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FOX Announces Holiday-themed Programming

By on November 11, 2016
Pictured L-R: Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans in the "Fashion Police" episode of LETHAL WEAPON airing Wednesday, Nov. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Adam Taylor/FOX

Pictured L-R: Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans in the "Fashion Police" episode of LETHAL WEAPON airing Wednesday, Nov. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Adam Taylor/FOX

NEW AND RETURNING THANKSGIVING AND HOLIDAY FAVORITES TO
AIR THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER ON FOX

All-New Thanksgiving-Themed Episodes of
SON OF ZORN Sunday, November 13;
BOB’S BURGERS Sunday, November 20; and
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE and NEW GIRL Tuesday, November 22

All-New Holiday-Themed Episodes of
BOB’S BURGERS Sunday, November 27;
LETHAL WEAPON Wednesday, December 7;
Sunday Night Comedies THE SIMPSONS,
SON OF ZORN and FAMILY GUY December 11; and
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE and NEW GIRL December 13

ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS Makes its Annual Return on Sunday, November 27

Don’t Miss the All-New Special SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO Airing Monday, December 5

TARAJI’S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS Premieres Thursday, December 8

PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION Airs Saturday, December 31

FOX will air new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday favorites throughout the months of November and December.

All-new animated Thanksgiving-themed episodes include SON OF ZORN (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on Sunday, Nov. 13, and BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) at a special time on Sunday, Nov. 20,  as well as BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (8:00-8:31 PM ET/PT) and NEW GIRL (8:31-9:01 PM ET/PT) on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

Then, catch the annual return of FOX animated holiday favorite ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT), followed by an all-new holiday-themed BOB’S BURGERS (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) on Sunday, Nov. 27. LETHAL WEAPON (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) airs a seasonally themed episode on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Watch a Sunday night of themed animated episodes: THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), SON OF ZORN (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) and FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on Dec. 11. The holiday cheer continues with all-new themed episodes of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (8:00-8:31 PM ET/PT) and NEW GIRL (8:31-9:01 PM ET/PT) on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

Don’t miss the all-new special SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO on Monday, Dec. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). TARAJI’S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS airs Thursday, Dec. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

Finally, stay up late with FOX and Pitbull, along with hosts Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg, to watch the New Year’s Eve ball drop on PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION airing Saturday, Dec. 31 (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live-CT/MT/PT tape-delayed).

The following Thanksgiving-themed programs air in November on FOX:

Sunday, Nov. 13

SON OF ZORN (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Battle of Thanksgiving”
After a pep talk from Linda (Artemis Pebdani), Zorn (Jason Sudeikis) crashes Edie’s (Cheryl Hines) Thanksgiving to prove to Edie’s mom how much he’s matured. It goes well at first, until Edie’s mom (guest star Jenny O’Hara) shares her views on Zephyria. Meanwhile, Alan (Johnny Pemberton) butters up his grandmother to get her to pay for his expensive summer music camp. Also, after Thanksgiving, Zorn consults fellow Zephyrian Dr. Klorpins (guest voice Nick Offerman) via Facetime, when he develops a mysterious itch.

Sunday, Nov. 20

BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Quirk-ducers” – Airing at a special time
The kids have their half day before Thanksgiving cancelled because of Mr. Frond’s (guest voice David Herman) idea for a play. Gene (Eugene Mirman) and Louise (Kristen Schaal) come up with an idea to sabotage the play with Tina’s (Dan Mintz) holiday fan fiction in order to get their half day back.

Tuesday, Nov. 22

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (8:00-8:31 PM ET/PT) – “Mr. Santiago”
At Amy’s (Melissa Fumero) intricately planned Thanksgiving dinner, Jake (Andy Samberg) goes “full Santiago” (binder and all) in order to impress her father (guest star Jimmy Smits), a former cop. With Jake and Amy’s focus elsewhere, Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) is left on turkey duty and Holt (Andre Braugher) helps Pimento (guest star Jason Mantzoukas) cope after learning he can no longer work for the NYPD.

NEW GIRL (8:31-9:01 PM ET/PT) – “Last Thanksgiving”
Jess (Zooey Deschanel) is set on making the gang’s last Thanksgiving at the loft the best one ever, while playing nurse to her new wheelchair-stricken boyfriend, Robbie (Nelson Franklin). Meanwhile, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Cece (Hannah Simone) have to babysit a heartsick Gavin (guest star Peter Gallagher) who’s just been dumped by his girlfriend.

