Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy to Premiere in New FOX Thriller THE FOLLOWING, 1/21
FOX is announcing the winter season and series premiere dates for new and returning series, including the return of TOUCH, and the debut of new thriller THE FOLLOWING.
THE FOLLOWING, a psychological thriller created by Kevin Williamson ("The Vampire Diaries," "Dawson's Creek," "Scream" franchise) and starring Golden Globe Award-winning actor Kevin Bacon ("X-Men: The Last Stand," "Frost/Nixon") and James Purefoy ("Rome"), launches Monday, Jan. 21 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The intense, spellbinding drama follows RYAN HARDY (Bacon), an ex-FBI agent called out of retirement to track down Joe Carroll (Purefoy), a devious and diabolical serial killer, and the mastermind behind an ever-growing web of killers
Season Two of TOUCH, starring Emmy Award winner Kiefer Sutherland ("24"), kicks into gear Friday, Feb. 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). As the action shifts dramatically from New York to Los Angeles, single father MARTIN BOHM (Sutherland) and his gifted son, JAKE (David Mazouz), find themselves at the center of a global conspiracy involving a mother in search of her missing teenage daughter, a mathematical genius and a religious zealot assassinating others with abilities like Jake's. Joining the cast this season are Maria Bello ("ER"), Lukas Haas ("24"), Said Taghmaoui ("G.I. Joe: The Rise of The Cobra") and newcomer Saxon Sharbino.
FOX WINTER SEASON AND SERIES PREMIERE DATES
(Times for All-New Episodes are ET/PT Except as Noted)
Wednesday, Jan. 16:
8:00-10:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part One)
Thursday, Jan. 17:
8:00-9:00 PM AMERICAN IDOL (Season Premiere, Part Two)
Monday, Jan. 21:
9:00-10:00 PM THE FOLLOWING (Series Premiere)
Friday, Feb. 1:
9:00-10:00 PM TOUCH (Season Premiere)