The midseason premiere of hit series Fringe will air Friday, Jan. 21 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), following the season premiere of Kitchen Nightmares (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

In the Firefly midseason premiere, which kicks off a string of six all-new episodes of Fringe, an Observer makes contact with the Fringe Team to help rectify a mistake. Meanwhile, Walter (John Noble) befriends one of his musical heroes (guest star Christopher Lloyd).

Be sure to tune in to the all-new Marionette episode of FRINGE, airing this Thursday, Dec. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Fox. When the Fringe Team investigates a case where a victim had his heart extracted, it's just the beginning of a series of mysterious and reanimating events tied together. Meanwhile, Peter (Joshua Jackson) comes to terms with the reality of his relationship with Olivia (Anna Torv).

As part of a special "Tweet-Along" event, John Noble will be tweeting LIVE during this Thursday's all-new episode. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/FringeTweet. Follow John on Twitter at @LabDad1, and use #FringeLiveTweet to submit your questions directly to him on Thursday.

Fringe is a procedural thriller that follows the Fringe Team as they investigate unbelievable events and mysterious occurrences linked throughout the world in pursuit of a larger, more shocking truth. The series stars Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown and Jasika Nicole.

Created by J.J. Abrams & Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci, Fringe is produced by Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Jeff Pinkner, J.H. Wyman and Joe Chappelle serve as executive producers, while Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci are consulting producers. Additionally, Jeff Pinkner, J.H. Wyman serve as the series' showrunners. Become a fan of the series on Facebook at Facebook.com/Fringe and follow the series on Twitter at @FringeOnFox.