On the morning of Tuesday, January 8, Fox publicly announced it had picked up BONES for a ninth season. The series, currently in the midst of its eighth season at 8 PM on Mondays, concerns both the murder investigations by and personal relationships of Temperance “Bones” Brennan, played by Emily Deschanel, and FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth, played by David Boreanaz. After six seasons of will they/won’t they, Brennan and Booth finally got together romantically. In Season 7, their daughter Christine was born – Brennan’s onscreen pregnancy coincided with Deschanel’s real-life pregnancy with her husband – and Season 8 finds the pair living together while still solving crimes as partners.
The night after the Season 9 announcement, Fox threw a party for the Television Critics Association. A lot of BONES
personnel were present, including Emily Deschanel, who was clearly
happy with being able to spend more time as Brennan. Here’s what she had
to to say to AX...