Most expected this to happen. But it’s never real until it’s real. And now it’s real.
Fox is bringing back its longest-running drama for a ninth season.
Bones will be return for another round, the network announced Tuesday. “After more than 150 episodes, Bones continues to be one of television’s most dynamic and consistent dramas,” said Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly. “We at Fox, along with millions of zealous fans, look forward to seeing where the incredible creative team takes the series next season.”
The procedural drama returns on Jan. 14th with a two-hour winter premiere. Official description: “In the episode, “The Diamond in the Rough/The Archeologist in the Cocoon,” the Jeffersonian team investigates the death of a professional ballroom dancer who was murdered three days before her audition on a popular dancing competition show. In order to solve the case, Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) go undercover as dance competitors to see if they can find potential suspects. Then, the team investigates the murder of a well-known archeologist with a questionable reputation, who came upon a career-defining discovery right before his death.”