Fox 2021 Fall Schedule Leans on ‘9-1-1,’ ‘Resident,’ ‘Masked Singer’ to Launch New Collection

Fox unveiled its 2021 fall schedule as a part of its upfront presentation, with the community saying renewals for a variety of its exhibits.

Each “9-1-1” and “9-1-1: Lone Star” have been renewed, as was the medical drama “The Resident.” “9-1-1” will lead off Fox Monday’s this fall, whereas “Lone Star” is being held for midseason. “The Resident” is ready to kick off Tuesdays for community within the 8 p.m. slot. All three exhibits debuted at midseason in the course of the 2020-2021 broadcast season. As well as, animated comedy “The Nice North” has been renewed for Season 3 forward of the Season 2 premiere.

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“9-1-1” will function the lead in to the brand new Fox dramedy collection “The Large Leap.” Impressed by the U.Okay. docuseries “Large Ballet,” the present is a couple of group of numerous, down-on-their-luck characters making an attempt to alter their lives by taking part in a probably life-ruining actuality dance present that builds to a stay manufacturing of “Swan Lake.” What this group of underdogs lack in dance coaching, they make up for with their edge, wit and need to reimagine an iconic story to suit their very own mildew. The solid contains Scott Foley, Simone Recasner, Ser’Darius Blain, Jon Rudnitsky, Raymond Cham Jr., Mallory Jansen, Kevin Daniels, Piper Perabo, and Teri Polo.

On Tuesdays, “The Resident” will lead into the brand new drama “Our Sort of Folks,” which will star Yaya DaCosta and Morris Chestnut. Impressed by Lawrence Otis Graham’s guide, “Our Sort of Folks: Inside America’s Black Higher Class,” the collection takes place within the aspirational world of Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Winery, a historic stronghold the place the wealthy and highly effective Black elite have come to play for greater than 50 years.

Then on Wednesdays, the community is protecting its unscripted block intact with “The Masked Singer” anchoring the evening, adopted by the brand new collection “Alter Ego.” The present is a singing competitors the place singers from all walks of life gained’t carry out as themselves. Slightly, they’ll be given the prospect to point out how they’ve all the time wished to be seen, creating their dream avatar alter ego to reinvent themselves.

“Thursday Night time Soccer” will kickoff Oct. 7, with “Friday Night time SmackDown” remaining in its present area as nicely. The community’s “Animation Domination” block additionally stays in place for Sunday nights.

The schedule represents a return to normalcy for Fox, with the community’s fall 2020 scheduled largely made up of acquired collection and leftover dramas from the previous season because of the manufacturing shutdown brought on by the pandemic.

“We’re presenting a fall lineup that builds upon Fox’s legacy of daring tales and truth-telling-characters; tales that meet and replicate the cultural second,” stated Fox Leisure CEO Charlie Collier. “Fox believes it’s a time for collection that provide hope and to talk to American audiences with themes of reinvention and second possibilities. Alongside our programming focus, we’re forging forward with a transparent, 100% ad-supported imaginative and prescient. Fox’s acquisition of free-ad-focused Tubi has allowed us to develop our broadcast providing, bringing scale throughout each linear and streaming, all with none paywalls or subscriptions. It is a technique that deepens Fox’s relationship with our viewers and promoting companions, and it’ll proceed to set Fox aside.”

Fox additionally introduced that its reboot of the beloved ABC collection “Fantasy Island” is ready to debut in August. Rosely Sanchez stars as a a descendant of Mr. Roarke (Ricardo Montalban) from the unique present.

As in years previous, most of Fox’s new exhibits are being held for midseason. The country music drama “Monarch” is getting the coveted post-NFC Championship recreation slot on Jan. 30 earlier than shifting to Tuesdays. The one-hour drama is a multigenerational musical drama about America’s first household of nation music. The Romans are fiercely proficient, however whereas their identify is synonymous with honesty, the very basis of their success is a lie. When their reign as nation royalty is put in jeopardy, Nicky Roman, the inheritor to the crown, already battling an business stacked in opposition to her, will cease at nothing to guard her household’s legacy.

