Fox Comedy ‘The Mick’ Gets NFL-Boosted Debut, Premiere Date, Extended Trailer


Fox has solidified its launch plans for midseason comedy The Mick, which in May was slated to air in the Tuesday 8:30 PM slot, paired with New Girl, while Brooklyn Nine-Nine is on a winter hiatus.

The network will give the new comedy extra sampling with a premiere on Sunday, Jan. 1 at 8 PM, following the NFL doubleheader. The series will then make its time period premiere with an all-new episode Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 8:30 PM, behind New Girl, which will move to 8 PM. Brooklyn Nine-Nine will have a two-part winter finale on Jan. 1. It will then take a break and return in the spring after The Mick ends its freshman run.

Today, the network also released an extended trailer for The Mick. You can watch it above.

Created/written by John Chernin and David Chernin (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) The Mick stars Sunny‘s Kaitlin Olson as Mackenzie aka Mickey, a brash, two-bit hustler from Rhode Island who must assume guardianship of her sister’s three high-maintenance children. The series co-stars Sofia Black D’Elia, Thomas Barbusca, newcomer Jack Stanton, Carla Jimenez and newcomer Scott MacArthur. 20th Century Fox TV is the studio; The Chernin brothers, Nick Frenkel and Oly Obst via 3 Arts, along with Randall Einhorn, who directed the pilot episode, are executive producers. Kaitlin Olson is a co-executive producer.

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