NBC Bumps Mercy For 3 Weeks Of More Minute To Win It

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March 26th, 2010

NBC has added another hour of unscripted Minute To Win It on Wednesday's at 8pm from March 31 - April 7 replacing Mercy for at least 3 weeks. Mercy is now scheduled to return on April 21.

via press release:

NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE-SUNDAY APRIL 11, 2010 - SATURDAY APRIL 17, 2010

NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE-Sunday April 11, 2010 - Saturday April 17, 2010

"Dateline NBC"
"SU1929"

04/11/2010 (07:00PM - 08:00PM) (Sunday) :

"Minute To Win It"
"104"

04/11/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Sunday) : TWO COMPETITORS GO HEAD TO HEAD IN THE MOVIN' ON UP CHALLENGE SENDING ONE COMPETITOR HOME - GUY FIERI HOSTS - Texas born Blake Duplant goes head-to-head with San Diego native Arvaunti Victoria in the Movin' On Up challenge. One competitor is sent home while the winner continues to take on the next challenge. Before the end of this episode, law clerk Matt Marr begins his quest to get to the million-dollar prize with Nose Dive, a challenge that involves sticking cotton balls to his nose with vaseline. Guy Fieri hosts this competition series featuring everyday Americans who can win up to a million dollars if they beat 10 simple challenges each within a minute's time.

"CELEBRITY APPRENTICE"
"905"

04/11/2010 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Sunday) : BOTH TEAMS ARE TASKED WITH CREATING A COMMERCIAL FOR RIGHT GUARD WHILE DEALING WITH VARIOUS SETBACKS - NBA LEGENDS CLYDE DREXLER AND SCOTTIE PIPPEN GUEST STAR - In this episode both teams must write, produce, anddirect one 30-second and one 10-second commercial for Right Guard Total Defense 5. Additionally, they are given NBA legends Clyde Drexler andScottie Pippen to star in their commercials. The men quickly lock ontoa creative idea, but when one celebrity tries to change it he puts the project in jeopardy. Meanwhile, the women are hindered by several teammates who aren't pulling their weight. After a surprising turn of events, the teams are left to wonder who Mr. Trump will send home. Ivanka Trump and George Ross also star

Meredith Fitzpatrick

"CHUCK"
"CHUCK VERSUS FIRST CLASS"

04/12/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : CHUCK MUST Go On HIS FIRST SOLO MISSION TO PARIS BUT HE'LL BE LUCKY TO SURIVE THE FLIGHT-KRISTIN KREUK ("Smallville"), BRANDON ROUTH ("SUPERMAN RETURNS") AND STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN ("WWE Smackdown!") GUEST STAR-CIA agent Daniel Shaw (guest star Brandon Routh) assigns Chuck (Zachary Levi) to his first solo mission in Paris, ignoring Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) and Casey's (Adam Baldwin) wishes. During the flight to France, Chuck befriends Hannah (guest star Kristin Kreuk) and flashes on another passenger - the imposing Hugo Panzer (guest star Stone Cold Steve Austin). Meanwhile, Casey helps Morgan (Joshua Gomez) battle Jeff and Lester for control of the Buy More. Scott Krinsky, Vik Sahay and Mark Christopher Lawrence also star.

Jamie French

"TRAUMA"
"FREQUENT FLIERS "

04/12/2010 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) : THE NEW BOSS SHAKES THINGS UP - RICHARD KIND GUEST STARS - Nancy (Anastasia Griffith) and her father (guest star John Terry) clash over his new role as the head of the Trauma center. Marisa (Aimee Garcia) has a surprising dream about Rabbit (Cliff Curtis), and it begins to affect their working relationship. Boone (Derek Luke) and Tyler (Kevin Rankin) respond to a call at a mosque and have a difference of opinion on how to treat the patient. Elsewhere, Ira (guest star Richard Kind), known for his tendency to call in repeatedly for medical assistance, resurfaces. Scottie Thompson also guest stars.

