CHICAGO – “Drinking Buddies” director Joe Swanberg’s latest release of the same star wattage is “Happy Christmas,” an even lower-fi story than the Olivia Wilde beer comedy, steered even more by the casting that it was able to assemble. However, with this movie Swanberg doesn’t so much worry about having a story that could be confused with a more mainstream romantic comedy if it were to have a bigger budget.
FOX Announces Fall 2009 Premiere Dates Including ‘Dollhouse,’ ‘Fringe,’ ‘House’
CHICAGO – FOX announced their fall premiere dates this morning and the network should start off with a skip in its step with “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Glee” kicking off the season on Wednesday, September 9th. The network is debuting only two other new primetime shows - the comedy “Brothers” starts on Friday, September 25th and “The Cleveland Show” starts on Sunday, September 27th.
The Cleveland Show.
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Three days later, the old standbys of the network, “COPS” and “America’s Most Wanted” return to anchor Saturday nights yet again on September 12th.
The network’s most beloved Fall show, “House,” returns on Monday, September 21st with a two-hour premiere. Read our comprehensive review of the season-six 2009 “House” premiere here. The next week, September 28th, “House” will be its standard one-hour length and “Lie To Me” will premiere its second season.
The controversial “Dollhouse,” surprisingly renewed in favor of “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” will return on Friday, September 25th, following the one-hour premiere of “Brothers”. “Brothers” will shrink to its standard half-hour form the next week and “‘Til Death” will join the nightly lineup with its premiere on October 2nd.
Finally, the late night effort of “The Wanda Sykes Show” will debut on Saturday, November 7th at 10pm CST.
Fox Fall 2009 Schedule
Wednesday, September 9th - “So You Think You Can Dance” & “Glee”
Saturday, September 12th - “COPS” & “America’s Most Wanted”
Thursday, September 17th - “Bones” & “Fringe”
Monday, September 21st - “House”
Friday, September 25th - “Brothers” & “Dollhouse”
Sunday, September 27th - “The Simpsons,” “The Cleveland Show,” “Family Guy,” & “American Dad”
Monday, September 28th - “Lie To Me”
Friday, October 2nd - “‘Til Death”
Saturday, November 7th - “The Wanda Sykes Show”
Read our full review of the season-two “Dollhouse” premiere!
Read our full review of the season-six 2009 “House” premiere!
Read our full review of the season-two 2009 “Fringe” premiere!
Read our full review of the “Glee” premiere!
Read our full review of the season-five 2009 “Bones” premiere!