinoff of the wildly popular 9-1-1, is getting a two-night premiere event. 

Part 1 is airing Sunday, January 19, out of the NFC Championship Game, while Part 2 will launch Monday, January 20, at 8/7c. 

Related: 9-1-1 Lone Star Trailer: Rob Lowe, Liv Tyler Star

While 9-1-1 is taking a break to give the spinoff some time to shine, Prodigal Son will continue to air Mondays, meaning fans won't have a big break in the middle. 

Ready To Fight - 9-1-1 Season 3 Episode 5

9-1-1 will return when 9-1-1: Lone Star wraps its freshman run. 

Empire is taking its typical midseason hiatus, and Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back has been drafted in to fill the void. 

The Masked Singer is taking a break from Wednesdays, with Flirty Dancing stepping in temporarily. 

All told, have a look at the full rollout plan for FOX's midseason roster. 

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Sunday, Dec. 29

8 pm FLIRTY DANCING (special sneak peek)

9 pm Bless the Harts (encore)

9:30 pm Family Guy (encore)

Related: Prodigal Son Scores Full-Season Order

Wednesday, Jan. 1

8 pm FLIRTY DANCING (regular period premiere)

9 pm Almost Family

Mike and Jen's Dad - Last Man Standing Season 7 Episode 5

Thursday, Jan. 2

8 pm Last Man Standing

8:30 pm Last Man Standing

9 pm DEPUTY 

Friday, Jan. 3

Friday Night Smackdown

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Tuesday, Jan. 7

8 pm The Resident

9 pm Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back 

Sunday, Jan. 19

10 pm 9-1-1 LONE STAR (Series Premiere, Part 1)

The Mischief Twins - Tall  - Prodigal Son Season 1 Episode 5

Monday, Jan. 20

8 pm 9-1-1 LONE STAR (Series Premiere, Part 2)

9 pm Prodigal Son

Related: 9-1-1 Lone Star Coming to FOX

Thursday, Jan. 23

8 pm Last Man Standing

8:30 pm OUTMATCHED

9 pm Deputy

Ken Jeong on THE MASKED SINGER

Sunday, Feb. 2

10:30 pm The Masked Singer (special post-Super Bowl premiere)

Wednesday, Feb. 5

8 pm The Masked Singer

9 pm LEGO MASTERS 

Sunday, Feb. 16

7 pm The Simpsons (encore)

7:30 pm Bob’s Burgers (encore)

8 pm The Simpsons

8:30 pm DUNCANVILLE

9 pm Bob’s Burgers

9:30 pm Family Guy

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