NBC overhauls schedule for mid-season; Community and Prime Suspect off slate
Nov 14 2011 07:17 pm CET
NBC announced its mid-season plans Monday, which featured an overhauled schedule affecting every day of the week. Some shows will debut, some will change timeslots, and some will be off the schedule entirely.
Mondays will feature the second season of The Voice assuming the 8-10pm timeslot, followed by Smash taking over at 10pm. Both shows take over Monday, February 6.
Tuesday will still be the home of The Biggest Loser and Parenthood until February 28, when the later airs its season finale. Starting March 13, reality contest Fashion Star will take the 10pm timeslot.
Starting Wednesday, January 11, Whitney moves to the 8pm slot followed by Are You There, Chelsea? at 8:30pm. The struggling Rock Center with Brian Williams moves to Wednesday at 9pm while Law & Order: SVU maintains its position at 10pm.
30 Rock returns Thursday, January 12 at 8pm followed by Parks and Recreation, The Office, and Up All Night now in the 9:30 slot. At 10pm is the debut of the drama The Firm, based on the film of the same name. Notably, Community and Prime Suspect are not mentioned on the schedule, though neither show has officially received any notices from the network.
Chuck will end its run Friday, January 27 and will be replaced by Who Do You Think You Are? at 8pm. Grimm stays at 9pm and Dateline stays at 10pm.
Dateline will also air at 7pm on Sundays, starting January 8. Harry's Law will finish out its full season order on Sundays at 8pm starting March 4. The Celebrity Apprentice returns February 12 at 9pm.
Mike McComb – TVLatest.com
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