Gary Mednick

"LAW & ORDER"
"JUST A GIRL IN THE WORLD"

04/12/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : A CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATOR IS FOUND DEAD WITH HER UNFAITHFUL FIANCE AS THE Prime Suspect. HOWEVER, WHEN A YOUNG JOURNALIST IS ATTACKED AND LINKED TO THE CRIME, THIS OPEN-AND-SHUT CASE MAY NOT BE AS SIMPLE AS IT ORIGINALLY SEEMED.
After CSU investigator, Daisy Chao, is found murdered in her apartment, Detectives Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) suspect her fianc? Jim Anderson may not be telling the Whole Truth about his involvement with the murder. When young journalist, Emma Kim (Guest Star Camille Chen), is attacked by a cab driver, DNA found at both crime scenes seems to implicate the same man for the attacks. The investigators become personally involved with the case as Detective Lupo gets close with Emma, and ethical questions arise. Also starring: S. Epatha Merkerson (Lieutenant Anita Van Buren), Sam Waterston (District Attorney Jack McCoy), Alana De La Garza (Connie Rubirosa), and Linus Roache (Michael Cutter).

Sharon Pannozzo

"THE Biggest Loser 9"
"913"

04/13/2010 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : FINANCIAL GURU SUZE ORMAN AND SEASON 8 WINNER DANNY CAHILL GUEST STAR - This week's pop challenge finds the contestants piling quarters, each worth $10, on to platters, and then trying to balance the platters as long as they can to win the money they're holding. Aftwards, financial expert Suze Orman talks with the contestants about their financial health, along with season 8 winner Danny Cahill, who she predicted would win last season. It's a wake-up call for many of them struggling with their personal finances, especially when Orman shares her prediction for who will win this season. Then a wild challenge in the pouring rain finds contestants racing to find the right keys that will open this season's biggest prize yet for two lucky contestants - brand new cars! Later, trainer Bob Harper takes the players outside for a workout in the mud, which leads to a wild mud-wrestling fight and a lively chase to bring trainer Jillian Michaels into the fray. Alison Sweeney hosts the series.

"PARENTHOOD"
"WHAT'S GOIN' ON DOWN THERE?"

04/13/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : ADAM JUGGLES HIS FAMILY'S SCHEDULES WHILE SARAH'S RELATIONSHIP GOES TO THE NEXT LEVEL-MINKA KELLY (NBC'S "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS") AND JASON RITTER ("W") GUEST STAR-Adam (Peter Krause) wants to spend time with his family but has trouble juggling their multiple schedules, especially while Gaby (guest star Minka Kelly) continues to work with Max (Max Burkholder). Sarah's (Lauren Graham) relationship with Mr. Cyr (guest star Jason Ritter) is going better than expected, making her wonder if she should tell Amber (Mae Whitman) about them. Haddie (Sarah Ramos) spends Career Day at Julia's (Erika Christensen) law firm, but her assignment causes Julia and Kristina (Monica Potter) to re-evaluate their respective career choices. Meanwhile, Crosby navigates the world of single parent dating. Sam Jaeger, Joy Bryant, and Miles Heizer also star.

Jamie French

"Minute To Win It"
"105"

04/14/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : LAW CLERK MATT MARR CONTINUES TO COMPETE AND LOS ANGELES FIRE FIGHTER CEDRICK CLEVELAND BEGINS HIS JOURNEY TOWARDS THE BIG PRIZE - GUY FIERI HOSTS - Law clerk and Oklahoma native Matt Marr is looking to win big and get a new home for him and his Miniature Schnauzer, Sophie Louise, but the 'Triple Pong Plop' challenge may be more difficult than he anticipated. Later, Los Angeles fire fighter Cedrick Cleveland begins with the Fish Head challenge where he must put a lampshade on his head with a fishing rod while being blindfolded. Guy Fieri hosts this competition series featuring everyday Americans who can win up to a million dollars if they beat 10 simple challenges each within a minute's time.

"LAW & ORDER: Special Victims Unit"
"PERVERTED"

04/14/2010 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : A MEMBER OF A DANGEROUS BIKER GANG IS KILLED, AND BENSON IS THE Prime Suspect
While in the park, a family stumbles upon the sexually mutilated body of Clyde Vandyne, a member of a biker gang known for prostitution and contract killing. To everyone's surprise, incriminating DNA evidence points to Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) as the Prime Suspect. Munch (Richard Belzer) and Fin (Ice-T) investigate the murder, while Stabler (Christopher Meloni) fights to prove his partner's innocence. The detectives must find the missing link to both Vandyne's murder and Benson's involvement. Also starring: Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen), and Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner).

