Country fans waiting for Fox’s new drama “Monarch” will have to wait a while before the show debuts on the small screen.
A Fox Entertainment spokesperson said the NFL was originally scheduled to premiere on Jan. 30 after the NFC Championship game, and Fox is now looking forward to introducing the program in the fall. “With a remarkable generation of talent and musical performances, a strong moving drama comes first,” the statement said.
The network cited “the inevitable realities of the pandemic and the fact that COVID-19 continues to have a profound impact on our industry” as a reason to move the Monarch to a location that needs to be identified later this year.
Starring country music singer Tracy Adkins, Thelma and Louise actress Susan Sarandon, and Marseille star Anna Friel, the monarch depicts the turbulent story of the Romans, an imaginary Texas musical dynasty dubbed “the country’s first family” by presenters. . music. ”
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“As the basis of Fox’s new film for 2022-23, changing the show to this size will allow us to produce its entire first season, create additional, high-profile content and advertising windows, and provide the best opportunity to our viewers. Enjoy a series of episodes from the series, ”the statement said.
The network also thanked the actors, producers, writers and the entire Monarch group for their “tireless and constant dedication”.
Fox will announce replacement programs for the mid-season “in the coming days” on Sunday, Jan. 30, and then on Tuesdays at 9 p.m.
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Films of the country’s musical drama will be shot in Atlanta, but the music for “Monarch” will pass through Nashville. Adkins released the cover of Little Hank Williams’ “A Country Boy Can Survive” late last year, the first of a number of original and catalog songs planned for Fox’s musical drama.
Last week, Nashville singer-songwriter Caitlin Smith released the show’s song “The Card You Gamble”. The songwriting group Love Junkies, starring Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, is heading west.
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