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Fox's new prime-time schedule embraces the old and new

Fox's new prime-time schedule embraces the old and new

Fox is keeping it familiar and largely rerun-free for the 2016-17 TV season.

The network announced Monday that nearly 90% of its prime-time schedule will have original programming.

"Our audience is not interested in repeats," said Fox Television Group co-chairman Dana Walden in a Monday conference call.

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