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Fox Promotes ‘Next Level Chef” to Post-NFC Championship Time Slot Hole after Pushing ‘Monarch’ to Fall

Fox has found its solution for the “Monarch”-shaped hole left in its post-NFC Championship time-slot after moving the Susan Sarandon-led drama’s premiere to the fall. Instead of debuting the new show after the Jan. 30 NFL game, which the broadcast network has delayed due to complications posed by producing it during the pandemic, Fox will…

Fox has found its solution for the “Monarch“-shaped hole left in its post-NFC Championship time-slot after moving the Susan Sarandon-led drama’s premiere to the fall.

Instead of debuting the new show after the Jan. 30 NFL game, which the broadcast network has delayed due to complications posed by producing it during the pandemic, Fox will air a fresh episode of Gordon Ramsay’s new cooking competition, “Next Level Chef,” immediately after it at 10: 00-11: 05 p.m. ET/7: 00-8: 05 p.m. PT.

Per Fox: “In this special episode Ramsay and Nyesha Arrington, his mentors, present a Sunday Brunch Challenge in which each chef must create a new-level dish that combines both sweet and savory ingredients in just 45minutes. When one aspiring chef goes home , find out who rises to the occasion and who is left with egg on their faces

“Next Level Chef” will air its special one-off episode on Wednesdays at 9/8c.

Fox made the right decision to give “Next Level Chef” the post-NFC slot. The unscripted series has done well in Nielsen ratings and Fox has only two scripted midseason shows: “The Cleaning Lady,” a drama series, premiered Jan. 3 while “Pivoting,” a comedy series, aired its debut episode Jan. 9. The network was confident that “Monarch” with its stellar cast and musical elements would be its biggest launch of the season. This is evident by its post-NFC Championship debut. The fall premiere date of the show is yet to be decided.

Fox pulled the midseason premiere of “Monarch” from its schedule on Thursday. It features Sarandon, Trace Adkins and other cast members. The dra

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