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Fox announces Fall 2012 TV schedule

Fox announced a Fall 2012 schedule that moves "Glee" to Thursday nights after "The X-Factor" and pairs "Touch" with "Fringe" on Fridays. The network continues the two-hour Tuesday comedy block it experimented with this spring and added five new series.

Two comedies will debut in the fall, "The Mindy Project" and "Ben and Kate," while the comedy "The Goodwin Games" is set for a midseason premiere. The drama "The Mob Doctor" joins Fox's lineup this fall, while "The Following" debuts at midseason.

Besides canceling expensive underperformers "Alcatraz" and "Terra Nova," the No. 1 didn't mess with its winning formula too much. I'll have more on the new series soon.

FOX 2012-2013 SCHEDULE
(New programs in UPPER CASE; all times CT)
 
MONDAY
7 p.m.: "Bones"
8 p.m.: "THE MOB DOCTOR"
("THE FOLLOWING" joins in midseason.)

TUESDAY
7 p.m.: "Raising Hope"
7:30 p.m.: "BEN AND KATE"
8 p.m.: "New Girl"
8:30 p.m.: "THE MINDY PROJECT"
("THE GOODWIN GAMES" joins in midseason.)
 
WEDNESDAY
7 p.m.: "The X Factor"
("American Idol" returns midseason.)                 
 
THURSDAY
7 p.m.: " The X Factor" Results
("America Idol" Results returns midseason.)
8 p.m.: "Glee"

FRIDAY
7 p.m.: "Touch"
8 p.m.: "Fringe"
("Hell's Kitchen" returns midseason.)

SATURDAY
6 p.m.: Fox Sports Saturday
("Cops" returns midseason.)
(ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF will join late-prime in 2013.)
 
SUNDAY
6 p.m.  NFL game / Animation Domination encores
6:30 p.m.: "The OT" / "The Cleveland Show"
7 p.m.: "The Simpsons"
7:30 p.m.: "Bob's Burgers"
8 p.m.: "Family Guy"
8:30 p.m.: "American Dad"

NOT RETURNING: "Alcatraz," "Allen Gregory," "Breaking In," "The Finder," "House," "I Hate My Teenage Daughter," "Napoleon Dynamite" and "Terra Nova." See MORE CANCELED SHOWS

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