The following holiday-themed programs air this November and December on FOX:

Sunday, Nov. 27

ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – Annual Return
America’s favorite arctic herd is busy decorating for the holiday season. In his rush to help, Sid (John Leguizamo) destroys Manny’s (Ray Romano) favorite decorations. Manny is so upset he convinces Sid he is now on Santa’s naughty list. Sid, Crash (Seann William Scott), Eddie (Josh Peck) and Peaches (Ciara Bravo) take off for the North Pole to plead their case to Santa (Billy Gardell). Meanwhile, Manny, Ellie (Queen Latifah) and Diego (Denis Leary), worry over Peaches’ safety and race to find her. Back at the North Pole, Sid and his crew accidentally destroy Santa’s Workshop on Christmas Eve, and it’s up to these newfound friends to orchestrate a Christmas miracle. The special, directed by Karen Disher, also features the voice talent of Chris Wedge, T.J. Miller and Judah Friedlander. An encore airs on Tuesday, Dec. 20 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT).

BOB’S BURGERS (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Last Gingerbread House on the Left”
Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) gets roped into competing in a secret Gingerbread house-building contest. Meanwhile, Linda (John Roberts) and the kids decide to go caroling, but their neighbors are not in the Christmas spirit.

Monday, Dec. 5

SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – All-New Special
Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey will host this two-hour event and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series, in which Harvey will celebrate his return to the famed theater, where he launched his own career, and where he’ll be joined by some of the biggest stars in comedy and music.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

LETHAL WEAPON (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Jingle Bell Glock”
The whole precinct’s holiday celebrations are cut short when they’re called to examine a ruthless homicide linked to Eddie Flores (guest star Raul Casso), the deranged nephew of a notable drug lord who has a previous history with Riggs (Clayne Crawford). The holiday season weighs heavily on Riggs, who flashes back to past Christmases with his former wife, Miranda (guest star Floriana Lima). Murtaugh (Damon Wayans) is also a little preoccupied with his neighbor’s obnoxious holiday decorations.

Thursday, Dec. 8

TARAJI’S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – All-New Special
EMPIRE’S Taraji P. Henson is back this holiday season to spread cheer, goodwill and some holiday magic in an all-new music and variety special, renditions of classic holiday songs by entertainment superstars, including EMPIRE’s Jussie Smollett, Taye Diggs, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC, Snoop Dogg and TLC. The event also will include cameo appearances by acclaimed actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’s Terry Crews, among other surprise guests and performances. An encore airs Friday, Dec. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT.

Sunday, Dec. 11

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “The Nightmare After Krustmas”
Krusty (Dan Castellaneta) tries to impress his daughter (guest voice Natasha Lyonne) as they spend Christmas with the Simpsons.  Meanwhile, Reverend Lovejoy (Harry Shearer) seeks converts after church attendance plummets, and Maggie is haunted by a spooky Christmas toy. Comedian Jackie Mason also makes a guest-voice appearance. An encore airs on Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 25 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT).

SON OF ZORN (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The War on Grafelnik”
Torn between Edie’s Christmas and Zorn’s Grafelnik – the Zephyrian holiday of revenge – Alan realizes he can play his parents off each other to get better presents.

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “How the Griffin Stole Christmas”

Peter (Seth MacFarlane) is asked to fill in for the mall Santa and gets drunk on the power. Meanwhile, Stewie (MacFarlane) and Brian (MacFarlane) crash holiday office parties for the free food, drama and women.

Tuesday, Dec. 13

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (8:00-8:31 PM ET/PT) – “Captain Latvia”
Charles enlists Jake’s help in tracking down his son’s favorite toy for Christmas, and the pair finds themselves accidentally facing off against a Latvian criminal ring as a result. Back at the precinct, the team gears up for their annual Christmas carol competition against their sworn enemy: the MTA.

NEW GIRL (8:31-9:01 PM ET/PT) – “Christmas Eve Eve”
Jess struggles to keep the loft’s Secret Santa afloat, while helping Reagan (guest star Megan Fox) plan a Christmas surprise for Nick (Jake Johnson). When Winston (Lamorne Morris) believes his gift for Cece won’t be delivered in time, Winston and Schmidt go on a mission to track it down.

Saturday, Dec. 31

PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live-CT/MT/PT tape-delayed) – All-New Special
Armando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, will ring in the New Year LIVE from the sandy beaches of America’s hottest city – Miami – alongside hosts Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg. Pitbull will perform and be joined by some of his favorite A-list musicians, DJs and celebrity friends for this unforgettable live event.