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Son of Zorn Mixes, Matches and Subverts Sitcom Tropes!

SON OF ZORN: L-R: Cheryl Hines, Johnny Pemberton, Zorn (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) and Tim Meadows. SON OF ZORN is set to premiere Sunday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matthias Clamer/FOX
SON OF ZORN: L-R: Cheryl Hines, Johnny Pemberton, Zorn (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) and Tim Meadows. SON OF ZORN is set to premiere Sunday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matthias Clamer/FOX

To quote FOX’s series description, Son of Zorn (Sundays, 8:30/7:0C) is a hybrid live-action/animated comedy about an animated warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean who returns to Orange County, CA, to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son.

In tomorrow night’s special preview – following the NFL doubleheader (8/7C) – we meet Zorn (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) as he and his animated companions thwart yet another attack on Zephyria before heading back to Orange County for his son’s seventeenth birthday. The fun begins almost immediately and never lets up through the entire half-hour.

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Son of Zorn Gets Post-NFL Preview Spot!

SON OF ZORN: L-R:  Zorn (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) and Johnny Pemberton in SON OF ZORN coming soon to FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: FOX
SON OF ZORN: L-R: Zorn (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) and Johnny Pemberton in SON OF ZORN coming soon to FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: FOX

FOX’s hybrid live action/animated series Son of Zorn will get a preview following the NFL doubleheader scheduled for Sunday, September 11th (8/7C).

The series, about a warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean – where everything and everyone is animated – who returns to Orange County, CA, to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son, is one of a number of high-profile projects executive produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.

Son of Zorn’s official premiere date is Sunday, September 25th (8:30/7:30C). Follow the jump for full series descriptions and episode taglines.

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FOX Unveils 2016-17 Schedule; Cedes Post Super Bowl Slot to 24: Legacy!

24: Legacy:  Corey Hawkins in 24: Legacy coming soon to FOX.  ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co.  Cr:  Ray Mickshaw/FOX
24: Legacy: Corey Hawkins in 24: Legacy coming soon to FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Ray Mickshaw/FOX

FOX Unveiled its 2016-17 Schedule for both Fall and Mid-Season today – and there were some intriguing additions and changes.

24: Legacy is the lucky series that gets to premiere following the Super Bowl on Sunday, May 5th before premiering in its regular timeslot (8/7C) the next night.

And speaking of specials, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is set for October (just in time for Halloween).

Lethal Weapon will premiere ahead of Empire on Wednesdays, with Rosewood shifting to Thursdays, leading into Bones. The Exorcist (based on the book and movie) will follow Hell’s Kitchen on Fridays.

Prison Break heads a list of highly anticipated shows that will premiere at mid-season – where it will take over Bones’ timeslot. Lee Daniels’ Star will air between the fall and spring runs of Empire. Procedural APB and Pitch (about the first woman to pitch in Major League Baseball also premiere in mid-season.

For all the details – schedules, series descriptions, social media and such, follow the jump.

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FOX Orders Hybrid Animation/Live Action Series Son of Zorn!

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller have struck again! This time it’s with a hybrid animation/live-action comedy series called Son of Zorn for FOX. FOX has ordered the show to series for the 2016-17 season.

Jason Sudeikis will voice Zorn, former warlord on his home world of Zephyria and now office drone on Earth – where he seeks to reconnect with his live-action son Alan and ex-wife, Edie.

For further details, follow the jump.

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