Fox Delays ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ Return For ‘X Factor’ Repeats On Friday

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.

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