Make no mistake, this is schedule scrambling to cover the retooling of Law & Order: LA, not something having to do with.
The Marriage Ref changes are unexpected.
via NBC press release:
MEDIA ALERT: NBC SCHEDULE UPDATE
NBC announced that it will continue with new episodes of “” on Tuesdays (10-11 p.m. ET) for the remainder of the season. “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” which was previously scheduled to resume in that day and time beginning February 8, will return on a day to be determined.
In addition, the new alternative competition series “America’s” will debut on Sunday, March 6 (8-9 p.m. ET) instead of the previously announced Wednesday, March 16 (9-10 p.m. ET). “The Marriage Ref” – which was intended to return for its second season on Sunday, March 6 (8-9 p.m. ET) -- will return at a later date.