Fellow new drama “The Cleansing Woman” starring Elodie Yung may also bow at midseason. Based mostly on the Argentinian collection “La Chica Que Limpia,” it follows Thony (Yung), a whip-smart physician who involves the U.S. for a medical therapy to avoid wasting her ailing son. However when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she refuses to be crushed down and marginalized. As an alternative, she turns into a cleansing woman for the mob and begins enjoying the sport by her personal guidelines. Together with Yung, the present stars Adam Canto within the function of Arman, Martha Millan within the function of Fiona, and twins Sebastien and Valentino LaSalle, who will share the function of Luca.

Fox’s two new comedies are additionally being held for midseason. “Welcome to Flatch” (formerly “This Country”) is a half-hour collection a couple of documentary crew that goes to a small city to review younger adults and their present issues. Their focus is the each day lives of cousins Kelly (Chelsea Holmes) and Shrub Mallet (Sam Straley) and their idiosyncratic environment. The present may also star Seann William Scott, Aya Money, Taylor Ortega, YouTuber Krystal Smith and Justin Linville.

New comedy “Pivoting” stars Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Maggie Q as three girls coping with the dying of their childhood greatest buddy. Confronted with the truth that life is brief, in determined makes an attempt to search out happiness, they make a collection of impulsive, ill-advised and self-indulgent choices, strengthening their bond and proving it’s by no means too late to screw up your life.

Different scripted exhibits being held for midseason are “Name Me Kat,” “Duncanville,” and “Housebroken.” The unscripted midseason exhibits are: “Beat Shazam,” “Crime Scene Kitchen,” “Domino Masters,” “Don’t Overlook the Lyrics,” “Hell’s Kitchen,” “I Can See Your Voice,” “Lego Masters,” “Grasp Chef,” “Psychological Samurai,” and “Subsequent Degree Chef.”

Full descriptions for the all of Fox’s new exhibits could be discovered beneath together with the autumn schedule.

Previous to its upfront presentation, Fox had already made a variety of collection commitments past the 2021-2022 season. The primary is a drama called “Accused” from Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, and David Shore, which is slated to debut within the 2022-2023 season. “Accused” is a criminal offense anthology the place every episode opens in a courtroom on the accused with out understanding their crime or how they ended up on trial. The drama is instructed from the defendant’s viewpoint.

The opposite is an animated comedy from Dan Harmon titled “Krapopolis,” which was ordered in February. The present is ready in Historic Greece and facilities on a flawed household of people, gods and monsters that tries to run one of many world’s first cities with out killing one another. Moreover, “Krapopolis” will function the first-ever animated collection curated totally on the Blockchain, as Fox and animation home Bento Field will launch a devoted market for the present that can curate and promote digital items, starting from NFTs of one-of-a-kind character and background artwork and GIFs, in addition to tokens that present unique social experiences to have interaction and reward tremendous followers.

Fox Fall 2021 Schedule (All instances ET/PT)


8:00-9:00 PM 9-1-1

9:00-10:00 PM THE BIG LEAP (new collection)



9:00-10:00 PM OUR KIND OF PEOPLE (new collection)



9:00-10:00 PM ALTER EGO (new collection)

THURSDAY, Starting Oct. 7


5:00 PM-CC PT






7:00-7:30 PM NFL ON FOX




9:00-9:30 PM BOB’S BURGERS

9:30-10:00 PM FAMILY GUY

The next dramas will debut this fall on FOX:


