fringeSaid Kevin Reilly, the president of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company, “Fringe tapped into a deep creative mine this year that built momentum throughout the season and helped give us our first real foothold on TV’s most competitive night.” Reilly called the rest of this season “mind-blowing” when Fringe resumes with eight new episodes beginning April 1st at 9PM. The drama improved Fox’s performance in the time period by 11% among adults 18-49, and by 33% in total viewers. With its Bones lead-in, Fringe helped boost Fox’s Thursday average rating during the fall among adults 18-49 by 52%. The show was created by JJ Abrams & Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci and is exec produced by Abrams with Jeff Pinkner and JH Wyman who are also the showrunners.