At today’s TCA presentation NBC announced that it would use America’s Got Talent to boost visibility for Parenthood and Outlaw. Parenthood will premiere after the next-to-last AGT telecast on Tuesday September 14 in its normal timeslot (Tuesdays at 10pm).
Meanwhile, Outlaw, which will normally air Fridays at 10pm, will get a special sneak preview after the finale of America’s Got Talent on Wednesday, September 15.
The Apprentice will premiere on September 16, and Law & Order: Los Angeles on September 29.
NBC also announced 30 Rock would do a live episode on October 14.
Press release about updated fall premiere schedule:
NBC ANNOUNCES UPDATED FALL SCHEDULE PREMIERES
“Parenthood” Builds Momentum with Early Premiere as Returning Drama Follows Performance Finale of “America’s Got Talent” on September 14
New Drama “Outlaw” Will Get Boost in Series Preview Following Results Finale of Summer’s Top-rated “America’s Got Talent” on September 15
“The Apprentice” Returns with a Two-hour Premiere on Thursday, September 16
“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” Kicks Off New Season with Two-hour Episode on September 22
New Drama “Law & Order: Los Angeles” Will Premiere September 29
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 30, 2010 – NBC announced updates to its new fall schedule including an early premiere for “Parenthood,” which will follow the penultimate episode of summer’s top-rated “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday, September 14 (10-11 p.m. ET). Likewise, NBC will preview its new drama series “Outlaw” — starring Jimmy Smits — right after the climactic season finale of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday, September 15 (10-11 p.m. ET).
In addition, “The Apprentice” will now premiere a week earlier on Thursday, September 16 (9-11 p.m. ET). Donald Trump returns to the boardroom in a new edition of the popular series that will now help put America back to work.
Elsewhere, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” will debut this season with a two-hour edition on Wednesday, September 22 (9-11 p.m. ET) prompting the premiere of new companion drama “Law & Order: Los Angeles” to be moved back by one week to Wednesday, September 29 (10-11 p.m. ET).
After its preview, “Outlaw” will premiere in its regular day and time of Fridays (10-11 p.m. ET) on Friday, September 17.