FOX Announces 2018-2019 Midseason Schedule, Sets Premiere Dates of 'The Orville', Final Season of 'Gotham'

FOX has announced the official lineup of its midseason slate for the 2018-19 TV season. 

Highlights include the premiere of The Orville Season 2 which will launch on Sunday, December 30th; 

The fifth and final season of Gotham on Thursday, January 3rd; 

And the series premieres of new dramas The Passage and Proven Innocent -- set to debut on January 14 and February 15, respectively. 

Winter premieres of returning shows: Lethal Weapon, The Gifted, The Resident were also announced. 


All told, here's the complete midseason schedule of FOX: 

Sunday, Dec. 30:

8:00-9:00 PM ET/5:00-6:00 PM PT Live to all time zones THE ORVILLE (Special Premiere) 
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (encore) 
9:30-10:00 PM REL (encore)

Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 1: 
8:00-9:00 PM THE GIFTED (Winter Premiere) 
9:00-10:00 PM LETHAL WEAPON (Winter Premiere)


Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 2: 
8:00-9:00 PM GORDON RAMSAY'S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (Season Premiere) 
9:00-10:00 PM THE MASKED SINGER (Series Premiere)

Thursdays, beginning Jan. 3: 
8:00-9:00 PM GOTHAM (Season Premiere) 
9:00-10:00 PM THE ORVILLE (Time Period Premiere)


Mondays, beginning Jan. 14: 
8:00-9:00 PM THE RESIDENT (Winter Premiere) 
9:00-10:00 PM THE PASSAGE (Series Premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 27: 
7:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed RENT (Live Musical Event)

Fridays, beginning Feb. 15: 
8:30-9:00 PM THE COOL KIDS 
9:00-10:00 PM PROVEN INNOCENT (Series Premiere)


Sundays, beginning March 3: 
7:30-8:00 PM BOB'S BURGERS (Time Period Premiere) 
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS 
8:30-9:00 PM FAMILY GUY (Time Period Premiere) 
9:00-10:00 PM COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS (Premiere)