THE BIG LEAP is a contemporary story about second possibilities, chasing your desires and taking again what’s yours. From creator/govt producer Liz Heldens (“The Passage,” “Friday Night time Lights”), director/govt producer Jason Winer (“Trendy Household”) and govt producer Sue Naegle (“The Plot Towards America”), the present revolves round a bunch of numerous, down-on-their-luck characters making an attempt to alter their lives by taking part in a probably life-ruining actuality dance present that builds to a stay manufacturing of “Swan Lake.” On the heels of his newest present failure and a tense divorce, producer NICK BLACKBURN (Scott Foley, “Scandal”) reluctantly indicators on to provide “The Large Leap,” a brand-new contest collection filming in Motor Metropolis. The present, which brings collectively dancers from all ages, background and physique sort, is the brainchild of ageing dancer WAYNE FONTAINE (Kevin Daniels, “Trendy Household”). With choreographer MONICA SULLIVAN (Mallory Jansen, “Galavant”) on board to assist Nick mount the manufacturing, he begins his seek for not solely the very best dancers, but additionally those that might fire up probably the most drama. GABBY LEWIS (newcomer Simone Recasner), as soon as dreamt of turning into an expert dancer, however her desires have been sidelined when she bought pregnant proper out of highschool. Within the midst of the monotony that’s her 9-to-5 workplace job, she stumbles upon “The Large Leap,” reigniting her ardour for dance. Auditioning alongside Gabby is JUSTIN REYES (Raymond Cham Jr., “5 Factors”), Gabby’s former dance accomplice and highschool boyfriend…that’s, till he got here out of the closet (to the shock of nobody, besides Gabby). Their fellow contestants embody REGGIE SADLER (Ser’Darius Blain, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”), a well-known professional soccer champ whom Nick believes might give the present the star energy and controversy it wants to interrupt by means of; BRITTNEY LOVEWELL (Anna Grace Barlow, “The Goldbergs”), a born-and-bred hyper-competitive ballroom dancer paired along with her twin brother; unemployed autoworker MIKE DEVRIES (Jon Rudnitsky, “Catch-22”), whose gradual unraveling not too long ago led his spouse, to go away him; PAULA CLARK (Piper Perabo, “Covert Affairs,” “Coyote Ugly”), a high-powered company govt; and former ballerina JULIA PERKINS (Teri Polo, “Meet the Mother and father” franchise), now a social-media-obsessed mother who focuses extra on her Instagram than on her teenage women or husband; Impressed by a U.Okay. actuality format, THE BIG LEAP is an modern show-within-a-show that takes viewers on a journey of self-acceptance, body-positivity and empowerment at any age.





CAST: Scott Foley as Nick Blackburn, Simone Recasner as Gabby Lewis, Ser’Darius Blain as Reggie Sadler, Jon Rudnitsky as Mike Devries, Raymond Cham Jr. as Justin Reyes, Mallory Jansen as Monica Sullivan, Kevin Daniels as Wayne Fontaine, Anna Grace Barlow as Brittney Lovewell, with Piper Perabo as Paula Clark, and Teri Polo as Julia Perkins


Impressed by Lawrence Otis Graham’s provocative, critically acclaimed guide, “Our Sort of Folks: Inside America’s Black Higher Class,” the collection takes place within the aspirational world of Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Winery, a historic stronghold the place the wealthy and highly effective black elite have come to play for over 50 years. OUR KIND OF PEOPLE follows strong-willed, single mother ANGELA VAUGHN (Yaya DaCosta, “Chicago Med,” “Whitney”) as she units out to reclaim her household’s identify and make an affect along with her revolutionary haircare line that highlights the innate, pure great thing about black girls. However she quickly discovers a darkish secret about her personal mom’s previous that can flip her world upside-down and shake up this neighborhood endlessly. The present is a soapy, thrilling exploration of race and sophistication in America and an unapologetic celebration of black resilience and achievement. OUR KIND OF PEOPLE is produced by twentieth Tv and FOX Leisure. The venture is written and executive-produced by Karin Gist. Lee Daniels and Marc Velez (Lee Daniels Leisure); Pam Williams and Claire Brown (The Gist Of It Productions); Ben Silverman and Drew Buckley (Propagate); and Montrel McKay additionally function govt producers.



EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Lee Daniels, Marc Velez, Pam Williams, Claire Brown, Ben Silverman, Howard Owens, Drew Buckley, Montrel McKay

CAST: Yaya DaCosta as Angela Vaughn, Morris Chestnut as Raymond DuPont

The next unscripted collection will debut this fall on FOX:


On this all-new authentic singing competitors, misplaced desires and second likelihood is reignited when singers from all walks of life change into the celebs they’ve all the time wished to be. Nonetheless, these contestants gained’t carry out as themselves. Slightly, they’ll be given the prospect to point out how they’ve all the time wished to be seen, creating their dream avatar ALTER EGO to reinvent themselves and carry out like by no means earlier than.



The next dramas will debut in midseason on FOX:


From govt producer/author Miranda Kwok (“The 100”), govt producer/showrunner Melissa Carter (“Queen Sugar”), govt producer/director Michael Supply (“Homeland,” “How To Get Away With Homicide”) and govt producers Shay Mitchell (“You,” “Fairly Little Liars”), Rose Marie Vega and Paola Suarez, THE CLEANING LADY is an exciting and emotionally pushed character drama a couple of whip-smart Cambodian physician who involves the U.S. for a medical therapy to avoid wasting her ailing son. Nonetheless, when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she refuses to be crushed down and marginalized. As an alternative, she turns into a cleansing woman for the organized crime, utilizing her crafty and intelligence to forge her personal path within the legal underworld. THONY (Elodie Yung, “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”) had all of it – a profitable profession, a good-looking husband and a toddler on the best way. However when their son, LUCA (newcomers Valentino and Sebastien LaSalle), was identified with a uncommon, life-threatening immunodeficiency dysfunction, her husband’s personal secrets and techniques start to emerge, leaving Thony to avoid wasting the boy on her personal. Now in Las Vegas along with her sister-in-law, FIONA (Martha Millan “The OA”), Thony waits for an identical bone marrow donor for Luca, whereas struggling to make ends meet as an undocumented employee. Then, by means of an surprising reference to the mobster ARMAN MORALES (Adan Canto, “Designated Survivor”), Thony learns she will be able to now save Luca – even when it means sacrificing her personal soul within the course of. Crossing right into a world of ethical greys, Thony begins to stay a double life, protecting secrets and techniques from her household, whereas cleansing crime scenes for Arman and dodging the regulation. Based mostly on the unique Argentine collection, THE CLEANING LADY is a narrative of empowerment, resilience and the human spirit that asks us all if the ends justify the means.





EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Shay Mitchell, Rose Marie Vega, Paola Suarez

CAST: Elodie Yung as Thony, Adan Canto as Arman Morales, Martha Millan as Fiona, Sebastien and Valentino LaSalle as Luca


MONARCH is an epic, multi-generational musical drama about America’s first household of nation music. The Romans are passionate and fiercely proficient, however whereas their identify is synonymous with honesty, the very basis of this household’s success is a lie. When harmful truths bubble to the floor, the Romans’ reign as nation royalty is put in jeopardy. Nicky Roman, the sensible and fierce inheritor to the crown, already battling an business and world stacked in opposition to her, will cease at nothing to guard her household’s legacy. It’s lastly her flip. However is it too late? MONARCH is produced by FOX Leisure. Melissa London Hilfers (“Intuition”) serves as creator, author and govt producer. Michael Rauch (“Royal Pains”) is an govt producer and showrunner. Gail Berman and Hend Baghdady (The Jackal Group) and Jason Owen (Sandbox Leisure) additionally function govt producers.




EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Gail Berman, Hend Baghdady, Jason Owen

The next comedies will debut in midseason on FOX:


