‘On March 21st, 1963, Alcatraz officially closed. All the prisoners were off the island. Only that’s not what happened. Not at all,’ is Sam Neill’s opening narration for Alcatraz [two-hour premiere, FOX, Monday, Jan. 16th, 8/7C] as FBI Agent Emerson Hauser.
FOX’s mid-season schedule is out and Fringe fans everywhere will be relieved – as will fans of the once-canceled Breaking In. Both shows are present on the new schedule – which included some big names in new dramas, too.
J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz will have its two-hour premiere on January 16th and will then move to its regular timeslot following House. Tim Kring’s Touch will take over the post-House slot March 19th. Bones spinoff The Finder debuts on January 12th, following an encore episode of of its parent series.
Animated series Napoleon Dynamite joins FOX’s Sunday Animation Domination on January 15th.
For the complete press release – and FOX mid-season schedule – follow the jump.