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    TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    The biggest news this for NBC is that it is adding Jay Leno in primetime five nights a week. NBC is dividing it's season in two halves, with the fall part and the spring part airing after the Winter Olympics. Friday Night Lights is moving to the summer. My Name Is Earl has been cancelled.

    Fall

    Monday
    7 P.M.- Heros
    8 P.M.- Trauma (New)
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Tuesday
    7 P.M.- The Biggest Loser
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Wednesday
    7 P.M.- Parenthood (New)
    8 P.M.- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Thursday
    7 P.M.- Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (New)
    7:30 P.M.- Parks & Recreation
    8 P.M.- The Office
    8:30 P.M.- Community (New)/30 Rock
    9 P.M. The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Friday
    7 P.M.- Law & Order: Orginial Flavor
    8 P.M.- Southland
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Saturday
    7 P.M.- Dateline NBC
    8 P.M.- Drama Repeats
    9 P.M.- Drama Repeats

    Sunday
    6 P.M.- Football Night In America
    7 P.M.- NFL Sunday Night Football

    Spring (After The Winter Olympics)

    Monday
    7 P.M.- Chuck
    8 P.M.- Day One (New)
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Tuesday
    7 P.M.- The Biggest Loser
    8:30 P.M- 100 Questions (New)

    Wednesday
    7 P.M.- Mercy (New)
    8 P.M.- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Thursday
    7 P.M.- Community (New)
    7:30 P.M.- Parks & Recreation
    8 P.M.- The Office
    8:30 P.M.- 30 Rock
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Friday
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    8 P.M.- Southland
    9 P.M.- The Jay Leno Show (New)

    Saturday
    7 P.M.- Dateline NBC
    8 P.M.- Drama Repeats
    9 P.M.- Drama Repeats

    Sunday
    6 P.M.- Dateline NBC
    8 P.M.- The Marriage Ref (New)
    9 P.M.- The Celebrity Apprentice

    New Show Descriptions

    The Jay Leno Show
    A comedy/variety show with the former Tonight Show host.

    Stars: Jay Leno (duh)
    Executive Producers: Jay Leno, Debbie Vickers ("The Tonight Show With Jay Leno")

    Trauma
    About the lives of a group first response paramedics in San Francisco

    Stars: Derek Luke ("Notorious"), Cliff Curtis ("100,000 B.C."), Anatasia Griffith ('Damages")
    Executive Producers: Dario Scardapane, Jeffery Reiner ("Friday Night Lights")

    Parenthood
    Based on Ron Howard's 1989 movie. Following the lives of the Braverman family.

    Stars: Peter Krause ("Dirty, Sexy, Money"), Maura Tierney ("ER"), Craig T. Nelson
    Executive Producers: Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Jason Katmis ("Friday Night Lights")

    Community
    A former lawyer takes a job teaching at a local community college and finds himself part of strange group

    Stars: Joel McHale ("The Soup"), Chevy Chase
    Executive Producers: Dan Harmon ("The Sara Silverman Program")

    Day One
    A group of survivors start to rebuild society after a global catastrophe.

    Stars: Adam Campbell ("Date Movie"), Catherine Dent ("The Shield"), David Lyons ("ER")
    Executive Producer: Jesse Alexander ("Heros", "Lost", "Alias")

    Mercy
    Life at Mercy Hospital as seen through the eyes of the nurses

    Stars: Taylor Schilling ("Dark Matter"), Jamie Lee Kirchner ("Rescue Me"), Michelle Trachtenberg ("Gossip Girl")
    Executive Producers: Liz Heldens ("Friday Night Lights"), Gretchen Berg, Adam Harberts ("Pushing Daises")

    100 Questions
    A woman joins a popular online dating service to find Mr. Right

    Stars: Sophie Winkleman
    Executive Producers: Christopher Moyniham ("For You Consideration"), Kelly Kulchak, Ron West ("Pysch")

    The Marriage Ref
    Reality show where a group of opinionated celebrities, comedians and sports stars who will candidly comment and judge real-life couples during marital disputes.

    Executive Producers: Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Rakieten ("The Oprah Winfrey Show")



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone96 View Post

    Spring (After The Winter Olympics)

    Monday
    7 P.M.- Chuck
    That's all I needed to know!


    Does anyone really think that Parks and Recreation is going to make it to another season? The only reason why I even still watch it is because I'm too lazy to de-program it from my DVR, and usually I've got nothing better to do then waste 20 minutes on it. If it were dropped I really wouldn't miss it...

    Might have to check out Mercy simply because it has Michelle Trachtenberg.


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    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Football aside, the only shows of theirs that I watch are Heroes and Chuck, and Heroes is on the brink for me. I'd originally heard Chuck was moving to Fridays, which would have effectively killed it. I'm glad to see it's staying on Mondays even if I have to wait until spring for it.




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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Also looking forward to SNL: Weekend Update Thursday - it's about the only thing on SNL I can even stand anymore.


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    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Do you work for WHO13 or NBC or something? Usually the only people that care about upfronts are those in TV.

    As far as the programming goes, The Office is good. I hate the fact that Friday Night Lights is moving to summer and 30 Rock is ok. Other than that, NBC's prime sucks. But then again, I think most of programming on ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC sucks.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    I figured Earl wouldn't survive another year.

    Excited for Heroes in the Fall rather than the Spring. I like Parks & Recreation. I think it's hilarious.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Looks like the east Coast may watch Jay Leno.


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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    It's no wonder that NBC is in last place.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    It's no wonder that NBC is in last place.
    ???

    It's a better line-up than what we've seen so far for either FOX or ABC so far...


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    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    That's all I needed to know!


    Does anyone really think that Parks and Recreation is going to make it to another season? The only reason why I even still watch it is because I'm too lazy to de-program it from my DVR, and usually I've got nothing better to do then waste 20 minutes on it. If it were dropped I really wouldn't miss it...

    Might have to check out Mercy simply because it has Michelle Trachtenberg.
    I like where your head is at sir.


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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Quote Originally Posted by Swanson10 View Post
    I like where your head is at sir.
    On which part - Chuck, P&R, or Michelle Trachtenberg?


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    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Thank god Chuck is coming back. That's probably the only show I watch regularly on network TV.

    I watch heros but only because nothing better in on during that time slot.



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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    On which part - Chuck, P&R, or Michelle Trachtenberg?


    NHL teams need to be added to the favorite teams section.

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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    I read somewhere that Earl could very well be picked up by Fox. I didn't mind that show, but I really only watched it because it was on before the Office.


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    Re: TV Upfronts Week: NBC

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    That's all I needed to know!


    Does anyone really think that Parks and Recreation is going to make it to another season? The only reason why I even still watch it is because I'm too lazy to de-program it from my DVR, and usually I've got nothing better to do then waste 20 minutes on it. If it were dropped I really wouldn't miss it...

    Might have to check out Mercy simply because it has Michelle Trachtenberg.

    +1. She was great in Eurotrip.


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