Impressed by BBC Studios’ BAFTA-winning format “This Nation,” WELCOME TO FLATCH is a half-hour comedy written and executive-produced by Emmy Award winner Jenny Bicks (“Intercourse and the Metropolis,” “The Biggest Showman”) and directed and executive-produced by Emmy Award nominee Paul Feig (“The Workplace,” “Bridesmaids”). When a documentary crew units out to discover the lives of residents in a small American city – their issues, their desires, their lives – they encounter the midwestern city of Flatch, a spot you wish to go to and possibly even keep. If there was a good motel. Which there’s not. Flatch is made up of many eccentric personalities, together with two cousins who don’t have a lot, however they do have one another. Twenty-year-old KELLY MALLET (newcomer Chelsea Holmes) has by no means left her hometown and doesn’t wish to. Outwardly powerful, she’s actually a softie with desires of being an entrepreneur, and the wardrobe of an ageing male sports activities fan. SHRUB MALLET (newcomer Sam Straley) is Kelly’s 21-year-old cousin and greatest buddy. He has the soul of an artist and the physique of an artist with a mineral deficiency. Hoping to information Kelly and Shrub is FATHER JOE (Seann William Scott, “Deadly Weapon,” “American Pie” franchise), the city’s new pastor and a latest transplant from Minneapolis. He loves his adopted city and its odd inhabitants and all the time believes issues could be made higher with a superb chat and a hug, although he’s undecided it’s okay to hug anymore. Really, Joe arrived in Flatch along with his girlfriend, CHERYL (Aya Money, “The Boys,” “You’re The Worst”), however they broke up quickly after they moved. A reporter again in Minneapolis, Cheryl is shocked to search out that she is blossoming right here as editor of the city’s newspaper (circulation 751). Different residents of the city are NADINE PETERSON (Taylor Ortega, “Succession”), who went to highschool with Shrub and Kelly and is the whole lot they aren’t – stunning, married, profitable; BIG MANDY (newcomer Krystal Smith), Kelly’s neighbor and a magnetic power of nature; and MICKEY (newcomer Justin Linville), an outdated classmate of Shrub and Kelly’s who works on the fireworks retailer.

PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Lionsgate, BBC Studio’s Los Angeles manufacturing arm, FOX Leisure



EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Angie Stephenson (BBC Studios), Charlie Cooper (creator of the unique BBC collection “This Nation”), Daisy Could Cooper (creator of the unique BBC collection “This Nation”),

CAST: Chelsea Holmes as Kelly Mallet, Sam Straley as Shrub Mallet, Seann William Scott as Father Joe, Aya Money as Cheryl, Taylor Ortega as Nadine Peterson, Krystal Smith as Large Mandy, Justin Linville as Mickey


PIVOTING is a single-camera comedy about how we take care of life, dying and all of the loopy issues that occur in between. Set in a small, middle-class city in Lengthy Island, NY, the collection follows three girls – and close-knit childhood associates – as they address the dying of the fourth member of their group. When confronted with the truth that life is brief, these girls pivot, and alter their present paths, by means of a collection of impulsive, ill-advised and self-indulgent choices. These pivots will strengthen their bond and show it’s by no means too late to screw up your life within the pursuit of happiness. For AMY (Eliza Coupe, “Completely happy Endings”), the fearless producer of an area cooking present, managing 100 workers comes simply. But, on the subject of caring for her personal kids – seven-year-old LUKE (Marcello Reyes, “Trendy Household”) and 18-month-old JULIA – she’s completely terrified. Regardless of her lack of maternal instincts, her husband, HENRY (Tommy Dewey, “Informal”), a contractor who by no means loses his cool, completely counter-balances Amy in all of her flaws. Her pivot is to be a extra energetic, current mom. JODIE (Ginnifer Goodwin, “As soon as Upon a Time”) is a stay-at-home mother of three in a loveless marriage. Her husband is a controlling, finance-obsessed jerk, however Jodie has by no means even thought of that the grass could be greener anyplace else. When she does, her pivot means getting in form…and possibly extra along with her sizzling 25-year-old coach, MATT (JT Neal, “Bless This Mess”), who provides her the eye, affection and pleasure she didn’t notice she had been longing for years. SARAH (Maggie Q, “Designated Survivor”) is a profitable physician — an MD and PhD, as she is going to readily let anybody know. For Sarah, the lack of their buddy is compounded by the latest divorce from her spouse. After a life full of stress, Sarah is shipped right into a tailspin, that launches her pivot to an easier, and thus happier life — working as a grocery retailer worker. Written by Liz Astrof (“The Conners,” “2 Broke Ladies”), PIVOTING takes an actual take a look at three clever, empowered and seemingly enlightened girls who determine to cease and hit the reset button. For all three of those girls, the premature and heartbreaking dying of their buddy was the wake-up name they didn’t know they wanted, however could be simply the factor that helps them stay their greatest lives.




EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor

CAST: Eliza Coupe as Amy, Ginnifer Goodwin as Jodie, Maggie Q as Sarah, Tommy Dewey as Henry, JT Neal as Matt, Marcello Reyes as Luke

The next unscripted collection will premiere midseason:


Gordon Ramsay is again with NEXT LEVEL CHEF, the subsequent evolution in cooking competitions. The collection incorporates a one-of-a-kind culinary gauntlet – which Ramsay designed — set on an iconic stage such as you’ve by no means seen. Over three tales excessive, every flooring comprises a stunningly completely different kitchen. From the glistening prime flooring to the difficult backside of the basement, the substances will match the atmosphere, as a result of Ramsay believes the true take a look at of an incredible chef is just not solely what they will do in the very best of circumstances, however what sort of magic they will create within the worst! With a degree enjoying area, Ramsay has opened up the competitors and scoured the nation for the perfect line cooks, house cooks, social media stars, meals truck house owners and the whole lot in between, all competing in opposition to each other with the objective of discovering the meals world’s latest celebrity. Joined by two elite names within the meals world, cooks Nyesha Arrington and Gino D’Acampo, Ramsay and his co-mentors will go away no stone unturned, as they every recruit a bunch of the proficient younger cooks, and take them underneath their wings. Ramsay and his associates will try and convey out the perfect of their cooks, as all of them attempt to discover “the one.”

PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Studio Ramsay, FOX Various Leisure

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Gordon Ramsay, Lisa Edwards, Matt Cahoon

MENTORS: Gordon Ramsay, Nyesha Arrington, Gino D’Acampo


Emmy Award nominee Niecy Nash hosts the all-new model of the favored recreation present DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS!, difficult contestants’ musical reminiscence, as they get one track nearer to successful $1 million in the event that they DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS! Contestants will select songs from completely different genres, many years and musical artists, then they’ll take middle stage to sing alongside the studio band because the lyrics are projected on display – however all of the sudden the music will cease, and the phrases will disappear. Will the contestants belt out the right lacking lyrics, or freeze underneath strain? In the event that they sing 9 songs accurately, they’re introduced with a No. 1 hit and sing the ultimate lacking lyrics for the highest prize of $1 million. It’s that straightforward: 10 songs, some lacking lyrics, $1 million.

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Apploff Leisure, Bunim/Murray Productions

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Jeff Apploff, Rupert Dobson, Niecy Nash

HOST: Niecy Nash


Emmy Award-winning actor and comic Eric Stonestreet (“Trendy Household”) hosts new unscripted competitors collection DOMINO MASTERS, that includes groups of domino fanatics going through off in an unbelievable domino toppling and chain response event. All through the competitors, Stonestreet, alongside the judges, will encourage the domino aficionados, introduce unbelievable challenges and put the creations to the take a look at till one crew is topped the DOMINO MASTERS. DOMINO MASTERS brings creativeness and inventive ingenuity to life when groups of domino fanatics go head-to-head in a toppling event to create mind-blowing masterpieces, with infinite prospects and hundreds of tiles and distinctive kinetic units. Sixteen expert groups will compete in opposition to one another in formidable dominoes constructing challenges to be topped the nation’s most proficient beginner domino topplers. In every episode, the groups will likely be given a daring theme and thrilling customized components to include into their topple. The competing pairs who most impress the judges will progress to the subsequent spherical, till the finale, throughout which the highest groups will face off for a money prize, the last word trophy and the grand title of DOMINO MASTERS.


EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Gail Berman, Danny Schrader, Hend Baghdady

HOST: Eric Stonestreet

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