With Fringe returning to Fridays this fall, Fox programming president Kevin Reilly says his expectations are modest for the show’s ratings.
“I don’t expect Fringe to grow,” Reilly told critics at the network’s press tour in Beverly Hills. “It’s a pretty complex show. If Fringe can do exactly what Fringe did last year, we’re going to be very happy. They’re right in the pocket creatively once again.”
On other dramas, Reilly sounded bullish on Bones despite splitting its season with The Finder. And he sounds confident So You Think You Can Dance will return despite low ratings this year, noting it “will be part of our summer profile going forward.” Also, House will haggle its producers deal this fall (Hugh Laurie is already signed for another year), and Reilly said no decision has been made yet about whether it’s a final season.
Game show Million Dollar Money Drop is “dead,” as you probably figured out.