dads season 1 order cut fox 'Dads' season order reduced to 19 episodes on FOX

FOX has set the order for its first-season comedy, “Dads,” and it’s not too promising. The sitcom will have a Season 1 consisting of 19 episodes, three short of a standard full season. No reason for the specific order number has been released.

In October, FOX announced a full-season pickup for “Dads” but did not specify how many episodes that meant. Now, according to Deadline, there will be only six episodes to add to the original 13. The final episodes for the comedy are set to air on Feb. 4 and 11. “Glee” will move to that timeslot for the rest of the regular season.

“Dads” is a multi-camera comedy focusing on the relationships between two thirty-something men and their overbearing fathers. Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi, Peter Riegert and Martin Mull star in the series. Created by Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild (the producers of the movie, “Ted”), “Dads” has mostly been critically reviled.

While this doesn’t spell doom for “Dads,” it’s not a good sign for a second season either. “Dads” airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on FOX.

Posted by:Laurel Brown