'Women' Trouble: FOX Shakes Up Summer Schedule Again
The cause for the network's juggling appears to be the latest yanking of the unscripted drama "When Women Rule the World." Originally ordered and shot early last year, the series was scheduled first for a nebulous midseason slot, then set for March, then pulled, then set for June and now it's vanished entirely.
The ripple effect goes like this:
Starting on Monday, June 2, FOX will be airing encores of
That means that "House" is vacating the Tuesday 8 p.m. hour, which will be filled by new episodes of
Wednesday nights will remain unchanged for the summer, starting with on May 28 with the second half of the two-night, four-hour
Thursday was supposed to be the summer home of "Moment of Truth," but with the lie detector series shifting to Tuesdays, new episodes of "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader" will premiere on June 12, leading into the "So You Think You Can Dance" results shows.
Friday nights will be set aside for movies, while Saturdays (with new episodes of
And when will be find out what happens when women rule the world? Only FOX knows for sure.