Glee Final Season – January : Get the Details on the Final Season Premiere

Updated: November 21, 2014
Glee Final Season - January : Get the Details on the Final Season Premiere

Glee Final Season, which is moved to Fridays, will kick off the swan song on January 9, while Will Forte’s new comedy ‘The Last Man on Earth’ and ‘Following’ season 3 will debut in March.

Fox followed up with an official announcement describing the new season. It reads: “New Directions’ original star, Rachel Berry (Golden Globe Award nominee Lea Michele), comes home to Lima, after her humiliating failure as a TV actress, and discovers that Sue Sylvester (Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch) has banished the arts at McKinley.”

Throughout its closing season, McKinley alumnae will return to say “good-bye” to the award-winning and groundbreaking musical comedy. The series makes its time period premiere Friday, Jan. 16 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), and air all-new episodes for 11 consecutive weeks, culminating in a special two-hour Series Finale on Friday, March 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

Series regulars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Chord Overstreet, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale,Amber Riley, Dot-Marie Jones and Matthew Morrison are all scheduled to appear in the Ohio-set storyline, which takes place months after the conclusion of Season Five. Plus, Max Adler will have a bigger role in the new season, while Naya Rivera will play a smaller part.

FOX’s Midseason Premiere Dates

Tuesday, January 6
8 P.M.: “MasterChef Junior”

Wednesday, January 7
8 P.M.: “American Idol”
9 P.M.: “Empire” (NEW)

Friday, January 9
8 P.M.: “Glee” (a two-hour season premiere)

Friday, January 16
8 P.M.: “World’s Funniest Fails” (NEW)
9 P.M.: “Glee” (regular time slot)

Thursday, January 22
9 P.M.: “Backstrom” (NEW)

Sunday, March 1
9 P.M.: “The Last Man on Earth” (NEW; two-episode premiere)

Monday, March 2
8 P.M.: “The Following”

Tuesday, March 3
8 P.M.: “Hell’s Kitchen”

Tuesday, March 31
9: 30 P.M.: “Weird Loners” (NEW)

Thursday, March 26
8 P.M.: “Bones”