Fringe to get an extra boost in January

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Good news for fans of Fox's eerie sci-fi Fringe! The year's last new episode aired last Thursday, but now comes news that the show is going to get an extra boost when the show comes back in January.

According to, FOX will air an original installment of the second-year series on Monday, Jan. 11, following a new episode of House:

Said pair will face off against the time period premieres of "Chuck" and "Heroes" on NBC as well as fresh installments of CBS's comedies and week two of "The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love" on ABC.

Fringe returns in its regular timeslot on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

In February, Fringe will take a seven-week break to make room for the supernatural show Past Life; it returns April 1. No foolin'.