NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates - 'Chuck,' 'Grimm' Premiere October 21; Early Premiere for 'Parenthood'

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July 6th, 2011

via press release:

NBC ANNOUNCES SERIES PREMIERE DATES FOR FALL 2011 SCHEDULE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 6, 2011 – NBC announced today the premieres of its new Fall 2011 primetime schedule beginning Tuesday, September 13 with new episodes of “Parenthood” -- following the final performance episode of “America’s Got Talent” -- and continuing the week of September 19 with the Monday debuts of “The Sing-Off” and new drama “The Playboy Club” on that date

On Wednesday, September 14, the new comedies “Up All Night” (10-10:30 p.m. ET) and “Free Agents” (10:30-11 p.m. ET) will debut out of their respective time periods following the season finale of “America’s Got Talent.” Both series also will premiere in their regular time periods with their second original episodes on Wednesday, September 21 (8-8:30 p.m. ET and 8:30-9 p.m. ET, respectively).

The debuts also include the network’s other highly anticipated new series -- “Prime Suspect,” “Whitney” and “Grimm” -- that will continue through October 21 when NBC rolls out its Friday-night lineup that includes “Grimm” (9-10 p.m. ET).

In addition, the start of the regular season of “Sunday Night Football” will debut on Thursday, September 8 and resume on its regular night on Sunday, September 11 (8-11:30 p.m. ET). “Football Night in America” premieres during the regular season on Sunday, September 11 (7-8 p.m. ET).

Following are the premiere dates for NBC’s Fall 2011 primetime schedule (all times ET; new shows are in upper case):

Thursday, September 8

8-8:30 p.m. “NFL Kickoff Special 2011” (regular season)
8:30-11 p.m. “Sunday Night Football” (regular season)

Sunday, September 11

7-8 p.m. “Football Night in America” (regular season)
8-11:30 p.m. “Sunday Night Football

Tuesday, September 13
10-11 p.m. “Parenthood

Wednesday, September 14
8-10 p.m. “America’s Got Talent” (season finale)
10-10:30 p.m. “Up All Night
10:30-11 p.m. “Free Agents

Monday, September 19
8-10 p.m. “The Sing-Off”
10-11 p.m. “The Playboy Club

Tuesday, September 20
8-10 p.m. “The Biggest Loser

Wednesday, September 21
8-8:30 p.m. “Up All Night” (regular time period debut with original episode)
8:30-9 p.m. “Free Agents” (regular time period debut with original episode)
9-10 p.m. “Harry’s Law”
10-11 p.m. “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Thursday, September 22
8-8:30 p.m. “Community
8:30-9 p.m. “Parks and Recreation”
9-9:30 p.m. “The Office
9:30-10 p.m. “WHITNEY”
10-11 p.m. “Prime Suspect

Friday, September 23
9-11 p.m. “Dateline NBC”

Friday, October 21
8-9 p.m. “Chuck”
9-10 p.m. “Grimm
10-11 p.m. “Dateline NBC”

Saturday, September 24
8-9 p.m. “Harry’s Law” (Repeat)
9-10 p.m. “Prime Suspect” (Repeat)
10-11 p.m. “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (Repeat)

 
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