Earlier this month the president of Fox, Kevin Reilly, suggested that Bones would get a 1oth season and announced that the show’s creator, Hart Hanson, would be stepping down to work on his new show, Backstrom. The executive producer, Stephen Nathan, is taking over as showrunner.
The fox president said in a statement: “Over the course of nine seasons, Bones has grown from a hit crime procedural into a beloved pillar of our lineup that resonates with fans in a way that only the best of shows can. Our viewers have embraced Emily, David and the entire cast and characters of Bones as their very own, and I think they are going to love what Hart Hanson and Stephen Nathan have planned for Season 10!”
The announcement of Bones being renewed Wednesday wasn’t the only good news for fans. Entertainment Weekly reported that Bones will be leaving the Friday night death-slot and moving back to Monday night. Bones must have proved it’s worth in the death-slot with steady ratings and is being awarded by leaving Friday nights.
On March 1o Bones will return to its old time slot of 8pm, taking over for Kitchen Nightmares. The cooking show will move to Bones’ current time slot of of Friday at 8pm.
For now check out an all-new Bones on Friday on Fox at 8/7c.