FOX Announces Premiere Dates for ‘LA to Vegas’ and ‘The Resident’

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FOX Announces Premiere Dates for ‘LA to Vegas’ and ‘The Resident’

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.


(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)

The above press release was issued by FOX.


Source: Nielsen Media Research // 11/27/17 - 12/03/17
Sunday Night FootballNBC6.4019.69 million
Thursday Night FootballNBC4.7015.60 million
Ohio St./WisconsinFOX3.6012.92 million
The OTFOX3.3010.19 million
Football Nt. in America: Pt. 3NBC3.109.71 million
This Is UsNBC2.8010.94 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS2.5013.84 million
Young SheldonCBS2.1012.11 million
Rudolph the ... ReindeerCBS1.908.07 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC1.909.60 million


Sunday Night FootballNBC6.7719.04 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.7314.75 million
Young SheldonCBS3.8015.86 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.2514.48 million
This Is UsNBC3.1811.42 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.5010.72 million
The Voice (Tues.)NBC2.4010.62 million
Will & GraceNBC2.137.69 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.178.07 million
The Good DoctorABC2.1010.86 million