Fox Slots Original 'Bones' As Lead In For Premiere Of Spinoff 'The Finder'

The launch strategy for new drama The Finder was probably the most puzzling element in Fox’s midseason announcement last week (that and seeing flash-mob series Mobbed on the schedule, after American Idol no less). Fox had originally scheduled the Bones spinoff, which premieres on January 12, to follow a Bones rerun. Now the network has switched the repeat with an original Bones, which will no doubt boost the Finder debut. Starting Jan. 19, The Finder will air behind American Idol on Thursday while Bones will go on hiatus.

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alycakes3217d ago

Did you see the pilot last year? It was really good. It had a little bit of everything in it. I think if it's in a good spot and people know about will get good ratings.