Fox has announced their Summer premieres, including the Steven Spielberg produced reality series On the Lot May 16. It will launch out of the penultimate episode of American Idol this season.
From Mark Burnett, Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Television, ON THE LOT affords aspiring filmmakers the opportunity of a lifetime: a $1-million DreamWorks development deal. The show will premiere with a one-hour auditions episode on Wednesday, May 16. A special two-hour Film Premiere episode, featuring the first films produced by the 16 finalists, will air Monday, May 28 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Four finalists will be eliminated from the competition the following night on the first Box Office results show Tuesday, May 29 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). ON THE LOTs weekly Film Premiere episodes air in their regular time period beginning Monday, June 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), and the weekly Box Office results shows will air on Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) starting Tuesday, June 5.
The network also announced the returns of three shows: Hells Kitchen, The Loop and So You Think You Can Dance.
The Summer schedule follows below (all times Eastern):
So You Think You Can Dance
Thursday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM) Season Premiere
Wednesday, May 30 (8:00-10:00 PM) Wednesday Time Period Premiere
On The Lot
Wednesday, May 16 Series Premiere (Auditions Episode)
Monday, May 28 (8:00-10:00 PM) First Film Premiere Show
Tuesday, May 29 (8:00-9:00 PM) First Box Office Results Show
Monday, June 4 (9:00-10:00 PM) Film Premiere Show Time Period Premiere
Tuesday, June 5 (8:00-8:30 PM) Box Office Results Show Time Period Premiere
Sunday, June 10 (9:30-10:00 PM) Season Premiere
Monday, June 25 (8:00-9:00 PM) Season Premiere
Source: [Fox Press Release]