"LAW & ORDER: Special Victims Unit"
"UNSTABLE"

04/14/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : OFFICER NATE KENDALL (GUEST STAR WENTWORTH MILLER) IS CALLED IN TO HELP DETECTIVES OLIVIA BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) AND ELLIOT STABLER (CHRIS MELONI) SOLVE A SERIES OF RAPE CASES ALONG WITH EXECUTIVE ADA SONYA PAXTON (GUEST STAR CHRISTINE LAHTI).
Officer Nate Kendall (guest star Wentworth Miller) aids a woman in trouble and becomes roped into solving a rape case. While Detectives Elliot Stabler (Chris Meloni) and Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) believe that Kendall is not right for the case due to his unstable personality, Executive ADA Sonya Paxton (guest star Christine Lahti) joins the team, bringing evidence of a common thread among three other rape cases. With Paxton's help, the team might expose a serial rapist. Also starring: Richard Belzer (Detective John Much), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen), Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).

"The Office"
"TBA"

04/15/2010 (08:00PM - 08:30PM) (Thursday) :

"The Office"
"TBA"

04/15/2010 (08:30PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) :

Joanne Park

"NBC SPECIALS"
"Saturday Night Live IN THE 2000S: TIME AND AGAIN - PARENTAL DISCRETION ADVISED"

04/15/2010 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : Continuing to tell the story of "Saturday Night Live," NBC presents a new installment of the compelling behind-the-scenes documentary series chronicling the highs and lows of the iconic comedy show. "Saturday Night Live in the 2000s" airs on Thursday, April 15 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

"NBC MOVIE OF THE WEEK"
"SECRETS OF THE MOUNTAIN"

04/16/2010 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Friday) : FAMILY SECRETS ARE REVEALED AND LEAD TO DANGER --Family business leads to an adventure of a lifetime for single mom Dana James (Paige Turco, "The Agency") and her three kids when the family faces a series of mysteries and a dark secret that drives them deep into danger in an original two-hour movie. When Dana receives news that someone is interested in buying the mountain cabin she inherited years ago from her beloved Uncle Henry (Barry Bostwick, "Spin City"), she sees a weekend trip to sign the papers as a chance to reconnect with her children. But the family encounters unknown twists as they uncover pieces of a puzzle -- and they learn that someone is determined to stop them from solving the riddle at any cost. Also starring is Shawn Christian (NBC's "Days Of Our Lives").

"Dateline NBC"
"FR1930"

04/16/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Friday) :

"THE Biggest Loser 9"
"TBA"

04/17/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Saturday) :

"LAW & ORDER"
"BRILLIANT DISGUISE"

04/17/2010 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Saturday) : WHEN THE MURDER OF A YOUNG WOMAN IS TRACED BACK TO A MEDICAL SCHOOL RESEARCH PROJECT, IT BECOMES CLEAR THAT MORE THAN JUST LAB RATS ARE IN DANGER
After a young woman, Justine (guest star Laura Campbell), is found brutally murdered in a hotel and her body stashed away on a food service cart, evidence leads Detectives Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto) and Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson) to a young medical school student. When a crafty lawyer, Ray Backlund (guest star Timothy Busfield), becomes involved, the detectives realize that it is going to take more than superficial evidence to put the murderer behind bars. This quickly becomes a case of mind over matter. Also starring: S. Epatha Merkerson (Lieutenant Anita Van Buren), Sam Waterston (District Attorney Jack McCoy), Alana De La Garza (Connie Rubirosa), and Linus Roache (Michael Cutter).

Sharon Pannozzo

"LAW & ORDER: Special Victims Unit"
"SUGAR"

04/17/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Saturday) : WHEN A DEAD WOMAN IS FOUND STUFFED INSIDE A SUITCASE, DETECTIVES ELLIOT STABLER (CHRIS MELONI) AND OLIVIA BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) BELIEVE SHE WAS MURDERED BY HER SUGAR DADDY.
A young woman's body is found stuffed inside a suitcase, and police believe that Mindy Keefe, the victim, was a train passenger on her way to Tampa when she was murdered. Detectives Elliot Stabler (Chris Meloni) and Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) turn to Keefe's financier boyfriend, Owen Cassidy's (Guest Star Matt C. Burns) yacht to investigate. However, Cassidy claims he was on his boat during the time of the murder. After further searching, the detectives discover Keefe belonged to an online dating website. But when the CEO of the dating website, Vance Shepard (Guest Star Eric McCormack), refuses to comment on the case, the detectives turn to ADA Sonya Paxton (Christine Lahti) for help. Also starring: Richard Belzer (Detective John Much), Dann Florek (Captain Donald Cragen), Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).

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