Fox is trying to give The X Factor an extra push with encore telecasts from 8-9 PM on Fridays for the next three weeks: September 28, October 5 and October 12. As a result, Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, which was set to premiere its new season September 28 and run in the 8-9 Pm slot, will be rescheduled later in the season. This is not the first time a Ramsay reality series has been pushed from the Friday 8 PM hour. His newest Fox series, Hotel Hell, was slated to premiere there in the spring but was postponed until summer to make room for The Finder. The Friday 8-9 PM slot is regularly used by the broadcast networks, especially ABC and NBC, to rerun new series during the first few weeks of the season for additional sampling.
Fox Delays ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ Return For ‘X Factor’ Repeats On Friday
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